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Routledge Research in Education

This series aims to present the latest research from right across the field of education. It is not confined to any particular area or school of thought and seeks to provide coverage of a broad range of topics, theories and issues from around the world.

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  1. Intersectionality and "Race" in Education

    Edited by Kalwant Bhopal, John Preston

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Education is a controversial subject in which difficult and contested discourses are the norm. Individuals in education experience multiple inequalities and have diverse identifications that cannot necessarily be captured by one theoretical perspective alone. This edited collection draws on...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Systemization in Foreign Language Teaching

    Monitoring Content Progression

    By Wilfried Decoo

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Foreign language learning is a progressive endeavor. Whatever the method, the learner should advance from one point to another, constantly improving. Growing proficiency entails growing language content. Content is complex, displaying many dimensions. Syllabus designers, textbook authors, and...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Changing Schools in an Era of Globalization

    By John Chi-Kin Lee, Brian J. Caldwell

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Much has been written about globalization and the challenge of preparing young people for the new world of work and life in times of complexity and continuous change. However, few works have examined how globalization has and will continue to shape education in the East. This volume discusses...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Education Policy, Space and the City

    Markets and the (In)visibility of Race

    By Kalervo N. Gulson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Drawing on three case studies of K-12 public schooling in London, Sydney and Vancouver, this book examines the geographies of neoliberal education policy in the inner city. Gulson uses an innovative and critical spatial approach to explore how the processes and practices of neoliberal education...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Education

    Challenging Multiculturalism

    Edited by Christos Kassimeris, Marios Vryonides

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Education is a thoroughly political enterprise. The process of determining the purpose of education has always been highly controversial. It has resulted in disputes that have not only divided people philosophically, but also on the basis of religion, region, class, race, and ethnicity. As a result...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Secrecy and Tradecraft in Educational Administration

    The covert side of educational life

    By Eugenie A. Samier

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    During the last couple of decades, there has been an expansion in a number of related and overlapping fields producing evidence of covert activities: toxic cultures, destructive leadership styles, micropolitics, ethical problems in organisations and administration, abusive power and authority, and...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Popular Culture, Pedagogy and Teacher Education

    International perspectives

    Edited by Phil Benson, Alice Chik

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The integration of popular culture into education is a pervasive theme at all educational levels and in all subject areas. Popular Culture, Pedagogy and Teacher Education explores how ‘popular culture’ and ‘education’ come together and interact in research and practice from an interdisciplinary...

    Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Boys and Their Schooling

    The Experience of Becoming Someone Else

    By John Whelen

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book presents an ethnographic study of the experiences of teenage boys in an Australian high school. It follows a group of thirteen to fifteen year olds over a period of more than two years, and seeks to understand why so many boys say they hate school yet enjoy being with...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Teacher Training and the Education of Black Children

    Bringing Color into Difference

    By Uvanney Maylor

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book is designed to challenge dominant educational discourses on the underachievement of Black children and to engender new understandings in initial teacher education (ITE) about Black children's education and achievement. Based in empirical case study work and theoretical insights drawn from...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Raising Literacy Achievement in High-Poverty Schools

    An Evidence-Based Approach

    By Eithne Kennedy

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book shares lessons gleaned from a two-year intervention in a high-poverty school, which was highly successful in significantly narrowing the literacy achievement gap and in raising children’s motivation and engagement in literacy both inside and outside school. Kennedy argues that there is...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge