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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. The Social Construction of Meaning

    Reading literature in urban English classrooms

    By John Yandell

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book takes a fresh look at secondary urban English classrooms and at what happens when students and their teachers explore literature collaboratively. By closely examining what happens in English lessons, minute by minute, it reveals how literary texts function not as a valorised heritage to...

    Published September 27th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Language Teachers and Teaching

    Global Perspectives, Local Initiatives

    Edited by Selim Ben Said, Lawrence Jun Zhang

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume gathers contributions from a range of global experts in teacher education to address the topic of language teacher education. It shows how teacher education involves the agency of teachers, which forms part of their identity, and which they take on when integrating into the teaching...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Education, Social Background and Cognitive Ability

    The decline of the social

    By Gary N. Marks

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Are socioeconomic inequalities in education declining? Is socioeconomic background becoming less important for people’s occupational class or status? How important is cognitive ability for education and later occupational outcomes? How do countries differ in the importance of socioeconomic...

    Published September 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Towards Methodologically Inclusive Research Syntheses

    Expanding possibilities

    By Harsh Suri

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Primary research in education and social sciences is marked by a diversity of methods and perspectives. How can we accommodate and reflect such diversity at the level of synthesizing research? What are the critical methodological decisions in the process of a research synthesis, and how do these...

    Published August 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Collaboration in Education

    Edited by Judith J. Slater, Ruth Ravid

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Collaboration in Education establishes a needed framework for school/university collaborations that will be critical for others wishing to reproduce and participate in these partnerships. The contributors explore the elements necessary for sustainable collaboration in order to provide a frame...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Autobiographical Writing and Identity in EFL Education

    By Shizhou Yang

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The book explores the pedagogical potential of autobiographical writing in English-as-a-foreign language, approaching the topic from an educational, longitudinal, dialogical, and social perspective. Through a number of case studies, the author delineates four phases that EFL writers may experience...

    Published July 29th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Online Learning and Community Cohesion

    Linking Schools

    By Roger Austin, Bill Hunter

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    National governments and multi-national institutions are spending unprecedented amounts of money on ICT on improving the overall quality of school learning, and schools are increasingly expected to prepare young people for a global economy in which inter-cultural understanding will be a...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Educating for Peace in a Time of Permanent War

    Are Schools Part of the Solution or the Problem?

    Edited by Paul R. Carr, Brad J. Porfilio

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    What is the meaning of peace, why should we study it, and how should we achieve it? Although there are an increasing number of manuscripts, curricula and initiatives that grapple with some strand of peace education, there is, nonetheless, a dearth of critical, cross-disciplinary, international...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Refugees, Immigrants, and Education in the Global South

    Lives in Motion

    Edited by Lesley Bartlett, Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The unprecedented human mobility the world is now experiencing poses new and unparalleled challenges regarding the provision of social and educational services throughout the global South. This volume examines the role played by schooling in immigrant incorporation or exclusion, using case studies...

    Published July 1st 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Knowledge in Education

    By Elizabeth Rata

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book explores the decline of the teaching of epistemic, conceptual knowledge in schools, its replacement with everyday social knowledge, and its relation to changes in the division of labor within the global economy. It argues that the emphasis on social knowledge in postmodern and social...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge