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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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Affirming Language Diversity in Schools and Society

    Beyond Linguistic Apartheid

    Edited by Pierre Orelus

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Language is perhaps the most common issue that surfaces in debates over school reform, and plays a vital role in virtually everything we are involved. This edited volume explores linguistic apartheid, or the disappearance of certain languages through cultural genocide by dominant European...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Considering Trilingual Education

    By Kathryn Henn-Reinke

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Based in case studies conducted in the US, Europe, and Latin America, this book explores the feasibility and benefits of trilingual/ multilingual education in the United States. Currently, there are few programs in the country of this nature, as educators tend to conclude that English-language...

    Published January 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Critical Issues in Peace and Education

    Edited by Peter Pericles Trifonas, Bryan Wright

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This collection asks theorists and educational practitioners from around the world influenced by the schools of feminist pedagogy, critical pedagogy, anti-racist or postcolonial pedagogy, and gay and lesbian pedagogy to reflect upon the possibilities of articulating a "curriculum of difference"...

    Published January 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Pleasure in Sexuality Education

    Pleasure Bound

    Edited by Louisa Allen, Mary Lou Rasmussen, Kathleen Quinlivan

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Pleasure and desire have been important components of the vision for sexuality education for over 20 years. This book argues that there has been a lack of scrutiny over the political motivations that underpin research supportive of pleasure and desire within comprehensive sexuality education. In...

    Published December 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Neo-liberal Educational Reforms

    A Critical Analysis

    Edited by David Turner, Hüseyin Yolcu

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume gathers a cast of eminent scholars for a critical and comparitive analysis of how neoliberal education policies have functioned in a range of countries in different stages of economic development. Treating case studies from Europe, Asia, the Americas and...

    Published December 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Global Perspectives on Spirituality and Education

    Edited by Jacqueline Watson, Marian de Souza, Ann Trousdale

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    In recent decades, and around the world, much attention has been given to the role of spirituality in the education of children and young people. While educationalists share many common goals and values in nurturing the spiritual lives of children and young people, national and regional cultures,...

    Published December 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Citizenship, Education and Social Conflict

    Israeli Political Education in Global Perspective

    Edited by Hanan A. Alexander, Halleli Pinson, Yossi Yonah

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume provides new perspectives into the challenges of citizenship education in the age of globalization and in the context of multicultural and conflict-ridden societies. It calls on us to rethink the accepted liberal and national discourses that have long dominated the...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge