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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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81-90 of 133 results in Routledge Research in Education
  1. Education for Civic and Political Participation

    A Critical Approach

    Edited by Reinhold Hedtke, Tatiana Zimenkova

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Participation as an element of active citizenship in democracies is a key project of international and national educational policy. Institutionalized approaches for compulsory schools provide participatory access to all young European citizens. But does this picture depict the possibilities and...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Care in Education

    Teaching with Understanding and Compassion

    By Sandra Wilde

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This philosophical commentary explores the meaning and significance of care in education, demonstrating how teaching with care enriches the art and soul of pedagogy. Wilde draws upon Western and Eastern philosophies that envision an integrated image of care to illuminate the value of...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Diversity, Intercultural Encounters, and Education

    Edited by Susana Gonçalves, Markus A. Carpenter

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book concerns the challenges and tensions rising from mass migration flows, unbalanced north-south and east-west relations and the increasing multicultural nature of society. The scope of the book’s theme is global, addressing diversity and identity, intercultural encounters and conflict, and...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Language, Literacy, and Pedagogy in Postindustrial Societies

    The Case of Black Academic Underachievement

    By Paul C. Mocombe, Carol Tomlin

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    In postindustrial economies such as the United States and Great Britain, the black/white achievement gap is perpetuated by an emphasis on language and language skills, with which black American and black British-Caribbean youths often struggle. This work analyzes the nature of educational pedagogy...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Role of Participants in Education Research

    Ethics, Epistemologies, and Methods

    Edited by Warren Midgley, Patrick Alan Danaher, Margaret Baguley

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book explores different perspectives on the role, influence and importance of participants in education research. Drawing on a variety of philosophical, theoretical and methodological approaches, the book examines how researchers relate to and with their participants before, during, and after...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Family, Community, and Higher Education

    Edited by Toby S. Jenkins

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book explores social topics and experiences that illustrate the various ways in which the family unit influences and impacts college students. In the text, the authors not only explore family memories, but also challenge the traditional lack of inclusion and appreciation for “family” as...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Picturebooks, Pedagogy and Philosophy

    By Joanna Haynes, Karin Murris

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Contemporary picturebooks open up spaces for philosophical dialogues between people of all ages. As works of art, picturebooks offer unique opportunities to explore ideas and to create meaning collaboratively. This book considers censorship of certain well-known picturebooks, challenging the...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Geography and Social Justice in the Classroom

    Edited by Todd W. Kenreich

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The rise of critical discourses in the discipline of geography has opened up new avenues for social justice. Geography and Social Justice in the Classroom brings together contemporary research in geography and fresh thinking about geography’s place in the social studies curriculum. The book’s main...

    Published October 19th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Migration, Education and Change

    Edited by Sigrid Luchtenberg

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The diverse contributions in this book discuss both the classical and the more recent forms of migration. Illustrating the developments in various European countries and Australia as a 'classical immigration state', they tackle these different forms of migration and investigate their divergent...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Journey for Inclusive Education in the Indian Sub-Continent

    By Mithu Alur, Michael Bach

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Despite national and international commitments to Education for All, and the Millennium Development Goals to assure universal primary education by 2015, over 90% of children with disabilities remain excluded from regular education in countries of the south. This book describes a three decade-long...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge