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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 114 results in Routledge Research in Education
  1. Traveller, Nomadic and Migrant Education

    Edited by Patrick Alan Danaher, Máirín Kenny, Judith Remy Leder

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Traveller, Nomadic and Migrant Education presents international accounts of approaches to educating mobile communities such as circus and fairground people, herders, hunters, Roma and Travellers. The chapters focus on three key dimensions of educational change: the client group moving from school...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Working-Class Minority Students' Routes to Higher Education

    By Roberta Espinoza

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    While stories of working-class and minority students overcoming obstacles to attend and graduate from college tend to emphasize the individualistic and meritocratic aspect, this book - based in extensive empirical study of American high school classrooms, and in theories of social and cultural...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Manufacturing Citizenship

    Education and Nationalism in Europe, South Asia and China

    Edited by Veronique Benei

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    In recent years citizenship has emerged as a very important topic in the sciences, mainly as a result of the effects of migration, population displacements and cultural heterogeneity. This book focuses on educational enterprise and how it affects national ambitions, cultural preferences and...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Educational Transitions

    Moving Stories from Around the World

    Edited by Divya Jindal-Snape

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Despite variations of educational systems, when transitions in education occur, the pedagogical challenges that teachers and pupils undergo are quite similar across the globe. Transitions are phases in which pupils, peer groups and teachers have to renegotiate and rebuild their learning environment...

    Published July 10th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Education and Climate Change

    Living and Learning in Interesting Times

    Edited by Fumiyo Kagawa, David Selby

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    There is widespread consensus in the international scientific community that climate change is happening and that abrupt and irreversible impacts are already set in motion. What part does education have to play in helping alleviate rampant climate change and in mitigating its worst effects?&...

    Published July 10th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Commitment, Character, and Citizenship

    Religious Education in Liberal Democracy

    Edited by Hanan A. Alexander, Ayman K. Agbaria

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    As liberal democracies include increasingly diverse and multifaceted populations, the longstanding debate about the role of the state in religious education and the place of religion in public life seems imperative now more than ever. The maintenance of religious schools and the planning of...

    Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Teacher Professional Development

    Policy, Research and Practice

    By Ian Hardy

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The Politics of Teacher Professional Development: Policy, Research and Practice provides innovative insights into teachers’ continuing development and learning in contemporary western contexts. Rather than providing a list of "how-tos" and "must dos," this volume is premised on the understanding...

    Published May 8th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Participation, Facilitation, and Mediation

    Children and Young People in Their Social Contexts

    Edited by Claudio Baraldi, Vittorio Iervese

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Traditionally, children have been considered from a primarily developmental perspective, in need of education in order to achieve autonomy, growth, and eventually adulthood. Childhood studies have recently underlined an alternate way to look at children, starting from the consideration that...

    Published April 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Emergent Computer Literacy

    A Developmental Perspective

    By Helen Mele Robinson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The United States is currently grappling with how to prepare our students to be computer literate citizens in the competitive technological world we live in. Understanding how children develop computer knowledge, and the ways that adults are able to guide their computer learning experiences, is a...

    Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Structural Education Reform

    By Keith A. Nitta

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Education policymaking is traditionally seen as a domestic political process. The job of deciding where students will be educated, what they will be taught, who will teach them, and how it will be paid for clearly rests with some mix of district, state, and national policymakers. This book seeks to...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge