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New and Published Books

  1. Awareness Matters

    Language, Culture, Literacy

    Edited by Claudia Finkbeiner, Agneta M.-L.Svalberg

    This collection argues that being aware of and reflecting on language form and language use is a powerful tool, not only in language learning, but also in wider society. It adopts an interdisciplinary stance: one chapter argues the need for Language Awareness in business contexts, while another...

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Critical Education

    Edited by Michael W. Apple, Wayne Au

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    Challenging and complex questions around inequality and power have been persistent within modern systems of education since their inception. But in the last four or five decades the vibrant field of critical education has developed and grown in response to such issues. Specifically, education...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Politics of Preference

    India, United States, and South Africa

    By Krishna K. Tummala, Ph.D

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Minorities, based on whatever criteria—linguistic, religious, ethnic, tribal, racial, or otherwise—share a distinctive contextual and social experience. Their representation in public service is important, especially when there have been public policies which have historically discriminated against...

    Published July 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Shaping Work-Life Culture in Higher Education

    A Guide for Academic Leaders

    By Laura Koppes Bryan, Cheryl A. Wilson

    Shaping Work-Life Culture in Higher Education provides strategies to implement beneficial work-life policies in colleges and universities. As compared to the corporate sector, higher education institutions have been slow to implement policies aimed at fostering diversity and a healthy work-life...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Asia's High Performing Education Systems

    The Case of Hong Kong

    Edited by Colin Marsh, John Chi-Kin Lee

    Series: Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia

    Education officials, specialist leaders and teachers have all been involved in different ways to bring about school reform in Hong Kong. This book is a very current and relevant analysis of this reform, highlighting the way in which agencies have cooperated in bringing about change over the last...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Preparing Classroom Teachers to Succeed with Second Language Learners

    Lessons from a Faculty Learning Community

    Edited by Thomas Levine, Elizabeth Howard, David Moss

    Series: Routledge Research in Teacher Education

    This volume identifies resources, models, and specific practices for improving teacher preparation for work with second language learners. It shows how faculty positioned themselves to learn from resources, experts, preservice teachers, their own practice, and each other. The teacher education...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Underprivileged School Children and the Assault on Dignity

    Policy Challenges and Resistance

    Edited by Julia Hall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

    Every day, children living in low-income communities have no choice but to grow up in a climate where they experience multiple unending assaults to their sense of dignity. This volume applies theoretical and historical insights to think through the increasingly undignified realities of life in...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. New Literacies around the Globe

    Policy and Pedagogy

    Edited by Cathy Burnett, Julia Davies, Guy Merchant, Jennifer Rowsell

    Series: Routledge Research in Literacy

    The increasing popularity of digitally-mediated communication is prompting us to radically rethink literacy and its role in education; at the same time, national policies have promulgated a view of literacy focused on the skills and classroom routines associated with print, bolstered by regimes of...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching

    By Derek Gottlieb

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    In an effort to address the problems confronting the American education system, the Obama administration has issued structural and systematic reforms such as Race to the Top. These initiatives introduce new statistics and accountability systems to gauge what constitutes "good" teaching, both from...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Understanding Research in Education

    Becoming a Discerning Consumer

    By Fred L. Perry Jr., Joe D. Nichols

    This text provides a solid introduction to the foundations of research methods, with the goal of enabling students and professionals in the various fields of education to not simply become casual consumers of research who passively read bits and pieces of research articles, but discerning consumers...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge