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  1. Financing Public Schools

    Theory, Policy, and Practice

    By Kern Alexander, Richard G. Salmon, F. King Alexander

    Financing Public Schools moves beyond the basics of financing public elementary and secondary education to explore the historical, philosophical, and legal underpinnings of a viable public school system. Coverage includes the operational aspects of school finance, including issues regarding teacher...

    To Be Published October 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Pedagogy, Image Practices, and Contested Corporealities

    Edited by Sarah Brophy, Janice Hladki

    This volume focuses on popular film, television, and online representations of contested corporealities and contributes to visual culture studies, disability studies, critical pedagogy, and medical humanities. Emphasizing unruly embodiments that transgress and transform, the volume conceptualizes...

    To Be Published October 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Thinking About The Curriculum (Routledge Revivals)

    The nature and treatment of curriculum problems

    By William A Reid

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1978, this book looks at the ‘curriculum crisis’ of the 1970s, examining the effect it has had for Curriculum Studies and curriculum policy making. It focuses on a time when long-established structures and procedures were challenged and schools were accused of having lost touch...

    Published September 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Education, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals)

    By Harold Entwistle

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1970, this book considers the alleged distinction between ‘education for life’ and ‘education for work’ and exposes the fallacies on which this and other similar distinctions are based. It shows that ideas on this subject are inextricably intertwined with wider views on the...

    Published September 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The “Reason” of Schooling

    Historicizing Curriculum Studies, Pedagogy, and Teacher Education

    Edited by Thomas S. Popkewitz

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    Problematizing the "reason" of schooling as historical and political, in this book leading international and interdisciplinary scholars challenge the common sense of schooling and the relation of society, education, and curriculum studies. Examining the limits of contemporary notions of power and...

    Published September 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Impact of New Health Imperatives on Educational Policy and Schooling

    Edited by Jan Wright, Valerie Harwood

    Series: Woodhead Fibre Series

    Currently a great deal of public discourse around health is on the assumed relationship between childhood inactivity, young people’s diets, and a putative steep rise in obesity. Children and young people are increasingly being identified as a population at ‘risk’ in relation to these health...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Native American Students

    Paying the Educational Debt

    Edited by Peggy McCardle, Virginia Berninger

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    There has been much talk and effort focused on the educational achievement gap between white versus black, Hispanic and American Indian students. While there has been some movement the gap has not appreciably narrowed, and it has narrowed the least for Native American students. This volume...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Demythologizing Educational Reforms

    Responses to the Political and Corporate Takeover of Education

    Edited by Arthur T. Costigan, Leslee Grey

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    There are dozens of myths surrounding educational reform today, maintaining the school’s role in economic competitiveness, the deficiency of teachers, the benefits of increased testing, and the worthiness of privatization. In this volume, the editors argue that this discussion has been co-opted to...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Multicampus University Systems

    Africa and the Kenyan Experience

    By Ishmael I. Munene

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    In the face of increasing social demand and cutbacks in state budgetary support, universities in African countries are now turning towards a multicampus system strategy. As African governments have adopted neoliberal education policies that place premium on entrepreneurialism, profit making,...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Governing by Inspection

    Edited by Sotiria Grek, Joakim Lindgren

    Series: Studies in European Education

    In recent decades, governing practices in education have become highly contradictory: deregulation and decentralisation are accompanied by re-regulation and increased centralisation, contributing to considerable governing tensions in and across different national systems and within the emergent...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge