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  1. 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...

    Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Refugee Women, Representation and Education

    Creating a discourse of self-authorship and potential

    By Melinda McPherson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Even with increased attention to refugee women’s issues in the late 20th century, post-colonial discourses have nurtured limiting representations of refugee women, predominantly as subjects of charity and as victims. Adding to a growing body of work in the field, the author challenges this...

    Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Space

    Where the Market Meets Grassroots Resistance

    By Kristen L. Buras

    Charter schools have been promoted as an equitable and innovative solution to the problems plaguing urban schools. Advocates claim that charter schools benefit working-class students of color by offering them access to a "portfolio" of school choices. In Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Space,...

    Published September 23rd 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 22nd 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 22nd 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 15th 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 15th 2014 by Routledge