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  1. Rightist Multiculturalism

    Core Lessons on Neoconservative School Reform

    By Kristen L. Buras

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    For nearly two decades, E. D. Hirsch’s book Cultural Literacy has provoked debate over whose knowledge should be taught in schools, embodying the culture wars in education. Initially developed to mediate against the multicultural "threat," his educational vision inspired the Core Knowledge...

    Published February 21st 2008 by Routledge

  2. The Future of Educational Change

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Ciaran Sugrue

    This timely book provides a systematic overview and critique of contemporary approaches to educational change from some of the best-known writers and scholars in the field, including Andy Hargreaves, Larry Cuban, Ivor Goodson, Jeannie Oakes, Milbrey McLaughlin, Judyth Sachs and Ann Liebermann....

    Published February 14th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Revolutionizing Education

    Youth Participatory Action Research in Motion

    Edited by Julio Cammarota, Michelle Fine

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Many scholars have turned to the groundbreaking critical research methodology, Youth-Led Participatory Action Research (YPAR), as a way to address both the political challenges and inherent power imbalances of conducting research with young people. Revolutionizing Education makes an extraordinarily...

    Published January 24th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Reflecting on Faith Schools

    A Contemporary Project and Practice in a Multi-Cultural Society

    Edited by Helen Johnson

    Series: Spirituality in Education

    Profound changes in society, government policy and the political landscape, as well as cataclysmic events such as 9/11, have greatly altered perceptions of faith schools and their existence now causes more controversy than ever. Taking a reflective practice approach, this study by people working...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Education Policy and Realist Social Theory

    Primary Teachers, Child-Centred Philosophy and the New Managerialism

    By Robert Wilmott

    Series: Routledge Studies in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

    In Europe welfare state provision has been subjected to 'market forces'. Over the last two decades, the framework of economic competitiveness has become the defining aim of education, to be achieved by new managerialist techniques and mechanisms. This book thoughtfully and persuasively argues...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Education and the Labour Government

    An Evaluation of Two Terms

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    This book presents a valuable and authoritative evaluation of the real impact Labour’s two terms have had on the British education system. On the 1st May 1997 the British electorate witnessed a watershed moment. After an eighteen year Conservative rule, a New Labour government took office....

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The University and Public Education

    The Contribution of Oxford

    Edited by Harry Judge

    This book examines an important aspect of the relationship between higher education and the public - especially secondary - system of schooling in Britain. Higher education has influenced secondary schools in a number of ways, and not least in the development of school examinations. The...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of Research on Educational Communications and Technology

    Third Edition

    Edited by J. Michael Spector, M. David Merrill, Jeroen van Merrienboer, Marcy P. Driscoll

    Series: AECT Series

    Sponsored by the Association of Educational Communication and Technology (AECT), the third edition of this groundbreaking Handbook continues the mission of its predecessors: to provide up-to-date summaries and syntheses of recent research pertinent to the educational uses of information and...

    Published December 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Reader in Early Childhood Education

    Edited by Elizabeth Wood

    Early childhood education has always provoked passionate feelings amongst stakeholders at all levels, from practitioners working with children and families in pre-school and school settings, to advisers, managers, politicians, and academics The purpose of this reader is to examine change,...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Improving Learning through Consulting Pupils

    By Jean Rudduck, Donald McIntyre

    Series: Improving Learning

    Pupil consultation can lead to a transformation of teacher-pupil relationships, to significant improvements in teachers' practices, and to pupils having a new sense of themselves as members of a community of learners. In England, pupil involvement is at the heart of current government education...

    Published November 22nd 2007 by Routledge