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  1. Youth Culture and Sport

    Identity, Power, and Politics

    Edited by Michael D. Giardina, Michele K. Donnelly

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Youth Culture and Sport critically interrogates and challenges contemporary articulations of race, class, gender, and sexual relations circulating throughout popular iterations of youth sporting culture in late-capitalism. Written against the backdrop of important changes in social, cultural,...

    Published October 8th 2007 by Routledge

  2. How We Learn

    Learning and Non-Learning in School and Beyond

    By Knud Illeris

    How We Learn deals with the fundamental issues of the processes of learning, critically assessing different types of learning and obstacles to learning. It also considers a broad range of other important questions in relation to learning such as: modern research into learning and brain functions...

    Published October 4th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Knowledge & Power in the Global Economy

    The Effects of School Reform in a Neoliberal/Neoconservative Age, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David Gabbard

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    The second edition of Knowledge and Power in the Global Economy examines how neoliberal and neoconservative policies are working in tandem to privatize and commercialize public schools. It looks at how these policies and the agendas behind them have impacted the internal dynamics of school...

    Published October 4th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Assessment of Problem Solving Using Simulations

    Edited by Eva Baker, Jan Dickieson, Wallace Wulfeck, Harold F. O'Neil

    This volume explores the application of computer simulation technology to measurement issues in education -- especially as it pertains to problem based learning. Whereas most assessments related to problem solving are based on expensive and time consuming measures (i.e., think-aloud protocols or...

    Published September 18th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Education for Inclusive Citizenship

    By Dina Jane Kiwan

    This book examines the conceptions of citizenship and the extent to which these conceptions accommodate ethnic and religious diversity in today’s schools. The author contributes to theoretical thinking on inclusive citizenship through a focus on the policy and curriculum development process of...

    Published September 11th 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Dynamics of Educational Effectiveness

    A Contribution to Policy, Practice and Theory in Contemporary Schools

    By Bert Creemers, Leonidas Kyriakides

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    This book brings together the current thinking and research of two major investigators in the field of educational effectiveness. After defining educational effectiveness, the authors analyse the various theories and strands of research within educational effectiveness, especially with respect to...

    Published September 10th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Grading Student Achievement in Higher Education

    Signals and Shortcomings

    By Mantz Yorke

    Series: Key Issues in Higher Education

    A lot hangs on the summative grades that students are given. A good degree opens doors which otherwise might remain closed. Yet, as higher education is now a mass rather than an elite system, what is expected of its graduates is different from the expectations of previous generations. Students are...

    Published August 24th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Charter School Outcomes

    Edited by Mark Berends, Matthew G. Springer, Herbert J. Walberg

    Sponsored by the National Center on School Choice, a research consortium headed by Vanderbilt University, this volume examines the growth and outcomes of the charter school movement. Starting in 1992-93 when the nation’s first charter school was opened in Minneapolis, the movement has now spread to...

    Published August 24th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Educational Research and Policy-Making

    Exploring the Border Country Between Research and Policy

    Edited by Lesley Saunders

    This book provides a fascinating insight into the sometimes troubled relationship between ‘research’ and ‘policy-making’ in education. It shows how each of these areas of social and intellectual endeavour is in a state of dynamic change and how, as a result, they are becoming more mutually...

    Published August 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  10. No Child Left Behind and the Reduction of the Achievement Gap

    Sociological Perspectives on Federal Educational Policy

    Edited by Alan R. Sadovnik, Jennifer A. O'Day, George W. Bohrnstedt, Kathryn M. Borman

    This monumental collection presents the first-ever sociological analysis of the No Child Left Behind Act and its effects on children, teachers, parents, and schools. More importantly, these leading sociologists consider whether NLCB can or will accomplish its major goal: to eliminate the...

    Published August 22nd 2007 by Routledge