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  1. Market Movements

    African American Involvement in School Voucher Reform

    By Thomas C. Pedroni

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Winner of the 2009 Critics Choice Book Award of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA) Through careful ethnographic research, Market Movements represents community leaders, school officials, and most importantly, African American working class families who have used vouchers as a means...

    Published May 24th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Schooling and the Politics of Disaster

    Edited by Kenneth J. Saltman

    Schooling and the Politics of Disaster is the first volume to address how disaster is being used for a radical social and economic reengineering of education. From the natural disasters of the Asian tsunami and the hurricanes in the Gulf Coast, to the human-made disasters in Iraq, Afghanistan,...

    Published May 24th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Strengths-Based School Counseling

    Promoting Student Development and Achievement

    By John P. Galassi, Patrick Akos

    Despite calls for a more preventive and developmental mode of functioning, school counseling has tended to be driven by a reactive and sometimes crisis orientation. Like social workers and school, counseling, and clinical psychologists, school counselors typically function to alleviate deficits,...

    Published May 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  4. Reconceptualising Lifelong Learning

    Feminist Interventions

    By Sue Jackson, Penny Jane Burke

    Arising from work by the Gender and Lifelong Learning Group of the Gender and Education Association, this book presents reconceptualisations of lifelong learning. It argues that the current field of lifelong learning is based on certain hidden values and assumptions and examines the mechanisms by...

    Published May 10th 2007 by Routledge

  5. International Perspectives on Educational Diversity and Inclusion

    Studies from America, Europe and India

    Edited by Gajendra K. Verma, Christopher Bagley, Madan Jha

    In light of new theories of multiculturalism and globalization, this insightful book compares approaches to the educational inclusion of diverse minorities– such as the ethnic and linguistic minorities in America. Drawing on their extensive experience, the contributors examine: accounts from...

    Published April 26th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Teaching the Global Dimension

    Key Principles and Effective Practice

    Edited by David Hicks, Cathie Holden

    Teaching the Global Dimension specifically responds to concerns such as inequality, justice, environment and conflict in chapters written by leading educationalists in the field. It explores both the theory and practice of ‘global education’ today and provides: a framework for understanding global...

    Published April 19th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The State of Education Policy Research

    Edited by Susan H. Fuhrman, David K. Cohen, Fritz Mosher

    The State of Education Policy Research is a comprehensive, insightful evaluation of the strengths and weaknesses of education policy research in the U.S. today. Editors Susan Fuhrman, David Cohen, and Fritz Mosher examine key issues facing policymakers and researchers including race, education...

    Published April 12th 2007 by Routledge

  8. To What Ends and By What Means

    The Social Justice Implications of Contemporary School Finance Theory and Policy

    Edited by Gloria M. Rodriguez, R. Anthony Rolle

    This unique collection examines the social justice implications of contemporary economic, finance, and budgeting policies affecting the K-12 education system in the United States. The authors included in this volume provide critiques and explorations of several established theories and policy...

    Published April 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  9. Applying the Rasch Model

    Fundamental Measurement in the Human Sciences, Second Edition

    By Trevor Bond, Christine M. Fox, Trevor G. Bond, Christine M. Fox

    Written in an accessible style, this book facilitates a deep understanding of the Rasch model. Authors Bond and Fox review the crucial properties of the Rasch model and demonstrate its use with a wide range of examples including the measurement of educational achievement, human development,...

    Published April 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  10. Right to Be Hostile

    Schools, Prisons, and the Making of Public Enemies

    By Erica R. Meiners

    In Right to be Hostile, scholar and activist Erica Meiners offers concrete examples and new insights into the "school to prison' pipeline phenomenon, showing how disciplinary regulations, pedagogy, pop culture and more not only implicitly advance, but actually normalize an expectation of...

    Published March 20th 2007 by Routledge