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  1. The Costs of Education

    By John Vaizey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This is the first book which authoritatively reviews the UK expenditure on education from 1920 – 1955, both by local authorities and private schools. The book takes the main elements of education in turn and discusses them in detail. There are original studies of local authority finance, of...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Education and the Urban Crisis

    By Frank Field

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Based on two conferences, this volume explores trends during the 1960s and 1970s in inner city areas in the United Kingdom. It describes how the inner city is losing jobs and skilled workers and, as the population falls, the number of disadvantaged people and those claiming benefits is increasing....

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Aspects of Educational Change

    By Ivor Morrish

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In recent years teachers have realized that change has become a permanent factor on the educational scene and therefore its operation or mechanism must not just be accepted, or even rejected, but above all understood. This book presents an approach towards some real understanding of educational...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Equity, Opportunity and Education in Postcolonial Southeast Asia

    Edited by Cynthia Joseph, Julie Matthews

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    Equity, Opportunity and Education in Postcolonial Southeast Asia addresses the ways in which colonial histories, nationalist impulses and forces of globalization shape equity and access to education in Southeast Asia. Although increasingly identified as a regional grouping (ASEAN), Malaysia,...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Wired Citizenship

    Youth Learning and Activism in the Middle East

    Edited by Linda Herrera

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Wired Citizenship examines the evolving patterns of youth learning and activism in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). In today’s digital age, in which formal schooling often competes with the peer-driven outlets provided by social media, youth all over the globe have forged new models of...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Big Lies of School Reform

    Finding Better Solutions for the Future of Public Education

    Edited by Paul C. Gorski, Kristien Zenkov

    The Big Lies of School Reform provides a critical interruption to the ongoing policy conversations taking place around public education in the United States today. By analyzing the discourse employed by politicians, lobbyists, think tanks, and special interest groups, the authors uncover the hidden...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. U.S. Latinos and Education Policy

    Research-Based Directions for Change

    Edited by Pedro R. Portes, Spencer Salas, Patricia Baquedano-López, Paula J. Mellom

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    With the American dream progressively elusive for and exclusive of Latinos, there is an urgent need for empirically and conceptually based macro-level policy solutions for Latino education. Going beyond just exposing educational inequalities, this volume provides intelligent and pragmatic...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Postcolonial Perspectives on Global Citizenship Education

    Edited by Vanessa de Oliveira Andreotti, Lynn Mario T. M. de Souza

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume bridges the gap between contemporary theoretical debates and educational policies and practices. It applies postcolonial theory as a framework of analysis that attempts to engage with and go beyond essentialism, ethno- and euro-centrisms through a critical examination of contemporary...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Physical University

    Contours of space and place in higher education

    Edited by Paul Temple

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    The great universities of the world are to a large extent defined in the public imagination by their physical form: when people think of a university, they usually think of a distinctive place, rather than about say the teaching or the research that might go on there. This is understandable, both...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Reading Poverty in America

    By Patrick Shannon

    In this book Shannon’s major premise remains the same as his 1998 Reading Poverty: Poverty has everything to do with American public schooling–how it is theorized, how it is organized, and how it runs. Competing ideological representations of poverty underlie school assumptions about intelligence,...

    Published March 16th 2014 by Routledge