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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Shaping of European Education

    Interdisciplinary approaches

    Edited by Martin Lawn, Romuald Normand

    Series: Studies in European Education

    The range, speed and scale of Europeanizing effects in education, and their complexity, has produced a relatively new field of study. Using scholarship and research drawn from sociology, politics and education, this book examines the rise of international and transnational policy and the flow of...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. African Americans and Homeschooling

    Motivations, Opportunities and Challenges

    By Ama Mazama, Garvey Musumunu

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Despite greater access to formal education, both disadvantaged and middle-class black students continue to struggle academically, causing a growing number of black parents to turn to homeschooling. This book is an in-depth exploration of the motivations behind black parents’ decision to educate...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Education, Capitalism and the Global Crisis

    Edited by Stephen Ball, Meg Maguire, Ivor Goodson

    Education, Capitalism and the Global Crisis focuses on Andrew Gamble’s book The Spectre at the Feast and its analysis of the background to, conduct of, and possible consequences and opportunities brought about by, the current global economic crisis. The views expressed represent a range of...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Education and Incarceration

    Edited by Erica R. Meiners, Maisha T. Winn

    The United States of America is in possession of the largest prison population in the world, with 2.3 million people currently behind bars. This number is predominantly and disproportionately made up of communities of colour and poverty. Between 1987 and 2007, the U.S. prison population tripled;...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Globalisation, Higher Education, the Labour Market and Inequality

    Edited by Antonia Kupfer

    Globalisation, Higher Education, the Labour Market and Inequality addresses the global transformation of higher education in relation to changes in the labour market. It focuses on the relative impact of elements of globalisation on social inequality, and provides insights into the ways in which...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Psychological Assessment of Abused and Traumatized Children

    By Francis D. Kelly

    The past decade has seen more and more clinicians involved in the assessment and treatment of abused and traumatized children. They have contributed to an impressively large body of literature on the impact of abuse and trauma at all ages, the focus of which has been the short and long-term...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Principles for Effective Pedagogy

    International Responses to Evidence from the UK Teaching & Learning Research Programme

    Edited by Mary James, Andrew Pollard

    The UK Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP) worked for ten years to improve outcomes for learners in schools and other sectors through high quality research. One outcome of individual projects and across-Programme thematic work was the development of ten ‘evidence-informed’ principles...

    Published September 7th 2014 by Routledge