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New and Published Books

  1. Improving Testing For English Language Learners

    By Rebecca Kopriva

    More than any book to date, this one provides a comprehensive approach to designing, building, implementing and interpreting test results that validly measure the academic achievement of English language learners. It scaffolds the entire process of test development and implementation and discusses...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Educational Binds of Poverty

    The lives of school children

    By Ceri Brown

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Educational Binds of Poverty tackles the assumptions made by many recent social and educational policy initiatives suggesting that the best way to improve educational prospects of children in poverty is through an increased emphasis upon a culture of control, discipline, regulation and...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Achieving the Radical Reform of Special Education

    Essays in Honor of James M. Kauffman

    Edited by Jean B. Crockett, Mike Gerber, Timothy J. Landrum

    As a tribute to scholar and mentor James M. Kauffman and his prodigious influence on the education of children and youth with disabilities, Achieving the Radical Reform of Special Education highlights and examines issues central to the continued growth and maturation of the field of special...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Early Child Care and Education in Finland

    Edited by Kaarina Määttä, Satu Uusiautti

    What is childhood like in Finland? What kind of practical solutions have been created and evaluated that aim at both providing good childhood experiences and supporting children’s positive development? What practices aim to prevent child exclusion from regular education and social experiences and...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Sport, Health and the Body in the History of Education

    Edited by Mark Freeman

    Historians in recent years have paid considerable attention to sport and leisure in the past, and historians of education are no exception. The chapters in this book showcase the breadth and depth of scholarship in this area, bringing new perspectives to bear on the history of physical education in...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge International Handbook of the Arts and Education

    Edited by Mike Fleming, Liora Bresler, John O'Toole

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks of Education

    This International Handbook brings together leading writers on Arts in Education to provide a much-needed, authoritative guide to the main debates in the field and an informed account of contemporary developments in policy and practice. Providing a detailed overview of key concepts and practical...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Interrogating Critical Pedagogy

    The Voices of Educators of Color in the Movement

    Edited by Pierre Wilbert Orelus, Rochelle Brock

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Educators, teacher practitioners, and social activists have successfully used critical pedagogy as a tool to help marginalized students develop awareness and seek alternative solutions to their poor educational and socioeconomic situations. However, this theory is often criticized as being mostly...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Mainstreams, Margins and the Spaces In-between

    New possibilities for education research

    Edited by Karen Trimmer, Ali Black, Stewart Riddle

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book explores the complexities of investigating minorities, majorities, boundaries and borders, and the experiences of researchers who choose to work in these spaces. It engages with issues of ethics, disclosure and representation, and contends with and seeks to contribute to emerging debates...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Colour of Class

    The educational strategies of the Black middle classes

    By Nicola Rollock, David Gillborn, Carol Vincent, Stephen J. Ball

    How do race and class intersect to shape the identities and experiences of Black middle-class parents and their children? What are Black middle-class parents’ strategies for supporting their children through school? What role do the educational histories of Black middle-class parents play in their...

    Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Towards a Theory of Schooling (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Hamilton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, Towards a Theory of Schooling explores and debates the relationship between school and society. It examines the form and function of one of humankind’s most important social institutions, following the cutting edge of pedagogic innovation from mainland Europe through the...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge