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New and Published Books

  1. Rethinking Schools

    Improved educational outcomes for all?

    By Christopher Chapman

    Improving educational systems around the world remains at the core of governments’ agendas. However, despite vast investment of resources and sustained periods of interventions many systems have seen their rates of improvement plateau and in some systems the gap between different groups of...

    Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The State, the Family and Education (Routledge Revivals)

    By Miriam David

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In The State, The Family and Education, first published in 1980, Miriam David provides an entirely new analysis of the relationship of the State to the family and education. David shows how the State, through its educational policies, regulates family relationships with, and within, schools. This...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Educational Experience as Lived: Knowledge, History, Alterity

    The Selected Works of William F. Pinar

    By William F. Pinar

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    In this volume, Pinar enacts his theory of curriculum, detailing the relations among knowledge, history, and alterity. The introduction is Pinar’s intellectual life history, naming the contributions he has made to understanding educational experience. Study is the center of educational experience,...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Learning and Inclusion (Routledge Revivals)

    The Cleves School Experience

    By Priscilla Alderson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Mainstream schools are consistently faced with numerous and often contradictory requirements, both to achieve high results and to be inclusive and incorporate children of every ability. This title, first published in 1999, describes how one renowned inclusive community school, Cleves School,...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Identity, Neoliberalism and Aspiration

    Educating white working-class boys

    By Garth Stahl

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

    In recent years there has been growing concern over the pervasive disparities in academic achievement that are highly influenced by ethnicity, class and gender. Specifically, within the neoliberal policy rhetoric, there has been concern over underachievement of working-class young males,...

    Published January 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Bourdieu and the Field of Education Policy

    Understanding globalization, mediatization, implementation

    By Bob Lingard, Shaun Rawolle

    The work of the late French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu has had huge impact on the social sciences and the field of education studies. Within education, however, the main focus has been his early work on the reproduction of inequality through schooling which as made effective usage of his concepts...

    Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Pedagogy, Praxis and Purpose in Education

    By C.M. Mulcahy, D.E. Mulcahy, D.G. Mulcahy

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Recent years have shown the growth of federal legislation and programs having a profound impact on educational policy and practice, and a decline in reliance on broadly based educational justifications. Paralleling this development has been the emergence of well-endowed and influential private...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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