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  1. Social Efficiency and Instrumentalism in Education

    Critical Essays in Ontology, Phenomenology, and Philosophical Hermeneutics

    By James M. Magrini

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    Distinct among contemporary philosophical studies focused on education, this book engages the history of phenomenological thought as it moves from philosophy proper (the European phenomenological-hermeneutic tradition) through curriculum studies. It thus presents the "best of both worlds" for the...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Confucius and Crisis in American Universities

    Culture, Capital, and Diplomacy in U.S. Public Higher Education

    By Amy Stambach

    Series: Education in Global Context

    China’s investment in U.S. higher education has raised considerable debate, but little research has been directed to the manner in which this investment unfolds and takes shape on the ground in local contexts. Confucius and Crisis in American Universities fills this gap by closely investigating how...

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Transformative Change and Real Utopias in Early Childhood Education

    A story of democracy, experimentation and potentiality

    By Peter Moss

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    Early childhood education and care is a major policy issue for national governments and international organisations. This book contests two stories, both infused by neoliberal thinking, that dominate early childhood policy making today - ‘the story of quality and high returns’ and ‘the story of...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Approaches to Assessment that Enhance Learning in Higher Education

    Edited by Stylianos Hatzipanagos, Rebecca Rochon

    This book addresses the need to diversify mainstream forms of assessment currently used in Higher Education in order to re-establish the focus on the learning process. Making assessment central to student learning is about returning to what current research emphasises: the primary beneficiary of...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Intercultural Education

    Conceptual and Empirical Challenges

    Edited by Nektaria Palaiologou

    This edited collection highlights the diversity of perspectives within the broad field of intercultural education, focusing on education in modern multicultural societies, as well as exploring the role of migrant populations as modern citizens. The chapters examine these themes both through...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Youth Policies and Services in Chinese Societies

    Edited by Steven Sek-yum Ngai, Chau-kiu Cheung, Ngan-pun Ngai

    In recent decades, much of youth research in Chinese societies has sought to understand the transformation of the younger generation and their social environment in the context of globalization, deindustrialization and economic insecurity. The epochal events of the global economic transformation...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Nonviolence and Education

    Cross-Cultural Pathways

    By Hongyu Wang

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    In current global politics, which positions China as a competitor to American leadership, in-depth understandings of transnational mutual engagement are much needed for cultivating nonviolent relations. Exploring American and Chinese professors’ experiences at the intersection of the individual,...

    Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Professional Issues in Work with Babies and Toddlers

    Edited by Pamela Oberhuemer, Liz Brooker, Rod Parker-Rees

    Early childhood provision for babies and toddlers is in a critical phase. While governments are pushing for fast-paced expansion, mainly to support the return of mothers to the labour market, early childhood experts are deeply concerned about the quality of provision on offer for children up to age...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge