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New and Published Books

  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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Developing School Leaders

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Mark Brundrett, Megan Crawford

    Many countries face a crisis in recruitment to the most senior positions in schools at a time when arguments rage about the best way to develop our school leaders. Focusing on leadership development in ten diverse cultural contexts, this book brings together some of the most senior...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Changing Schools in an Era of Globalization

    By John Chi-Kin Lee, Brian J. Caldwell

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Much has been written about globalization and the challenge of preparing young people for the new world of work and life in times of complexity and continuous change. However, few works have examined how globalization has and will continue to shape education in the East. This volume discusses...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Education Policy, Space and the City

    Markets and the (In)visibility of Race

    By Kalervo N. Gulson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Drawing on three case studies of K-12 public schooling in London, Sydney and Vancouver, this book examines the geographies of neoliberal education policy in the inner city. Gulson uses an innovative and critical spatial approach to explore how the processes and practices of neoliberal education...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Technology and Students with Special Educational Needs

    New Opportunities and Future Directions

    Edited by Adina Shamir, Malka Margalit

    Heterogeneous classes including students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) are increasingly becoming fixtures of the twenty-first century school. As a result, the question of how to devise more effective, innovative and diverse tools has posed a significant challenge for educators and the...

    Published October 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Tsunesaburo Makiguchi (1871-1944)

    Educational Philosophy in Context

    Edited by Jason Goulah, Andrew Gebert

    This edited volume focuses on the life and work of Makiguchi Tsunesaburo (1871-1944), a Japanese elementary schoolteacher, principal, educational philosopher, author, activist, and Buddhist war resister who has emerged as an important figure in international education. Makiguchi is the progenitor...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. American Education

    A History, 5th Edition

    By Wayne J. Urban, Jennings L. Wagoner, Jr.

    American Education: A History, 5e is a comprehensive, highly-regarded history of American education from pre-colonial times to the present. Chronologically organized, it provides an objective overview of each major period in the development of American education, setting the discussion against the...

    Published August 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Moving Teacher Education into Urban Schools and Communities

    Prioritizing Community Strengths

    Edited by Jana Noel

    Winner of the 2013 American Educational Studies Association's Critics Choice Award! When teacher education is located on a university campus, set apart from urban schools and communities, it is easy to overlook the realities and challenges communities face as they struggle toward social, economic,...

    Published January 21st 2013 by Routledge