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  1. Key Issues in Childhood and Youth Studies

    Edited by Derek Kassem, Lisa Murphy, Elizabeth Taylor

    Key Issues in Childhood and Youth Studies presents an informed and critical commentary on a range of key issues related to children and childhood, from birth to eighteen years. Challenging current orthodoxies within the adult world on the nature of childhood, it is an essential text for students of...

    Published November 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  2. Learning to Fail

    How Society Lets Young People Down

    By Fran Abrams

    During a decade of relative prosperity from the mid-1990s onward, governments across the developed world failed to crack one major issue – youth unemployment. Even when economic growth was strong, one young person in 10 in the United Kingdom was neither working nor learning. As the boom ended, the...

    Published September 17th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Improving Learning in Later Life

    By Alexandra Withnall

    Series: Improving Learning

    With life expectancy increasing, there is growing emphasis on encouraging older people to continue learning. This comes as part of a strategy to allow them to remain healthy, independent and vitally engaged in society for as long as possible. All the same, policymakers have barely begun to address...

    Published July 14th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Qualitative Research in International Settings

    A Practical Guide

    By David Stephens

    The teaching of qualitative research skills in universities is now widespread and the number of institutions offering courses in research methods in education and the social sciences is growing, while professionals in the fields of education, health and the social services are increasingly required...

    Published June 26th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Changing Language Education Through CALL

    Edited by Randall P. Donaldson, Margaret A. Haggstrom

    Series: Routledge Studies in Computer Assisted Language Learning

    The last twenty years has seen a huge evolution in approaches to language-learning, due to new technology as well changing theories on how to best teach languages. Recognising the key relationship between research, practice and program development, Changing Language Education Through CALL is an...

    Published June 16th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Behaviour for Learning

    Proactive Approaches to Behaviour Management

    By Simon Ellis, Janet Tod

    Behaviour for Learning offers teachers a clear conceptual framework for making sense of the many behaviour management strategies on offer, allowing them to make a critical assessment about their appropriateness and effectiveness in the classroom. Teachers need to be asking themselves the question...

    Published April 24th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Teaching By Numbers

    Deconstructing the Discourse of Standards and Accountability in Education

    By Peter Maas Taubman

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    Over the last decade the transformation in the field of education that is occurring under the twin banners of "standards" and "accountability" has materially affected every aspect of schooling, teaching, and teacher education in the United States. Teaching By Numbers, offers interdisciplinary ways...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Social Justice, Peace, and Environmental Education

    Transformative Standards

    Edited by Julie Andrzejewski, Marta Baltodano, Linda Symcox

    Series: Teaching/Learning Social Justice

    The concept of "standards" seems antithetical to the ways critical educators are dedicated to teaching, but what would "standards" look like if they were generated from social justice perspectives and through collaborative and inclusive processes? Such is the central question posed by the...

    Published April 1st 2009 by Routledge

  9. Education and Hope in Troubled Times

    Visions of Change for Our Children's World

    Edited by H. Svi Shapiro

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    "Progressive educators have always been better at critique than at possibility. This book promises not to ignore critique, but to favor possibility. It is most rare and greatly welcomed." Richard Quantz, Miami University "The editor argues that in a material world, depicted by consumerism,...

    Published March 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Critical Perspectives on bell hooks

    Edited by Maria del Guadalupe Davidson, George Yancy

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Although bell hooks has long challenged the dominant paradigms of race, class, and gender, there has never been a comprehensive book critically reflecting upon this seminal scholar’s body of work. Her written works aim to transgress and disrupt those codes that exclude others as intellectually...

    Published February 23rd 2009 by Routledge