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  1. Ignorant Yobs?: Low Attainers in a Global Knowledge Economy

    By Sally Tomlinson

    What happens to young people who are defined as lower attainers or having learning difficulties in a global knowledge economy? How do we stop those with learning difficulties or disabilities being seen as social problems or simply as consumers of resources? Governments in developed countries are...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Corporatism, Social Control, and Cultural Domination in Education: From the Radical Right to Globalization

    The Selected Works of Joel Spring

    By Joel Spring

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Starting with the 1972 publication of his seminal work, Education and the Rise of the Corporate State, Joel Spring has been documenting and analyzing the politics of knowledge and education. Throughout his work he has explored the attempts to use education to advance the economic and political...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Early Childhood and Compulsory Education

    Reconceptualising the relationship

    Edited by Peter Moss

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    What should be the relationship between early childhood and compulsory education? What can they learn from one another and by working together? The rapid expansion of early childhood education and care means that most children in affluent countries now have several years at pre-school before...

    Published November 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Literacy Crises and Reading Policies

    Children Still Can't Read!

    By Janet Soler, Roger Openshaw

    This widely researched comparative study addresses the critical issue of literacy crises around the world and questions their wider sociological and educational impact. The recurring literacy crises in England and English speaking countries such as the US and New Zealand are linked to...

    Published November 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. General Education and the Development of Global Citizenship in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China

    Not Merely Icing on the Cake

    Edited by Jun Xing, Pak-Sheung Ng, Chloe Cheng

    Series: Routledge Research in Asian Education

    General Education has taken center stage in the greater China area (Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China) because of a number of important developments. First, globalization has created both opportunities and challenges for college students. When they graduate and enter the real world, they must...

    Published October 26th 2012 by Routledge

  6. A Critical Ethnography of ‘Westerners’ Teaching English in China

    Shanghaied in Shanghai

    By Phiona Stanley

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    Tens of thousands of Western ‘teachers’, many of whom would not be considered teachers elsewhere, are employed to teach English in public and private education in China. Little has previously been known, except anecdotally, about their experiences, about the effect they have on education in the...

    Published October 26th 2012 by Routledge

  7. International Students Negotiating Higher Education

    Critical perspectives

    Edited by Silvia Sovic, Margo Blythman

    In the current economic climate, more than ever, international students provide an important income to universities. They represent much-needed funds for many institutions, but they also come with their own diverse variety of characteristics and requirements. This insightful book offers a critical...

    Published October 24th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Cross-border Partnerships in Higher Education

    Strategies and Issues

    Edited by Robin Sakamoto, David W. Chapman

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    Cross-border Partnerships in Higher Education looks beyond student and faculty exchanges to examine the myriad ways international colleges and universities work together as institutions. These partnerships have involved the creation of branch campuses, joint research and technology initiatives,...

    Published October 17th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Academic and Professional Identities in Higher Education

    The Challenges of a Diversifying Workforce

    Edited by Celia Whitchurch, George Gordon

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    The latest volume in the Routledge International Studies in Higher Education Series, Academic and Professional Identities in Higher Education: The Challenges of a Diversifying Workforce, reviews the implications of new forms of academic and professional identity, which have emerged largely as a...

    Published October 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Journey for Inclusive Education in the Indian Sub-Continent

    By Mithu Alur, Michael Bach

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Despite national and international commitments to Education for All, and the Millennium Development Goals to assure universal primary education by 2015, over 90% of children with disabilities remain excluded from regular education in countries of the south. This book describes a three decade-long...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge