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New and Published Books

  1. Multicampus University Systems

    Africa and the Kenyan Experience

    By Ishmael I. Munene

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    In the face of increasing social demand and cutbacks in state budgetary support, universities in African countries are now turning towards a multicampus system strategy. As African governments have adopted neoliberal education policies that place premium on entrepreneurialism, profit making,...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Personal Transferable Skills in Accounting Education RPD

    Edited by Kim Watty, Beverley Jackling, Richard M.S. Wilson

    Series: Special issue books from 'Accounting Education: an international journal'

    The development of generic skills (often referred to as ‘soft skills’) in accounting education has been a focus of discussion and debate for several decades. During this time employers and professional bodies have urged accounting educators to consider and develop curricula which provide for the...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Interface of Accounting Education and Professional Training

    Edited by Elaine Evans, Roger Juchau, Richard M.S. Wilson

    Series: Special issue books from 'Accounting Education: an international journal'

    Over many decades the global development of professional accounting education programmes has been undertaken by higher education institutions, professional accounting bodies, and employers. These institutions have sometimes co-operated and sometimes been in conflict over the education and/or...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Chinese Students’ Writing in English

    Implications from a corpus-driven study

    By Maria Leedham

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Chinese students are the largest international student group in UK universities today, yet little is known about their undergraduate writing and the challenges they face. Drawing on the British Academic Written English corpus - a large corpus of proficient undergraduate student writing collected in...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Education Outcomes and Poverty in the South

    A Reassessment

    By Christopher Colclough

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    Education has an extraordinarily important role to play in efforts to eliminate poverty world-wide. This book reveals the nature and complexity of these relationships and provides indispensible pointers to the kinds and extent of policy changes that are required. Based on highly innovative...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Teacher Education and the Challenge of Development

    A Global Analysis

    Edited by Bob Moon

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    In developing countries across the world, qualified teachers are a rarity, with thousands of untrained adults taking over the role and millions of children having no access to schooling at all. The supply of high-quality teachers is falling behind: poor status, low salaries and inadequate working...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Livelihoods and Learning

    Education For All and the marginalisation of mobile pastoralists

    By Caroline Dyer

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    Current paradigms of ‘development’ generally serve mobile pastoralist groups poorly: their visibility in policy processes is minimal, and their mobility is constructed by the powerful as a ‘problem’, rather than as a rational livelihood strategy. Increasingly damaged eco-systems, shrinking natural...

    Published May 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners

    By Vicky Duckworth

    Series: Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

    Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners offers deep insights into the lives of marginalised communities and the link between learning, literacy and violence, not previously carried out in-depth in a small scale study. It breaks the negative stereo-types...

    Published November 15th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Higher Education in the Global Age

    Policy, Practice and Promise in Emerging Societies

    Edited by Daniel Araya, Peter Marber

    Series: Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

    Discussions on globalization now routinely focus on the economic impact of developing countries in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the former Soviet Union and Latin America. Only twenty-five years ago, many developing countries were largely closed societies. Today, the growing power of “emerging...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge