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New and Published Books

  1. Landscapes of Specific Literacies in Contemporary Society

    Exploring a social model of literacy

    Edited by Vicky Duckworth, Gordon Ade-Ojo

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume makes a timely contribution to our understanding of literacy as a multi-faceted, complexly situated activity. Each chapter provides the reader with a fresh perspective into a different site for literate behaviour, approaches, design and relationships, and offers an exploration into the...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Early Child Care and Education in Finland

    Edited by Kaarina Määttä, Satu Uusiautti

    What is childhood like in Finland? What kind of practical solutions have been created and evaluated that aim at both providing good childhood experiences and supporting children’s positive development? What practices aim to prevent child exclusion from regular education and social experiences and...

    Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Theory and Practice of Development Education

    A pedagogy for global social justice

    By Douglas Bourn

    Development education is much more than learning about development; it is a pedagogy for the globalised societies of the twenty-first century that incorporates discourses from critical pedagogy and postcolonialism, and a mechanism for ensuring that differing perspectives are reflected within...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Refugee Women, Representation and Education

    Creating a discourse of self-authorship and potential

    By Melinda McPherson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Even with increased attention to refugee women’s issues in the late 20th century, post-colonial discourses have nurtured limiting representations of refugee women, predominantly as subjects of charity and as victims. Adding to a growing body of work in the field, the author challenges this...

    Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Conflict, Reconciliation and Peace Education

    Moving Burundi Toward a Sustainable Future

    By William Timpson, Elavie Ndura, Apollinaire Bangayimbaga

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    When the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States occurred—causing that nation to wage wars of revenge in Afghanistan and Iraq—the people of Burundi were recovering from nearly forty years of violence, genocide and civil wars that had killed nearly one million and produced another million...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge