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New and Published Books

  1. Mapping the Terrain of Education Reform

    Global trends and local responses in the Philippines

    By Vicente Chua Reyes, Jr.

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    This book envisions the formulation of critical perspectives on education reform using the Philippine experience, recognizing the need to address relevant issues and challenges particularly in an increasingly globalized twenty-first century setting. A specific education reform project, the...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Student Voice and School Governance

    Distributing Leadership to Youth and Adults

    By Marc Brasof

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

    While student voice has been well-defined in research, how to sustain youth-adult leadership work is less understood. Students are rarely invited to lead school reform efforts, and when they are, their voice is silenced by the structural arrangements and socio-cultural conditions found in schools....

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Hidden Role of Software in Educational Research

    Policy to Practice

    By Tom Liam Lynch

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Educational research often discounts the uniqueness and ubiquity of software and the hidden political, economic and epistemological ways it impacts teaching and learning in K-12 settings. Drawing on theories and methodologies from English education, critical discourse analysis, multimodal semiotics...

    Published June 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Co-operation, Learning and Co-operative Values

    Contemporary issues in education

    Edited by Tom Woodin

    The rapidity of change in education has intensified in recent years. With the emergence of ‘co-operative schools’ and a new framework focusing heavily on co-operation, a direct challenge to ways of thinking about education, at both school and university level, has developed. Co-operation, Learning...

    Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Less Is More in Elementary School

    Strategies for Thriving in a High-Stakes Environment

    By Renee Rubin, Michelle Abrego, John Sutterby

    In this era of rigorous standards, testing, and overcrowded curricula, many teachers are left wondering how they’re ever going to cover the material. Less Is More in Elementary School offers realistic solutions by providing ways teachers can streamline their curriculum, get the most out of...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Education and the State

    International perspectives on a changing relationship

    Edited by Carla Aubry, Michael Geiss, Veronika Magyar-Haas, Jürgen Oelkers

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    In most countries in the world, school education is the business of the state. Even if forms and functions differ, the imparting of elementary knowledge is universally regarded as a public function. Yet this is neither self-evident nor self-explanatory. The degree of involvement of state agencies...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Underprivileged School Children and the Assault on Dignity

    Policy Challenges and Resistance

    Edited by Julia Hall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

    Every day, children living in low-income communities have no choice but to grow up in a climate where they experience multiple unending assaults to their sense of dignity. This volume applies theoretical and historical insights to think through the increasingly undignified realities of life in...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching

    By Derek Gottlieb

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    In an effort to address the problems confronting the American education system, the Obama administration has issued structural and systematic reforms such as Race to the Top. These initiatives introduce new statistics and accountability systems to gauge what constitutes "good" teaching, both from...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge