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New and Published Books

  1. 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 November 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Decision Making in Educational Leadership

    Principles, Policies, and Practices

    Edited by Stephanie Chitpin, Colin W. Evers

    The increased focus on raising standards in education requires leaders to engage in complex decision making about teacher assessment, mandated accountability measures, and the collection and use of large amounts of data. Showcasing exemplary practices of school and district administrators, Decision...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Social Context Reform

    A Pedagogy of Equity and Opportunity

    Edited by Paul Thomas, Brad J. Porfilio, Julie Gorlewski, Paul R. Carr

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Currently, both the status quo of public education and the "No Excuses" Reform policies are identical. The reform offers a popular and compelling narrative based on the meritocracy and rugged individualism myths that are supposed to define American idealism. This volume will refute this ideology by...

    Published June 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Managing Complex Change in School

    Engaging pedagogy, technology, learning and leadership

    By Alejandro Salcedo Garcia, Keith Morrison, Ah Chung Tsoi, Jinming He

    Leading and managing change in schools is a complex topic. In this timely book the authors take the reader through a journey of how to lead and manage multidimensional change in order to create engaged learners, teachers, leaders and managers. They provide a readable and straightforward account of...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge