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  1. Education Reform and Social Class in Japan

    The emerging incentive divide

    By Takehiko Kariya

    Series: Routledge/University of Tokyo Series

    Until the early 1990s, Japanese education was widely commended for achieving outstanding outcomes in global comparison. At the same time, it was frequently criticized for failing to cultivate 'individuality' and 'creativity' in students. Wide-ranging education reforms were enacted during the 1990s...

    Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Hispanic-Serving Institutions

    Advancing Research and Transformative Practice

    Edited by Anne-Marie Núñez, Sylvia Hurtado, Emily Calderón Galdeano

    Despite the increasing numbers of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and their importance in serving students who have historically been underserved in higher education, limited research has addressed the meaning of the growth of these institutions and its implications for higher education....

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Charged Classroom

    Predicaments and Possibilities for Democratic Teaching

    By Judith L. Pace

    At a time when debate over school reform commands unprecedented attention, Judith L. Pace argues we must grapple with the underlying challenges of classroom teaching and, at the same time, strive to realize the ideals of democratic education. Building on three qualitative studies in grades four...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Knowledge and Knowers

    Towards a realist sociology of education

    By Karl Maton

    We live in ‘knowledge societies’ and work in ‘knowledge economies’, but accounts of social change treat knowledge as homogeneous and neutral. While knowledge should be central to educational research, it focuses on processes of knowing and condemns studies of knowledge as essentialist. This book...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Faces of Discrimination in Higher Education in India

    Quota policy, social justice and the Dalits

    By Samson K. Ovichegan

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

    This book illuminates the experiences of a set of students and faculty who are members of the Dalit caste – commonly known as the ‘untouchables’ – and are relatively ‘successful’ in that they attend or are academics at a prestigious university. The book provides a background to the study,...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Representations of Childhood and Youth

    By Jane O'Connor

    Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The State, the Family and Education (Routledge Revivals)

    By Miriam David

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In The State, The Family and Education, first published in 1980, Miriam David provides an entirely new analysis of the relationship of the State to the family and education. David shows how the State, through its educational policies, regulates family relationships with, and within, schools. This...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Moral Development and Moral Education (Routledge Revivals)

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1981, this collection of essays was taken from Peters’ larger work, Psychology and Ethical Development (1974) in order to provide a more focused volume on moral education for students. Peters’ background in both psychology and philosophy makes the work distinctive, which is...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Rationality, Education and the Social Organization of Knowledege (RLE Edu L)

    Edited by Chris Jenks

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The manner in which we variously come to an understanding of our world presents problems for us all, but the unified method by which we ought best to acquire such knowledge represents the particular problem of contemporary education. This important book seeks to explore some of the underlying...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. World Yearbook of Education 2015

    Elites, Privilege and Excellence: The National and Global Redefinition of Educational Advantage

    Edited by Agnès van Zanten, Stephen J. Ball, Brigitte Darchy-Koechlin

    Series: World Yearbook of Education

    This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education Series focuses on educational elites and inequality, focusing particularly on the ways in which established and emergent groups located at the top of the social hierarchy and power structure reproduce, establish or redefine their position. The...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge