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New and Published Books

  1. Trajectories in the Development of Modern School Systems

    Between the National and the Global

    Edited by Daniel Tröhler, Thomas Lenz

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    As contemporary education becomes increasingly tied to global economic power, national school systems attempting to influence one another inevitably confront significant tensions caused by differences in heritage, politics, and formal structures. Trajectories in the Development of Modern School...

    Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Critical Realist Activity Theory

    An engagement with critical realism and cultural-historical activity theory

    By Iskra Nunez

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Critical Realist Activity Theory provides an exciting new contribution to the New Studies in Critical Realism and Education series by showing how the nature of learning is tantamount to the critical realist notion of the dialectic. The science of learning is too important to leave solely to the...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. World Education Research Yearbook 2015

    Edited by Lori Diane Hill, Felice J. Levine

    Series: World Education Research Yearbook

    The World Education Research Association (WERA) is an association of major national, regional, and international specialty research associations dedicated to advancing education research as a scientific and scholarly field. WERA undertakes initiatives that are global in nature and thus transcend...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Gender, Experience, and Knowledge in Adult Learning

    Alisoun’s Daughters

    By Elana Michelson

    In this wide-ranging book, Elana Michelson invites us to revisit basic understandings of the `experiential learner’. How does experience come to be seen as the basis of knowledge? How do gender, class, and race enter into the ways in which knowledge is valued? What political and cultural belief...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Giving Teaching Back to Teachers

    A Critical Introduction to Curriculum Theory

    By Robin Barrow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1984, aims to bring together the interests of the theory and practice of the education system and, within the former, relate the approaches and claims of the constituent disciplines to each other. Throughout the book, while arguing for the importance of facing up to...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Learning at the Practice Interface

    Reconstructing dialogue for progressive educational change

    By Neil Hooley

    This book investigates professional practice at the interface of sociology and epistemology for progressive educational change. It suggests that orthodox sociology and sociology of education have not sufficiently analysed contemporary educational situations due primarily to the strength of the...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Re-Thinking Freire

    Globalization and the Environmental Crisis

    Edited by Chet A. Bowers, Chet A. Bowers

    This landmark collection of essays by Third World activists highlights two major world changes which, they argue, have been neglected by Freire and his many followers: the Third World grass-roots cultural resistance to economic globalization, and the ecological crisis.One source of the...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Peace Education in a Postmodern World

    A Special Issue of the Peabody Journal of Education

    Edited by Ian M. Harris

    This special issue of the Peabody Journal of Education provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in peace education reform. School reforms based upon principles of peace education have in common a belief in the power of peace to create a positive learning climate in schools and...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Montessori for the New Millennium

    Practical Guidance on the Teaching and Education of Children of All Ages, Based on A Rediscovery of the True Principles and Vision of Maria Montessori

    By Roland A. Lubie Wentworth, Felix Wentworth

    Although Montessori's name is almost universally known in education circles today, and there are countless nursery schools throughout the world using the "Montessori Method," the real core of her thinking has remained largely misunderstood. Most people regard the method as a system for the...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Education Between State, Markets, and Civil Society

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Heinz-Dieter Meyer, William Lowe Boyd

    *How should education be organized in pluralistic and multicultural societies? *What are the roles in education of civil society, markets, governments, and the family? *How can the idea of the civil society help to reorient education policy discussions that are sometimes stuck in either-or...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge