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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 838 new and published books in the subject of Sociology of Education — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Global Identity in Multicultural and International Educational Contexts

    Student identity formation in international schools

    By Nigel Bagnall

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    The increased movement of people globally has changed the face of national and international schooling. Higher levels of mobility have resulted from both the willing movement of students and their families with a desire to create a better life, and the forced movement of refugee families...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Inequality, Power and School Success

    Case Studies on Racial Disparity and Opportunity in Education

    Edited by Gilberto Conchas, Michael Gottfried

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

    This volume highlights issues of power, inequality and resistance for African American and Latino/a students in distinct US and international contexts. Through a collection of case studies it links universal issues relating to inequality in education, such as Latino and African American males in...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Gender Violence in Poverty Contexts

    The educational challenge

    Edited by Jenny Parkes

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    This book is concerned with understanding the complex ways in which gender violence and poverty impact on young people’s lives, and the potential for education to challenge violence. Although there has been a recent expansion of research on gender violence and schooling, the field of research that...

    Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Rethinking Field Experiences in Preservice Teacher Preparation

    Meeting New Challenges for Accountability

    By Etta R. Hollins

    The focus of this book is the centrality of clinical experiences in preparing teachers to work with students from diverse cultural, economic, and experiential backgrounds. Organized around three themes—learning teaching through the approximation and representation of practice, learning teaching...

    Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Educating Adolescent Girls Around the Globe

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Sandra L. Stacki, Supriya Baily

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    While many initial education benchmarks are being met, new and continuing challenges exist for adolescent girls in the developing world. Discrimination, violence, marginalization, and health-related issues prevail, making proper education at the middle school level crucial during this unique...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Mapping Corporate Education Reform

    Power and Policy Networks in the Neoliberal State

    Edited by Wayne Au, Joseph J. Ferrare

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Mapping Corporate Education Reform outlines and analyzes the complex relationships between policy actors that define education reform within the current, neoliberal context. Using social network analysis and powerful data visualization tools, the authors identify the problematic roots of these...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Higher Education Access and Choice for Latino Students

    Critical Findings and Theoretical Perspectives

    Edited by Patricia Perez, Miguel Ceja

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    Now the largest and fastest-growing ethnic population in the U.S., Latino students face many challenges and complexities when it comes to college choice and access. This edited volume provides much needed theoretical and empirical data on how the schooling experiences of Latino students shape their...

    Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Education and Society

    25 Years of the British Journal of Sociology of Education

    Edited by Len Barton

    The British Journal of Sociology of Education has established itself as the leading discipline-based publication. This collection of selected articles published since the first issue provides the reader with an informed insight and understanding of the nature, range and value of sociological...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Towards Self-improving School Systems

    Lessons from a city challenge

    By Mel Ainscow

    This important new book draws lessons from a large-scale initiative to bring about the improvement of an urban education system. Written from an insider perspective by an internationally recognized researcher, it presents a new way of thinking about system change. This builds on the idea that there...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Affirmative Action and Racial Equity

    Considering the Fisher Case to Forge the Path Ahead

    By Uma M. Jayakumar, Liliana M. Garces

    The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas placed a greater onus on higher education institutions to provide evidence supporting the need for affirmative action policies on their respective campuses. It is now more critical than ever that institutional...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge