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New and Published Books

  1. My School

    Listening to parents, teachers and students from a disadvantaged educational setting

    By Lesley Scanlon

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Education issues feature almost daily in print media, online, on the radio and on television, much of which focuses on the perceived deficits of students and teachers. Singled out for special attention are low socio-economic status (SES) schools which are frequently characterised by teachers and...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Identity, Neoliberalism and Aspiration

    Educating white working-class boys

    By Garth Stahl

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

    In recent years there has been growing concern over the pervasive disparities in academic achievement that are highly influenced by ethnicity, class and gender. Specifically, within the neoliberal policy rhetoric, there has been concern over underachievement of working-class young males,...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Women's Career Development Throughout the Lifespan

    An international exploration

    Edited by Jenny Bimrose, Mary McMahon, Mark Watson

    Women's careers have been a topic of research and discussion in many disciplines including sociology, business, industrial, organisational and vocational psychology, and career guidance. Despite the introduction of equal employment legislation in many countries, women’s patterns of career...

    Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Literacy Teaching and Learning in Rural Communities

    Problematizing Stereotypes, Challenging Myths

    Edited by Lisa Schade Eckert, Janet Alsup

    This definitive look at teaching English in rural secondary schools contests current definitions and discussions of rural education, examines their ideological and cultural foundations, and presents an alternative perspective that conceptualizes rural communities as diverse, unique, and conducive...

    Published January 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Bourdieu and the Field of Education Policy

    Understanding globalization, mediatization, implementation

    By Bob Lingard, Shaun Rawolle

    The work of the late French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu has had huge impact on the social sciences and the field of education studies. Within education, however, the main focus has been his early work on the reproduction of inequality through schooling which as made effective usage of his concepts...

    Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Religion in the Classroom

    Dilemmas for Democratic Education

    By Jennifer Hauver James, Simone Schweber, Robert Kunzman, Keith C. Barton, Kimberly Logan

    Dilemmas surrounding the role for religious beliefs and experiences permeate the school lives of teachers and teacher educators. Inspired by the need for teachers and students to more fully understand such dilemmas, this book examines the relationship between religion and teaching/learning in a...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Knowledge, Power, and Education

    The Selected Works of Michael W. Apple

    Edited by Michael W. Apple

    For more than three decades, Michael W. Apple has sought to uncover and articulate the connections among knowledge, teaching, and power in education. His germinal was a watershed title in critical education studies, and has remained in print since its publication in 1979. The more than two dozen...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States

    Edited by Stephen Haymes, Maria Vidal de Haymes, Reuben Miller

    In the United States, the causes and even the meanings of poverty are disconnected from the causes and meanings of global poverty. The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States provides an authoritative overview of the relationship of poverty with the rise of neoliberal capitalism in the...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. English Education and the Radicals (RLE Edu L)

    1780-1850

    By Harold Silver

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The radicalism of the period from the 1780s to the mid-nineteenth century represented a harnessing of knowledge in protest against injustices and oppression, a pooling of effort to transform society. In this book the author explores the main strains in working and middle-class radicalism over this...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Marxism and Education (RLE Edu L)

    A Study of Phenomenological and Marxist Approaches to Education

    By Madan Sarup

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book introduces the student to the various phenomenological and humanistic Marxist perspectives as they are being applied to education and provides an account of the strengths and weaknesses of these perspectives, drawing on a variety of disciplines in order to explain the controversies...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge