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  1. Bisexuality in Education

    Erasure, Exclusion and the Absence of Intersectionality

    Edited by Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

    Although many schools and educational systems, from elementary to tertiary level, state that they endorse anti-homophobic policies, pedagogies and programs, there appears to be an absence of education about, and affirmation of, bisexuality and minimal specific attention paid to bi-phobia....

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Resegregation of Schools

    Education and Race in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Jamel K. Donnor, Adrienne Dixson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Access to a quality education remains the primary mechanism for improving one’s life chances in the United States, and for children of color, a “good education” is particularly linked to their individual and collective well-being. Despite the popular perception that America is in a “post-racial”...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Radical Inclusive Education

    Disability, teaching and struggles for liberation

    By Anat Greenstein

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    Many people who work in education start out with enthusiastic ideals about education as a positive force that can spur change in the life of the learner and in society at large, yet find themselves frustrated with a bureaucratic system that often alienates and excludes many of its students. This is...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Bourdieu's Theory of Social Fields

    Concepts and Applications

    Edited by Mathieu Hilgers, Eric Mangez

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Bourdieu’s theory of social fields is one of his key contributions to social sciences and humanities. However, it has never been subjected to genuine critical examination. This book fills that gap and offers a clear and wide-ranging introduction to the theory. It includes a critical discussion of...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Female Students and Cultures of Violence in Cities

    Edited by Julia Hall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

    As the economy constricts, it seems living with a chronic sense of fear and anxiety is the new normal for a growing number of urban females. Many females are susceptible to victimization by cumulative strands of violence in school, their communities, families and partnerships. Exposure to violence...

    Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Education Policy and Contemporary Theory

    Implications for research

    Edited by Kalervo N. Gulson, Matthew Clarke, Eva Bendix Petersen

    This book aims to posit theory as a central component to the study of education and education policy. Providing clear, introductory entries into contemporary critical theories and their take up in education policy studies, the book offers a generative invitation to further reading, thought and...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  7. International Science and Technology Education

    Exploring Culture, Economy and Social Perceptions

    Edited by Ortwin Renn, Nicole C. Karafyllis, Andreas Hohlt, Dorothea Taube

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is crucial for taking advantage of the prospects of new scientific discoveries initiating or promoting technological changes, and managing opportunities and risks associated with innovations. This book explores the emerging...

    Published June 16th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The School I'd Like: Revisited

    Children and young people's reflections on an education for the future, 2nd Edition

    By Catherine Burke, Ian Grosvenor

    ‘Wonderfully illuminated by children's essays, stories, poems, pictures and plans, this ground-breaking book offers a unique snapshot of the perceptions of today's school pupils’. -French bookstore Lavoisier www.lavoisier.fr In 2001, The Guardian launched a ground-breaking competition called ‘The...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Student Voice and School Governance

    Distributing Leadership to Youth and Adults

    By Marc Brasof

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

    While student voice has been well-defined in research, how to sustain youth-adult leadership work is less understood. Students are rarely invited to lead school reform efforts, and when they are, their voice is silenced by the structural arrangements and socio-cultural conditions found in schools....

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Voices from American Prisons

    Faith, Education and Healing

    By Kaia Stern

    Voices From American Prisons: Faith, Education and Healing is a comprehensive and unique contribution to understanding the dynamics and nature of penal confinement. In this book, author Kaia Stern describes the history of punishment and prison education in the United States and proposes that...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge