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  1. Education, Social Background and Cognitive Ability

    The decline of the social

    By Gary N. Marks

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Are socioeconomic inequalities in education declining? Is socioeconomic background becoming less important for people’s occupational class or status? How important is cognitive ability for education and later occupational outcomes? How do countries differ in the importance of socioeconomic...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Educational Leadership and Michel Foucault

    By Donald Gillies

    Series: Critical Studies in Educational Leadership, Management and Administration

    Drawing from the ideas of Michel Foucault, this book offers a critical examination of today’s dominant discourse of educational leadership. Foucault’s understanding of critique is as a ‘permanent’ ethos in which humans explore the nature of their existence but at the same time query the limits...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Teaching for EcoJustice

    Curriculum and Lessons for Secondary and College Classrooms

    By Rita J. Turner

    Teaching for EcoJustice is a unique resource for exploring the social roots of environmental problems in humanities-based educational settings and a curriculum guidebook for putting EcoJustice Education into practice. It provides model curriculum materials that apply the principles of EcoJustice...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Culture in School Learning

    Revealing the Deep Meaning, 3rd Edition

    By Etta R. Hollins

    Challenging educators to better understand themselves and their students, this text presents a powerful process for developing a teaching perspective that embraces the centrality of culture in school learning. The six-part process covers examining culture, personalizing culture, inquiring about...

    Published June 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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 18th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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