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  1. The Family, Education and Society (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    By Frank Musgrove

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In this provocative study the author challenges many contemporary assumptions about the modern family, the circumstances of home life which lead to academic success and the proper relationship between home and school. The modern family is not ‘in decline’; its history is a success story. It is...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Social Context of the School (RLE Edu L)

    By John Eggleston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In their appearance, schools often seem to be physically separated from their surroundings, cut off from the neighbouring houses and streets by high walls, by playgrounds or playing fields. Within the school, another world seems to exist, with a life of its own – its own routine, dress, rules and...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Research Process in Educational Settings (RLE Edu L)

    Ten Case Studies

    Edited by Robert G Burgess

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book presents a series of research biographies based on research experiences in the study of educational settings. The main aim is to provide a set of first person accounts on doing research that combine analysis with description. The contributors have been drawn from the disciplines of...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Youth, Critical Literacies, and Civic Engagement

    Arts, Media, and Literacy in the Lives of Adolescents

    By Theresa Rogers, Kari-Lynn Winters, Mia Perry, Anne-Marie LaMonde

    Through stories of youth using their many voices in and out of school to explore and express their ideas about the world, this book brings to the forefront the reality of lived literacy experiences of adolescents in today’s culture in which literacy practices reflect important cultural messages...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Educational Binds of Poverty

    The lives of school children

    By Ceri Brown

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Educational Binds of Poverty tackles the assumptions made by many recent social and educational policy initiatives suggesting that the best way to improve educational prospects of children in poverty is through an increased emphasis upon a culture of control, discipline, regulation and...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education

    By Jan Arminio, Tomoko Kudo Grabosky, Josh Lang

    Series: Key Issues on Diverse College Students

    Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education bridges theory to practice in order to better prepare practitioners in their efforts to increase the success of veteran and military service members in higher education. Bringing together perspectives from a researcher, practitioner, and...

    Published December 7th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Mexican American Children and Families

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Yvonne M. Caldera, Eric Lindsey

    Offering new insight on Mexican American culture and families, this book provides an interdisciplinary examination of this growing population. Contributors from psychology, education, health, and social science review recent quantitative and qualitative literature on Mexican Americans. Using...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Landscapes of Specific Literacies in Contemporary Society

    Exploring a social model of literacy

    Edited by Vicky Duckworth, Gordon Ade-Ojo

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume makes a timely contribution to our understanding of literacy as a multi-faceted, complexly situated activity. Each chapter provides the reader with a fresh perspective into a different site for literate behaviour, approaches, design and relationships, and offers an exploration into the...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Education, Autonomy and Democratic Citizenship

    Philosophy in a Changing World

    Edited by David Bridges

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Social Class and the Comprehensive School

    By Dr Julienne Ford, Julienne Ford

    Drawing on the great wealth of knowledge and experience of educational practitioners and theorists, the volumes in The Sociology of Education set of the International Library of Sociology explore the very important relationship between education and society. These books became standard texts for...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge