Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Sociology of Education Books

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 845 new and published books in the subject of Sociology of Education — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 3

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. College Students’ Experiences of Power and Marginality

    Sharing Spaces and Negotiating Differences

    Edited by Elizabeth M. Lee, Chaise LaDousa

    As scholars and administrators have sharpened their focus on higher education beyond trends in access and graduation rates for underrepresented college students, there are growing calls for understanding the experiential dimensions of college life. This contributed book explores what actually...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Against Common Sense

    Teaching and Learning Toward Social Justice, 3rd Edition

    By Kevin K. Kumashiro

    The phrase "teaching for social justice" is often used, but not always explained. What does it look like to teach for social justice? What are the implications for anti-oppressive teaching across different areas of the curriculum? Drawing on his own experiences teaching diverse grades and subjects,...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Economization of Education

    Human Capital, Global Corporations, Skills-Based Schooling

    By Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    In this timely, cogent analysis of trends and powerful forces shaping global educational policy today, Joel Spring focuses on how economization is making economic growth and increased productivity the main goals of schools, and the ways these goals are achieved—including measuring educational...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Active Learning

    Social Justice Education and Participatory Action Research

    By Dana E. Wright

    Series: Teaching/Learning Social Justice

    While many educators acknowledge the challenges of a curriculum shaped by test preparation, implementing meaningful new teaching strategies can be difficult. Active Learning presents an examination of innovative, interactive teaching strategies that were successful in engaging urban students who...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Dysconscious Racism, Afrocentric Praxis, and Education for Human Freedom: Through the Years I Keep on Toiling

    The selected works of Joyce E. King

    By Joyce E. King

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    A dynamic leader and visionary teacher/scholar, Joyce E. King has made important contributions to the knowledge base on preparing teachers for diversity, culturally connected teaching and learning, and inclusive transformative leadership for change, often in creative partnership with communities....

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Fifty Years of Comparative Education

    Edited by Michele Schweisfurth

    This edited collection was produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the journal Comparative Education, one of the most established and prestigious journals in the field. Each chapter was written by a leading scholar of comparative and international education. The collection marks a creative...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Hegemony and Education Under Neoliberalism

    Insights from Gramsci

    By Peter Mayo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

    Based in a holistic exposition and appraisal of Gramsci’s writings that are of relevance to education in neoliberal times, this book--rather than simply applying Gramsci's theories to issues in education--argues that education constitutes the leitmotif of his entire oeuvre and lies at the heart of...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge