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  1. Peace Education in a Postmodern World

    A Special Issue of the Peabody Journal of Education

    Edited by Ian M. Harris

    This special issue of the Peabody Journal of Education provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in peace education reform. School reforms based upon principles of peace education have in common a belief in the power of peace to create a positive learning climate in schools and...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Montessori for the New Millennium

    Practical Guidance on the Teaching and Education of Children of All Ages, Based on A Rediscovery of the True Principles and Vision of Maria Montessori

    By Roland A. Lubie Wentworth, Felix Wentworth

    Although Montessori's name is almost universally known in education circles today, and there are countless nursery schools throughout the world using the "Montessori Method," the real core of her thinking has remained largely misunderstood. Most people regard the method as a system for the...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Education Between State, Markets, and Civil Society

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Heinz-Dieter Meyer, William Lowe Boyd

    *How should education be organized in pluralistic and multicultural societies? *What are the roles in education of civil society, markets, governments, and the family? *How can the idea of the civil society help to reorient education policy discussions that are sometimes stuck in either-or...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Schooling, the Puritan Imperative, and the Molding of an American National Identity

    Education's "Errand Into the Wilderness"

    By Douglas McKnight

    Present-day America is perceived by many as immersed in a moral crisis, with national identity fractured and uncertainty and anxiety about the future. Public schools in this country are, historically and still today, the major institution charged with preserving and teaching the symbols of national...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Ensuring Safe School Environments

    Exploring Issues--seeking Solutions

    Edited by Mary Susan Fishbaugh, Gwen Schroth

    Ensuring Safe School Environments: Exploring Issues--Seeking Solutions presents research findings and information about school violence, with a focus on strategies for increasing school safety. Based on a special topical issue of Rural Special Education Quarterly, the original journal articles have...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Gender Violence in Poverty Contexts

    The educational challenge

    Edited by Jenny Parkes

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    This book is concerned with understanding the complex ways in which gender violence and poverty impact on young people’s lives, and the potential for education to challenge violence. Although there has been a recent expansion of research on gender violence and schooling, the field of research that...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Global Identity in Multicultural and International Educational Contexts

    Student identity formation in international schools

    By Nigel Bagnall

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    The increased movement of people globally has changed the face of national and international schooling. Higher levels of mobility have resulted from both the willing movement of students and their families with a desire to create a better life, and the forced movement of refugee families...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Rethinking Field Experiences in Preservice Teacher Preparation

    Meeting New Challenges for Accountability

    By Etta R. Hollins

    The focus of this book is the centrality of clinical experiences in preparing teachers to work with students from diverse cultural, economic, and experiential backgrounds. Organized around three themes—learning teaching through the approximation and representation of practice, learning teaching...

    Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Educating Adolescent Girls Around the Globe

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Sandra L. Stacki, Supriya Baily

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    While many initial education benchmarks are being met, new and continuing challenges exist for adolescent girls in the developing world. Discrimination, violence, marginalization, and health-related issues prevail, making proper education at the middle school level crucial during this unique...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Mapping Corporate Education Reform

    Power and Policy Networks in the Neoliberal State

    Edited by Wayne Au, Joseph J. Ferrare

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Mapping Corporate Education Reform outlines and analyzes the complex relationships between policy actors that define education reform within the current, neoliberal context. Using social network analysis and powerful data visualization tools, the authors identify the problematic roots of these...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge