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  1. Underprivileged School Children and the Assault on Dignity

    Policy Challenges and Resistance

    Edited by Julia Hall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

    Every day, children living in low-income communities have no choice but to grow up in a climate where they experience multiple unending assaults to their sense of dignity. This volume applies theoretical and historical insights to think through the increasingly undignified realities of life in...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Globalization of Education

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    Continuing Joel Spring’s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Written in his signature clear, narrative style, Spring introduces the...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Family Mobility

    Reconciling Career Opportunities and Educational Strategy

    By Catherine Doherty, Wendy Patton, Paul Shield

    Series: Changing Mobilities

    Family mobility decisions reveal much about how the public and private realms of social life interact and change. This sociological study explores how contemporary families reconcile individual members’ career and education projects within the family unit over time and space, and unpacks the...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Educational Research

    Case Studies from Europe and the Developing World

    Edited by Sadaf Rizvi

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book provides an original perspective on a range of controversial issues in educational and social research through case studies of multi-disciplinary and mixed-method research involving children, teachers, schools and communities in Europe and the developing world. These case studies from...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Human Rights and Citizenship Education

    Edited by Dina Kiwan

    This book considers the philosophical, sociological and legal implications of the distinction between universal human rights accorded to all because of their membership of the human species, and the more particularistic ‘citizenship’ rights, accorded to those who are members of a political...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Space

    Where the Market Meets Grassroots Resistance

    By Kristen L. Buras

    Charter schools have been promoted as an equitable and innovative solution to the problems plaguing urban schools. Advocates claim that charter schools benefit working-class students of color by offering them access to a "portfolio" of school choices. In Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Space,...

    Published July 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Schooling, Ideology and the Curriculum (RLE Edu L)

    Edited by Len Barton, Roland Meighan, Stephen A Walker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Although the different contributions to this book range over a wide spectrum of substantive issues, they share a common interest. This is a concern to explore the ways in which notions of the relations between theory and practice, between belief and action, can be used to develop three kinds of...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Class, Ideologies and Educational Futures

    By D W. Livingstone

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book provides a systematic and detailed analysis of class relations in advanced capitalist societies as a basis for understanding both class differences in educational practices and the relative effects of class and other social background factors on public attitudes toward education. Secondly...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Streaming (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    An Education System in Miniature

    By Brian Jackson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In this volume a streamed school is studied in detail and parents’ responses are recorded. Eleven plus is (and has been) under criticism, but many children are selected by a ‘seven plus’ because they are streamed into A, B or C classes. Few children escape the label once it is pinned on them – less...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Emotion and Delinquency (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    A Clinical Study of Five Hundred Criminals in the Making

    By L Grimberg

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Inevitably a product of the time in which it was published this book discusses important questions of neuro-psychology as well as setting out the early ‘nature versus nurture’ debate. The author also argues for changes in the care and education of those with learning difficulties to enable them to...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge