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  1. Ethnographies of Science Education

    Situated Practices of Science Learning for Social/Political Transformation

    Edited by Carol B Brandt, Heidi Carlone

    Researchers who conduct ethnography in science education tend to have a deep commitment for transforming science to improve the lives of people in underserved communities. This edited volume explores how contemporary ethnographers in science education bring to light the local production of...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Children's Voices: Studies of interethnic conflict and violence in European schools

    Edited by Mateja Sedmak, Zorana Medarić, Sarah Walker

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    How are the processes of increasing ethnic and racial diversity reflected in European schools? How do children and educators experience and perceive interethnic relations in schools? This book examines the issues of interethnic coexistence, the management of ethnic diversity, xenophobic and racial...

    Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Doing Educational Research in Rural Settings

    Methodological issues, international perspectives and practical solutions

    Edited by Simone White, Michael Corbett

    Doing Educational Research in Rural Settings is a much-needed guide for educational researchers whose research interests are located outside metropolitan areas in places that are generically considered to be rural. This book is both timely and important as it takes up the key question of how...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Beyond Bullying

    Researching student perspectives

    By Simone Paul

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Psychology

    Beyond Bullying offers guidance and advice on conducting practitioner research into bullying and provides resources to assist practitioners and researchers in doing so. It draws on a case study of almost 1,000 secondary school students over a period of 5 academic years to explore student perception...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Knowledge, Expertise and the Professions

    Edited by Michael Young, Johan Muller

    It has long been recognised that specialised knowledge is at the core of what distinguishes professions from other occupations. The privileged status of professions in most countries, however, together with their claims to autonomy and access to specialised knowledge, is being increasingly...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Education Flashpoints

    Fighting for America’s Schools

    By Alan J. Singer

    Drawing on his widely read Huffington Post columns—rated one of the top educational blogs in the United States—Alan Singer introduces readers to contemporary issues in education in the United States. The issues are presented with a point of view and an edge intended to promote widespread classroom...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Higher Education Choice in China

    Social stratification, gender and educational inequality

    By Xiaoming Sheng

    Series: Routledge Research in Asian Education

    Much of the existing research on parental involvement and higher education choice examines the difference between the working class and the middle class, but little literature looks at different factions within the social classes. This book discusses higher education choice in China, particularly...

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Muslims and Islam in U.S. Education

    Reconsidering multiculturalism

    By Liz Jackson

    Muslims and Islam in U.S. Education explores the complex interface that exists between U.S. school curriculum, teaching practice about religion in public schools, societal and teacher attitudes toward Islam and Muslims, and multiculturalism as a framework for meeting the needs of minority group...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Classrooms Observed (RLE Edu L)

    The Teacher's Perception and the Pupil's Peformance

    By Roy Nash

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In this study – the outcome of three years’ participant observation in local authority primary and secondary schools – the classroom teacher is shown to have a far greater impact upon and responsibility for his pupils than is generally admitted. The teacher’s perceptions of the children in his...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. School Organisation (RLE Edu L)

    A Sociological Perspective

    By William Tyler

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The internal organisation of the school touches on many areas of contemporary debate. Is there such a thing as a ‘good school’? Are large urban comprehensives necessarily impersonal? Are the charges of indiscipline, conflict and declining standards in modern schools based on a failure to understand...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge