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  1. Students of Color and the Achievement Gap

    Systemic Challenges, Systemic Transformations

    By Richard R. Valencia

    Students of Color and the Achievement Gap is a comprehensive, landmark analysis of an incontrovertible racialized reality in U.S. K-12 public education---the relentless achievement gap between low-socioeconomic students of color and their economically advantaged White counterparts. Award winning...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Educational Prophecies of Aldous Huxley

    The Visionary Legacy of Brave New World, Ape and Essence and Island

    By Ronald Zigler

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The visionary legacy of Aldous Huxley is as relevant today as ever. Huxley possessed a sober understanding of the human condition as well as an inspired vision of the human potential. This volume presents an interdisciplinary examination and appreciation of Aldous Huxley’s three visionary novels –...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Religion in the Primary School

    Ethos, diversity, citizenship

    By Peter Hemming

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    Religion and its relationship to schooling is an issue that has become more and more topical in recent years. In many countries, developments such as the diversification of state school sectors, concerns about social cohesion between ethnic and religious groups, and debates about national identity...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Working-Class Minority Students' Routes to Higher Education

    By Roberta Espinoza

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    While stories of working-class and minority students overcoming obstacles to attend and graduate from college tend to emphasize the individualistic and meritocratic aspect, this book - based in extensive empirical study of American high school classrooms, and in theories of social and cultural...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Hispanic-Serving Institutions

    Advancing Research and Transformative Practice

    Edited by Anne-Marie Núñez, Sylvia Hurtado, Emily Calderón Galdeano

    Despite the increasing numbers of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and their importance in serving students who have historically been underserved in higher education, limited research has addressed the meaning of the growth of these institutions and its implications for higher education....

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Education Reform and Social Class in Japan

    The emerging incentive divide

    By Takehiko Kariya

    Series: Routledge/University of Tokyo Series

    Until the early 1990s, Japanese education was widely commended for achieving outstanding outcomes in global comparison. At the same time, it was frequently criticized for failing to cultivate 'individuality' and 'creativity' in students. Wide-ranging education reforms were enacted during the 1990s...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Knowledge and Knowers

    Towards a realist sociology of education

    By Karl Maton

    We live in ‘knowledge societies’ and work in ‘knowledge economies’, but accounts of social change treat knowledge as homogeneous and neutral. While knowledge should be central to educational research, it focuses on processes of knowing and condemns studies of knowledge as essentialist. This book...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Charged Classroom

    Predicaments and Possibilities for Democratic Teaching

    By Judith L. Pace

    At a time when debate over school reform commands unprecedented attention, Judith L. Pace argues we must grapple with the underlying challenges of classroom teaching and, at the same time, strive to realize the ideals of democratic education. Building on three qualitative studies in grades four...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Faces of Discrimination in Higher Education in India

    Quota policy, social justice and the Dalits

    By Samson K. Ovichegan

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

    This book illuminates the experiences of a set of students and faculty who are members of the Dalit caste – commonly known as the ‘untouchables’ – and are relatively ‘successful’ in that they attend or are academics at a prestigious university. The book provides a background to the study,...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The State, the Family and Education (Routledge Revivals)

    By Miriam David

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In The State, The Family and Education, first published in 1980, Miriam David provides an entirely new analysis of the relationship of the State to the family and education. David shows how the State, through its educational policies, regulates family relationships with, and within, schools. This...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge