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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Unsettling the Colonial Places and Spaces of Early Childhood Education

    Edited by Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Affrica Taylor

    Series: Changing Images of Early Childhood

    Unsettling the Colonial Places and Spaces of Early Childhood Education uncovers and interrogates some of the inherent colonialist tensions that are rarely acknowledged and often unwittingly rehearsed within contemporary early childhood education. Through building upon the prior postcolonial...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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