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New and Published Books

  1. Voices from American Prisons

    Faith, Education and Healing

    By Kaia Stern

    Voices From American Prisons: Faith, Education and Healing is a comprehensive and unique contribution to understanding the dynamics and nature of penal confinement. In this book, author Kaia Stern describes the history of punishment and prison education in the United States and proposes that...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Inequality, Power and School Success

    Case Studies on Racial Disparity and Opportunity in Education

    Edited by Gilberto Conchas, Michael Gottfried

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

    This volume highlights issues of power, inequality, and resistance for Asian, African American, and Latino/a students in distinct U.S. and international contexts. Through a collection of case studies it links universal issues relating to inequality in education, such as Asian, Latino, and African...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Affirmative Action and Racial Equity

    Considering the Fisher Case to Forge the Path Ahead

    By Uma M. Jayakumar, Liliana M. Garces

    The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas placed a greater onus on higher education institutions to provide evidence supporting the need for affirmative action policies on their respective campuses. It is now more critical than ever that institutional...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Religion in the Classroom

    Dilemmas for Democratic Education

    By Jennifer Hauver James, Simone Schweber, Robert Kunzman, Keith C. Barton, Kimberly Logan

    Dilemmas surrounding the role for religious beliefs and experiences permeate the school lives of teachers and teacher educators. Inspired by the need for teachers and students to more fully understand such dilemmas, this book examines the relationship between religion and teaching/learning in a...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Social Class and the Comprehensive School

    By Dr Julienne Ford, Julienne Ford

    Drawing on the great wealth of knowledge and experience of educational practitioners and theorists, the volumes in The Sociology of Education set of the International Library of Sociology explore the very important relationship between education and society. These books became standard texts for...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Compulsive Education

    Racism and learner-citizenship

    By Karl Kitching

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    The marketised and securitised shaping of formal education sites in terms of risk prevention strategies have transformed what it means to be a learner and a citizen. In this book, Karl Kitching explores racialised dimensions to suggest how individuals and collectives are increasingly made...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Globalisation, Higher Education, the Labour Market and Inequality

    Edited by Antonia Kupfer

    Globalisation, Higher Education, the Labour Market and Inequality addresses the global transformation of higher education in relation to changes in the labour market. It focuses on the relative impact of elements of globalisation on social inequality, and provides insights into the ways in which...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Disability Matters

    Pedagogy, media and affect

    Edited by Anna Hickey-Moody, Vicki Crowley

    From the critique of ‘the medical model’ of disability undertaken during the early and mid-1990s, a ‘social model’ emerged, particularly in the caring professions and those trying to shape policy and practice for people with disability. In education and schooling, it was a period of cementing...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 25th 2014 by Routledge