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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 19 new and published books in the subject of Urban Education — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. African Americans and Homeschooling

    Motivations, Opportunities and Challenges

    By Ama Mazama, Garvey Musumunu

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Despite greater access to formal education, both disadvantaged and middle-class black students continue to struggle academically, causing a growing number of black parents to turn to homeschooling. This book is an in-depth exploration of the motivations behind black parents’ decision to educate...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. US Education in a World of Migration

    Implications for Policy and Practice

    Edited by Jill Koyama, Mathangi Subramanian

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Given the protracted, varied, and geographically expansive changes in migration over time, it is difficult to establish an overarching theory that adequately analyzes the school experiences of immigrant youth in the United States. This volume extends the scholarly work on these experiences by...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Education Policy, Space and the City

    Markets and the (In)visibility of Race

    By Kalervo N. Gulson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Drawing on three case studies of K-12 public schooling in London, Sydney and Vancouver, this book examines the geographies of neoliberal education policy in the inner city. Gulson uses an innovative and critical spatial approach to explore how the processes and practices of neoliberal education...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Learning Relations (Routledge Revivals)

    By Doreen Grant

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Dissatisfied with the effects of schooling on children from low-income families, Doreen Grant left her post as head of a secondary school in Liverpool and turned to research for solutions to this perennial social problem. This is a popular account of her involvement with under-privileged Glaswegian...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. International Perspectives on Student Outcomes and Homework

    Family-School-Community Partnerships

    Edited by Rollande Deslandes

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    This synthesis of the latest knowledge on homework presents unique findings by researchers from various countries and diverse professional backgrounds. It approaches the topic of homework from several perspectives, including its political and cultural contexts aspects of parental...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Gender, Race, and the Politics of Role Modelling

    The Influence of Male Teachers

    By Wayne Martino, Goli Rezai-Rashti

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book provides an illuminating account of teachers’ own reflections on their experiences of teaching in urban schools. It was conceived as a direct response to policy-related and media-generated concerns about male teacher shortage and offers a critique of the call for more male role models in...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of Urban Education

    Edited by H. Richard Milner IV, Kofi Lomotey

    This volume brings together leading scholars in urban education to focus on inner city matters, specifically as they relate to educational research, theory, policy, and practice. Each chapter provides perspectives on the history and evolving nature of urban education, the current education...

    Published November 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Neoliberalism, Cities and Education in the Global South and North

    Edited by Kalervo N. Gulson, Thomas C. Pedroni

    Across the world, cities are being reshaped in myriad ways by neoliberal forms of globalization, a process of urban restructuring with significant implications for educational policy and practices. The chapters in this collection speak to two complementary but analytically distinguishable aspects...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Theorizing Social Class and Education

    Edited by Diane Reay, Carol Vincent

    Theorizing Social Class and Education presents a selection of writing on class analysis within sociology of education as it has evolved over the last decade both in the UK, and internationally. Moving from a narrow focus on class position and categorisation, to a much broader view on behaviours,...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge