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  1. 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

  2. Space, Place and Inclusive Learning

    Edited by Judy Hemingway, Felicity Armstrong

    This collection explores ways in which theories of space and place can be used in understanding processes of exclusion and inclusion in education. The contributions foreground how the ‘spatial turn’ and geographical knowledges can inform: debates on the relationships between learning, space and...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. International Perspectives on Contexts, Communities and Evaluated Innovative Practices

    Family-School-Community Partnerships

    Edited by Rollande Deslandes

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    Research and practice in the vast field of school-family-community relations have evolved dramatically over the last thirty years. Schools throughout the world face enormous challenges due to demographic changes and societal problems, making partnerships among schools, families and community groups...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Moving Teacher Education into Urban Schools and Communities

    Prioritizing Community Strengths

    Edited by Jana Noel

    Winner of the 2013 American Educational Studies Association's Critics Choice Award! When teacher education is located on a university campus, set apart from urban schools and communities, it is easy to overlook the realities and challenges communities face as they struggle toward social, economic,...

    Published January 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Adolescent Development and School Achievement in Urban Communities

    Resilience in the Neighborhood

    Edited by Gary Creasey, Patricia A Jarvis

    This timely volume explores essential themes, issues, and challenges related to adolescents’ lives and learning in underserviced urban areas. Distinguished scholars provide theoretically grounded, multidisciplinary perspectives on contexts and forces that influence adolescent development and...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Gates Foundation and the Future of US “Public” Schools

    Edited by Philip E. Kovacs

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

    There has been much public praise for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s efforts to reform public education. However, few scholars have engaged substantively and critically with the organization’s work. While the Gates Foundation is the single largest supporter by far of "choice" initiatives...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Learning to Liberate

    Community-Based Solutions to the Crisis in Urban Education

    By Vajra Watson

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Few problems in education are as pressing as the severe crisis in urban schools. Though educators have tried a wide range of remedies, dismal results persist. This is especially true for low-income youth of color, who drop out of school—and into incarceration—at extremely high rates. The dual...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Learning to Teach in Urban Schools

    The Transition from Preparation to Practice

    By Etta R. Hollins

    This book is about the transition from teacher preparation to teaching practice in urban school settings. It provides a clear presentation of the challenges, resources, and opportunities for learning to teach in urban schools; examples of the experiences, perceptions, and practices of teachers who...

    Published October 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Urban Education

    A Model for Leadership and Policy

    Edited by Karen Symms Gallagher, Rodney Goodyear, Dominic Brewer, Robert Rueda

    Many factors complicate the education of urban students. Among them have been issues related to population density; racial, ethnic, cultural, and linguistic diversity; poverty; racism (individual and institutional); and funding levels. Although urban educators have been addressing these issues for...

    Published September 20th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Creating and Sustaining Arts-Based School Reform

    The A+ Schools Program

    By George W. Noblit, H. Dickson Corbett, Bruce L. Wilson, Monica B. McKinney

    Taking a close look at the issue of the arts and school reform, this book explores in detail how the incorporation of the arts into the identity of a school can be key to its resilience. Based on the A+ School Program, an arts-based school reform effort, it is much more than a report of a single...

    Published December 17th 2008 by Routledge