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New and Published Books

  1. 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 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Curriculum Theorizing and Teacher Education

    Complicating conjunctions

    By Anne M Phelan

    Series: Theorizing Education

    If teacher education, as a field of study, is to contribute to the revitalization, re-moralization and re-politicization of Education, this book argues that it needs to be alert to questions of teachers’ intellectual and political freedom and to concerns about the legitimacy of what we do in...

    Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Cultural Pedagogies and Human Conduct

    By Megan Watkins, Greg Noble, Catherine Driscoll

    Series: CRESC

    Pedagogy is often glossed as the ‘art and science of teaching’ but this focus typically ties it to the instructional practices of formalised schooling. Like the emerging work on ‘public pedagogies’, the notion of cultural pedagogies signals the importance of the pedagogic in realms other than...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Making a Difference in Theory

    The theory question in education and the education question in theory

    Edited by Gert Biesta, Julie Allan, Richard Edwards

    Series: Theorizing Education

    Making a Difference in Theory brings together original work from an international group of authors on the roles of theory in educational research and practice. The book discusses the different roles theory plays, can play and should play, both from a historical perspective and in light of...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Informal and Incidental Learning in the Workplace (Routledge Revivals)

    By Victoria J. Marsick, Karen Watkins

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Today, rapid change is a constant challenge in the workplace, and thousands of individuals need to be involved in continuous learning. Traditional training approaches, however, do not emphasise informal and incidental learning. Furthermore, since informal learning us seldom designed, learning...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Reading Bernstein, Researching Bernstein

    Edited by Brian Davies, Ana Morais

    Basil Bernstein is arguably one of the most important educational theorists of the late 20th century. Whilst most academics and students in sociology of education know of Bernstein, few can claim to fully understand the scope and power of his work, which simply cannot be matched by any of his...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Essays on Educators (Routledge Revivals)

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    First published in 1981, Essays on Educators is a collection of essays on a variety of themes relating to Great Educators. The book is not only an exposition of the thought of these educators but a collection of critical essays in which their writings are used selectively to raise problems of...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge