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New and Published Books

  1. The Resegregation of Schools

    Education and Race in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Jamel K. Donnor, Adrienne Dixson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Access to a quality education remains the primary mechanism for improving one’s life chances in the United States, and for children of color, a “good education” is particularly linked to their individual and collective well-being. Despite the popular perception that America is in a “post-racial”...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Imagining Japan in Post-war East Asia

    Identity Politics, Schooling and Popular Culture

    Edited by Paul Morris, Naoko Shimazu, Edward Vickers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

    In the decades since her defeat in the Second World War, Japan has continued to loom large in the national imagination of many of her East Asian neighbours. While for many, Japan still conjures up images of rampant military brutality, at different times and in different communities, alternative...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Flip the System

    Changing Education from the Ground Up

    Edited by Jelmer Evers, René Kneyber

    Education is threatened on a global scale by forces of neoliberalism, through high stakes accountability, privatization and a destructive language of learning. In all respects, a GERM (Global Education Reform Movement) has erupted from international benchmark rankings such as PISA, TIMMS and PIRL,...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Female Students and Cultures of Violence in Cities

    Edited by Julia Hall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

    As the economy constricts, it seems living with a chronic sense of fear and anxiety is the new normal for a growing number of urban females. Many females are susceptible to victimization by cumulative strands of violence in school, their communities, families and partnerships. Exposure to violence...

    Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Nursing Education in Thanatology

    A Curriculum Continuum

    Nursing Education in Thanatology is an excellent source book for planning thanatology courses or for integrating concepts of thanatology into a nursing curriculum. As the formal teaching of thanatology in schools for health care professionals is generally overlooked and ill-defined, many students...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Education Policy and Contemporary Theory

    Implications for research

    Edited by Kalervo N. Gulson, Matthew Clarke, Eva Bendix Petersen

    This book aims to posit theory as a central component to the study of education and education policy. Providing clear, introductory entries into contemporary critical theories and their take up in education policy studies, the book offers a generative invitation to further reading, thought and...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Exploring Education and Childhood

    From current certainties to new visions

    Edited by Dominic Wyse, Rosemary Davis, Phil Jones, Sue Rogers

    Education has become dominated by testing, standards, interventions, strategies and political policy. Yet while elements such as these are important, Exploring Education and Childhood contends it is childhood - including its sociology and psychology - that is the vital holistic context for teaching...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The School I'd Like: Revisited

    Children and young people's reflections on an education for the future, 2nd Edition

    By Catherine Burke, Ian Grosvenor

    ‘Wonderfully illuminated by children's essays, stories, poems, pictures and plans, this ground-breaking book offers a unique snapshot of the perceptions of today's school pupils’. -French bookstore Lavoisier www.lavoisier.fr In 2001, The Guardian launched a ground-breaking competition called ‘The...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Education Quality and Social Justice in the Global South

    Challenges for policy, practice and research

    Edited by Leon Tikly, Angeline M. Barrett

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    How we understand education quality is inextricably linked with perspectives on social justice. Questions of inclusion, relevance and democracy in education are increasingly contested, most especially in the global South, and improving the quality of education, particularly for the most...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Learner-centred Education in International Perspective

    Whose pedagogy for whose development?

    By Michele Schweisfurth

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    Is learner-centred education appropriate for all societies and classrooms? Learner-centred education (LCE) is a travelling policy, widely promoted by international agencies and national governments. Arguments in favour of this pedagogical tradition refer to theories and evidence from cognitive...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge