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Forthcoming Education Policy & Politics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Social Efficiency and Instrumentalism in Education

    Critical Essays in Ontology, Phenomenology, and Philosophical Hermeneutics

    By James M. Magrini

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    Distinct among contemporary philosophical studies focused on education, this book engages the history of phenomenological thought as it moves from philosophy proper (the European phenomenological-hermeneutic tradition) through curriculum studies. It thus presents the "best of both worlds" for the...

    To Be Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Confucius and Crisis in American Universities

    Culture, Capital, and Diplomacy in U.S. Public Higher Education

    By Amy Stambach

    Series: Education in Global Context

    China’s investment in U.S. higher education has raised considerable debate, but little research has been directed to the manner in which this investment unfolds and takes shape on the ground in local contexts. Confucius and Crisis in American Universities fills this gap by closely investigating how...

    To Be Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ethnographies of Science Education

    Situated Practices of Science Learning for Social/Political Transformation

    Edited by Carol B Brandt, Heidi Carlone

    Researchers who conduct ethnography in science education tend to have a deep commitment for transforming science to improve the lives of people in underserved communities. This edited volume explores how contemporary ethnographers in science education bring to light the local production of...

    To Be Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Test Fraud

    Statistical Detection and Methodology

    Edited by Neal Kingston, Amy Clark

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    There has been an increase in awareness (and perhaps occurrence) of individual and organized cheating on tests. Recent reports of widespread problems with state student accountability tests and teacher certification testing have raised questions about the very validity of assessment programs. While...

    To Be Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Knowledge, Expertise and the Professions

    Edited by Michael Young, Johan Muller

    It has long been recognised that specialised knowledge is at the core of what distinguishes professions from other occupations. The privileged status of professions in most countries, however, together with their claims to autonomy and access to specialised knowledge, is being increasingly...

    To Be Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Education Flashpoints

    Fighting for America’s Schools

    By Alan J. Singer

    Drawing on his widely read Huffington Post columns—rated one of the top educational blogs in the United States—Alan Singer introduces readers to contemporary issues in education in the United States. The issues are presented with a point of view and an edge intended to promote widespread classroom...

    To Be Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking Value-Added Models in Education

    Critical Perspectives on Tests and Assessment-Based Accountability

    By Audrey Amrein-Beardsley

    Since passage of the of No Child Left Behind Act in 2001, academic researchers, econometricians, and statisticians have been exploring various analytical methods of documenting students‘ academic progress over time. Known as value-added models (VAMs), these methods are meant to measure the value a...

    To Be Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Education Outcomes and Poverty in the South

    A Reassessment

    By Christopher Colclough

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    Education has an extraordinarily important role to play in efforts to eliminate poverty world-wide. This book reveals the nature and complexity of these relationships and provides indispensible pointers to the kinds and extent of policy changes that are required. Based on highly innovative...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Teacher Education and the Challenge of Development

    A Global Analysis

    Edited by Bob Moon

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    In developing countries across the world, qualified teachers are a rarity, with thousands of untrained adults taking over the role and millions of children having no access to schooling at all. The supply of high-quality teachers is falling behind: poor status, low salaries and inadequate working...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Diverse Early Childhood Education Policies and Practices

    Voices and Images from Five Countries in Asia

    By Amita Gupta

    Diverse Early Childhood Education Policies and Practices explores issues in early childhood education and teacher preparation in five Asian countries: India, Singapore, China, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. Some observed classrooms in these countries reflect influences that are simultaneously...

    To Be Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge