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  1. Education Reform and Social Class in Japan

    The emerging incentive divide

    By Takehiko Kariya

    Series: Routledge/University of Tokyo Series

    Until the early 1990s, Japanese education was widely commended for achieving outstanding outcomes in global comparison. At the same time, it was frequently criticized for failing to cultivate 'individuality' and 'creativity' in students. Wide-ranging education reforms were enacted during the 1990s...

    Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Charged Classroom

    Predicaments and Possibilities for Democratic Teaching

    By Judith L. Pace

    At a time when debate over school reform commands unprecedented attention, Judith L. Pace argues we must grapple with the underlying challenges of classroom teaching and, at the same time, strive to realize the ideals of democratic education. Building on three qualitative studies in grades four...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Shifting Focus

    Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education

    Edited by Peter Roberts

    Series: Educational Philosophy and Theory

    There is a long history of interest in ‘strangers’ and ‘strangeness’ in the West. Literature lends itself particularly well to an exploration of the strange in its richly varied forms, having often contained portraits of outsiders. These portraits depict people who are strange in their unusual...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Language, Literacy and Diversity

    Moving Words

    Edited by Christopher Stroud, Mastin Prinsloo

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    Language, Literacy and Diversity brings together researchers who are leading the innovative and important re-theorization of language and literacy in relation to social mobility, multilingualism and globalization. The volume examines local and global flows of people, language and literacy in...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Faces of Discrimination in Higher Education in India

    Quota policy, social justice and the Dalits

    By Samson K. Ovichegan

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

    This book illuminates the experiences of a set of students and faculty who are members of the Dalit caste – commonly known as the ‘untouchables’ – and are relatively ‘successful’ in that they attend or are academics at a prestigious university. The book provides a background to the study,...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The State, the Family and Education (Routledge Revivals)

    By Miriam David

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In The State, The Family and Education, first published in 1980, Miriam David provides an entirely new analysis of the relationship of the State to the family and education. David shows how the State, through its educational policies, regulates family relationships with, and within, schools. This...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Improving Testing For English Language Learners

    By Rebecca Kopriva

    More than any book to date, this one provides a comprehensive approach to designing, building, implementing and interpreting test results that validly measure the academic achievement of English language learners. It scaffolds the entire process of test development and implementation and discusses...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. World Yearbook of Education 2015

    Elites, Privilege and Excellence: The National and Global Redefinition of Educational Advantage

    Edited by Agnès van Zanten, Stephen J. Ball, Brigitte Darchy-Koechlin

    Series: World Yearbook of Education

    This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education Series focuses on educational elites and inequality, focusing particularly on the ways in which established and emergent groups located at the top of the social hierarchy and power structure reproduce, establish or redefine their position. The...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Faith and Secularisation in Religious Colleges and Universities

    By James Arthur

    This book is a detailed study of higher education institutions affiliated to particular religions. It considers the debates surrounding academic freedom, institutional governance, educational policy, mission and identity together with institutions’ relations with the state and their wider...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Direct Democracy in the United States

    Petitioners as a Reflection of Society

    Edited by Shauna Reilly, Ryan M. Yonk

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    The increased use of direct democracy measures across the United States has brought attention to the individual petitioner however their motivations and goals continue to be an enigma. Drawing on behavioral, historical and legal analysis to provide a more concrete depiction of these individuals,...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge