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  1. Education and the State

    International perspectives on a changing relationship

    Edited by Carla Aubry, Michael Geiss, Veronika Magyar-Haas, Jürgen Oelkers

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    In most countries in the world, school education is the business of the state. Even if forms and functions differ, the imparting of elementary knowledge is universally regarded as a public function. Yet this is neither self-evident nor self-explanatory. The degree of involvement of state agencies...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Understanding the School Curriculum

    Theory, politics and principles

    By Alex Moore

    At a time of rapid social change and numerous policy initiatives, there is a need to question the nature and function of school curricula and the purposes of formal public education. Comparing curriculum developments around the globe, Understanding the School Curriculum draws on a range of...

    Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Awareness Matters

    Language, Culture, Literacy

    Edited by Claudia Finkbeiner, Agneta M.-L.Svalberg

    This collection argues that being aware of and reflecting on language form and language use is a powerful tool, not only in language learning, but also in wider society. It adopts an interdisciplinary stance: one chapter argues the need for Language Awareness in business contexts, while another...

    Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Liberty and Education

    A civic republican approach

    By Geoffrey Hinchliffe

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book takes the thinking of Quentin Skinner, Philip Pettit and J.G.A. Pocock on republican liberty and explores the way in which this idea of liberty can be used to illuminate educational practice. It argues that republican liberty is distinct from both positive and negative liberty, and its...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Politics of Preference

    India, United States, and South Africa

    By Krishna K. Tummala, Ph.D

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Minorities, based on whatever criteria—linguistic, religious, ethnic, tribal, racial, or otherwise—share a distinctive contextual and social experience. Their representation in public service is important, especially when there have been public policies which have historically discriminated against...

    Published July 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Underprivileged School Children and the Assault on Dignity

    Policy Challenges and Resistance

    Edited by Julia Hall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

    Every day, children living in low-income communities have no choice but to grow up in a climate where they experience multiple unending assaults to their sense of dignity. This volume applies theoretical and historical insights to think through the increasingly undignified realities of life in...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching

    By Derek Gottlieb

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    In an effort to address the problems confronting the American education system, the Obama administration has issued structural and systematic reforms such as Race to the Top. These initiatives introduce new statistics and accountability systems to gauge what constitutes "good" teaching, both from...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Globalization of Education

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    Continuing Joel Spring’s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Written in his signature clear, narrative style, Spring introduces the...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. University Laboratory Preschools

    Edited by James Elicker, Nancy Barbour

    This volume is a collection of articles that showcase new research that is emerging from laboratory schools, guided by principles of applied developmental science. In the 1920's, new university laboratory preschools ushered in a modern era of child development research. Campus preschools with a...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge