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  1. Demythologizing Educational Reforms

    Responses to the Political and Corporate Takeover of Education

    Edited by Arthur T. Costigan, Leslee Grey

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    There are dozens of myths surrounding educational reform today, maintaining the school’s role in economic competitiveness, the deficiency of teachers, the benefits of increased testing, and the worthiness of privatization. In this volume, the editors argue that this discussion has been co-opted to...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Native American Students

    Paying the Educational Debt

    Edited by Peggy McCardle, Virginia Berninger

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    There has been much talk and effort focused on the educational achievement gap between white versus black, Hispanic and American Indian students. While there has been some movement the gap has not appreciably narrowed, and it has narrowed the least for Native American students. This volume...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Principles for Effective Pedagogy

    International Responses to Evidence from the UK Teaching & Learning Research Programme

    Edited by Mary James, Andrew Pollard

    The UK Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP) worked for ten years to improve outcomes for learners in schools and other sectors through high quality research. One outcome of individual projects and across-Programme thematic work was the development of ten ‘evidence-informed’ principles...

    Published September 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Youth Rising?

    The Politics of Youth in the Global Economy

    By Mayssoun Sukarieh, Stuart Tannock

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Over the last decade, "youth" has become increasingly central to policy, development, media and public debates and conflicts across the world – whether as an ideological symbol, social category or political actor. Set against a backdrop of contemporary political economy, Youth Rising? seeks to...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Education, Philosophy and Well-being

    New perspectives on the work of John White

    Edited by Judith Suissa, Carrie Winstanley, Roger Marples

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    John White is one of the leading philosophers of education currently working in the Anglophone world. Since first joining the London Institute of Education in 1965, he has made significant contributions to the landscape of the discipline through his teaching, research and numerous publications. His...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Language, Education and Citizenship in Japan

    By Genaro Castro-Vázquez

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    Based on extensive original research, this book explores the early educational experiences of foreign children in Japan. It considers foreign children’s experiences of Japanese schools, examines the special tutoring such children often have to improve their language proficiency, and explores the...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 7th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 30th 2014 by Routledge