Welcome to our Educational Foundations Catalogue 2013/2014.
To browse our full catalogue please click on our specific titles in areas of Sociology of Education, Gender, Multicultural Education and Cultural Education, Philosophy of Education, Pedagogy and Learning, Curriculum Theory, History of Education, Assessment, Comparative and International Education and New Studies in Critical Realism and Education Series.
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Consulting pupils about learning
The increasing international interest in pupil consultation has been partly fuelled by the encouragement of personalised/individualised learning strategies and the involvement of pupils in their learning. Drawing on an in-depth study which consulted eight to fourteen year old pupils from...
To Be Published February 28th 2014 by Routledge
Social, cultural and global transformations
Across media, academy and popular culture in western societies there is much talk of an implosion of the modern gender order. Education is often presented as a key site in which a crisis of masculinity is played out, and schools have become a focus for practical attempts to reconcile social and...
Published June 11th 2013 by Routledge
Case Studies on Diversity and Social Justice Education offers pre- and in-service educators an opportunity to analyze and reflect upon a variety of realistic case studies related to educational equity and social justice. Each case, written in an engaging, narrative style, presents a complex but...
Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge
Insights for Today's Classrooms, 2nd Edition
Experiencing Dewey: Insights for Today’s Classroom offers an inspiring introduction to one of the most seminal figures in the field of education. In this collection of essays, contemporary authors consider their favorite quotations from John Dewey’s bountiful works and share how Dewey has impacted...
Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge
Boundary politics in global transitions
Over the last 30 years the effects of economic globalisation have transformed education and its relationship to work and everyday working lives. Market reform and the appropriation of ‘learning’ to fuel the knowledge economy produced a lifelong learning educational order, complemented by social...
To Be Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge
A History of Education and the Problem of Adolescent Sexuality
The Education of Eros is the first and only comprehensive history of sexuality education and the “problem” of adolescent sexuality from the mid-20th century to the beginning of the 21st. It explores how professional health educators, policy makers, and social and religious conservatives differed in...
Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge
Increased emphasis in many school systems on formal testing to mark student achievement and hold teachers accountable has begun to heighten concern among many educational policy makers, assessment specialists, and classroom teachers over questions of access and fairness, particularly for learners...
Published May 2nd 2013 by Routledge
A narrative approach
International Education and Development provides an innovative and comprehensive critique of developments to improve schooling in the global South. Drawing on a wide range of international contexts, the book is divided into two parts: the first part offers a theoretical critique of the field; the...
To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge
The Hidden History of Early Childhood Education provides an understandable and manageable exploration of the history of early childhood education in the United States. Covering historical, philosophical, and sociological underpinnings that reach from the 1800s to today, contributors explore groups...
Published March 25th 2013 by Routledge
A different tale?
School Choice in China explores the major characteristics of schooling options in China, highlighting how largely middle-class parents exploit their cultural, economic and social capital for their children's admission into choice schools. It highlights how payments such as choice fees, donations,...
Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge
Principles and practice, 3rd Edition
Since its first publication, Action Research: Principles and Practice has become a key text in its field. This new updated edition clearly describes and explains the practices of action research and its underlying values, and introduces important new ideas, including: all professionals should be...
Published February 20th 2013 by Routledge
An engagement with critical realism and cultural-historical activity theory
Critical Realist Activity Theory provides an exciting new contribution to the New Studies in Critical Realism and Education series by showing how the nature of learning is tantamount to the critical realist notion of the dialectic. The science of learning is too important to leave solely to the...
Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge