Educational Foundations

Economics of Education

  1. Women, War, Violence and Learning

    Edited by Shahrzad Mojab

    This anthology provides fresh theorization of gendered dimensions of learning, war, and violence, with a view to offering new insights on the impact of violence on women’s learning and well being. The collection is an important contribution to emerging interdisciplinary approaches to the role and...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Asian Perspectives on Teacher Education

    Edited by Shin'ichi Suzuki, Edward R. Howe

    Research into teacher education is dominated by Anglophone literature, with the inevitable result that teacher education in non-English speaking regions of the world largely remains unexamined. This book fills the gap in the existing literature and comprises twelve invited contributions from an...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Education in Small States

    Global Imperatives, Regional Initiatives and Local Dilemmas

    Edited by Peter Mayo

    This book focuses on education in small states. It examines the strengths and weaknesses of different aspects of educational provision in political jurisdictions having a very small population – populations which encounter specific challenges, threats and opportunities. This book presents a balance...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. International Handbook of Research on Conceptual Change

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Stella Vosniadou

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    Conceptual change research investigates the processes through which learners substantially revise prior knowledge and acquire new concepts. Tracing its heritage to paradigms and paradigm shifts made famous by Thomas Kuhn, conceptual change research focuses on understanding and explaining learning...

    Published June 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. A Student's Guide to Education Studies

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Stephen Ward

    A Student’s Guide to Education Studies is a much-needed resource for any undergraduate making their first explorations into the fascinating world of education. The first publication of this book in 2002 helped to define the nature of the subject, introducing topics into the field which had not been...

    Published November 26th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Learning Identities in a Digital Age

    Rethinking creativity, education and technology

    By Avril Loveless, Ben Williamson

    Series: Changing Times in Education

    Digital media are increasingly interwoven into how we understand society and ourselves today. From lines of code to evolving forms of online conduct, they have become an ever-present layer of our age. The rethinking of education has now become the subject of intense global policy debates and...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Teachers as Researchers (Classic Edition)

    Qualitative inquiry as a path to empowerment

    By Joe L Kincheloe

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    Teachers as Researchers urges teachers - as both producers and consumers of knowledge - to engage in the debate about educational research by undertaking meaningful research themselves. Teachers are being encouraged to carry out research in order to improve their effectiveness in the classroom,...

    Published February 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Statistics for K-8 Educators

    By Robert Rosenfeld

    This book offers an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics tailored to the teaching and research needs of K-8 educators. Using statistics to tell a story, veteran teacher educator Robert Rosenfeld pushes readers away from simply performing a calculation to truly understanding the...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Education, Capitalism and the Global Crisis

    Edited by Stephen Ball, Meg Maguire, Ivor Goodson

    Education, Capitalism and the Global Crisis focuses on Andrew Gamble’s book The Spectre at the Feast and its analysis of the background to, conduct of, and possible consequences and opportunities brought about by, the current global economic crisis. The views expressed represent a range of...

    Published January 18th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Migration, Education and Socio-Economic Mobility

    Edited by Nitya Rao

    The primacy of education in development agendas is unquestioned. With the gradual acknowledgement of the potential benefits that migration can hold for development, the relationship between migration and education is a growing area of research. Migration, Education and Socio-Economic Mobility...

    Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge

  11. Raising Literacy Achievement in High-Poverty Schools

    An Evidence-Based Approach

    By Eithne Kennedy

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book shares lessons gleaned from a two-year intervention in a high-poverty school, which was highly successful in significantly narrowing the literacy achievement gap and in raising children’s motivation and engagement in literacy both inside and outside school. Kennedy argues that there is...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  12. Education in a Digital World

    Global Perspectives on Technology and Education

    By Neil Selwyn

    Drawing on a wealth of theoretical and empirical work, Education in a Digital World tackles a number of pressing questions, such as, how are ‘global’ trends in educational technology refracted through national policies and processes? How exactly are educational technologies linked to issues of...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge

  13. A Student's Guide to Education Studies

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Stephen Ward

    A Student’s Guide to Education Studies is a much-needed resource for any undergraduate making their first explorations into the fascinating world of education. The first publication of this book in 2002 helped to define the nature of the subject, introducing topics into the field which had not been...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge

  14. Policy and Education

    By Paul Adams

    Series: Foundations of Education Studies

    Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to education policy. It aims to help the reader understand what is meant by educational policy, how policy can be made and the main discourses that have driven education. Capturing the essential...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  15. Research and Education

    By Will Curtis, Mark Murphy, Sam Shields

    Series: Foundations of Education Studies

    Educational researchers take a number of decisions that define the credibility and scope of their enquiry – the approaches they adopt, the strategies they employ, the methods they use and the ways they present their findings. This core text provides an easy-to-read, comprehensive introduction to...

    Published November 15th 2013 by Routledge

  16. Roma Education in Europe

    Practices, policies and politics

    Edited by Maja Miskovic

    For the last three decades, the international response to the adverse conditions of Roma has been intensive, producing a plethora of educational policies, reforms, and strategies that have been developed and implemented. This edited volume gathers together prominent international scholars,...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  17. Habermas, Critical Theory and Education

    Edited by Mark Murphy, Ted Fleming

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The sociologist and philosopher Jürgen Habermas has had a wide-ranging and significant impact on understandings of social change and social conflict. However, there has been no concerted and focused attempt to introduce his ideas to the field of education broadly. This book rectifies this omission...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  18. Advancing Equity and Achievement in America's Diverse Schools

    Inclusive Theories, Policies, and Practices

    Edited by Camille M. Wilson, Sonya Douglass Horsford

    Advancing Equity and Achievement in America’s Diverse Schools illustrates how educators, students, families and community partners can work in strategic ways to build on social, cultural, and ethnic diversity to advance educational equity and achievement. By drawing on the latest data on...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  19. Elite Girls' Schooling, Social Class and Sexualised Popular Culture

    By Claire Charles

    Young women’s identities are an issue of public and academic interest across a number of western nations at the present time. This book explores how young women attending an elite school for girls understand and construct ‘empowerment’. It investigates the extent to which, and the ways in which,...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  20. Making a Difference in Theory

    The theory question in education and the education question in theory

    Edited by Gert Biesta, Julie Allan, Richard Edwards

    Series: Theorizing Education

    Making a Difference in Theory brings together original work from an international group of authors on the roles of theory in educational research and practice. The book discusses the different roles theory plays, can play and should play, both from a historical perspective and in light of...

    Published July 10th 2013 by Routledge

  21. Cultural Diversity, Liberal Pluralism and Schools

    Isaiah Berlin and Education

    By Neil Burtonwood

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    With debates on the relationship between cultural diversity and the role of schools raging on both sides of the Atlantic, the time is apt for a philosophical work that shines new light on the issues involved and that brings a fresh perspective to a political and emotive discussion. Here Burtonwood...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  22. Teacher Education for Critical Consumption of Mass Media and Popular Culture

    By Stephanie A. Flores-Koulish

    Series: RoutledgeFalmer Studies in Higher Education

    The study develops a baseline of knowledge to encourage the inclusion of media literacy education in teacher education....

    Published July 26th 2013 by Routledge

  23. The Market for Academics

    By Christine Musselin

    Series: Studies in Higher Education

    This book addresses academic labor markets in three countries: France, Germany, and the United States. The management of faculty careers is a critical issue in university autonomy, and in many countries recent reforms have increasingly addressed this area. Musselin’s exhaustive empirical research...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  24. Educational Transitions

    Moving Stories from Around the World

    Edited by Divya Jindal-Snape

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Despite variations of educational systems, when transitions in education occur, the pedagogical challenges that teachers and pupils undergo are quite similar across the globe. Transitions are phases in which pupils, peer groups and teachers have to renegotiate and rebuild their learning environment...

    Published July 10th 2012 by Routledge

  25. Developing Research in Teacher Education

    Edited by Ian Menter, Jean Murray

    Good teacher education, informed by relevant research, is judged by policy makers and practitioners alike to be central to increasing the quality of schooling in many countries of the world. Yet, in the UK, research on teacher education is often acknowledged to be less well developed than other...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  26. Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Research

    The selected works of Mary E. James

    By Mary E. James

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international experts themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions – so the world can read them in a...

    Published May 29th 2013 by Routledge

  27. Picturebooks, Pedagogy and Philosophy

    By Joanna Haynes, Karin Murris

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Contemporary picturebooks open up spaces for philosophical dialogues between people of all ages. As works of art, picturebooks offer unique opportunities to explore ideas and to create meaning collaboratively. This book considers censorship of certain well-known picturebooks, challenging the...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  28. Implementing National Qualifications Frameworks Across Five Continents

    Edited by Michael Young, Stephanie Matseleng Allais

    This book assesses the impact and implementation of national qualifications frameworks in sixteen different countries. It presents two major lessons for policy makers thinking of introducing a National Qualifications Framework (NQF). First, that an NQF is only a way of framing existing provision;...

    Published June 17th 2013 by Routledge

  29. Using Critical Research for Educational and Social Change

    Edited by Tricia Kress

    This volume features the works of scholar-practitioners who embrace critical pedagogy and critical research as praxis in qualitative research about education. The authors take an explicit stance toward social justice through education, and they use critical research as a vehicle toward that end.&...

    Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge

  30. International Perspectives on Veteran Teachers

    Edited by Miriam Ben-Peretz, Gary McCulloch

    What is a veteran teacher, and how do veteran teachers contribute to schools and education? This international volume contributes to our understanding of veteran teachers with new conceptual studies and empirical research from different countries around the world. It is explores what we mean by a ‘...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  31. Intercultural and Multicultural Education

    Enhancing Global Interconnectedness

    Edited by Carl A. Grant, Agostino Portera

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    By addressing intercultural and multicultural education in a global context, this volume brings together the dynamic discussions and lively debate of intercultural and multicultural education taking place across the world. Not content with discussion of theory or practice at the expense of the...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  32. Beyond Binaries in Education Research

    Edited by Warren Midgley, Mark A. Tyler, Patrick Alan Danaher, Alison Mander

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Beyond Binaries in Education Research explores the ethical, methodological, and social justice issues relating to conceptualizations of binary opposites in education research, particularly where one side of the dualism is perceived to be positive and the other negative. In education research these...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  33. Moral Education and Environmental Concern

    Edited by Michael Bonnett

    This volume explores both some important ways in which moral values are embedded in much current discussion of environmental issues, as well as ways in which some conventional understandings of morality and moral education can be transformed by ideas that have emerged in the discourse of...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  34. Paying the Professoriate

    A Global Comparison of Compensation and Contracts

    Edited by Philip G. Altbach, Liz Reisberg, Maria Yudkevich, Gregory Androushchak, Iván F. Pacheco

    How are professors paid? Can the "best and brightest" be attracted to the academic profession? With universities facing international competition, which countries compensate their academics best, and which ones lag behind? Paying the Professoriate examines these questions and provides key...

    Published April 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  35. International Education and Development

    A narrative approach

    By David Stephens

    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 April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  36. Livelihoods and Learning

    Education For All and the marginalisation of mobile pastoralists

    By Caroline Dyer

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    Current paradigms of ‘development’ generally serve mobile pastoralist groups poorly: their visibility in policy processes is minimal, and their mobility is constructed by the powerful as a ‘problem’, rather than as a rational livelihood strategy. Increasingly damaged eco-systems, shrinking natural...

    Published May 27th 2014 by Routledge