Educational Studies

New Titles and Key Backlist 2013

Multicultural Education, Diversity, and Social Justice Education

  1. Culturally Relevant Arts Education for Social Justice

    A Way Out of No Way

    Edited by Mary Stone Hanley, Gilda L Sheppard, George W. Noblit, Thomas Barone

    A groundswell of interest has led to significant advances in understanding and using Culturally Responsive Arts Education to promote social justice and education. This landmark volume provides a theoretical orientation to these endeavors. Examining a range of efforts across different forms of art,...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Deconstructing Privilege

    Teaching and Learning as Allies in the Classroom

    Edited by Kim Case

    Although scholarly examinations of privilege have increased in recent decades, an emphasis on privilege studies pedagogy remains lacking within institutions. This edited collection explores best practices for effective teaching and learning about various forms of systemic group privilege such as...

    Published June 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Critical Race Theory in Education

    Edited by Marvin Lynn, Adrienne D. Dixson

    This handbook illustrates how education scholars employ Critical Race Theory (CRT) as a framework to bring attention to issues of race and racism in education. It is the first authoritative reference work to provide a truly comprehensive description and analysis of the topic, from the defining...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity

    Edited by Linda C. Tillman, James Joseph Scheurich

    The rapid growth of diversity within U.S. schooling and the heightened attention to the lack of equity in student achievement, school completion, and postsecondary attendance has made equity and diversity two of the principle issues in education, educational leadership, and educational leadership...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  5. History of Multicultural Education

    Conceptual Frameworks and Curricular Issues

    Edited by Carl A. Grant, Thandeka K. Chapman

    This benchmark 6-volume set documents, analyzes, and critiques a comprehensive body of research on the history of multicultural education in the U.S. The volumes reflect the tenets of multicultural education, its history, its present, and individuals whose work has contributed significantly to...

    Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge

  6. History of Multicultural Education

    Foundations and Stratifications

    Edited by Carl A. Grant, Thandeka K. Chapman

    This benchmark 6-volume set documents, analyzes, and critiques a comprehensive body of research on the history of multicultural education in the U.S. The volumes reflect the tenets of multicultural education, its history, its present, and individuals whose work has contributed significantly to...

    Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge

  7. History of Multicultural Education

    Instruction and Assessment

    Edited by Carl A. Grant, Thandeka K. Chapman

    This benchmark 6-volume set documents, analyzes, and critiques a comprehensive body of research on the history of multicultural education in the U.S. The volumes reflect the tenets of multicultural education, its history, its present, and individuals whose work has contributed significantly to...

    Published October 5th 2011 by Routledge

  8. History of Multicultural Education

    Policy and Policy Initiatives

    Edited by Carl A. Grant, Thandeka K. Chapman

    This benchmark 6-volume set documents, analyzes, and critiques a comprehensive body of research on the history of multicultural education in the U.S. The volumes reflect the tenets of multicultural education, its history, its present, and individuals whose work has contributed significantly to...

    Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge

  9. History of Multicultural Education

    Students and Student Leaning

    Edited by Carl A. Grant, Thandeka K. Chapman

    This benchmark 6-volume set documents, analyzes, and critiques a comprehensive body of research on the history of multicultural education in the U.S. The volumes reflect the tenets of multicultural education, its history, its present, and individuals whose work has contributed significantly to...

    Published October 5th 2011 by Routledge

  10. History of Multicultural Education

    Teachers and Teacher Education

    Edited by Carl A. Grant, Thandeka K. Chapman

    This benchmark 6-volume set documents, analyzes, and critiques a comprehensive body of research on the history of multicultural education in the U.S. The volumes reflect the tenets of multicultural education, its history, its present, and individuals whose work has contributed significantly to...

    Published October 5th 2011 by Routledge

  11. Moving Teacher Education into Urban Schools and Communities

    Prioritizing Community Strengths

    Edited by Jana Noel

    Winner of the 2013 American Educational Studies Association's Critics Choice Award! When teacher education is located on a university campus, set apart from urban schools and communities, it is easy to overlook the realities and challenges communities face as they struggle toward social, economic,...

    Published January 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  12. Practice What You Teach

    Social Justice Education in the Classroom and the Streets

    By Bree Picower

    Series: Teaching/Learning Social Justice

    Many teachers enter the profession with a desire to "make a difference." But given who most teachers are, where they come from, and what pressure they feel to comply with existing school policies, how can they take up this charge? Practice What You Teach follows three different groups of educators...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  13. Actions Speak Louder than Words

    Community Activism as Curriculum

    By Celia Oyler

    Series: Teaching/Learning Social Justice

    How do educators engage students in community action projects without telling them what to think, how to think, or what to do? Is it possible to integrate social justice organizing into the curriculum without imposing one’s political views on students? In Actions Speak Louder than Words, longtime...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  14. Promoting Diversity and Social Justice

    Educating People from Privileged Groups, Second Edition

    By Diane J. Goodman

    Series: Teaching/Learning Social Justice

    Promoting Diversity and Social Justice provides theories, perspectives, and strategies that are useful for working with adults from privileged groups—those who are in a more powerful position in any given type of oppression. The thoroughly revised edition of this accessible and practical guide...

    Published March 28th 2011 by Routledge

  15. Understanding White Privilege

    Creating Pathways to Authentic Relationships Across Race, 2nd Edition

    By Frances Kendall

    Series: Teaching/Learning Social Justice

    Knowingly and unknowingly we all grapple with race every day. Understanding White Privilege delves into the complex interplay between race, power, and privilege in both organizations and private life. It offers an unflinching look at how ignorance can perpetuate privilege, and offers practical and...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  16. Education and Racism

    A Primer on Issues and Dilemmas

    By Zeus Leonardo, W. Norton Grubb

    Education and Racism is a concise and easily accessible primer for introducing undergraduate and graduate students to the field of race and education. Designed for introductory courses, each chapter provides an overview of a main issue or dilemma in the research on racial inequality and education...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  17. Rethinking Multicultural Education for the Next Generation

    Rethinking Multicultural Education for the Next Generation

    By Nadine Dolby

    Rethinking Multicultural Education for the Next Generation builds on the legacy of social justice multicultural education, while recognizing the considerable challenges of reaching today’s college students. By drawing on breakthrough research in two fields – neuroscience and animal studies – Nadine...

    Published March 5th 2012 by Routledge

  18. Unlikely Allies in the Academy

    Women of Color and White Women in Conversation

    Edited by Karen L. Dace

    Unlikely Allies in the Academy brings the voices of women of Color and White women together for much-overdue conversations about race. These well-known contributors use narrative to expose their stories, which are at times messy and always candid. However, the contributors work through the...

    Published April 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  19. Ability Profiling and School Failure

    One Child's Struggle to be Seen as Competent, 2nd Edition

    By Kathleen M. Collins

    Ability Profiling and School Failure, Second Edition explores the social and contextual forces that shape the appearance of academic ability and disability and how these forces influence the perception of academic underachievement of minority students. At the book’s core is the powerful case study...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  20. Academic and Professional Identities in Higher Education

    The Challenges of a Diversifying Workforce

    Edited by Celia Whitchurch, George Gordon

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    The latest volume in the Routledge International Studies in Higher Education Series, Academic and Professional Identities in Higher Education: The Challenges of a Diversifying Workforce, reviews the implications of new forms of academic and professional identity, which have emerged largely as a...

    Published October 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  21. Art and Social Justice Education

    Culture as Commons

    Edited by Therese M. Quinn, John Ploof, Lisa J. Hochtritt

    Art and Social Justice Education offers inspiration and tools for educators to craft critical, meaningful, and transformative arts education curriculum and arts integration projects. The images, descriptive texts, essays, and resources are grounded within a clear social justice framework...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  22. Diversity in American Higher Education

    Toward a More Comprehensive Approach

    Edited by Lisa M. Stulberg, Sharon Lawner Weinberg

    Diversity has been a focus of higher education policy, law, and scholarship for decades, continually expanding to include not only race, ethnicity and gender, but also socioeconomic status, sexual and political orientation, and more. However, existing collections still tend to focus on a narrow...

    Published June 19th 2011 by Routledge

  23. Doing Multicultural Education for Achievement and Equity

    2nd Edition

    By Carl A. Grant, Christine E. Sleeter

    Doing Multicultural Education for Achievement and Equity, a hands-on, reader-friendly multicultural education textbook, actively engages education students in critical reflection and self-examination as they prepare to teach in increasingly diverse classrooms. In this engaging text, Carl A. Grant...

    Published February 8th 2011 by Routledge

  24. Learning to Teach in Urban Schools

    The Transition from Preparation to Practice

    By Etta R. Hollins

    This book is about the transition from teacher preparation to teaching practice in urban school settings. It provides a clear presentation of the challenges, resources, and opportunities for learning to teach in urban schools; examples of the experiences, perceptions, and practices of teachers who...

    Published October 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  25. Multilingual Education and Sustainable Diversity Work

    From Periphery to Center

    Edited by Tove Skutnabb-Kangas, Kathleen Heugh

    This very original, inspirational book globalises our understanding of languages in education and changes our understanding of bilingual and multilingual education from something mostly western to being truly transnational: it spotlights the small, celebrates African and Asian cases of multilingual...

    Published November 14th 2011 by Routledge

  26. Readings for Diversity and Social Justice

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Maurianne Adams, Warren Blumenfeld, Carmelita Castaneda, Heather W. Hackman, Madeline L. Peters, Ximena Zuniga

    For more than a decade, Readings for Diversity and Social Justice has been the trusted, leading anthology to cover the full range of social oppressions from a social justice standpoint. With full sections dedicated to racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, and ableism, as well as transgender...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  27. The Irregular School

    Exclusion, Schooling and Inclusive Education

    By Roger Slee

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    Should disabled students be in regular classrooms all of the time or some of the time? Is the regular school or the special school or both the solution for educating students with a wide range of differences? Inclusive education has been incorporated in government education policy around the world...

    Published November 24th 2010 by Routledge

  28. Language and Minority Rights

    Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Politics of Language, 2nd Edition

    By Stephen May

    The second edition addresses new theoretical and empirical developments since its initial publication, including the burgeoning influence of globalization and the relentless rise of English as the current world language. May’s broad position, however, remains largely unchanged. He argues that the...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  29. Dismantling Contemporary Deficit Thinking

    Educational Thought and Practice

    By Richard R. Valencia

    Series: The Critical Educator

    Deficit thinking is a pseudoscience founded on racial and class bias. It "blames the victim" for school failure instead of examining how schools are structured to prevent poor students and students of color from learning. Dismantling Contemporary Deficit Thinking provides comprehensive critiques...

    Published April 6th 2010 by Routledge

  30. Black and Postcolonial Feminisms in New Times

    Researching Educational Inequalities

    Edited by Heidi Safia Mirza, Cynthia Joseph

    This book is a compelling collection of essays on the intersection of race, gender and class in education written by leading black and postcolonial feminists of colour from Asia, Africa and the Caribbean living in Britain, America, Canada, and Australia. It addresses controversial issues such as...

    Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge