Educational Studies

New Titles and Key Backlist 2013

Sociology of Education

  1. Adolescent Development and School Achievement in Urban Communities

    Resilience in the Neighborhood

    Edited by Gary Creasey, Patricia A Jarvis

    This timely volume explores essential themes, issues, and challenges related to adolescents’ lives and learning in underserviced urban areas. Distinguished scholars provide theoretically grounded, multidisciplinary perspectives on contexts and forces that influence adolescent development and...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Changing Spaces of Education

    New Perspectives on the Nature of Learning

    Edited by Rachel Brooks, Alison Fuller, Johanna Waters

    In today’s modern climate, education and learning take place in multiple and diverse spaces. Increasingly, these spaces are both physical and virtual in nature. Access to and use of information and communication technologies, and the emergence of knowledge-based economies necessitate an...

    Published May 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Liquid Learning and Educational Work

    Boundary politics in global transitions

    By Terri Seddon

    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 January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Democracy, Education and Research

    The Conditions of Social Change

    By Ivor F. Goodson, John Schostak

    There are many books focusing upon recipe-like strategies for undertaking research, and there are many books on the politics of change and sustainable change in communities. However in this ground-breaking book four leading experts in the field of research combine their talents to offer a very...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Negotiating Ethical Challenges in Youth Research

    Edited by Kitty te Riele, Rachel Brooks

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Negotiating Ethical Challenges in Youth Research brings together contributors from across the world to explore real-life ethical dilemmas faced by researchers working with young people in a range of social science disciplines. Unlike literature that tends to discuss youth research at an abstracted...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Young People and Everyday Multiculturalism

    By Anita Harris

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Unlike as with previous generations, diversity and multiculturalism are engrained in the lives of today’s urban youth. Within their culturally diverse urban environments, young people from different backgrounds now routinely encounter one another in their everyday lives and negotiate and contest...

    Published October 29th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Urban Youth and School Pushout

    Gateways, Get-aways, and the GED

    By Eve Tuck

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Recent efforts to reform urban high schools have been marked by the pursuit of ever-increasing accountability policies, most notably through the use of mayoral control and secondary school exit exams. This innovative and provocative volume excavates the unintended consequences of such policies on...

    Published January 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Education – An Anatomy of the Discipline

    Rescuing the university project?

    By John Furlong

    Education – An Anatomy of the Discipline focuses on the development of the discipline of education, how it is understood and practised in contemporary universities, and the potential threats to its future. As the author, John Furlong argues, disciplines are not only intellectually coherent fields...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Feminist Critique of Education

    Fifteen Years of Gender Development

    Edited by Christine Skelton, Becky Francis

    Series: Education Heritage

    This book provides a valuable route map to the development of thinking in gender and education over the last fifteen years. It includes over thirty-five seminal articles from the journal Gender and Education, written by many of the leading authors in the field from the UK, the USA, Australia and...

    Published March 25th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Knowledge Mobilization and Educational Research

    Politics, languages and responsibilities

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Lesley Farrell

    How can educational research have more impact? What processes of knowledge exchange are most effective for increasing the uses of research results? How can research-produced knowledge be better ‘mobilized’ among users such as practicing educators, policy makers, and the public communities? These...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  11. Postfeminist Education?

    Girls and the Sexual Politics of Schooling

    By Jessica Ringrose

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    This book challenges a contemporary postfeminist sensibility grounded not only in assumptions that gender and sexual equality has been achieved in many Western contexts, but that feminism has gone ‘too far’ with women and girls now overtaking men and boys - positioned as the new victims of gender...

    Published July 8th 2012 by Routledge

  12. Social Theory and Education Research

    Understanding Foucault, Habermas,Bourdieu and Derrida

    Edited by Mark Murphy

    Although education researchers have drawn on the work of a wide diversity of theorists, a number of these have been of particular significance to education. While the likes of Karl Marx, Antonio Gramsci, John Dewey and Paulo Freire influenced previous generations of educational theorists, much of...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  13. Teaching, Learning and Education in Late Modernity

    The Selected Works of Peter Jarvis

    By Peter Jarvis

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Peter Jarvis has spent over 30 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in education. He has contributed well over 30 books and 200 papers and chapters in books on learning theory, adult education and learning, continuing professional education, nurse...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  14. The Colour of Class

    The educational strategies of the Black middle classes

    By Nicola Rollock, David Gillborn, Carol Vincent, Stephen J. Ball

    How do race and class intersect to shape the identities and experiences of Black middle-class parents and their children? What are Black middle-class parents’ strategies for supporting their children through school? What role do the educational histories of Black middle-class parents play in their...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  15. The State of College Access and Completion

    Improving College Success for Students from Underrepresented Groups

    Edited by Laura W. Perna, Anthony Jones

    Despite decades of substantial investments by the federal government, state governments, colleges and universities, and private foundations, students from low-income families as well as racial and ethnic minority groups continue to have substantially lower levels of postsecondary educational...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  16. Social Class and Education

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Lois Weis, Nadine Dolby

    Series: Education in Global Context

    Social Class and Education: Global Perspectives is the first empirically grounded volume to explore the intersections of class, social structure, opportunity, and education on a truly global scale. Fifteen essays from contributors representing the US, Europe, China, Latin America and other regions...

    Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge

  17. Act Your Age!

    A Cultural Construction of Adolescence, 2nd Edition

    By Nancy Lesko

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Are our current ways of talking about "the problem of adolescence" really that different than those of past generations? For the past decade, Act Your Age! has provided a provocative and now classic analysis of the accepted ways of viewing teens. By employing a groundbreaking "history of the...

    Published March 20th 2012 by Routledge

  18. Youth Studies

    An Introduction

    By Andy Furlong

    Youth Studies: an introduction is a clear, jargon-free and accessible textbook which will be invaluable in helping to explain concepts, theories and trends within youth studies. The concise summaries of key texts and the ideas of important theorists make the book an invaluable resource. The book...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  19. Advancing Youth Work

    Current Trends, Critical Questions

    Edited by Dana Fusco

    This path-breaking book brings together an international list of contributors to collectively articulate a vision for the field of youth work, sharing what they have learned from decades of experience in the training and education of youth workers. Carefully designed evaluation and research studies...

    Published August 28th 2011 by Routledge

  20. Educating for the Knowledge Economy?

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Hugh Lauder, Michael Young, Harry Daniels, Maria Balarin, John Lowe

    The promise, embraced by governments around the world, is that the knowledge economy will provide knowledge workers with a degree of autonomy and permission to think which enables them to be creative and to attract high incomes. What credence should we give to this promise? The current economic...

    Published January 5th 2012 by Routledge

  21. Education and Masculinities

    Social, cultural and global transformations

    By Chris Haywood, Mairtin Mac an Ghaill

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  22. Education and the Culture of Consumption

    Personalisation and the Social Order

    By David Hartley

    For nearly 200 years the organisational form of the school has changed little. Bureaucracy has been its enduring form. The school has prepared the worker for the factory of mass production. It has created the 'mass consumer' to be content with accepting what is on offer, not what is wanted. However...

    Published June 12th 2012 by Routledge

  23. Education, Equality and Human Rights

    Issues of gender, 'race', sexuality, disability and social class, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Mike Cole

    ‘Addressing issues that include the challenge of disability discrimination in schooling, gender and equality, ‘race’ and racism, sexuality and social justice, and class analysis and knowledge formation, Education, Equality and Human Rights is an urgent and important contribution to the social...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  24. Educational Experiences of Hidden Homeless Teenagers

    Living Doubled-Up

    By Ronald E. Hallett

    Homeless youth face countless barriers that limit their ability to complete a high school diploma and transition to postsecondary education. Their experiences vary widely based on family, access to social services, and where they live. More than half of the 1.5 million homeless youth in America are...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  25. Hip-Hop Culture in College Students’ Lives

    Elements, Embodiment, and Higher Edutainment

    By Emery Petchauer

    College campuses have become rich sites of hip-hop culture and knowledge production. Despite the attention that campus personnel and researchers have paid to student life, the field of higher education has often misunderstood the ways that hip-hop culture exists in college students’ lives. Based...

    Published October 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  26. Invisible No More

    Understanding the Disenfranchisement of Latino Men and Boys

    Edited by Pedro Noguera, Aída Hurtado, Edward Fergus

    Latino men and boys in the United States are confronted with a wide variety of hardships that are not easily explained or understood. They are populating prisons, dropping out of high school, and are becoming overrepresented in the service industry at alarming degrees. Young Latino men, especially,...

    Published August 28th 2011 by Routledge

  27. Keywords in Youth Studies

    Tracing Affects, Movements, Knowledges

    Edited by Nancy Lesko, Susan Talburt

    With recent attention to issues such as youth social exclusion, poverty, school underachievement, school violence, gang activity, sexuality, and youth’s interactions with media and the internet, youth studies has emerged as a significant interdisciplinary field. It has moved beyond its roots in...

    Published August 4th 2011 by Routledge

  28. Social Inequalities (Re)formed

    Consulting pupils about learning

    By Madeleine Arnot, Diane Reay

    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 January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  29. Urban Education

    A Model for Leadership and Policy

    Edited by Karen Symms Gallagher, Rodney Goodyear, Dominic Brewer, Robert Rueda

    Many factors complicate the education of urban students. Among them have been issues related to population density; racial, ethnic, cultural, and linguistic diversity; poverty; racism (individual and institutional); and funding levels. Although urban educators have been addressing these issues for...

    Published September 20th 2011 by Routledge

  30. Vygotsky and Sociology

    Edited by Harry Daniels

    Building on earlier publications by Harry Daniels, Vygotsky and Sociology provides readers with an overview of the implications for research of the theoretical work which acknowledges a debt to the writings of L.S. Vygotsky and sociologists whose work echoes his sociogenetic commitments,...

    Published July 17th 2012 by Routledge