Educational Studies

New Titles and Key Backlist 2013

Routledge Research

  1. 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Education, Religion and Society

    Essays in Honour of John M. Hull

    Edited by Dennis Bates, Gloria Durka, Friedrich Schweitzer

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Education, Religion and Society celebrates the career of Professor John Hull, a leading figure in the transformation of religious education in English and Welsh schools, and co-founder of the International Seminar on Religious Education and Values. He has also made major contributions to...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Manufacturing Citizenship

    Education and Nationalism in Europe, South Asia and China

    Edited by Veronique Benei

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    In recent years citizenship has emerged as a very important topic in the sciences, mainly as a result of the effects of migration, population displacements and cultural heterogeneity. This book focuses on educational enterprise and how it affects national ambitions, cultural preferences and...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Balancing Dilemmas in Assessment and Learning in Contemporary Education

    Edited by Anton Havnes, Liz McDowell

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book focuses on dilemmas inherent in the practice of assessment in the contemporary context. New forms of assessment are being introduced in all sectors of education and training, and the culture of assessment is shifting. The authors in this volume discuss the practice of assessment,...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Beauty and Education

    By Joe Winston

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Beauty is something we value instinctively. We find it in art and in nature, in words, images and ideas, seeking it through our senses and through our intellect, in others and in ourselves. This book seeks to re-awaken educators to the power of beauty as an educational concept, to its relevance for...

    Published June 12th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Policy and Practice

    Decolonizing Community Contexts

    Edited by Jennifer Lavia, Michele Moore

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book provides a space in which struggles for indigenous knowledge within communities are articulated, valued, heard, and responded to. The volume takes change as its focus, yet acknowledges that the origins and significance of change are frequently found to be unsettling. Contributors explore...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Education and Neoliberal Globalization

    By Carlos Alberto Torres

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume by noted critical education scholar Carlos Alberto Torres takes up the question of how structural changes in schooling and the growing impacts of neoliberalism and globalization affect social change, national development, and democratic educational systems throughout the world. The...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Education, Science and Truth

    By Rasoul Nejadmehr

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    What is the main problem of contemporary education? Rasoul Nejadmehr argues that the cardinal problem with education is that it does not have an adequate notion of truth underpinning it. Thinkers mainly tend to veer towards two poles - absolutism and relativism. While a one-sided tendency...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 11th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Gender Trouble Makers

    Education and Empowerment in Nepal

    By Jennifer Rothchild

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    International development efforts aimed at improving girls’ lives and education have been well-intended, somewhat effective, but ultimately short-sighted and incomplete. This is because international development efforts often operate under a reductive understanding of the term 'gender' and how it...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  11. 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

  12. Moral Responsibility, Authenticity, and Education

    By Ishtiyaque Haji, Stefaan E. Cuypers

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The primary purpose of this book is to explain the distinction, on the one hand, between indoctrination and education, and, on the other, between responsibility-subverting manipulation and mere causation. Both are elucidated by an appeal to common ground, an account of when our motivations and...

    Published April 10th 2012 by Routledge

  13. Philosophy of Education in the Era of Globalization

    Edited by Yvonne Raley, Gerhard Preyer

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Terrorism, ethnocentrism, religious tension, competition over limited resources, war - these are just a few of the problems and challenges that have emerged in today's global economy. Globalization both implies and requires economic interdependence; and this should bring with it a heightened sense...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  14. Race, Remembering, and Jim Crow’s Teachers

    By Hilton Kelly

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    This book explores a profoundly negative narrative about legally segregated schools in the United States being "inherently inferior" compared to their white counterparts. However, there are overwhelmingly positive counter-memories of these schools as "good and valued" among former students,...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  15. The Developing World and State Education

    Neoliberal Depredation and Egalitarian Alternatives

    Edited by Dave Hill, Ellen Rosskam

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

    Neoliberalism has had a major impact on schooling and education in the Developing World, with social repercussions that have affected the salaries of teachers, the number and type of potential students, the availability of education, the cost of education, and more. This edited collection argues...

    Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge

  16. The Rich World and the Impoverishment of Education

    Diminishing Democracy, Equity and Workers' Rights

    Edited by Dave Hill

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

    Advancing a powerful critique of neoliberalized education in many of the rich countries of the world (USA, Canada, Finland, Greece, Israel, Japan, England and Wales, and others), the chapters in this book, written by an international array of acclaimed and emerging radical educators and policy...

    Published October 5th 2011 by Routledge

  17. Education, Indigenous Knowledges, and Development in the Global South

    Contesting Knowledges for a Sustainable Future

    By Anders Breidlid

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The book's focus is the hegemonic role of so-called modernist, Western epistemology that spread in the wake of colonialism and the capitalist economic system, and its exclusion and othering of other epistemologies. Through a series of case studies the book discusses how the domination of Western...

    Published August 23rd 2012 by Routledge