Educational Studies

New Titles and Key Backlist 2013

Special Issues as Books

  1. Disability Matters

    Pedagogy, media and affect

    Edited by Anna Hickey-Moody, Vicki Crowley

    From the critique of ‘the medical model’ of disability undertaken during the early and mid-1990s, a ‘social model’ emerged, particularly in the caring professions and those trying to shape policy and practice for people with disability. In education and schooling, it was a period of cementing...

    Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Everyday Ethics

    Reflections on Practice

    Edited by Gretchen B. Rossman, Sharon F. Rallis

    Everyday Ethics: Reflections on Practice looks at the moments that demand moral consideration and ethical choice that arise as part of a researcher’s daily practice. Drawing on principles of systematic inquiry as transparent and grounded in conceptual reasoning, it describes research as praxis and...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Sociology of Disability and Inclusive Education

    A Tribute to Len Barton

    Edited by Madeleine Arnot

    Len Barton’s intellectual and practical contribution to the sociology of disability and education is highly significant and widely known. The leading scholars in this collection, including his long term collaborators, offer both a celebration and a reassessment of this contribution, addressing the...

    Published February 7th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Religion, Education, Dialogue and Conflict

    Perspectives on Religious Education Research

    Edited by Robert Jackson

    Religion, Education, Dialogue and Conflict analyses the European Commission-funded REDCo project, which addressed the question of how religions might contribute to dialogue or conflict in Europe. Researchers in education from eight countries – the UK, Estonia, France, Germany, the Netherlands, the...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Education of Black Males in a 'Post-Racial' World

    Edited by Anthony L. Brown, Jamel K. Donnor

    The Education of Black Males in a ‘Post-Racial’ World examines the varied structural and discursive contexts of race, masculinities and class that shape the educational and social lives of Black males. The contributing authors take direct aim at the current discourses that construct Black males as...

    Published August 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  6. ‘Manufactured’ Masculinity

    Making Imperial Manliness, Morality and Militarism

    By J. A. Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    'Manufactured' Masculinity should be considered essential reading for scholars in the humanities and social sciences at every level and in all parts of the academic world. It weaves together brilliantly the elements of the 'manufacture' of masculinity in the period world-famous 'public' school...

    Published October 27th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Approaches to Substance Abuse and Addiction in Education Communities

    A Guide to Practices that Support Recovery in Adolescents and Young Adults

    Edited by Jeffrey Roth, Andrew J. Finch

    This book is designed to increase the awareness among mental health professionals and educators about the potential sources of support for students struggling with substance abuse, addiction and compulsive behaviors. The book includes a description of the scope of the problem of substance abuse in...

    Published January 31st 2010 by Routledge

  8. Troubling Gender in Education

    Edited by Jo-Anne Dillabough, Julie McLeod, Martin Mills

    This book explores new questions and lines of analysis within the field of ‘gender and education’, conveying some of the style and diversity of contemporary research directions. It celebrates as well as assesses the achievements of feminist work in education, acknowledging this legacy while also ‘...

    Published October 1st 2010 by Routledge

  9. Professionalism in Early Childhood Education and Care

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Carmen Dalli, Mathias Urban

    The professionalism of the early childhood sector has gained prominence on the policy agendas of many countries. National pedagogical frameworks or curricula and an upsurge of pathways to gaining or upgrading qualifications has led to a pervasive terminology of professionalism. Yet, despite the...

    Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Researching Primary Education: Methods and Issues

    Edited by Rosemary Webb

    This book increases understanding of, and provides inspiration for, the conduct of research in primary/elementary education. It discusses and evaluates the selection and development of research methods used for their own innovatory projects. They explore the relationship between their choice of...

    Published April 14th 2010 by Routledge

  11. Gender Balance and Gender Bias in Education

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Deirdre Raftery, Maryann Valiulis

    This book presents a compelling range of international research on the issues of gender balance and gender bias in education. The chapters draw on cutting edge work from the US, Latin America, the UK, Ireland and Africa, presenting readers with new insights into how educators and students often...

    Published July 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  12. 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 28th 2010 by Routledge

  13. Educational Administration and History

    The state of the field

    Edited by Tanya Fitzgerald, Helen Gunter

    In the past 40 years there have been a number of significant developments across the fields of educational administration and history. In this volume, the authors have selected a number of key issues to illustrate and trace these changes. The seven articles by leading scholars in the field offer an...

    Published December 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  14. Family Factors and the Educational Success of Children

    Edited by William Jeynes

    Family Factors and the Educational Success of Children addresses a wide range of family variables and a diverse array of family situations in order to understand the dynamics of the multifaceted relationship between family realities and educational outcomes of children. It provides research on...

    Published August 27th 2009 by Routledge