Peter Aggleton, University of New South Wales, Australia
Sally Power, University of Cardiff, UK
Michael Reiss, Institute of Education, University of London, UK
Foundations and Futures of Education focuses on key emerging issues in education as well as continuing debates within the field. The series is inter-disciplinary, and includes historical, philosophical, sociological, psychological and comparative perspectives on three major themes: the purposes and nature of education; increasing interdisciplinarity within the subject; and the theory-practice divide.
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Beyond widening participation
The landscape of higher education has undergone change and transformation in recent years, partly as a result of diversification and massification. However, persistent patterns of under-representation continue to perplex policy-makers and practitioners, raising questions about current strategies,...
Published March 7th 2012 by Routledge
How can discerning critical hope enable us to develop innovative forms of teaching, learning and social practices that begin to address issues of marginalization, privilege and access across different contexts? At this millennial point in history, questions of cynicism, despair and hope arise at...
Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge
Social, cultural and global transformations
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
Experiences and discourses of sexuality and gender
Bullying: Experiences and Discourses of Sexuality and Gender provides a valuable insight into the experiences of young people and how bullying can impact upon them in the school environment. The book offers an introduction to the key issues associated with bullying on the grounds of sex and sexual...
Published January 11th 2013 by Routledge
Talking the Talk
In what way do educators understand the language they use to make sense of the educational environment? How does language enable educators and how can they consciously make the most of its potential? Using the right language and setting the correct tone in the school classroom has repercussions for...
Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge
Girls and the Sexual Politics of Schooling
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 9th 2012 by Routledge
The history of education is a contested field of study, and has represented a site of struggle for the past century of its development. It is highly relevant to an understanding of broader issues in history, education and society, and yet has often been regarded as being merely peripheral rather...
Published February 17th 2011 by Routledge
A Democratic Alternative
What is education, what is it for and what are its fundamental values? How do we understand knowledge and learning? What is our image of the child and the school? How does the ever more pressing need to develop a more just, creative and sustainable democratic society affect our responses to these...
Published December 8th 2010 by Routledge
Ethos, diversity, citizenship
Religion and its relationship to schooling is an issue that has become more and more topical in recent years. In many countries, developments such as the diversification of state school sectors, concerns about social cohesion between ethnic and religious groups, and debates about national identity...
Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge
Subject identity in professional practice
This book outlines an important, but neglected, dimension of teacher’s professional practice: that of their subject identity and expertise. It argues that viewing subject identity and expertise through the lens of a ‘professional compass’ enables a nuanced way of understanding teachers’...
To Be Published August 20th 2015 by Routledge
A holistic perspective
This book brings a refreshing perspective to preparing students with disabilities and their families for all aspects of independent life. Many of the transitions experienced by younger children set the stage for future changes, yet do not receive the attention they deserve in the literature. This...
To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge
Learning to live with difference
This highly innovative book takes a new look at the intersection between intercultural communication, intercultural education and global learning. It aims to change how intercultural learning is thought about through a focus on three key questions: what are the key factors influencing what it is...
To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge
The power of negative thinking
This book seeks to revitalize conversations about the nature and purpose of teacher education in a global context characterized by economic and political anxieties around declining productivity and social inclusion. These anxieties are manifested in such recent, and often contradictory, policy...
To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge