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New Research and Scholarly Titles: December 2012

Routledge Education are pleased to bring you details of our new research and scholarly titles publishing this month. This month’s selection includes titles in the following subject areas: Research Methods in Education, Higher Education, ESL/Bilingualism, Theory of Education and much more.

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  1. Science of the People

    Understanding and using science in everyday contexts

    By Joan Solomon

    How do people understand science? How do they feel about science, how do they relate to it, what do they hope from it and what do they fear about it? Science of the People: Understanding and using science in everyday contexts helps answer these questions as the result of painstaking interviewing by...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Basic Skills Education in Community Colleges

    Inside and Outside of Classrooms

    By W Norton Grubb

    Nearly two-thirds of students require some form of remediation before taking college-level classes, and community colleges have become increasingly important in providing this education. Unfortunately, relatively few students complete the developmental courses required to make a transition to...

    Published December 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Basil Bernstein

    The thinker and the field

    By Rob Moore

    Basil Bernstein: The Thinker and the Field provides a comprehensive introduction to the work of Basil Bernstein, demonstrating his distinctive contribution to social theory by locating it within the historical context of the development of the sociology of education and Sociology in Britain....

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Education Quality and Social Justice in the Global South

    Challenges for policy, practice and research

    Edited by Leon Tikly, Angeline M. Barrett

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    How we understand education quality is inextricably linked with perspectives on social justice. Questions of inclusion, relevance and democracy in education are increasingly contested, most especially in the global South, and improving the quality of education, particularly for the most...

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Supporting Students for Success in Online and Distance Education

    Third Edition

    By Ormond Simpson

    Supporting Students for Success in Online and Distance Learning, Third Edition, provides a comprehensive overview of student support both on and off campus. While online and distance learning are the world’s fastest growing areas of educational development, they have a fundamental weakness—their...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  6. World Yearbook of Education 2013

    Educators, Professionalism and Politics: Global Transitions, National Spaces and Professional Projects

    Edited by Terri Seddon, John Levin

    Series: World Yearbook of Education

    Educators, professionalism and politics offers ways of understanding how and with what consequences national systems of education and the work of education professionals are being reregulated in the context of contemporary global transitions. Globalization does not just create transnational...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Workplace Bullying in Higher Education

    Edited by Jaime Lester

    Higher education leaders, managers, human resource professionals, faculty, and staff increasingly face uncivil, bullying behaviors in academe. This can manifest itself as constant public humiliation by a new department chair, exclusion of a contingent faculty member, undermining of work performance...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Feedback in Higher and Professional Education

    Understanding it and doing it well

    Edited by David Boud, Elizabeth Molloy

    Learners complain that they do not get enough feedback, and educators resent that although they put considerable time into generating feedback, students take little notice of it. Both parties agree that it is very important. Feedback in Higher and Professional Education explores what needs to be...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Chicano-Anglo Conversations

    Truth, Honesty, and Politeness

    By Madeleine Youmans

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    This groundbreaking book--about differences in communication practices between Mexican-American underclass residents in an East Los Angeles housing project and white, middle-class literacy tutors who worked with them--makes an important contribution to research on the sociolinguistics of the...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Language, Literacy, and Pedagogy in Postindustrial Societies

    The Case of Black Academic Underachievement

    By Paul C. Mocombe, Carol Tomlin

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    In postindustrial economies such as the United States and Great Britain, the black/white achievement gap is perpetuated by an emphasis on language and language skills, with which black American and black British-Caribbean youths often struggle. This work analyzes the nature of educational pedagogy...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  11. Trends and Issues in Action Learning Practice

    Lessons from South Korea

    By Yonjoo Cho, Hyeon-Cheol Bong

    Dynamic workplaces demand continuous employee learning and development to keep up with current and effective organizational contexts. Action learning is among the most widely used and effective interventions for leadership and organizational development around the world. This timely book provides...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  12. Human Development and Capabilities

    Re-imagining the university of the twenty-first century

    Edited by Alejandra Boni, Melanie Walker

    Globally, universities are the subject of public debate and disagreement about their private benefits or public good, and the key policy vehicle for driving human capital development for competitive knowledge economies. Yet what is increasingly lost in the disagreements about who should pay for...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge

  13. Family, Community, and Higher Education

    Edited by Toby S. Jenkins

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book explores social topics and experiences that illustrate the various ways in which the family unit influences and impacts college students. In the text, the authors not only explore family memories, but also challenge the traditional lack of inclusion and appreciation for “family” as...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  14. Rethinking School Bullying

    Dominance, Identity and School Culture

    By Ronald B. Jacobson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book takes a new angle on a much-studied phenomenon, focusing on the role of domination and identity construction, understanding and self-knowledge, moral transformation and the social community, systems of training and hierarchy used by schooling, and the role they play in...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  15. Social Reconstruction Learning

    Dualism, Dewey and Philosophy in Schools

    By Jennifer Bleazby

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume argues that educational problems have their basis in an ideology of binary opposites often referred to as dualism, which is deeply embedded in all aspects of Western society and philosophy, and that it is partly because mainstream schooling incorporates dualism that it is unable to...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  16. Education for Civic and Political Participation

    A Critical Approach

    Edited by Reinhold Hedtke, Tatiana Zimenkova

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Participation as an element of active citizenship in democracies is a key project of international and national educational policy. Institutionalized approaches for compulsory schools provide participatory access to all young European citizens. But does this picture depict the possibilities and...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  17. Care in Education

    Teaching with Understanding and Compassion

    By Sandra Wilde

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This philosophical commentary explores the meaning and significance of care in education, demonstrating how teaching with care enriches the art and soul of pedagogy. Wilde draws upon Western and Eastern philosophies that envision an integrated image of care to illuminate the value of...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  18. Teacher Training and the Education of Black Children

    Bringing Color into Difference

    By Uvanney Maylor

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book is designed to challenge dominant educational discourses on the underachievement of Black children and to engender new understandings in initial teacher education (ITE) about Black children's education and achievement. Based in empirical case study work and theoretical insights drawn from...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge