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Routledge has an illustrious history in research and reference publishing. You can explore this area of the site to learn more about our featured research, reference, monographs, handbooks and major works in Education. In addition, you can visit one of following areas for broad representation of our reference publishing program:

Recent Research & Reference Articles

  1. A Call for Proposals: Progressive Education

    This new series from Routledge will produce authored and edited collections addressing the meaning and expanding understanding of progressive education, past and present. It will include case studies and explorations of schools, individuals, and networks of influence, considering the meaning of progressivism in education from a variety of standpoints.

  2. New Handbook - Routledge International Handbook of the Arts and Education

    This International Handbook brings together leading writers on Arts in Education to provide a much-needed, authoritative guide to the main debates in the field and an informed account of contemporary developments in policy and practice. The collection addresses generic issues common to all the arts while acknowledging differences and recognizing the dangers of over-generalisation. It also includes specific chapters on each of the art forms (visual art, dance, drama, literature, music, media arts) providing a cutting-edge analysis of key contemporary issues in each subject. Order now to take advantage of the pre-publication discounted price. Read more...

  3. A New Major Work - Multicultural Education

    Build your library collection with Multicultural Education, edited by David Gillborn. As academic thinking about multicultural education continues to develop, this new 4-volume Major Work in the Routledge Major Themes in Education series meets the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of the field’s vast literature. The editor has drawn on the most important and influential research to create a one-stop ‘mini library’ which describes and analyses the nature, scope, and principal issues of global multicultural education today.

  4. New - Understanding the Constructions of Identities by Young New Europeans

    How do young people construct their identities in the complexity of their own country, belonging to the European Union, and being part of global society? This book is based on a unique empirical study of a thousand young people from fifteen European countries. Alistair Ross offers an original contribution to the literature on identities, providing a wealth of cross-national data and a range of theoretical possibilities across a group of related disciplinary areas.

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    New: Critical Education – a 4-volume Major Work

    Challenging and complex questions around inequality and power have persisted within modern systems of education since their inception. In the last four or five decades, the vibrant field of critical education has developed and grown in response to such issues. Critical Education, a new 4-volume Major Work in the Routledge Major Themes in Education series, meets the need for an authoritative reference work to enable users to map and make sense of critical approaches to education.

  6. Series of the Month, June 2014: Routledge Research in Education

    This series aims to present the latest research from right across the field of education. It is not confined to any particular area or school of thought and seeks to provide coverage of a broad range of topics, theories and issues from around the world. 

  7. Series of the Month, May 2014: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    This is a series that offers a global platform to engage scholars in continuous academic debate on key challenges and the latest thinking on issues in the fast growing field of International and Comparative Education.

  8. Just Published: High-Stakes Testing in Education

    High-Stakes Testing in Education draws on research which examines the uses of high-stakes testing. The articles evaluate the impact of such assessments and explore the issues of value and fairness which they raise.

  9. Free Article Access: Boys and Their Schooling Review (British Journal of Sociology of Education)

    "Boys and their Schooling is an ethnographic study located within a middle- class academically-oriented Australian government school, Hillside High School. The research sought to provide a better understanding of what it is to be a young teenage boy at school."

  10. Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners

    "Learning Trajectories is mainly a study of the hurt and harm inflicted on people in disadvantaged communities, examined through the life histories of learners in Oldham. Duckworth’s perspective is that of an insider. ... It is intelligent, fresh and compelling to read …” - John Field, Professor Emeritus, School of Education, University of Stirling, in the THE, 27th February 2014

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