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  1. The Resegregation of Schools

    Education and Race in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Jamel K. Donnor, Adrienne Dixson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Access to a quality education remains the primary mechanism for improving one’s life chances in the United States, and for children of color, a “good education” is particularly linked to their individual and collective well-being. Despite the popular perception that America is in a “post-racial”...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Imagining Japan in Post-war East Asia

    Identity Politics, Schooling and Popular Culture

    Edited by Paul Morris, Naoko Shimazu, Edward Vickers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

    In the decades since her defeat in the Second World War, Japan has continued to loom large in the national imagination of many of her East Asian neighbours. While for many, Japan still conjures up images of rampant military brutality, at different times and in different communities, alternative...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Nursing Education in Thanatology

    A Curriculum Continuum

    Nursing Education in Thanatology is an excellent source book for planning thanatology courses or for integrating concepts of thanatology into a nursing curriculum. As the formal teaching of thanatology in schools for health care professionals is generally overlooked and ill-defined, many students...

    Published June 23rd 2015 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 June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Learner-centred Education in International Perspective

    Whose pedagogy for whose development?

    By Michele Schweisfurth

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    Is learner-centred education appropriate for all societies and classrooms? Learner-centred education (LCE) is a travelling policy, widely promoted by international agencies and national governments. Arguments in favour of this pedagogical tradition refer to theories and evidence from cognitive...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Professional Education, Capabilities and the Public Good

    The role of universities in promoting human development

    By Melanie Walker, Monica McLean

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    This book innovatively explores how universities might be engines of reform and be directed towards social change. Using rich case studies drawn from South African research, the book comprehensively provides a myriad of new perspectives on what constitutes a set of appropriate public-good...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Direct Democracy in the United States

    Petitioners as a Reflection of Society

    Edited by Shauna Reilly, Ryan M. Yonk

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    The increased use of direct democracy measures across the United States has brought attention to the individual petitioner however their motivations and goals continue to be an enigma. Drawing on behavioral, historical and legal analysis to provide a more concrete depiction of these individuals,...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Large-scale Assessment Programs for All Students

    Validity, Technical Adequacy, and Implementation

    Edited by Gerald Tindal, Thomas M. Haladyna

    The need for a comprehensive volume that reviews both the processes and issues involved in developing, administering, and validating large-scale assessment programs has never been greater. These programs are used for many purposes, including instructional program evaluation, promotion,...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Race and Intelligence

    Separating Science From Myth

    Edited by Jefferson M. Fish

    In recent years, reported racial disparities in IQ scores have been the subject of raging debates in the behavioral and social sciences and education. What can be made of these test results in the context of current scientific knowledge about human evolution and cognition? Unfortunately, discussion...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Remaking the Concept of Aptitude

    Extending the Legacy of Richard E. Snow

    By Lyn Corno, Lee J. Cronbach

    The unique perspective of Richard E. Snow, in recent years one of the most distinguished educational psychologists, integrates psychology of individual differences, cognitive psychology, and motivational psychology. This capstone book pulls together the findings of his own 35 years of research on...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

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