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  1. Working-Class Minority Students' Routes to Higher Education

    By Roberta Espinoza

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    While stories of working-class and minority students overcoming obstacles to attend and graduate from college tend to emphasize the individualistic and meritocratic aspect, this book - based in extensive empirical study of American high school classrooms, and in theories of social and cultural...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Education Reform and Social Class in Japan

    The emerging incentive divide

    By Takehiko Kariya

    Series: Routledge/University of Tokyo Series

    Until the early 1990s, Japanese education was widely commended for achieving outstanding outcomes in global comparison. At the same time, it was frequently criticized for failing to cultivate 'individuality' and 'creativity' in students. Wide-ranging education reforms were enacted during the 1990s...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Knowledge and Knowers

    Towards a realist sociology of education

    By Karl Maton

    We live in ‘knowledge societies’ and work in ‘knowledge economies’, but accounts of social change treat knowledge as homogeneous and neutral. While knowledge should be central to educational research, it focuses on processes of knowing and condemns studies of knowledge as essentialist. This book...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Faith and Secularisation in Religious Colleges and Universities

    By James Arthur

    This book is a detailed study of higher education institutions affiliated to particular religions. It considers the debates surrounding academic freedom, institutional governance, educational policy, mission and identity together with institutions’ relations with the state and their wider...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. English Education and the Radicals (RLE Edu L)

    1780-1850

    By Harold Silver

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The radicalism of the period from the 1780s to the mid-nineteenth century represented a harnessing of knowledge in protest against injustices and oppression, a pooling of effort to transform society. In this book the author explores the main strains in working and middle-class radicalism over this...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Marxism and Education (RLE Edu L)

    A Study of Phenomenological and Marxist Approaches to Education

    By Madan Sarup

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book introduces the student to the various phenomenological and humanistic Marxist perspectives as they are being applied to education and provides an account of the strengths and weaknesses of these perspectives, drawing on a variety of disciplines in order to explain the controversies...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Family, Education and Society (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    By Frank Musgrove

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In this provocative study the author challenges many contemporary assumptions about the modern family, the circumstances of home life which lead to academic success and the proper relationship between home and school. The modern family is not ‘in decline’; its history is a success story. It is...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Social Context of the School (RLE Edu L)

    By John Eggleston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In their appearance, schools often seem to be physically separated from their surroundings, cut off from the neighbouring houses and streets by high walls, by playgrounds or playing fields. Within the school, another world seems to exist, with a life of its own – its own routine, dress, rules and...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Research Process in Educational Settings (RLE Edu L)

    Ten Case Studies

    Edited by Robert G Burgess

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book presents a series of research biographies based on research experiences in the study of educational settings. The main aim is to provide a set of first person accounts on doing research that combine analysis with description. The contributors have been drawn from the disciplines of...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Education, Autonomy and Democratic Citizenship

    Philosophy in a Changing World

    Edited by David Bridges

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

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