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  1. Critical Realist Activity Theory

    An engagement with critical realism and cultural-historical activity theory

    By Iskra Nunez

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Critical Realist Activity Theory provides an exciting new contribution to the New Studies in Critical Realism and Education series by showing how the nature of learning is tantamount to the critical realist notion of the dialectic. The science of learning is too important to leave solely to the...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Re-Thinking Freire

    Globalization and the Environmental Crisis

    Edited by Chet A. Bowers, Chet A. Bowers

    This landmark collection of essays by Third World activists highlights two major world changes which, they argue, have been neglected by Freire and his many followers: the Third World grass-roots cultural resistance to economic globalization, and the ecological crisis.One source of the...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Peace Education in a Postmodern World

    A Special Issue of the Peabody Journal of Education

    Edited by Ian M. Harris

    This special issue of the Peabody Journal of Education provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in peace education reform. School reforms based upon principles of peace education have in common a belief in the power of peace to create a positive learning climate in schools and...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Montessori for the New Millennium

    Practical Guidance on the Teaching and Education of Children of All Ages, Based on A Rediscovery of the True Principles and Vision of Maria Montessori

    By Roland A. Lubie Wentworth, Felix Wentworth

    Although Montessori's name is almost universally known in education circles today, and there are countless nursery schools throughout the world using the "Montessori Method," the real core of her thinking has remained largely misunderstood. Most people regard the method as a system for the...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Education Between State, Markets, and Civil Society

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Heinz-Dieter Meyer, William Lowe Boyd

    *How should education be organized in pluralistic and multicultural societies? *What are the roles in education of civil society, markets, governments, and the family? *How can the idea of the civil society help to reorient education policy discussions that are sometimes stuck in either-or...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Schooling, the Puritan Imperative, and the Molding of an American National Identity

    Education's "Errand Into the Wilderness"

    By Douglas McKnight

    Present-day America is perceived by many as immersed in a moral crisis, with national identity fractured and uncertainty and anxiety about the future. Public schools in this country are, historically and still today, the major institution charged with preserving and teaching the symbols of national...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Ensuring Safe School Environments

    Exploring Issues--seeking Solutions

    Edited by Mary Susan Fishbaugh, Gwen Schroth

    Ensuring Safe School Environments: Exploring Issues--Seeking Solutions presents research findings and information about school violence, with a focus on strategies for increasing school safety. Based on a special topical issue of Rural Special Education Quarterly, the original journal articles have...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Education and Society

    25 Years of the British Journal of Sociology of Education

    Edited by Len Barton

    The British Journal of Sociology of Education has established itself as the leading discipline-based publication. This collection of selected articles published since the first issue provides the reader with an informed insight and understanding of the nature, range and value of sociological...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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

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