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  1. Education, Social Background and Cognitive Ability

    The decline of the social

    By Gary N. Marks

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Are socioeconomic inequalities in education declining? Is socioeconomic background becoming less important for people’s occupational class or status? How important is cognitive ability for education and later occupational outcomes? How do countries differ in the importance of socioeconomic...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Educational Leadership and Michel Foucault

    By Donald Gillies

    Series: Critical Studies in Educational Leadership, Management and Administration

    Drawing from the ideas of Michel Foucault, this book offers a critical examination of today’s dominant discourse of educational leadership. Foucault’s understanding of critique is as a ‘permanent’ ethos in which humans explore the nature of their existence but at the same time query the limits...

    To Be Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Rationality, Education and the Social Organization of Knowledege (RLE Edu L)

    Edited by Chris Jenks

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The manner in which we variously come to an understanding of our world presents problems for us all, but the unified method by which we ought best to acquire such knowledge represents the particular problem of contemporary education. This important book seeks to explore some of the underlying...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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”...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Learning Relations (Routledge Revivals)

    By Doreen Grant

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Dissatisfied with the effects of schooling on children from low-income families, Doreen Grant left her post as head of a secondary school in Liverpool and turned to research for solutions to this perennial social problem. This is a popular account of her involvement with under-privileged Glaswegian...

    To Be Published September 28th 2015 by Routledge

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