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  1. Education Policy, Space and the City

    Markets and the (In)visibility of Race

    By Kalervo N. Gulson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Drawing on three case studies of K-12 public schooling in London, Sydney and Vancouver, this book examines the geographies of neoliberal education policy in the inner city. Gulson uses an innovative and critical spatial approach to explore how the processes and practices of neoliberal education...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. International Perspectives on Student Outcomes and Homework

    Family-School-Community Partnerships

    Edited by Rollande Deslandes

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    This synthesis of the latest knowledge on homework presents unique findings by researchers from various countries and diverse professional backgrounds. It approaches the topic of homework from several perspectives, including its political and cultural contexts aspects of parental...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Gender, Race, and the Politics of Role Modelling

    The Influence of Male Teachers

    By Wayne Martino, Goli Rezai-Rashti

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book provides an illuminating account of teachers’ own reflections on their experiences of teaching in urban schools. It was conceived as a direct response to policy-related and media-generated concerns about male teacher shortage and offers a critique of the call for more male role models in...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. International Perspectives on Contexts, Communities and Evaluated Innovative Practices

    Family-School-Community Partnerships

    Edited by Rollande Deslandes

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    Research and practice in the vast field of school-family-community relations have evolved dramatically over the last thirty years. Schools throughout the world face enormous challenges due to demographic changes and societal problems, making partnerships among schools, families and community groups...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Gates Foundation and the Future of US “Public” Schools

    Edited by Philip E. Kovacs

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

    There has been much public praise for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s efforts to reform public education. However, few scholars have engaged substantively and critically with the organization’s work. While the Gates Foundation is the single largest supporter by far of "choice" initiatives...

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

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