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  • Gender, Masculinities and Lifelong LearningMarion Bowl, University of Birmingham, UK; Robert Tobias, Jeffrey Gage, Jennifer Leahy and Graeme Ferguson, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.This book reflects on current debates and discourses around gender and education, in which some academics, practitioners and policy-makers have referred to a crisis of masculinity. Drawing on research from the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada the contributors discus a range of issues which intersect with gender to impact on education, including structural factors such as class, ethnicity and age as well as colonisation and migration.

    $57.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415667593, NZRP$72.00Publish June 2012, 192 pagesRoutledge

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    Debates in Music TeachingChris Philpott, University of Greenwich, UK and Gary Spruce, The Open University, UK. This book aims to introduce a critical approach to the central concepts and practices that have influenced major interventions and initiatives in music teaching, and supports the development of new ways of looking at ideas around teaching and learning in music. Accessible and comprehensive chapters will stimulate thinking and creativity in relation to theory and practice, and will facilitate readers in reaching their own informed judgements and rationalising their position with deep theoretical knowledge and understanding.

    $55.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415597623, NZRP$69.95Publish June 2012, 264 pagesRoutledge

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    Debates on Early Childhood Policies and PracticesGlobal Snapshots of Pedagogical Thinking and EncountersTheodora Papatheodorou, Anglia Ruskin University, UK.Early years policies have emphasised the place of early childhood provision, by tackling inequality and disadvantage early on in childrens lives. However, these strategies have also raised further debates regarding the way they have informed and shaped curricula frameworks and pedagogical approaches. This book argue that if these issues are not understood, emerging policies and documents may potentially lead to disadvantaging, marginalising and even pathologising certain childhoods.

    $64.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415691017, NZRP$81.00Publish June 2012, 256 pagesRoutledge

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    Children as Researchers in Primary SchoolsChoice, Voice and ParticipationSue Bucknall, The Open University, UK. This book will supply you with the skills and ideas you need to implement a Children as Researchers framework in your school that can be adapted for different ages and abilities. Children in primary schools are unaware of long term connections between the concepts and skills they are learning. This book demonstrates that children engaging in research process have authentic opportunities to apply invaluable personal, learning and thinking skills while managing their own projects, making their voices heard and experiencing increased levels of engagement and self-esteem.

    $51.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415619707, NZRP$64.00Publish June 2012, 192 pagesRoutledge

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    Confronting Marginalisation in EducationA Framework for Promoting InclusionKyriaki Messiou, University of Hull, UK.This timely book provides guidance and illustrative examples of the ways in which primary and secondary schools can include all of their students in the academic and social experiences they provide. This framework consists of a unique four-step process: Step 1: Opening doors: Enabling voices to emerge Step 2: Looking closely: Bringing concerns to the surface Step 3: Making sense of the evidence: Sharing data with learners Step 4: Dealing with marginalisation: Encouraging inclusive thinking and practice.

    $57.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415603515, NZRP$72.00Publish June 2012, 168 pagesRoutledge

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    Contemporary Debates in Childhood Education and DevelopmentSebastian Suggate, University of Wurzburg, Germany and Elaine Reese, University of Otago, New Zealand.This book aims to inform readers of both sides of a variety of topics and in the process encourage constructive communication and fresh approaches. Spanning a broad spectrum of issues, this book covers phonic and whole language reading approaches, the developmental effect of non-parental childcare, the value of pre-school academic skill acquisition, standardized assessment - does it work?, the role of electronic media and technology, the pedagogical value of homework, year round schooling for struggling pupils, the value of parents reading to children.

    $67.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415614900, NZRP$84.00Publish June 2012, 320 pagesRoutledge

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    New Perspectives in Special EducationContemporary Philosophical DebatesMichael Farrell, Independent Education Consultant, UK.This book examines theoretical and philosophical orientations such as positivism, poststructuralism and hermeneutics, relating these to contemporary global views of special education. Perspectives covered include positivism and empiricism, phenomenology and hermeneutics, historical materialism and critical theory, holism and constructivism, structuralism and post structuralism, pragmatism and symbolic interactionism, psychoanalysis, postmodernism and historical epistemology.

    $53.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415504225, NZRP$67.00Publish June 2012, 264 pagesRoutledge

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    An Introduction to Primary Physical EducationAn IntroductionGerald Griggs, University of Wolverhampton, UK.This is the first comprehensive introduction to the teaching of PE in the primary school to be written exclusively by primary PE specialists. The book highlights the importance of PE in the primary curriculum and the key issues facing primary teachers today, such as inclusion, training needs and the development of creativity. Central to the book are core chapters that examine each functional area common to many primary PE syllabi - including games, dance, gymnastics, athletics and outdoor learning - and give clear, practical guidance on how to teach each topic.

    $57.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415613095, NZRP$72.00Publish June 2012, 240 pagesRoutledge

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    New Media Literacies and Participatory Popular Culture Across BordersBronwyn T. Williams, University of Louisville, USA and Amy A. Zenger, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.In this book scholars from a range of countries including Australia, Lebanon, Nepal, Qatar, South Africa, Turkey, and the United States illustrate and analyze how literacy practices that are mediated through and influenced by popular culture create both opportunities and tensions for secondary and university students. The authors examine issues of theory, identity, and pedagogy as th

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