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Being a Scholar in the Digital EraTransforming Scholarly Practice for the Public Good

Being a Scholar in the Digital Era: Transforming Scholarly Practice for the Public Good

Jessie Daniels and Polly Thistlethwaite

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447329251
eISBN:
9781447332572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329251.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

What opportunities do digital technologies present? How do developments in digital media support scholarship and teaching yet further social justice? Written by two experts in the field, this ... More

Geographies of alternative educationDiverse learning spaces for children and young people

Geographies of alternative education: Diverse learning spaces for children and young people

Peter Kraftl

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300496
eISBN:
9781447310914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300496.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book offers a comparative analysis of alternative education in the UK, focusing on learning spaces that cater for children and young people. It constitutes one of the first book-length ... More

The impact of research in educationAn international perspective

The impact of research in education: An international perspective

Ben Levin, Jie Qi, Hilary Edelstein, and Jacqueline Sohn (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306207
eISBN:
9781447310990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306207.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Research by universities plays an increasingly important role in shaping education policy around the world yet there is much dissatisfaction with the ways that they share that work. This much-needed, ... More

Regulating international students' wellbeing

Regulating international students' wellbeing

Gaby Ramia, Simon Marginson, and Erlenawat Sawir

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447310150
eISBN:
9781447310174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310150.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

International education is a global market. Many nation-states regulate the welfare experience of incoming international students through formal regulation, students self-regulate and they are ... More

Student Lives in CrisisDeepening Inequality in Times of Austerity

Student Lives in Crisis: Deepening Inequality in Times of Austerity

Lorenza Antonucci

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447318231
eISBN:
9781447318255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318231.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

With rising levels of student debt and precarity, young people’s lives in university are not always smooth. Lorenza Antonucci has travelled across England, Italy and Sweden to understand how ... More

Teacher Education In Times of Change

Teacher Education In Times of Change

Gary Beauchamp, Linda Clarke, Moira Hulme, Martin Jephcote, Aileen Kennedy, Geraldine Magennis, Ian Menter, Jean Murray, Trevor Mutton, Teresa O'Doherty, and Gillian Peiser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318538
eISBN:
9781447318569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318538.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Teacher education in times of change offers a critical examination of teacher education policy in the UK and the Republic of Ireland over the past three decades, since the governments of all five ... More

Where Academia and Policy MeetA Cross-National Perspective on the Involvement of Social Work Academics in Social Policy

Where Academia and Policy Meet: A Cross-National Perspective on the Involvement of Social Work Academics in Social Policy

John Gal and Idit Weiss-Gal (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447320197
eISBN:
9781447320203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320197.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book explores the interface between social work academia and social policy in diverse societies across the globe. It does so by employing a unique cross-national comparative perspective and by ... More

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