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Knowledge and Space
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Space, Place and Educational Settings

Editors: Freytag, Tim, Lauen, Douglas L., Robertson, Susan L. (Eds.)

  • Discusses socio-environmental settings for education
  • Explores educational settings in space and place
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This open access book explores the nexus between knowledge and space with a particular emphasis on the role of educational settings that are, both, shaping and being reshaped by socio-economic and political processes. It gives insight into the complex interplay of educational inequalities and practices of educational governance in the neighborhood and at larger geographical scales. The book adopts quantitative and qualitative methodologies and explores a wide range of theoretical perspectives by drawing upon empirical cases and examples from France, Germany, Italy, the UK and North America, and presents and reflects ongoing research of international scholars from various disciplinary backgrounds such as education, human geography, public policy, sociology, and urban and regional planning. As such, it provides an interesting read for scholars, students and professionals in the broader field of social, cultural and educational studies, as well as policy makers and practitioners in the fields of education, pedagogy, social work, and urban and regional planning.

About the authors

Tim Freytag is Professor of Human Geography at the Institute of Environmental Social Sciences and Geography, University of Freiburg, Germany. His research interests include urban studies, geographies of education, social and cultural geography, and tourism and mobility studies.

Douglas Lee Lauen is a Professor of Public Policy and Sociology at the University of North Carolina, United States. His research examines the effectiveness of educational policies, school types, and interventions on students and how these effects vary for traditionally underserved populations.

Susan Robertson is Professor of Sociology of Education in the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. Her current research interests include education policy and multi-scalar governance, transformations of the state, and global and regional processes.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Space, Place and Educational Settings
Editors
  • Tim Freytag
  • Douglas L. Lauen
  • Susan L. Robertson
Series Title
Knowledge and Space
Series Volume
16
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-78597-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-78597-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-78596-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-78599-4
Series ISSN
1877-9220
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 229
Number of Illustrations
5 b/w illustrations, 15 illustrations in colour
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