New Books in Education

Interviews with Scholars of Education about their New Books

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 47m. Bisher sind 247 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast


episode 528: Sarah Anne Carter, "Object Lessons: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World" (Oxford UP, 2018)

Carter reveals that object lessons were a classroom exercise, in wide use during the nineteenth century...



episode 361: Eric Blanc, "Red State Revolt: The Teachers’ Strike Wave and Working-Class Politics" (Verso, 2019)

Red State Revolt explains the emergence and development of the historic wave of teacher strikes in Arizona, West Virginia, and Oklahoma.



episode 31: Sarah Eppler Janda, "Prairie Power: Student Activism, Counterculture, and Backlash in Oklahoma, 1962–1972" (U Oklahoma Press, 2018)

Borrowing from the language of the activists themselves, Janda dubs midwestern student protest to be “Prairie Power"...



episode 84: Morgan Marietta, "One Nation, Two Realities: Dueling Facts in American Democracy" (Oxford UP, 2019)

They introduce the concept of ‘dueling fact perceptions’ based on years of research, and for our interview, Morgan Marietta explains how they arrived at such conclusions and their implications for our country’s future...



episode 48: Brenda Elsey and Joshua Nadel, "Futbolera: A History of Women and Sports in Latin America" (U Texas Press, 2019)

Elsey and Nadel uncover the hidden history of the arrival of physical education for girls in the late-nineteenth century,



episode 100: Annalee Good, "Teachers at the Table: Voice, Agency, and Advocacy in Educational Policymaking" (Lexington Press, 2018)

Annalee’s book is a systematic inquiry into the institutional forces that make it hard for teachers to engage in policymaking, and she contrasts these barriers with the ways they are do have a voice and agency...


 2019-06-03  51m

episode 99: Ali Michael, "Raising Race Questions: Whiteness and Inquiry in Education" (Teachers College Press, 2015)

In Raising Race Questions, Ali Michael worked with a group of white teachers to inquire about race and schooling...


 2019-05-13  1h11m

E. M. Levintova and A. K. Staudinger, "Gender in the Political Science Classroom" (Indiana UP, 2018)

Ekaterina M. Levintova and Alison K. Staudinger have brought together, into this volume, a variety of fascinating and important perspectives on political science as a discipline and how it is taught, studied, pursued and understood...


 2019-05-10  50m

episode 98: Patricia Leavy, "Spark" (The Guilford Press, 2019)

The book is a highly original novel about an unexpected yet extremely fruitful journey of a sociologist professor, Peyton Wilde. Peyton...


 2019-05-03  1h13m

 2019-04-18  50m