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Routledge Library Editions: Education


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Routledge Library Editions: Education consists of 244 volumes by some of the greatest educationalists, teaching professionals and policy makers of the twentieth century. The volumes are available in a set; in mini-sets themed by sub-discipline; or individually, in your choice of print or ebook.

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Rationality, Education and the Social Organization of Knowledege (RLE Edu L)

Rationality, Education and the Social Organization of Knowledege (RLE Edu L)

1st Edition

Edited By Chris Jenks
August 26, 2015

The manner in which we variously come to an understanding of our world presents problems for us all, but the unified method by which we ought best to acquire such knowledge represents the particular problem of contemporary education. This important book seeks to explore some of the underlying ...

A Sociology of Special Education (RLE Edu M)

A Sociology of Special Education (RLE Edu M)

1st Edition

By Sally Tomlinson
December 15, 2014

At the time of original publication, special education in Britain was permeated by an ideology of benevolent humanitarianism and this is ostensibly the moral framework within which the professionals – teachers, educational psychologists, medical officers – operate. The author widens the debate ...

American Influence on English Education

American Influence on English Education

1st Edition

By W H G Armytage
December 15, 2014

The American ideal has exercised a powerful influence over English educational policy over the last two centuries, even as it has itself changed. Today the very size of America enables it to rehearse problems we shall meet tomorrow. This volume answers key questions for education, as relevant ...

Assessment, Schools and Society

Assessment, Schools and Society

1st Edition

By Patricia Broadfoot
December 15, 2014

The 1970s saw a growing worldwide pre-occupation with school assessment; Britain witnessed lengthy debate in response to the proposals for examination reform initiated by the Schools Council, and the setting up of an Assessment of Performance Unit to monitor standards of achievement. This book ...

Bringing Learning to Life The Learning Revolution, The Economy and the Individual

Bringing Learning to Life: The Learning Revolution, The Economy and the Individual

1st Edition

By David C A Bradshaw
December 15, 2014

In an age of intense economic competition and continual change, the ability to learn is a key factor in survival and prosperity. This book examines the changing interaction of the world economy, Britain’s prospects for prosperity, the connections between different kinds of work and the learning ...

Case Studies in Curriculum Change Great Britain and the United States

Case Studies in Curriculum Change: Great Britain and the United States

1st Edition

Edited By William A Reid, Decker F. Walker
December 15, 2014

One of the educationist’s major concerns today is to find effective ways of translating new goals for the curriculum into classroom practices. American and British contributions analyse curriculum change as it actually occurs, with people, institutions and constraints of time and money acknowledged...

Changing Patterns of Teacher Education (RLE Edu N)

Changing Patterns of Teacher Education (RLE Edu N)

1st Edition

Edited By Michael Raggett, Malcolm Clarkson
December 15, 2014

The Brighton Conference in 1975 was devoted to an examination of some of the problems arising from the re-organisation of teacher education in a period of economic stringency and widespread cuts in education. The book is divided into four sections. The first considers the structural changes ...

Child-Centred Education

Child-Centred Education

1st Edition

By Harold Entwistle
December 15, 2014

This volume is a critical study of one of today’s most controversial topics in educational theory, setting the many arguments in perspective and clarifying the issues that arise when attention is focused on the learner. The author examines the problems of individual education, the distinctive ...

Children and Schooling

Children and Schooling

1st Edition

By Phillip Gammage
December 15, 2014

The book provides a synthesis of a broadly-based social-psychology of education and bridges the gap between theory and practice in education by emphasising the relationship between research and actuality. The author discusses the major issues in childhood socialisation relating to schooling, ...

Church, Community and State in Relation to Education Towards a Theory of School Organization

Church, Community and State in Relation to Education: Towards a Theory of School Organization

1st Edition

By Fred Clarke
December 15, 2014

This volume was originally prepared for the World Conference on Church, Community and State held in Oxford in 1937. Its aim was to understand the nature of the vital conflict between the Christian faith and the secular tendencies of the early twentieth century, particularly in relation to education...

Class, Culture and the Curriculum

Class, Culture and the Curriculum

1st Edition

By Denis Lawton
December 15, 2014

It is often argued that education is concerned with the transmission of middle-class values and that this explains the relative educational failure of the working class. Consequently, distinctive culture needs a different kind of education. This volume examines this claim and the wider question of ...

Communist Education

Communist Education

1st Edition

Edited By Edmund J King
December 15, 2014

Developments and trends in Communist education are traced in this authoritative survey by specialists. Eight chapters deal with particular aspects: ideology, psychology, the selective process, the roles of teachers and parents, polytechnical education, the universities and professional institutes. ...

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