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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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Curriculum and Culture (RLE: Education) Schooling in a Pluralist Society

Curriculum and Culture (RLE: Education): Schooling in a Pluralist Society

1st Edition

Edited By Leslie Claydon, Tony Knight, Marta Rado
December 15, 2014

This book demonstrates how it is possible to value, respect and utilise cultural diversity and yet achieve a ‘good education’ for all. The authors contend that few issues in education can be examined in isolation from the world outside. This must surely apply to the question of cultural, social and...

Defining The Curriculum Histories and Ethnographies

Defining The Curriculum: Histories and Ethnographies

1st Edition

Edited By Ivor F. Goodson, Stephen J Ball
December 15, 2014

This book explores some of the major processes involved in the definition of school subject knowledge. Using historical ethnographic methods, the contributors to the collection highlight and examine some of the factors involved at national, institutional and classroom levels in the making of school...

Dependence and Interdependence in Education International Perspectives

Dependence and Interdependence in Education: International Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Keith Watson
December 15, 2014

This volume provides an international perspective on educational dependency in considering both theories and actual developments throughout the world. Some less developed countries, in expanding their education systems, have emulated Western academic-style systems and have increased their ...

Effective Schools in Developing Countries

Effective Schools in Developing Countries

1st Edition

Edited By Henry Levin, Marlaine E Lockheed
December 15, 2014

This volume brings together eight case studies which describe a variety of initiatives to create more effective schools for children of poverty, especially in the Third World. The initiatives reviewed published and unpublished documents and both qualitative and statistical studies were examined. ...

English Education and the Radicals (RLE Edu L) 1780-1850

English Education and the Radicals (RLE Edu L): 1780-1850

1st Edition

By Harold Silver
December 15, 2014

The radicalism of the period from the 1780s to the mid-nineteenth century represented a harnessing of knowledge in protest against injustices and oppression, a pooling of effort to transform society. In this book the author explores the main strains in working and middle-class radicalism over this ...

Essays on Political Education

Essays on Political Education

1st Edition

By Bernard Crick, Derek Heater
December 15, 2014

In the 1960s and 1970s there was a remarkable development of interest in political education not only in Britain but also in other countries, namely the USA, Germany and Australia. This volume provides scholars and teachers in this field with a picture of British work in the area of political ...

German Influence on English Education

German Influence on English Education

1st Edition

By W H G Armytage
December 15, 2014

This book traces the impact of German educationists, such as Froebel and Herbart, on practice in Britain while stressing the important and lasting influence of German scientists, technologists, philosophers, sociologists and historians on our educational system. This record of interplay between the...

Higher Education in German Occupied Countries (RLE Edu A)

Higher Education in German Occupied Countries (RLE Edu A)

1st Edition

By A Wolf
December 15, 2014

This book gives a comprehensive account of what happened to higher education in Austria, Belgium, the former Czechoslovakia, Denmark, France, Greece, Holland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Russia and the former Yugoslavia during 1938-1944. It reveals the mentality of the German cultural ...

Individual Development and the Curriculum

Individual Development and the Curriculum

1st Edition

By Kieran Egan
December 15, 2014

This book describes four ‘layers’ or stages of education – Mythic, Romantic, Philosophic and Ironic and shows how children at each stage most effectively learn, and how they can be helped towards educational maturity. While drawing on a wide range of philosophical and psychological literature, this...

Maladjusted Boys (RLE Edu M)

Maladjusted Boys (RLE Edu M)

1st Edition

By Otto Shaw
December 15, 2014

Written by the founder of a pioneering establishment for disruptive boys who had been excluded from mainstream schools and in some cases turned to crime, this book discusses the methods and reasons for success of Red Hill School. It also discusses the causes of disruptive or obsessive behaviour and...

Marxism and Education (RLE Edu L) A Study of Phenomenological and Marxist Approaches to Education

Marxism and Education (RLE Edu L): A Study of Phenomenological and Marxist Approaches to Education

1st Edition

By Madan Sarup
December 15, 2014

This book introduces the student to the various phenomenological and humanistic Marxist perspectives as they are being applied to education and provides an account of the strengths and weaknesses of these perspectives, drawing on a variety of disciplines in order to explain the controversies ...

On Helping the Dyslexic Child (RLE Edu M)

On Helping the Dyslexic Child (RLE Edu M)

1st Edition

By T R Miles
December 15, 2014

Many dyslexic children are well above the average in intelligence yet their disability makes progress at school extra hard and reading is often such an effort that they are deprived of the enjoyment from books. The author describes the difficulties of these children and records some of his own ...

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