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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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Crisis in the Curriculum

Crisis in the Curriculum

1st Edition

Edited By E C Cuff, George C F Payne
July 04, 2014

This collection of papers surveys key aspects of the curriculum, investigates the present situation and discusses what improvements need to be made. It is contributed by teachers, educational advisers and researchers and ranges across a variety of different institutional teaching settings and a ...

Curriculum Practice Some Sociological Case Studies

Curriculum Practice: Some Sociological Case Studies

1st Edition

Edited By Martyn Hammersley, Andy Hargreaves
July 04, 2014

When first published this book was one of the first collections of empirical research in the area of the knowledge transmitted in schools and the responses of students to it. It includes studies of the histories of particular school subjects and of how the knowledge they embody is presented in the ...

Disaffection From School (RLE Edu M)

Disaffection From School (RLE Edu M)

1st Edition

By David H Hargreaves, Stephen Hester, Frank J Mellor
July 04, 2014

A large number of pupils are, or are liable to become, disaffected with their schooling. In this comprehensive account of the problem, Ken Reid suggests that school can and should do much more to prevent and overcome disaffected behaviour, as manifested by such factors as absenteeism, disruption ...

Education in the Soviet Union Policies and Institutions Since Stalin

Education in the Soviet Union: Policies and Institutions Since Stalin

1st Edition

By Mervyn Matthews
July 04, 2014

This book provides a comprehensive survey of the successes and failures of education and training in the Khrushchev and Breshnev years. The author gives an objective assessment of the accessibility of the main types of institution, of the contents of courses and of Soviet attempts to marry the ...

Educational Differences (RLE Edu L)

Educational Differences (RLE Edu L)

1st Edition

By Arthur Jensen
July 04, 2014

Among particular issues discussed in this book are the problems of the cultural disadvantaged, the problems of devising psychological tests which are not biased towards any particular culture, the problems of minority groups of children in education and the relationship between heritability and ...

Emotion and Delinquency (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education) A Clinical Study of Five Hundred Criminals in the Making

Emotion and Delinquency (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education): A Clinical Study of Five Hundred Criminals in the Making

1st Edition

By L Grimberg
July 04, 2014

Inevitably a product of the time in which it was published this book discusses important questions of neuro-psychology as well as setting out the early ‘nature versus nurture’ debate. The author also argues for changes in the care and education of those with learning difficulties to enable them to ...

Marxism/Structuralism/Education (RLE Edu L) Theoretical Developments in the Sociology of Education

Marxism/Structuralism/Education (RLE Edu L): Theoretical Developments in the Sociology of Education

1st Edition

By Madan Sarup
July 04, 2014

This interdisciplinary textbook provides an introduction to the many theoretical developments and controversies which took place in the sociology and politics of education during the 1970s and 80s. The book Discusses the arguments concerning humanist and structuralist Marixsm. Provides a ...

One in Five (RLE Edu M) The Assessment and Incidence of Special Educational Needs

One in Five (RLE Edu M): The Assessment and Incidence of Special Educational Needs

1st Edition

By Paul Croll, Diana Moses
July 04, 2014

At the time of its original publication this book was the first major survey of the nature of the difficulties that children with special educational needs experience in the classroom context of mainstream junior schools. The book is based on research involving interviews with heads and teachers, ...

Politics and Policy Making in Education Explorations in Sociology

Politics and Policy Making in Education: Explorations in Sociology

1st Edition

By Stephen J. Ball
July 04, 2014

Based on interviews with key actors in the policy-making process, this book maps the changes in education policy and policy making in the Thatcherite decade. The focus of the book is the 1988 Education Reform Act, its origins, purposes and effects, and it looks behind the scenes at the priorities ...

Primary Understanding Education in Early Childhood

Primary Understanding: Education in Early Childhood

1st Edition

By Kieran Egan
July 04, 2014

Beginning with descriptions of the ways in which children make sense of their experience and the world, such as fantasy, stories and games, Egan constructs his argument that constituting this foundational layer are sets of cultural sense-making capacities, reflected in oral cultures throughout the ...

Rethinking Curriculum Studies

Rethinking Curriculum Studies

1st Edition

Edited By Martin Lawn, Len Barton
July 04, 2014

This book reappraises the British and American experience in curriculum studies, the curious way in which it has been dominated by certain ideas and introduces the reader to alternative ways of perceiving, defining and approaching its problems. It provides a radical critique of the whole area, ...

Schooling, Ideology and the Curriculum (RLE Edu L)

Schooling, Ideology and the Curriculum (RLE Edu L)

1st Edition

Edited By Len Barton, Roland Meighan, Stephen A Walker
July 04, 2014

Although the different contributions to this book range over a wide spectrum of substantive issues, they share a common interest. This is a concern to explore the ways in which notions of the relations between theory and practice, between belief and action, can be used to develop three kinds of ...

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