Education: History of Education

  • Fear and Schooling: Understanding the History of Progressive Education book cover

    Fear and Schooling

    Understanding the History of Progressive Education

    By Ronald Evans

    This book investigates the major controversies that have swirled around "progressive" educational ideas since the early 20th century, and the related choices over treatment of various cultural groups and identities. Through rigorous historical investigation, the author suggests that much of the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Culture and Education: Looking Back to Culture Through Education book cover

    Culture and Education

    Looking Back to Culture Through Education

    Edited by Filiz Meseci Giorgetti, Ali Arslan, Craig Campbell

    This book explores the fascinating and complex interactions between the ways that culture and education operate within and across societies. In some cases, education is imagined as an integrated part of general cultural phenomena; in others, educational interventions become the means for…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge

  • Transnationalism, Gender and the History of Education book cover

    Transnationalism, Gender and the History of Education

    Edited by Deirdre Raftery, Marie Clarke

    In the past decade, historians have begun to make use of the optic of ‘transnationalism’, a perspective used traditionally by social anthropologists and sociologists in their study of the movement and flow of ideas between continents and countries. Historical scholarship has adopted this tool, and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Flexibility and Design: Learning from the School Construction Systems Development (SCSD) Project book cover

    Flexibility and Design

    Learning from the School Construction Systems Development (SCSD) Project

    By Joshua D. Lee

    This book questions flexibility as a design approach by providing a longitudinal analysis of an innovative architectural experiment called the School Construction Systems Development (SCSD) project. The SCSD pioneered the use of performance specifications to create an open, prefabricated, and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Art as Unlearning: Towards a Mannerist Pedagogy book cover

    Art as Unlearning

    Towards a Mannerist Pedagogy

    By John Baldacchino

    Art as Unlearning makes an argument for art’s unlearning as a mannerist pedagogy. Art’s pedagogy facilitates a form of forgetfulness by extending what happens in the practice of the arts in their visual, auditory and performative forms. The concept of learning has become predominantly hijacked by…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13 
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    Theorizing Education

  • Learning Liberation: Women's Response to Men's Education book cover

    Learning Liberation

    Women's Response to Men's Education

    By Jane Thompson

    Originally published in 1983, this book not only dissects the intrinsic and oppressive sexism of conventional adult and continuing education, but also argues the case for women-centred education with a powerful and compelling logic. A challenging and controversial book of the time, mixing…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Girls into Science and Technology: The Story of a Project book cover

    Girls into Science and Technology

    The Story of a Project

    By Judith Whyte

    Originally published in 1985. This book describes the Girls Into Science and Technology (GIST) Project, an action research programme carried out in co-educational comprehensive schools in Greater Manchester. GIST simultaneously took action to redress the balance of girls in science and technology…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Doing Sex Education: Gender Politics and Schooling book cover

    Doing Sex Education

    Gender Politics and Schooling

    By Bonnie Trudell

    Originally published in 1993. This book takes the reader inside the contested issue of sex education by examining how a sexuality curriculum is actually taught to a ninth-grade health class and how it impacts on both the teacher and students. Drawing on observations and interviews with teachers,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Gender Matters in Educational Administration and Policy: A Feminist Introduction book cover

    Gender Matters in Educational Administration and Policy

    A Feminist Introduction

    Edited by Jill Blackmore, Jane Kenway

    Originally published in 1993. This introductory text brings the somewhat gender blind fields of educational administration and policy into contact with feminism. The chapters here demonstrate the considerable scope and potential of feminist scholarship for the field with regard to theory, research…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • I Answer with My Life: Life Histories of Women Teachers Working for Social Change book cover

    I Answer with My Life

    Life Histories of Women Teachers Working for Social Change

    By Kathleen Casey

    Originally published in 1993. This book shows, through the oral histories of ordinary women teachers, that effective prescriptions for change do not come simply from policy-makers. The author focuses on the narratives of three groups of teachers in the USA: Catholic nuns; secular Jewish women; and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Sexuality Education: A Resource Book book cover

    Sexuality Education

    A Resource Book

    Edited by Carol Cassell, Pamela M. Wilson

    Originally published in 1989. This book describes a variety of ways to plan and implement sexuality education and provides in-depth information on resources available. Each contributor describes one aspect of the practice of sexuality education: its goals, theory, planning and development,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Toward New Horizons for Women in Distance Education: International Perspectives book cover

    Toward New Horizons for Women in Distance Education

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Karlene Faith

    Originally published in 1988. This book provides an overview of women’s experience, access and needs in distance education. It includes contributions on distance learning programmes in Holland, Canada, the South Pacific, West Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Kenta, Great Britain, India,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

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