Education: History of Education

  • Governing Literate Populations: The Political Uses of Literacy in Securing Civil Society book cover

    Governing Literate Populations

    The Political Uses of Literacy in Securing Civil Society

    By Stephen Kelly

    Securing the hearts and minds of ‘dangerous’ populations is a major concern for governments across the world. Governing Literate Populations shows how ‘governmentalities’ have deployed education and literacy in different ways in order to protect their national, social, economic and geopolitical…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Rural Education (1991): Issues and Practice book cover

    Rural Education (1991)

    Issues and Practice

    Edited by Deyoung Alan

    Originally published in 1991, essays discuss and analyse rural schooling in its historical, social, and political contexts as well as its educational mission. Collections covering rural education in the United States are relatively rare, particularly texts that focus on available research…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Du Bois and Education book cover

    Du Bois and Education

    By Carl A. Grant

    One of the most prominent African American intellectuals of the twentieth century, W. E. B. Du Bois continues to influence the understanding of race relations in the United States. In this deeply personal introduction to the man and his ideas, esteemed scholar Carl A. Grant reflects on how Du Bois’…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Ideas in Education

  • Educational Reform and Environmental Concern: A History of School Nature Study in Australia book cover

    Educational Reform and Environmental Concern

    A History of School Nature Study in Australia

    By Dorothy Kass

    A crucial component of the New Education reform movement, nature study was introduced to elementary schools throughout the English-speaking world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Despite the undoubted enthusiasm with which educators regarded nature study, and the ambitious aims…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
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    Progressive Education

  • Society and Education: An Outline of Comparison book cover

    Society and Education

    An Outline of Comparison

    By Stavros Moutsios

    Society and Education explores the relation of society to education in Europe, as well as its comparative perspective towards overseas societies and their institutions. It is an enquiry into the social-historical institution of education and cross-cultural studies in Europe. Elaborating on the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge

  • In Community of Inquiry with Ann Margaret Sharp: Philosophy, Childhood and Education book cover

    In Community of Inquiry with Ann Margaret Sharp

    Philosophy, Childhood and Education

    Edited by Maughn Rollins Gregory, Megan Jane Laverty

    In close collaboration with the late Matthew Lipman, Ann Margaret Sharp pioneered the theory and practice of ‘the community of philosophical inquiry’ (CPI) as a way of practicing ‘Philosophy for Children’ and prepared thousands of philosophers and teachers throughout the world in this practice. In…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Radical Schooling for Democracy: Engaging philosophy of education for the public good book cover

    Radical Schooling for Democracy

    Engaging philosophy of education for the public good

    By Neil Hooley

    Radical Schooling for Democracy proposes that formal education around the world has a serious philosophical weakness: as the ideology of neoliberalism increasingly dominates economic and as a consequence, educational and social life, formal education has adopted a narrow, rational and economic…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Teaching and Learning Difficult Histories in International Contexts: A Critical Sociocultural Approach book cover

    Teaching and Learning Difficult Histories in International Contexts

    A Critical Sociocultural Approach

    Edited by Terrie Epstein, Carla Peck

    Grounded in a critical sociocultural approach, this volume examines issues associated with teaching and learning difficult histories in international contexts. Defined as representations of past violence and oppression, difficult histories are contested and can evoke emotional, often painful,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
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    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • CUNY’s First Fifty Years: Triumphs and Ordeals of a People’s University book cover

    CUNY’s First Fifty Years

    Triumphs and Ordeals of a People’s University

    By Anthony G. Picciano, Chet Jordan

    Providing a comprehensive history of the City University of New York, this book chronicles the evolution of the country’s largest urban university from its inception in 1961 through the tumultuous events and policies that have shaped it character and community over the past fifty years. On April 11…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Teacher Education and Teaching as Struggling for the Soul: A Critical Ethnography book cover

    Teacher Education and Teaching as Struggling for the Soul

    A Critical Ethnography

    By Thomas S. Popkewitz

    Challenging conventional ways of thinking about school reforms and teacher education, this book analyses how the "knowledge systems" which organize how teachers’ observe, supervise, and evaluate children produces norms that have the effect of excluding children who are poor and of color. Building…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Studies in Knowledge, Curriculum, and Education

  • UNESCO’s Utopia of Lifelong Learning: An Intellectual History book cover

    UNESCO’s Utopia of Lifelong Learning

    An Intellectual History

    By Maren Elfert

    With a focus on lifelong learning, this book examines the shifts that UNESCO’s educational concepts have undergone in reaction to historical pressures and dilemmas since the founding of the organization in 1945. The tensions between UNESCO’s humanistic worldview and the pressures placed on the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

  • A Social History of Educational Studies and Research book cover

    A Social History of Educational Studies and Research

    By Gary McCulloch, Steven Cowan

    A Social History of Educational Studies and Research examines the development of the study of education in the UK in its broader educational, social and political context since its early beginnings in the first part of the twentieth century. By providing a historical analysis of the contested…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge
    Foundations and Futures of Education

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