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  • Common Faith: Education, Spirituality and the State book cover

    Common Faith

    Education, Spirituality and the State, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Mott-Thornton

    Published in 1998, this book provides a much needed philosophical analysis of the political and educational issues that are raised when spiritual development is regarded as a central educational aim. The author examines the meaning of spirituality in the educational context and provides a suitable…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Class Formation and Civil Society: The Politics of Education in Africa book cover

    Class Formation and Civil Society

    The Politics of Education in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Patrick M. Boyle

    First published in 1999, this study of the politics of education in Cameroon, the Congo and Kenya presents arresting empirical evidence that urban elites exiting public sector educational systems they have dominated in favour of private school networks of their own creation. Seeking to enhance…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Education and Racism: A Cross National Inventory of Positive Effects of Education on Ethnic Tolerance book cover

    Education and Racism

    A Cross National Inventory of Positive Effects of Education on Ethnic Tolerance, 1st Edition

    By Louk Hagendoorn, Shervin Nekuee

    First published in 1999, this book gives an inventory of factors contributing to ethnic prejudice in seven countries and the role of formal education among them on the basis of national surveys. It appears that education is crucial in all the countries surveyed and contributes to more tolerant…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Transitions from Education to Work: Workforce Ready Challenges in the Asia Pacific book cover

    Transitions from Education to Work

    Workforce Ready Challenges in the Asia Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roslyn Cameron, Subas Dhakal, John Burgess

    Labour markets are becoming more dynamic in response to pressures from globalisation, new technologies and trade agreements, as well as cross-border migration, inter-generation differences, changing education imperatives and employer expectations. By focusing on several Asia Pacific countries, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Universities and the Occult Rituals of the Corporate World: Higher Education and Metaphorical Parallels with Myth and Magic book cover

    Universities and the Occult Rituals of the Corporate World

    Higher Education and Metaphorical Parallels with Myth and Magic, 1st Edition

    By Felicity Wood

    Universities and the Occult Rituals of the Corporate World explores the metaphorical parallels between corporatised, market-oriented universities and aspects of the occult. In the process, the book shows that the forms of mystery, mythmaking and ritual now common in restructured institutions of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-27 
    Routledge

  • Pedagogy in Poverty: Lessons from Twenty Years of Curriculum Reform in South Africa book cover

    Pedagogy in Poverty

    Lessons from Twenty Years of Curriculum Reform in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Ursula Hoadley

    As South Africa transitioned from apartheid to democracy, changes in the political landscape, as well as educational agendas and discourse on both a national and international level, shaped successive waves of curriculum reform over a relatively short period of time. Using South Africa as a germane…

    Paperback – 2019-12-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • The Preachers of Culture (1975): A Study of English and its Teachers book cover

    The Preachers of Culture (1975)

    A Study of English and its Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Mathieson

    Published in 1975, Margaret Mathieson has drawn on her experience both in schools and in the training of English teachers to relate the discussions and writings of the previous two centuries to the debate, probably livelier than ever before, among English practitioners about the role of their…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Religious Seminaries in America (1989): A Selected Bibliography book cover

    Religious Seminaries in America (1989)

    A Selected Bibliography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas C. Hunt, James Carper

    Published in 1989, this bibliography considers religious seminaries that are affiliated with the various denominations of the theological institutions established in the United States by the Protestants in the early 1800s, it also considers non-denominational and independent settings. Divided into…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Future of the Sixth Form book cover

    The Future of the Sixth Form

    1st Edition

    By A.D.C. Peterson

    Originally published in 1973, the nature of the sixth form and the objectives of sixth-form schooling were important issues in the field of education at the time. The author here provides a searching analysis of the changing structure and composition of the sixth form. He surveys the continued…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Sixth: An Essay in Education and Democracy book cover

    The Sixth: An Essay in Education and Democracy

    1st Edition

    By William Reid, Jane Filby

    Developments in educational systems are inextricably linked with the social and political evolution of nations. Nowhere is this more clearly to be seen than in the history of the English sixth form. Originally published in 1982, this book, whose authors had been associated with a number of research…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education: A Socratic Curriculum Grounded in Finite Human Transcendence book cover

    Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education

    A Socratic Curriculum Grounded in Finite Human Transcendence, 1st Edition

    By James M. Magrini

    Bridging the gap between interpretations of "Third Way" Platonic scholarship and "phenomenological-ontological" scholarship, this book argues for a unique ontological-hermeneutic interpretation of Plato and Plato’s Socrates. Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education offers a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Peace Education: Past, present and future book cover

    Peace Education

    Past, present and future, 1st Edition

    Edited by B. Jeannie Lum

    In 1999 the UN instituted the Program of Action on a Culture of Peace, leading to the Declaration of the International Decade for the Promotion of a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World 2001-2010. This represented a paradigm shift away from the prevailing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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