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  • Organizational Citizenship Behavior in Schools: Examining the impact and opportunities within educational systems book cover

    Organizational Citizenship Behavior in Schools

    Examining the impact and opportunities within educational systems, 1st Edition

    By Anit Somech, Izhar Oplatka

    This book extends our understanding of the attitudes and behaviors of teachers who improve their schools consistently and considerably. It sets out to critically analyze and examine organizational citizenship behaviors (OCB) in schools from a contextual perspective and to display the uniqueness of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Trends in Chinese Education book cover

    Trends in Chinese Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chen Hongjie, W. James Jacob

    This book considers a wide range of key developments and key areas of debate in China’s education system. Marketization, quality assurance, and issues of inequality and gender are all discussed, as are expansion in the primary, secondary and tertiary sectors, the impact of globalization, and the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • School Choice in China: A different tale? book cover

    School Choice in China

    A different tale?, 1st Edition

    By Wu Xiaoxin

    School Choice in China explores the major characteristics of schooling options in China, highlighting how largely middle-class parents exploit their cultural, economic and social capital for their children's admission into choice schools. It highlights how payments such as choice fees, donations,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge

  • Educating the Children of Migrant Workers in Beijing: Migration, education, and policy in urban China book cover

    Educating the Children of Migrant Workers in Beijing

    Migration, education, and policy in urban China, 1st Edition

    By Myra Pong

    Educating the Children of Migrant Workers in Beijing is a timely book that addresses the gap in the provision of basic education to migrant children in China. It examines the case of Beijing, with a focus on policy implementation at the municipal and district levels and its impacts on migrant…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge

  • Faces of Discrimination in Higher Education in India: Quota policy, social justice and the Dalits book cover

    Faces of Discrimination in Higher Education in India

    Quota policy, social justice and the Dalits, 1st Edition

    By Samson K. Ovichegan

    This book illuminates the experiences of a set of students and faculty who are members of the Dalit caste – commonly known as the ‘untouchables’ – and are relatively ‘successful’ in that they attend or are academics at a prestigious university. The book provides a background to the study,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge

  • Educating for Democracy in England and Finland: Principles and culture book cover

    Educating for Democracy in England and Finland

    Principles and culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Raiker, Matti Rautiainen

    With the growth of terrorism, instability in the EU following recession, and the acceleration of support for right-wing political parties in Europe, discussions on the nature of democracy and democratic citizenship have never been more important. Exploring the relationship between democratic values…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Educational Leadership in Becoming: On the potential of leadership in action book cover

    Educational Leadership in Becoming

    On the potential of leadership in action, 1st Edition

    By Nuraan Davids, Yusef Waghid

    Educational Leadership in Becoming reconsiders educational leadership in its current forms, and presents a more plausible form of educational leadership to contend with the complexities currently found in universities and schools. Much of the literature in vogue concerning educational leadership…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • The Teaching of Criminal Law: The pedagogical imperatives book cover

    The Teaching of Criminal Law

    The pedagogical imperatives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kris Gledhill, Ben Livings

    The Teaching of Criminal Law provides the first considered discussion of the pedagogy that should inform the teaching of criminal law. It originates from a survey of criminal law courses in different parts of the English-speaking world which showed significant similarity across countries and over…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Legal Pedagogy

  • Philosophy of Lifelong Education book cover

    Philosophy of Lifelong Education

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth Wain

    This book, first published in 1987, provides a rigorous philosophical analysis of lifelong education. The author presents his arguments simply and directly so that the book is accessible to students who are new to philosophy and adult education.…

    Paperback – 2018-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • Mixed Ability Grouping: A Philosophical Perspective book cover

    Mixed Ability Grouping

    A Philosophical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Charles Bailey, David Bridges

    The book, first published in 1983, explores the argument that justifies mixed ability groupings in schools and the consequences of practicing the different justificatory arguments. The issues to be dealt with by staff making decisions about grouping arrangements in their schools are clearly worked…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • Understanding Educational Aims book cover

    Understanding Educational Aims

    1st Edition

    By Colin Wringe

    This text, first published in 1988, examines the underlying rationale of educational aims as applied to individual pupils, social policies and supposedly intrinsic values. This book explores traditional educational aims such as developing the potential and autonomy of individuals or the promotion…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • Do Teachers Care About Truth?: Epistemological Issues for Education book cover

    Do Teachers Care About Truth?

    Epistemological Issues for Education, 1st Edition

    By E. P. Brandon

    This book, first published in 1987, examines the notion of truth and then discusses knowledge and the way in which much of our knowledge revises or rejects the common-sense we start from. The author argues that our knowledge is not as secure as some would like to think and that there are important…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

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