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  • Education (RLE Edu K): Its Nature and Purpose book cover

    Education (RLE Edu K)

    Its Nature and Purpose, 1st Edition

    By M VC Jeffreys

    This book discusses the very nature and purpose of education and provides a foundation upon which more specialized studies in the psychology, history and sociology of education can be based. The book therefore surveys the main problems of human life – the relation of the individual and society,…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education

  • Perspectives on Plowden (RLE Edu K) book cover

    Perspectives on Plowden (RLE Edu K)

    1st Edition

    Edited by R S Peters

    The Plowden Report, Children and their Primary Schools (1967), had a huge impact on education in the latter 20th century, but at the time was labelled as left-wing, and of no practical use to the problems of education in the 1960s. The contributors to this volume were all concerned with the…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education

  • Friedrich Froebel and English Education (RLE Edu K) book cover

    Friedrich Froebel and English Education (RLE Edu K)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Evelyn Lawrence

    This collection of essays describes Froebel’s life and the history of his influence on the education of young children in Britain. It also traces the religious roots of his philosophy and discusses his psychological and educational principles in the light of developments in these fields since his…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education

  • Aa is for Aesthetic (RLE Edu K): Essays on Creative and Aesthetic Education book cover

    Aa is for Aesthetic (RLE Edu K)

    Essays on Creative and Aesthetic Education, 1st Edition

    By Peter Abbs

    This volume reaffirms the indispensable place of the arts in any coherent curriculum. The author hopes that the specific arguments formulated in the book will advance the conservationist post-Modernist aesthetic.…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Education

  • Happiness (RLE Edu K) book cover

    Happiness (RLE Edu K)

    1st Edition

    By Robin Barrow

    The first part of the book reviews empirical work relating to happiness (including attitudinal studies), claims made in an educational context and postwar philosophical treatment of the concept. There is a useful account of Aristotle’s pioneering work and a stimulating summary of some of the main…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Education

  • Plato and Education (RLE Edu K) book cover

    Plato and Education (RLE Edu K)

    1st Edition

    By Robin Barrow

    This introduction to Plato’s philosophical and educational thought examines Plato’s views and relates them to issues and questions that occupy philosophers of education. Robin Barrow stresses the relevance of Plato today, while introducing the student both to Plato’s philosophy and to contemporary…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Education

  • Problems in Primary Education (RLE Edu K) book cover

    Problems in Primary Education (RLE Edu K)

    1st Edition

    By R F Dearden

    The first part of the book discusses aims, who should determine them and how they might be determined. The second part discusses some more specific topics of learning and teaching, such as learning how to learn, the integrated day and the use of competition. The author distinguishes three broad…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Education

  • Living Powers(RLE Edu K): The Arts in Education book cover

    Living Powers(RLE Edu K)

    The Arts in Education, 1st Edition

    By Peter Abbs

    When originally published this was the first book to offer a collective history of all the arts – Art, Drama, Dance, Music, Literature and Film – in the curriculum. It also offers a coherent framework for the teaching of arts which is in line with the best current trends since the Gulbenkian Report…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Education

  • Islamic Education and Indoctrination: The Case in Indonesia book cover

    Islamic Education and Indoctrination

    The Case in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Charlene Tan

    Islamic schools, especially madrasahs, have been viewed as sites of indoctrination for Muslim students and militants. Some educators and parents in the United States have also regarded introductory courses on Islam in some public schools as indoctrinatory. But what do we mean by "indoctrination"?…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Critical Issues in Peace and Education book cover

    Critical Issues in Peace and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Pericles Trifonas, Bryan Wright

    This collection asks theorists and educational practitioners from around the world influenced by the schools of feminist pedagogy, critical pedagogy, anti-racist or postcolonial pedagogy, and gay and lesbian pedagogy to reflect upon the possibilities of articulating a "curriculum of difference"…

    Paperback – 2014-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Reconciliation and Pedagogy book cover

    Reconciliation and Pedagogy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pal Ahluwalia, Stephen Atkinson, Peter Bishop, Pam Christie, Robert Hattam, Julie Matthews

    Reconciliation is one of the most significant contemporary challenges in the world today. In this innovative new volume, educational academics and practitioners across a range of cultural and political contexts examine the links between reconciliation and critical pedagogy, putting forward the…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge
    Postcolonial Politics

  • The Moral Rhetoric of Political Economy: Justice and Modern Economic Thought book cover

    The Moral Rhetoric of Political Economy

    Justice and Modern Economic Thought, 1st Edition

    By Paul Turpin

    This book examines the effects of the moral rhetoric of the market concept of justice on our understanding of justice. Market theory’s elevation of the role of commutative justice, or justice in exchange and property, is often taken as liberalism’s revolutionary change in priorities of justice in…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

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