• What do Boys and Girls Read?: An Investigation into Reading Habits with Some Suggestions about the Teaching of Literature in Secondary and Senior Schools book cover

    What do Boys and Girls Read?

    An Investigation into Reading Habits with Some Suggestions about the Teaching of Literature in Secondary and Senior Schools, 1st Edition

    By A. J. Jenkinson

    Originally published in 1940. This book studies the facts regarding the actual reading of children aged 12 to 15 years, but is no mere compendium. It analyses the number and sorts of newspapers, books, magazines, poems and plays which are read during one month by boys and girls in senior and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Parental Involvement in Children's Reading book cover

    Parental Involvement in Children's Reading

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Topping, Sheila Wolfendale

    Parental involvement in children's education is a subject of growing interest and recent legislation in both the UK and USA has given formal recognition of parents’ rights. Learning to read is an obvious area where parents can do a great deal to help, and some schools have had programmes for…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Learning to Read and Write: The Role of Language Acquisition and Aesthetic Development: A Resourcebook book cover

    Learning to Read and Write

    The Role of Language Acquisition and Aesthetic Development: A Resourcebook, 1st Edition

    By Ellen J. Brooks

    Originally published in 1986. This is an excellent resourcebook for the holistic teaching of language and the arts. The book works its way through theories of language acquisition and literacy before specifically discussing the role of the arts in literacy education and the integration approach.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Systemic Structural Constellations and Sustainability in Academia: A New Method for Sustainable Higher Education book cover

    Systemic Structural Constellations and Sustainability in Academia

    A New Method for Sustainable Higher Education, 1st Edition

    By Marlen Arnold

    In order to create truly sustainable universities, we require new methods of visualising and interpreting them holistically as institutions built on complex relationships and systems, rather than as individual departments and people operating independently. This book uses a systemic structural…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21 
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  • Revisiting Actor-Network Theory in Education book cover

    Revisiting Actor-Network Theory in Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Richard Edwards

    Actor-network theory (ANT) is enjoying a notable surge of interest in educational research. New directions and questions are emerging along with new empirical approaches, as educators bring unique sensibilities and commitments to the ongoing debates and reconfigurations that characterise…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
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    Education and Social Theory

  • Activating Aesthetics book cover

    Activating Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth M. Grierson

    Activating Aesthetics addresses questions of aesthetics in various fields of education, with the aim of investigating a way of revealing how aesthetics may activate an engaged, responsive and poetic pedagogy. The writers in this collection enliven different ways of thinking about aesthetics,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
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    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Ecologies of Engaged Scholarship: Stories from Activist Academics book cover

    Ecologies of Engaged Scholarship

    Stories from Activist Academics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel A. Guajardo, Francisco J. Guajardo, Leslie Ann Locke

    Story and auto-ethnography are study methods based on decolonizing and liberating research perspectives. Stories, auto-ethnographies, and other qualitative methodologies enable the researcher/educator to be both a research instrument and an object in their study. Stories allow for the examination…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
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  • Foucault and Education: Putting Theory to Work book cover

    Foucault and Education

    Putting Theory to Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    Specially selected by Stephen Ball, this is a collection of the best and most interesting recently published papers that ‘use’ Foucault to analyse, destablise and re-claim educational ‘problems’. Arguably the best known social theorist in the western world, Foucault’s work is now widely used by…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
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    Education and Social Theory

  • Governing Independent Schools: A Handbook for New and Experienced Governors book cover

    Governing Independent Schools

    A Handbook for New and Experienced Governors, 1st Edition

    By John Partington, Barrie Stacey, Alan Turland

    Governors are a valuable but under-used asset to independent schools. Under the day-to-day pressures of running schools, they are too often sidelined, yet are frequently called to account by parents and the media when things go wrong. Both new and experienced governors of independent schools will…

    Paperback – 2019-05-19 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Education in England and Wales: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    Education in England and Wales

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Franklin Parker, Betty June Parker

    Originally published in 1991, this title was begun just before passage of the Education Reform Act of 1988 (ERA 88), which was implemented in the 1990s. This major act along with still-in-force provisions of the 1944 Education Act (with its 17 amendments) comprises the statutes governing education…

    Paperback – 2019-05-19 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies: A Festschrift in Honor of William F. Pinar book cover

    The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies

    A Festschrift in Honor of William F. Pinar, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Aswell Doll

    In this volume scholars from around the world consider the influential work of William F. Pinar from a variety of "conversations" his ideas have generated. The major focus is on the What, Why, and How of the word "reconceptualization," which involves engaging critically and ethically as public…

    Paperback – 2019-05-17 
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  • Women in Higher Education, 1850-1970: International Perspectives book cover

    Women in Higher Education, 1850-1970

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by E. Lisa Panayotidis, Paul Stortz

    This edited collection illustrates the way in which women’s experiences of academe could be both contextually diverse but historically and culturally similar. It looks at both the micro (individual women and universities) and macro-level (comparative analyses among regions and countries) within…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
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