History of Education Products

  • Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers

    By Joy A. Palmer Cooper

     The Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers comprises 128 essays by leading scholars analysing the most important, influential, innovative and interesting thinkers on education of all time. Each of the chronologically arranged entries explores why a particular thinker is significant…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 

  • National School Policy (1996)

    Major Issues in Education Policy for Schools in England and Wales, 1979 onwards

    Edited by Jim Docking

    Published in 1996, this book presents a broad overview of the development of educational policy for schools in England and Wales since Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative administration took office in 1979. It reviews the separate strands of education policy as it relates to curriculum, equal…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 

  • Re-envisioning Chinese Education

    The meaning of person-making in a new age

    Edited by Guoping Zhao, Zongyi Deng

    Maintaining education as a pedagogical space for human formation, this book is distinctive in looking at the crisis rather than the success of Chinese education. The editors and contributors, mostly overseas and mainland Chinese scholars, argue that modern Chinese education has been built upon a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Education and Society in China

  • Shaping Education Policy

    Power and Process, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Douglas E. Mitchell, Dorothy Shipps, Robert L. Crowson

    Shaping Education Policy is a comprehensive overview of education politics and policy, which provides conceptual guideposts for future policy development and strategies for change. Leading scholars explore the interacting social processes and the dynamics of power politics as they intersect with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09 

  • Children, Media, and American History

    Printed Poison, Pernicious Stuff, and Other Terrible Temptations

    By Margaret Cassidy

    Printed poison. Pernicious stuff. Since the nineteenth century, these are some of the many concerned comments critics have made about media for children. From dime novels to comic books to digital media, Cassidy illustrates the ways children have used "old media" when they were first…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 

  • Investigating Education in Germany

    Historical studies from a British perspective

    By David Phillips

    This book brings together the work of established researcher Professor David Phillips, in one authoritative volume. Including key chapters on education in Germany from the last three decades, topics range from historical studies of universities and schools, to detailed research on the role of the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Susan Isaacs

    The First Biography

    By D.E.M. Gardner

    Originally published in 1969, this is the first biography of Susan Isaacs, the first attempt to estimate her incalculable contribution to the theory and practice of the education of young children. As a pioneer of new teaching methods, Susan Isaacs will be remembered mainly for her work at the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • American Education

    18th Edition

    By Joel Spring

    Featuring current information and challenging perspectives on the latest issues and forces shaping the American educational system—with scholarship that is often cited as a primary source, Joel Spring introduces readers to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-18 
    Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

  • A Cultural History of Reforming Math for All

    The Paradox of Making In/equality

    By Jennifer D. Diaz

    While many accept that math is a universal, culturally indifferent subject in school, this book demonstrates that this is anything but true. Building off of a historically conscious understanding of school reform, Diaz makes the case that the language of mathematics, and the symbols through which…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14 
    Routledge Cultural Studies in Knowledge, Curriculum, and Education

  • Effective Assessment and the Improvement of Education

    A Tribute to Desmond Nuttall

    By Patricia Broadfoot, Roger Murphy

    Originally published in 1995, this volume brings together twenty classic contributions from the work of Desmond Nuttall as an educational researcher, thinker and policy adviser. A full commentary by two of his former colleagues who knew him well accompanies the text. They have set out to explain…

    Hardback – 2017-09-10 

  • From Childhood to Chivalry

    The Education of the English Kings and Aristocracy 1066-1530

    By Nicholas Orme

    Originally published in 1984, this is a study of the kings and the aristocracy who ruled England between the Conquest and the Reformation. Not, as usual, about their adult lives, but how they became the people they were through childhood and education. The first such study of its kind, it follows…

    Hardback – 2017-09-10 

  • The Female Tradition in Physical Education

    Women First reconsidered

    Edited by David Kirk, Patricia Vertinsky

    The Female Tradition in Physical Education re-examines a key question in the history of modern education: why did the remarkably successful leaders of female physical education, who pioneered the development of the subject in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century England, Canada, Australia…

    Paperback – 2017-09-09 
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

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