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  • The Female Tradition in Physical Education

    'Women First' Revisited

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Philosophy in Schools

    Edited by Felicity Haynes

    In 1972, Matthew Lipman founded the Institute of Advancement for Philosophy for Children (IAPC), producing a series of novels and teaching manuals promoting philosophical inquiry at all levels of schooling. The programme consisted of stories about children discussing traditional topics of ethics,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Education, Childhood and Anarchism

    Talking Colin Ward

    Edited by Catherine Burke, Ken Jones

    As one of Britain's most original thinkers and writers Colin Ward wrote extensively about positive and practical examples from the past and present of the anarchist spirit or the 'social principle' in everyday life. This volume is the first scholarly work dedicated to examining the significance of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-26 

  • The Substance of Faith Allied with Science

    A Catechism for Parents and Teachers

    By Oliver Lodge

    Originally published in 1907, this book provides information to parents and teachers wishing to teach their children about Christianity as well as science. Lodge details his fear of mandatory secularism in schools and advises how to instruct children in science without allowing any doubt of…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Evangelical Religion and Popular Education

    A Modern Interpretation

    By John McLeish

    Under the influence of the evangelical movement in the 18th and early 19th centuries education, in one form or another, was brought to a vast number of people in England and Wales. Originally published in 1969, it is this phenomenon that forms the subject of Dr McLeish’s book. The two central…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 
    Psychology Revivals

  • History Education and National Identity in East Asia

    Edited by Edward Vickers

    Visions of the past are crucual to the way that any community imagines itself and constructs its identity. This edited volume contains the first significant studies of the politics of history education in East Asian societies.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Reference Books in International Education

  • Education in/for Socialism

    Historical, Current and Future Perspectives

    Edited by Tom G. Griffiths, Zsuzsa Millei

    This book re-examines aspects of historical socialism, and includes case studies of education within twenty-first century socialist and post-socialist contexts shaped by the trajectories of historical socialism. Through these case studies, contributions offer insights into key questions: How are…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14 

  • Perspectives on Legal Education

    Contemporary Responses to the Lord Upjohn Lectures

    Edited by Chris Ashford, Nigel Duncan, Jessica Guth

    This edited collection offers a critical overview of the major debates in legal education set in the context of the Lord Upjohn Lectures, the annual event that draws together legal educators and professionals in the United Kingdom to consider the major debates and changes in the field. Presented in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30

  • The Educated Subject and the German Concept of Bildung

    A Comparative Cultural History

    By Rebekka Horlacher

    German education plays a huge role in the development of education sciences and modern universities internationally. It is influenced by the educational concept of Bildung, which defines Germany ‘s theoretical and curricular ventures. This concept is famously untranslatable into other languages and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge Cultural Studies in Knowledge, Curriculum, and Education

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09
    Education and Society in China

  • Education, Identity and Women Religious, 1800-1950

    Convents, classrooms and colleges

    Edited by Deirdre Raftery, Elizabeth M. Smyth

    This book brings together the work of eleven leading international scholars to map the contribution of teaching Sisters, who provided schooling to hundreds of thousands of children, globally, from 1800 to 1950. The volume represents research that draws on several theoretical approaches and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Latino Civil Rights in Education

    La Lucha Sigue

    Edited by Anaida Colón-Muñiz, Magaly Lavadenz

    Latino Civil Rights in Education: La Lucha Sigue documents the experiences of historical and contemporary advocates in the movement for civil rights in education of Latinos in the United States. These critical narratives and counternarratives discuss identity, inequality, desegregation, policy,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19

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