Ethics Products

  • Biotechnology, Education and Life Politics

    Debating genetic futures from school to society

    By Pádraig Murphy

    What should individuals and society do when genetic screening becomes widely available and with its impact on current and future generations still uncertain? How can our education systems around the world respond to these developments? Reproductive and genetic technologies (RGTs) are increasingly…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights

    Ethical and Philosophical Issues

    Edited by Jaime Ahlberg, Michael Cholbi

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights explores important issues at the nexus of two burgeoning areas within moral and social philosophy: procreative ethics and parental rights. Surprisingly, there has been comparatively little scholarly engagement across these subdisciplinary boundaries,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Genocide Literature in Middle and Secondary Classrooms

    Rhetoric, Witnessing, and Social Action in a Time of Standards and Accountability

    By Sarah Donovan

    At the heart of this inquiry into the ethical implications of education reform on reading practices in middle and secondary classrooms, the central question is what is lost, hidden, or marginalized in the name of progress? Drawing on her own experiences as an English teacher during the No Child…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01

  • Teaching Character and Virtue in Schools

    By James Arthur, Kristján Kristjánsson, Tom Harrison, Wouter Sanderse, Daniel Wright

    Teaching Character and Virtue in Schools addresses the contemporary issues of quantification and measurement in educational settings. The authors draw on the research of the Jubilee Centre at the University of Birmingham in order to investigate the concern that the conventional wisdom, sound…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25
    Citizenship, Character and Values Education

  • Spiritual Education in a Divided World

    Social, Environmental and Pedagogical Perspectives on the Spirituality of Children and Young People

    Edited by Cathy Ota, Mark Chater

    In the era of globalization debate has turned to the vital need for a thorough understanding of its impact on the spirituality and health of the youth of today. Spiritual Education in a Divided World recognises the urgent need for effective research in this area. This exceptional volume takes an…

    Paperback – 2016-07-13
    Spirituality in Education

  • Political Pressures on Educational and Social Research

    International perspectives

    Edited by Karen Trimmer

     Political Pressures on Educational and Social Research draws upon a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches to consider the problems that can arise when research findings diverge from political directions for policy. Chapters explore the impacts this can have on the researchers,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31

  • Ideologies in Educational Administration and Leadership

    Edited by Eugenie A. Samier

    Ideologies in Educational Administration and Leadership explores ideological dimensions of educational administration in a number of Western and Central European contexts as they influence or shape the understanding, analysis, and practice in the field covering a broad range of topics, such as…

    Hardback – 2016-05-05

  • Researching Ethically across Cultures

    Issues of knowledge, power and voice

    Edited by Anna Robinson-Pant, Nidhi Singal

    Whether an individual doctoral study or a large-scale multidisciplinary project, researchers working across cultures face particular challenges around power, identity, and voice, as they encounter ethical dilemmas which extend beyond the micro-level of the researcher-researched relationship. In…

    Hardback – 2016-04-22

  • Fairness Issues in Educational Assessment

    Edited by Hossein Karami

    Fairness and ethicality have been at the center of the debates on the appropriate use of educational tests since the 1960s. Particularly in high-stakes contexts, it is clear that fairness should be a major concern to both the test developers, and to those being tested, given that the fairness of a…

    Hardback – 2016-04-06

  • Social Justice and Educational Measurement

    John Rawls, the history of testing, and the future of education

    By Zachary Stein

    Social Justice and Educational Measurement addresses foundational concerns at the interface of standardized testing and social justice in American schools. Following John Rawls’s philosophical methods, Stein builds and justifies an ethical framework for guiding practices involving educational…

    Hardback – 2016-03-24
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • 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 – 2016-03-03
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Ethical Leadership and Decision Making in Education

    Applying Theoretical Perspectives to Complex Dilemmas, 4th Edition

    By Joan Poliner Shapiro, Jacqueline A. Stefkovich

    The fourth edition of the best-selling text, Ethical Leadership and Decision Making in Education, continues to address the increasing interest in ethics and assists educational leaders with the complex dilemmas in today’s challenging and diverse society. Through discussion and analysis of real-life…

    Paperback – 2016-01-15

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