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  • An Introduction to Moral Philosophy and Moral Education

    1st Edition

    By Robin Barrow

    This book presents and argues for a moral theory which draws on most of the major theoretical positions to some degree, but it also spells out the limits and boundaries of a moral theory. In doing so, it exposes a number of common confusions and misunderstandings about morality, and presents a…

    Paperback – 2007-07-13

  • An Introduction to Philosophy of Education

    4th Edition

    By Ronald Woods, Robin Barrow

    This introductory text, now in its fourth edition, is a classic in its field. It shows, first and foremost, the importance of philosophy in educational debate and as a background to any practical activity such as teaching. What is involved in the idea of educating a person or the idea of…

    Paperback – 2006-04-20

  • The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in the Philosophy of Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wilfred Carr

    This Reader brings together a wide range of material to present an international perspective on topical issues in philosophy of education today. Focusing on the enduring trends in this field, this lively and informative Reader provides broad coverage of the field and includes crucial topics.With an…

    Paperback – 2005-03-24
    RoutledgeFalmer Readers in Education

  • Philosophy and Educational Policy

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By John Gingell, Christopher Winch

    What are the concepts and theories behind current debates about education?This comprehensive introduction to philosophy of education discusses issues that are of current public interest and debate. It locates education at the heart of questions concerned with culture, ethics, politics, economics…

    Paperback – 2004-10-14

  • Making Sense of Education

    An Introduction to the Philosophy and Theory of Education and Teaching, 1st Edition

    By David Carr

    Making Sense of Education provides a contemporary introduction to the key issues in educational philosophy and theory. Exploring major past and present conceptions of education, teaching and learning, this book makes philosophy of education relevant to the professional practice of teachers and…

    Paperback – 2002-09-12

  • Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education

    From Piaget to the Present Day, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liora Bresler, David Cooper, Joy Palmer

    Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education looks at fifty of the twentieth century's most significant contributors to the debate on education. Among those included are:* Pierre Bourdieu* Elliot Eisner* Hans J. Eysenck* Michel Focault* Henry Giroux* Jurgen Habermas* Susan Isaacs* A.S. Neill* Herbert Read*…

    Paperback – 2001-09-27
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Philosophy of Education: The Key Concepts

    1st Edition

    By John Gingell, Christopher Winch

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1999-04-08
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Values in Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Burman, Maxine Cooper, Lorraine Ling, Joan Stephenson, Joan Stephenson****Nfa******

    Based upon an empirical study involving training and practising teachers from seven countries, this book investigates the various attitudes and practices towards the teaching of values and their place in the curriculum. Countries covered include: Australia, Eire, Israel, Slovenia, Switzerland, UK…

    Paperback – 1997-10-23

  • Child Safety: Problem and Prevention from Pre-School to Adolescence

    A Handbook for Professionals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bill Gillham, James Thompson

    Child safety is everybody's concern, but much professional activity is misinformed or based on a misrepresentation of the facts, and preventative action is rarely adequately evaluated. Written and edited by leading researchers with an active role in social policy, this new book challenges both our…

    Paperback – 1996-04-04

  • Success Against The Odds

    Effective Schools in Disadvantaged Areas, 1st Edition

    By Paul Hamlyn

    Success Against the Odds is an exciting book about effective schools in disadvantaged areas, written for a wide audience. The findings will be invaluable to headteachers, teachers, governors in all schools, and will also be of great interest to parents and indeed all those who are concerned about…

    Paperback – 1995-11-09

  • Contemporary Debates in Education

    An Historical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Ron Brooks

    Did the Thatcher years and their aftermath constitute a revolution or a restoration in education. Do they represent a departure from, or a reinforcement of tradition? Contemporary Debates in Education is a thought-provoking volume which reviews the reforms of the eighties and early nineties, then…

    Paperback – 1991-11-11
    Effective Teacher, The

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