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  • Using Shakespeare's Plays to Explore Education Policy Today

    Neoliberalism through the lens of Renaissance humanism, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Ward

    Shakespeare is revered as the greatest writer in the English language, yet education reform in the English-speaking world is informed primarily by the ‘market order’, rather than the kind of humanism we might associate with Shakespeare. By considering Shakespeare’s dramatisation of the principles…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Educational Philosophy for a Post-secular Age

    1st Edition

    By David Lewin

    Educational Philosophy for a Post-secular Age reinterprets post-secular insights for educational theory by recognising that the persistence of religion in contemporary life raises new questions about the place of religion in education. Two common assumptions are critically examined: first, that the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Educational Leadership in Becoming

    On the potential of leadership in action, 1st Edition

    By Nuraan Davids, Yusef Waghid

    Educational Leadership in Becoming reconsiders educational leadership in its current forms, and presents a more plausible form of educational leadership to contend with the complexities currently found in universities and schools. Much of the literature in vogue concerning educational leadership…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • Genocide Literature in Middle and Secondary Classrooms

    Rhetoric, Witnessing, and Social Action in a Time of Standards and Accountability, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • Edmond Holmes and Progressive Education

    1st Edition

    By John Howlett

    Although considered a figure of great importance and influence by his contemporaries, Edmond Holmes has been consigned to relative obscurity in the progressive educational tradition. This book reinstates Holmes as a key figure in the history of progressive education, both as a school inspector and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge

  • Teachability and Learnability

    Can Thinking Be Taught?, 1st Edition

    By Paul Fairfield

    Deep disagreements exist regarding what thinking and critical thinking are and to what extent they are teachable. Thinking is learned in some measure by all, but not everything that is learnable is also teachable in an institutional setting. In questioning the relationship between teachability and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Teaching Character and Virtue in Schools

    1st Edition

    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
    Routledge
    Citizenship, Character and Values Education

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • Teaching for Active Citizenship

    Moral values and personal epistemology in early years classrooms, 1st Edition

    By Joanne Lunn Brownlee, Eva Johansson, Susan Walker, Laura Scholes

    There is strong social and political interest in active citizenship and values in education internationally. Active citizenship requires children to experience and internalize moral values for human rights, developing their own opinions and moral responsibility. While investment in young children…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Political Pressures on Educational and Social Research

    International perspectives, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • Ideologies in Educational Administration and Leadership

    1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • Philosophies of Islamic Education

    Historical Perspectives and Emerging Discourses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mujadad Zaman, Nadeem A. Memon

    The study of Islamic education has hitherto remained a tangential inquiry in the broader focus of Islamic Studies. In the wake of this neglect, a renaissance of sorts has occurred in recent years, reconfiguring the importance of Islam’s attitudes to knowledge, learning and education as paramount in…

    Hardback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

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