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  • 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 – 2016-01-14 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Play and Wellbeing

    Edited by Cindy Clark

    In an era of increasingly patient-centered healthcare, understanding how health and illness play out in social context is vital. This volume opens a unique window on the role of play in health and wellbeing in widely varied contexts, from the work of Patch Adams as a hospital clown, to an…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 

  • Neoliberalism, Critical Pedagogy and Education

    Edited by Ravi Kumar

    This volume examines the role of neoliberalism and its impact on education in South Asia. It contends that education is in a state of crisis across the world. This is reflected not only in the way the state has withdrawn to pave way for private capital but also in the manner in which knowledge and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-22 
    Routledge India

  • Education and Culture

    By Jocey Quinn

    Quinn presents a radical new perspective on the interrelationships between education and culture. Rather than viewing education in isolation from major cultural debates, she demonstrates how culture shapes education and education shapes culture. Cultural perspectives and rich empirical data from a…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Perspectives on Legal Education

    Contemporary Responses to the Lord Upjohn Lectures

    Edited by Nigel Duncan, Chris Ashford, 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 UK to consider the major debates and changes in the field. Presented in a unique…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 

  • Transforming Education

    Meanings, myths and complexity

    By Agnieszka Bates

    Transforming Education challenges the current global orthodoxy that ‘educational transformation’ can be achieved through a step-by-step implementation of centralised, performance-based strategies for school improvement. Complex responsive processes theory is utilised in an original way to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 

  • A Brief Introduction to A Philosophy of Music and Music Education as Social Praxis

    By Thomas A. Regelski

    Music and Music Education as Social Praxis is a brief introduction to a praxial theory of music education, defined by author. It is grounded in an interdisciplinary approach, for undergraduate and graduate students in music education. Drawing upon scholarship from a range of disciplines, including…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01 

  • Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies

    Edited by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince, Karla A. Henderson

    The ‘outdoors’ is a physical and ideological space in which people engage with their environment, but it is also an important vehicle for learning and for leisure. The Routledge Handbook of Outdoor Studies is the first book to attempt to define and survey the multi-disciplinary set of approaches…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Beyond the Philosophy of the Subject

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory post-structuralist reader, Volume I

    Edited by Michael A Peters, Marek Tesar

    This first volume focuses on a collection of texts from the latter twenty years of Educational Philosophy and Theory, selected for their critical status as turning points or important awakenings in post-structural theory. In the last twenty years, the applications of the postmodern and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • In Search of Subjectivities

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory teacher education reader Volume II

    Edited by Michael A Peters, Marek Tesar

    While traditionally identified as a practice-based endeavour, the many dimensions of teacher education raise important philosophical issues that emphasise the centrality of ethics to questions of relationality and professional practice. This second volume of the Educational Philosophy and Theory…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Academies, Free Schools and Social Justice

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Academies were introduced by Labour in 2000 and first opened their doors in 2002, but during Labour’s time in power the nature of the Academies changed. At first they were designed to replace existing failing schools but, by 2004, the expectation had widened to provide for entirely new schools…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19 

  • Giving Voice to Democracy in Music Education

    Diversity and Social Justice in the Classroom

    Edited by Lisa C. DeLorenzo

    This book examines how music education presents opportunities to shape democratic awareness through political, pedagogical, and humanistic perspectives. Focusing on democracy as a vital dimension in teaching music, the essays in this volume have particular relevance to teaching music as…

    Hardback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge Studies in Music Education

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