View All Book Series

BOOK SERIES


Routledge Library Editions: Education


260 Series Titles

Per Page
Sort

Display
Towards Successful Schooling (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

Towards Successful Schooling (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

1st Edition

Hugh Lauder, Cathy Wylie
July 04, 2014

The editors have compiled this critical and comparative study of changes which took place in the New Zealand education system in the second half of the twentieth century. For other Western societies who have felt the impact of New Right policies the New Zealand case is interesting because it...

The Challenge For the Comprehensive School: Culture, Curriculum and Community

The Challenge For the Comprehensive School: Culture, Curriculum and Community

1st Edition

David Hargreaves
July 04, 2014

By 1982 the ambitious claims made for newly established comprehensive schools were being put to the test. How effectively does the comprehensive meet the needs of all young people? Do urban, working-class students enjoy more success than in the secondary modern schools? Are they more engaged in...

The Politics of the School Curriculum

The Politics of the School Curriculum

1st Edition

Denis Lawton
July 04, 2014

If the curriculum can be defined as a ‘selection from the culture of society’, the central question then becomes ‘who selects’. This volume answers this question, reviewing various aspects of the curriculum and its planning. For many years the control of the curriculum was uncontroversial. In the...

French Influence on English Education

French Influence on English Education

1st Edition

W H G Armytage
July 04, 2014

In this volume the author discusses the influence of France from the Norman invasion to the late 1960s. French thought and ideas are examined and more tangible evidence is also given of the widespread and often unnoticed influence that France has exerted on English education....

Breakthrough (RLE Edu M): Autobiographical Accounts of the Education of Some Socially Disadvantaged Children

Breakthrough (RLE Edu M): Autobiographical Accounts of the Education of Some Socially Disadvantaged Children

1st Edition

Ronald Goldman
July 04, 2014

Social mobility, educational priority areas and equality of opportunity are topics discussed as much today as when this book was first published over 30 years ago. This book is written by people of varying ages and professions who have broken through from poor social beginnings, deprived...

Comparative Studies and Educational Decision

Comparative Studies and Educational Decision

1st Edition

Edmund J King
July 04, 2014

This volume offers a conceptual justification and methodology for comparative studies of education matching developments in the social sciences and other comparative disciplines. It also relates comparative studies of education to the practical business of policy formulation at all levels. Thus it...

Disaffection From School (RLE Edu M)

Disaffection From School (RLE Edu M)

1st Edition

David H Hargreaves, Stephen Hester, Frank J Mellor
July 04, 2014

A large number of pupils are, or are liable to become, disaffected with their schooling. In this comprehensive account of the problem, Ken Reid suggests that school can and should do much more to prevent and overcome disaffected behaviour, as manifested by such factors as absenteeism, disruption...

Primary Understanding: Education in Early Childhood

Primary Understanding: Education in Early Childhood

1st Edition

Kieran Egan
July 04, 2014

Beginning with descriptions of the ways in which children make sense of their experience and the world, such as fantasy, stories and games, Egan constructs his argument that constituting this foundational layer are sets of cultural sense-making capacities, reflected in oral cultures throughout the...

Common Sense and the Curriculum

Common Sense and the Curriculum

1st Edition

Robin Barrow
July 04, 2014

This book addresses the question ‘What should be taught in schools and why?’. The book begins by stressing the way in which such a question should be approached and goes on to offer a comprehensive and stringent critique of a variety of principles for the selection of curriculum content, with...

Education and Society (RLE Edu L)

Education and Society (RLE Edu L)

1st Edition

E G Biaggini
July 04, 2014

This volume discusses how the lay-person responds to written appeals to his intelligence and feelings with particular emphasis on education and culture. The author indicates a possible approach to the task of investigation rather than all that can be done with the method employed. The second part...

The Moral Curriculum: A Sociological Analysis

The Moral Curriculum: A Sociological Analysis

1st Edition

P W Musgrave
July 04, 2014

Teachers are, and always have been seen as agents of respectability in our society, but today this role is far less easily defined than it once was. Now, for most teachers, the whats and hows of moral behaviour, guidance and instruction have become debatable issues. In this book the author gives us...

Rethinking Curriculum Studies

Rethinking Curriculum Studies

1st Edition

Martin Lawn, Len Barton
July 04, 2014

This book reappraises the British and American experience in curriculum studies, the curious way in which it has been dominated by certain ideas and introduces the reader to alternative ways of perceiving, defining and approaching its problems. It provides a radical critique of the whole area,...

AJAX loader