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Class, Culture and Education (RLE Edu L)

Class, Culture and Education (RLE Edu L)

1st Edition

Harold Entwistle
July 04, 2014

This book examines the concepts of equality, class, culture, work and leisure and explores their interrelationship through the discussion of some current problems, especially the problems posed for schools for the ‘culturally deprived.’ The debate about differential provision of schooling for...

Politics and Policy Making in Education: Explorations in Sociology

Politics and Policy Making in Education: Explorations in Sociology

1st Edition

Stephen J. Ball
July 04, 2014

Based on interviews with key actors in the policy-making process, this book maps the changes in education policy and policy making in the Thatcherite decade. The focus of the book is the 1988 Education Reform Act, its origins, purposes and effects, and it looks behind the scenes at the priorities...

Crisis in the Curriculum

Crisis in the Curriculum

1st Edition

E C Cuff, George C F Payne
July 04, 2014

This collection of papers surveys key aspects of the curriculum, investigates the present situation and discusses what improvements need to be made. It is contributed by teachers, educational advisers and researchers and ranges across a variety of different institutional teaching settings and a...

Rethinking Teacher Education

Rethinking Teacher Education

1st Edition

David Hopkins, Ken Reid
June 10, 2014

In recent years there has been a new mood in teacher education. The emphasis is on professional studies, on encouraging trainee teachers to think intelligently about how to tackle problems of the classroom.This book surveys the developments which are taking it further in both Britain and...

Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology

1st Edition

Charles H Judd
June 10, 2014

No influence has more profoundly affected educational thought and practice during the late 19th and early 20th centuries than the science of psychology. This volume discusses the major differences between education prior to the influence of educational psychology and then examines the impact this...

Moral Philosophy for Education (RLE Edu K)

Moral Philosophy for Education (RLE Edu K)

1st Edition

Robin Barrow
June 10, 2014

Teachers and students are frequently confused as to the relevance of abstract philosophical theorising to the reality of the classroom and this book is distinctive for the attention it devotes to philosophy and its potential contribution to practical matters, and education in particular. The author...

Secondary Education for All: Origins and Development in England

Secondary Education for All: Origins and Development in England

1st Edition

H C Dent
June 10, 2014

The Education Act of 1944 launched an unprecedented experiment in the history of education in the UK. This book is a brief survey of the routes by which compulsory free secondary education was arrived at, as well as an examination of the position in 1949 and suggestions for the future....

Role Conflict and the Teacher (RLE Edu N)

Role Conflict and the Teacher (RLE Edu N)

1st Edition

Gerald Grace
June 10, 2014

Gerald Grace here explores the concept of role conflict and the current theorizing about the problems of the teacher’s role. He investigates four potential problem areas – role diffuseness, role vulnerability, role commitment versus career orientation, and value conflict – in a sample of one...

Rebirth of Rhetoric

Rebirth of Rhetoric

1st Edition

Richard Andrews
June 10, 2014

Rebirth of Rhetoric brings together contributions from several fields to provide a forum in which a unifying theory for language and literature studies can be debated.The book does not aim to resurrect classical Renaissance rhetoric, but to remake it within a contemporary context. The context of...

Theory & Practice in Education (RLE Edu K)

Theory & Practice in Education (RLE Edu K)

1st Edition

R F Dearden
June 10, 2014

The main concern of the volume is the relation of theory to practice in education but the book also reviews the state of educational theory, and its relation to politics. Beginning with a group of papers on specific areas of the relation between theory and practice, the book goes on to discuss...

Sex Roles and the School

Sex Roles and the School

1st Edition

Sara Delamont
June 10, 2014

Schools reflect the society which surrounds them but they must also be agents of change. The last few decades have seen an explosion of research on gender and education and, in this volume the author examines in a rigorous but highly accessible way, new research findings and new strategies for...

Gender and the Politics of the Curriculum

Gender and the Politics of the Curriculum

1st Edition

Sheila Riddell
June 10, 2014

This book uses detailed case studies of two secondary schools to examine the relationship between curriculum choice and gender identity among fourteen-year-old pupils making their first choices about what subjects to pursue at exam level. It reveals a two way process. Pupils’ decisions on what...

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