Studies from a British perspective
This book brings together the work of esteemed author Professor David Phillips in one authoritative volume. Including key chapters on education in Germany from the last three decades, topics range from historical studies of universities and schools, through detailed research on the role of the...
To Be Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge
Papers for Harry Judge
Using the highly successful Oxford model of teacher training and the widely respected work in teacher education of Harry Judge, a number of prominent educationists from around the world contribute chapters on a range of topics relating to the interface between the university and the schools in the...
Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge
An Introduction to Current and Future Trends
The health of human populations around the world is constantly changing and the health profiles of most nations in the early twenty-first century global health landscape are unrecognizable compared with those of just a century ago. This book examines and explains these health changes and considers...
Published June 7th 2012 by Routledge
The Spanish Influenza pandemic of 1918-19 was the worst pandemic of modern times, claiming over 30 million lives in less than six months. In the hardest hit societies, everything else was put aside in a bid to cope with its ravages. It left millions orphaned and medical science desperate to find...
Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge
The ultimate goal of every emergency management professional is to help citizens and communities prepare for natural, technological, or terrorist threats in order to mitigate damage and save lives. Providing an insider’s glimpse into this rewarding career, Introduction to Emergency Management...
Published October 19th 2011 by CRC Press
Building on an increasingly sophisticated body of research on policy ‘borrowing’ in education, this collection explores ways in which the foreign example in education has been and is being used by policy makers in a variety of settings, its principal aim being to assess the usefulness of ‘foreign’...
Published February 23rd 2009 by Routledge
Selections from the Oxford Review of Education
Series: Education Heritage
This book brings together key articles that trace the development of British education policy since 1975 and provides a valuable route map to developments within education policy during this period. It includes twenty-six seminal articles from the Oxford Review of Education written by many of...
Published June 8th 2006 by Routledge
Concept, Policy and Practice
Quality of life is one of the most important issues facing the world today and is central to the development of social policy. This innovative book discusses this crucial topic, assessing the criteria for judging attempts to raise quality of life, including the satisfaction of basic and social...
Published January 19th 2006 by Routledge
During recent years, an increasing amount of academic research has focused on older people with a particular emphasis on settings, places and spaces. This book provides a comprehensive review of research and the policy area of 'ageing and place'. An insightful book on an important topic, Andrews...
Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge