The silent ascendancy of a therapeutic ethos across the education system and into the workplace demands a book that serves as a wake up call to everyone. Kathryn Ecclestone and Dennis Hayes' controversial and compelling book uses a wealth of examples across the education system, from primary...
Published June 26th 2008 by Routledge
Debating is out of fashion. No one raises the question of what has gone wrong when the entire political project of a society is seemingly reduced to 'education, education, education'.The aim of this lively and challenging book is to provide the stimulus for further thinking about key educational...
Published July 7th 2004 by Routledge
The Crisis of Confidence in the Academy
Series: Key Issues in Higher Education
This thought-provoking book exposes the real crisis of confidence in higher education - not caused by funding problems or increased student numbers, but by academics unwilling or unable to defend free and autonomous enquiry. Government policies introducing programmes of vocational study and...
Published December 31st 2003 by Routledge