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  1. Life in Public Schools (RLE Edu L)

    By Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Britain’s public (that is, its major independent) schools have a conspicuous role in the country’s social system, and as a result are the subject of a long-standing political debate. The discussion is generally founded on a stereotyped image of what these school may have been like in the 1950s –...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Privatization and Privilege in Education (RLE Edu L)

    By Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Can privilege be bought? Arguments have raged over whether private education in the UK is ‘the cement in the wall’ dividing British society, or whether parental choice is, as has also been argued ‘a key component of a free society’. The author here describes the traditional private sector schools,...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Doing Sociology of Education (RLE Edu L)

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This collection of specially commissioned articles exposes the practical and personal influences on the process of doing sociology of education. All of the authors have been involved in conducting well know major research projects, and discuss here the pitfalls and problems, conflicts and...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Durkheim's Suicide

    A Century of Research and Debate

    Edited by W.S.F. Pickering, Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Durkeim's book on suicide, first published in 1897, is widely regarded as a classic text, and is essential reading for any student of Durkheim's thought and sociological method. This book examines the continuing importance of Durkheim's methodology. The wide-ranging chapters cover such issues as...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Durkheim and Modern Education

    Edited by W.S.F. Pickering, Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume explores Durkheim's place in modern educational thought at three different levels: * Durkheim's ideas on education are analyzed and placed in the context of modern society * current educational issues are explored using a Durkheimian framework * Durkheim's thought is related to that of...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Blair's Educational Legacy?

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    The United Kingdom General Election on 1st May 1997 gave a landslide victory to a re-vitalised Labour Party. Tony Blair became Prime Minister with a huge Commons majority of 179 over all other parties. Such a majority meant that extensive changes of policy could be implemented with little effective...

    Published July 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  7. Education and the Labour Government

    An Evaluation of Two Terms

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    This book presents a valuable and authoritative evaluation of the real impact Labour’s two terms have had on the British education system. On the 1st May 1997 the British electorate witnessed a watershed moment. After an eighteen year Conservative rule, a New Labour government took office....

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Tracing Education Policy

    Selections from the Oxford Review of Education

    Edited by David Phillips, Geoffrey Walford

    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

  9. British Private Schools

    Research on Policy and Practice

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    British private schools are a continuing topic of fascination for many. In particular, the leading so-called public schools have long been subjected both to criticism for their elitism and praise for their academic success. Traditionally, Conservative governments have strongly supported the private...

    Published June 29th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Doing Research About Education

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    This book brings together semi-autobiographical accounts from major educationalists about their influential research, focusing on the practical and personal aspects of the research process.The collection reflects the great changes that have occured within educational research since the 1980s and...

    Published May 29th 1998 by Routledge

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