Responding to disruptive or troubled pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD) remains a highly topical issue. The challenges these children present relate to wider issues of continuing political concern: the perceived declining discipline in schools; school and social exclusion; the...
Published August 15th 2012 by Routledge
Building on earlier publications by Harry Daniels, Vygotsky and Sociology provides readers with an overview of the implications for research of the theoretical work which acknowledges a debt to the writings of L.S. Vygotsky and sociologists whose work echoes his sociogenetic commitments,...
Published July 17th 2012 by Routledge
Series: World Yearbook of Education
Inclusive education" is the term now used to describe the incorporation of special needs into mainstream education. This selection of papers provides perspectives and dialogue on inclusive education from around the world, defining the philosophical, political and educational implications....
Published March 24th 2012 by Routledge
The promise, embraced by governments around the world, is that the knowledge economy will provide knowledge workers with a degree of autonomy and permission to think which enables them to be creative and to attract high incomes. What credence should we give to this promise? The current economic...
Published January 5th 2012 by Routledge
A Critical Perspective
Educational Theories, Cultures and Learning focuses on how education is understood in different cultures, the theories and related assumptions we make about learners and students and how we think about them, and how we can understand the principle actors in education - learners and teachers....
Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge
A Critical Perspective
Knowledge, Values and Educational Policy focuses on what schools are for and what should be taught in them, how learning is possible across boundaries, and issues of diversity and equity. Policies and practices relating to schools are also considered. Within this volume, internationally...
Published August 8th 2011 by Routledge
Promoting Learning Across Boundaries and Agencies
This ground-breaking book brings together cutting-edge researchers who study the transformation of practice through the enhancement and transformation of expertise. This is an important moment for such a contribution because expertise is in transition - moving toward collaboration in...
Published August 19th 2009 by Routledge
Applying the Sociology of Basil Bernstein
This book is made up of a selection of writings from an international team of scholars, highlighting the contribution made to the field of educational policy and educational policy research by Basil Bernstein's work on the sociology of pedagogy. These contributors explore, analyse and engage with...
Published June 28th 2009 by Routledge
Multi-Agency Working for Children's Wellbeing
Series: Improving Learning
** Shortlisted for the NASEN Special Educational Needs Academic Book Award 2009 ** Inter-professional collaborations are invaluable relationships which can prevent the social exclusion of children and young people and are now a common feature of welfare policies worldwide. Drawing on a four year...
Published January 29th 2009 by Routledge
This book provides readers with an overview of the implications for research of the theoretical work which acknowledges a debt to the writings of L.S. Vygotsky. A concise introduction to Vygotsky’s original thesis and discussions on his approach to research methods is given; this is followed by an...
Published July 31st 2008 by Routledge