‘This book is comprehensive, up-to-date, critical and authoritative. It is also, above all, well written. It will undoubtedly become standard reading for the next generation of teachers in training and practising teachers will also learn a great deal from dipping into its contents.' - David Wray,...
Published January 9th 2013 by Routledge
Part of the skill of nursing and healthcare involves being able to decipher and understand the meanings of results and abbreviations. The aim and purpose of this handy survival guide is to supply you with the information which will help you understand this language, so that you can provide...
Published July 13th 2011 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Research in Education
For the first time, researchers, policymakers and practitioners across the world will have access to a comprehensive mapping of research evidence and policy strategies about education and poverty in affluent countries. Although there is widespread agreement that poverty and poor educational...
Published May 15th 2011 by Routledge
En Activo is a contemporary course which provides students with a structured development of written and spoken business language skills, focusing on real business people and situations from all over the Spanish-speaking world. The book consists of twenty chapters that incorporate contextual...
Published June 5th 2008 by Routledge
This fully updated second edition of Teaching English, Language and Literacy is an essential introduction for anyone learning to teach English at primary school level. Designed for students on initial teacher training courses, but also of great use to those teachers wanting to keep pace with the...
Published November 22nd 2004 by Routledge
Gender, Power and Social Policy
Series: Women And Men In History
An examination of the ways in which women challenged the British educational, employment and welfare systems after the franchise. Helen Jones explores how women adapted their strategies to confront the system from within, and what constraints were imposed on them. She also examines the active role...
Published May 14th 2000 by Routledge
After the landslide election of a new Labour government in May 1997, what are the key social policy issues and problems which the new government needs to address? Social Issues and Party Politics looks at the manifestos of the main parties and the way social issues figured in the 1997 election...
Published April 29th 1998 by Routledge
An alternative to the right-wing paradigm which has hijacked discussions of class, this book focuses on the specific ways in which class inequalities manifest themselves in Britain and exposes the hollowness if politicians' rhetoric over the classless society....
Published September 17th 1997 by Routledge
Series: Themes In British Social History
Few things tell us more of a nation's general well-being than the development of the life-expectancy of its citizens; the rising standards of health that they come to demand; and how evenly that improvement is shared throughout society. Helen Jones examines the record of twentieth-century Britain...
Published February 27th 1994 by Routledge