Information communications technologies (ICTs) such as television, computers, digital cameras, programmable toys, mobile phones, are playing an increasingly prominent role in young children’s lives, but the effects on children can be negative if these are used inappropriately. This timely new book...
To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge
Series: China Policy Series
This book explores how the higher education system in China needs to reform in order to play its part in the next phase of China’s development, where there needs to be greater emphasis on sustainable development, social justice and genuine international engagement. It examines the necessity and...
To Be Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge
From Comrades to Citizens
This book explores how social change and changes to civil society are occurring in Russia, considering especially these changes in the education field. It shows how, although the right to lifelong learning is guaranteed by the Russian state, as it was by the Soviet Union, where formal education,...
To Be Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge
Beyond the Expansion
Series: China Policy Series
A major transformation of Chinese higher education (HE) has taken place over the past decade – China has reshaped its higher education sector from elite to mass education with the number of graduates having quadrupled to three million a year over six years. China is exceptional among lower income...
Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge
Dialogue as conflict resolution
Martin Buber (1878-1965) is considered one of the 20th century’s greatest thinkers and his contributions to philosophy, theology and education are testimony to this. His thought is founded on the idea that people are capable of two kinds of relations, namely I-Thou and I-It, emphasising the...
Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge
'Teaching Geography as if the Planet Matters provides a timely outline of powerful knowledge and arguments that will be needed to counter a strengthening of current curriculum orthodoxies. Not until school geography undergoes the revolution that this book outlines can it honestly claim to be...
Published July 11th 2011 by Routledge
Crime and Criminal Justice provides students with a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the study of criminology by taking an interdisciplinary approach to explaining criminal behaviour and criminal justice. The book is divided into two parts, which address the two essential bases that form...
Published May 5th 2011 by Routledge
A Self-help Guide for Men With Eating Disorders, Compulsive Exercise and Bigorexia
Increasingly boys and men are suffering with eating disorders and related body image problems. Some have full-blown conditions such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia, binge eating, compulsive exercising or bigorexia. Others are distressed by slightly lesser degrees of disordered eating or over-exercise...
Published February 13th 2008 by Routledge
Teaching School Subjects 11-19
Series: Teaching School Subjects 11-19
When Geography specialists decide they want to teach, it can be a daunting prospect to enter a real classroom, no matter how much subject knowledge they already possess. Geography: Teaching School Subjects 11-19 puts the subject into perspective and shows new teachers and student teachers how...
Published June 15th 2005 by Routledge
This was the first comprehensive study of the City of London to be published. The study examines the economic structure of the city and considers the main influences likely to affect the development of the City, including the pattern of demand, technological change, population movements, supply of...
Published June 4th 2003 by Routledge