On the Necessity of Person-Centred Education
Series: Routledge Research in Education
In this book, Michael Fielding develops a searching critique of key elements of education policy and practice, including personalization, target-setting, impact, competition, empowerment, inspection and accountability, and leadership and management. He goes beyond critique to offer positive...
To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge
The Educational Legacy of John Macmurray
The educational writings of John Macmurray, one of the finest 20th century philosophers of his generation, have a special relevance for us today. In similar circumstances of international crisis he argued for the central importance of education addressing fundamental issues of human purpose - how...
Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge
A Democratic Alternative
What is education, what is it for and what are its fundamental values? How do we understand knowledge and learning? What is our image of the child and the school? How does the ever more pressing need to develop a more just, creative and sustainable democratic society affect our responses to these...
Published December 8th 2010 by Routledge
Global Patterns of People on the Move
Series: The Earthscan Atlas
Migration has provided millions with an escape route from poverty or oppression, ensuring the survival, even prosperity, of individuals and their families. New currents of human migration, triggered by ethnic cleansing or climate change or economic need, are appearing all the time and immigration...
Published July 30th 2010 by Routledge
Four Years Hard Labour
Michael Fielding looks at what the Labour Government has achieved in the last four years with its policy of 'education, education, education'.There has been widespread disappointment in New Labour's education policies, which on the whole have not steered too far wide of those put in place by...
Published May 31st 2001 by Routledge
Middle Class Formation in Contemporary Britain
This assured and powerful study explores the condition of the middle classes in Britain today. The authors outline a new theoretical perspective for exploring the middle classes and provide the reader with up-to-date empirical information on the class structure....
Published September 7th 1995 by Routledge