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  1. Curriculum and the Specialisation of Knowledge

    Studies in the sociology of education

    By Michael Young, Johan Muller

    This book presents a new way for educators at all levels - from early years to university - to think about curriculum priorities. It focuses on the curriculum as a form of specialised knowledge, optimally designed to enable students to gain access to the best knowledge available in any field....

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Distance Teaching for the Third World

    The Lion and the Clockwork Mouse

    By Michael Young, Hilary Perraton, Janet Jenkins, Tony Dodds

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1980, is based on the experiences of the International Extension College in developing distance teaching. The volume begins by reviewing the world problems of educational quality and quantity, and then examines the ways in which print, broadcasts and group study...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Voyage Charters

    4th Edition

    By Julian Cooke, Tim Young, Michael Ashcroft, Andrew Taylor, John Kimball, David Martowski, LeRoy Lambert, Michael Sturley

    Series: Lloyd's Shipping Law Library

    Widely regarded as the leading authority on voyage charters, this book is the most comprehensive and intellectually-rigorous analysis of the area, is regularly cited in court and by arbitrators, and is the go-to guide for drafting and disputing charterparty contracts. Voyage Charters provides the...

    Published August 29th 2014 by Informa Law from Routledge

  4. Knowledge, Expertise and the Professions

    Edited by Michael Young, Johan Muller

    It has long been recognised that specialised knowledge is at the core of what distinguishes professions from other occupations. The privileged status of professions in most countries, however, together with their claims to autonomy and access to specialised knowledge, is being increasingly...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Dynamics of Asian Financial Integration

    Facts and Analytics

    Edited by Michael Devereux, Philip R Lane, Cyn-Young Park, Shang-Jin Wei

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The ongoing global financial crisis has manifested a remarkable degree of global financial integration—and its implications—for emerging Asian financial markets. The current crisis will not and should not deter the progress that the region has made toward financial openness and integration. However...

    Published September 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Implementing National Qualifications Frameworks Across Five Continents

    Edited by Michael Young, Stephanie Matseleng Allais

    This book assesses the impact and implementation of national qualifications frameworks in sixteen different countries. It presents two major lessons for policy makers thinking of introducing a National Qualifications Framework (NQF). First, that an NQF is only a way of framing existing provision;...

    Published June 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Educating for the Knowledge Economy?

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Hugh Lauder, Michael Young, Harry Daniels, Maria Balarin, John Lowe

    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 6th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Family and Kinship in East London

    By Michael Young, Peter Wilmott

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1957 ,and reprinted with a new introduction in 1986, Michael Young and Peter Willmott’s book on family and kinship in Bethnal Green in the 1950s is a classic in urban studies. A standard text in planning, housing, family studies and sociology, it predicted the...

    Published July 26th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Driver Distraction

    Theory, Effects, and Mitigation

    Edited by Kristie Young, John D. Lee, Michael A. Regan

    A Practical Resource for Understanding, Preventing, and Managing Driver Distraction It is estimated that up to 23 percent of crashes and near-crashes are caused by driver distraction, and these figures will likely increase as more and more distractions, both inside and outside the vehicle, compete...

    Published October 15th 2008 by CRC Press

  10. Bringing Knowledge Back In

    From Social Constructivism to Social Realism in the Sociology of Education

    By Michael Young

    'This book tackles some of the most important educational questions of the day... It is rare to find a book on education which is theoretically sophisticated and practically relevant: this book is.' From the Foreword by Hugh Lauder What is it in the twenty-first century that we want young...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

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