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Routledge Library Editions: Education

Routledge Library Editions: Education consists of 244 volumes by some of the greatest educationalists, teaching professionals and policy makers of the twentieth century. The volumes are available in a set; in mini-sets themed by sub-discipline; or individually, in your choice of print or ebook.

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  1. Adult Education & The Working Class

    Education for the Missing Millions

    By Kevin Ward, Richard Taylor

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book has two purposes: first to argue that there is a greater need now than ever before for liberal adult education for the working class. Such provision would both help to ameliorate the gross inequalities of our society and provide some counter-balance to the increasingly utilitarian and...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. International Higher Education Volume 2

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Philip Altbach

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This encyclopedia is the result of a highly selective enterprise that provides a careful selection of key topics in essays written by top scholars in their fields. Comprehensive and in-depth coverage of a limited number of countries, regions and themes is provided. The essays not only feature...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Powers of Literacy (RLE Edu I)

    A Genre Approach to Teaching Writing

    Edited by Bill Cope, Mary Kalantzis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Literacy remains a contentious and polarized educational, media and political issue. What has emerged from the continuing debate is a recognition that literacy in education is allied closely with matters of language and culture, ideology and discourse, knowledge and power. Drawing perspectives...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Higher Education for All? (RLE Edu G)

    Edited by Gordon Roderick, Michael Stephens

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The rapid expansion of higher education provision, particularly in Europe and North America during the 1960s opened up for the first time the question whether everyone should have the opportunity to experience the benefits of higher university and other institutions. The contributors are economists...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Education for Adults

    Volume 1 Adult Learning and Education

    Edited by Malcolm Tight

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The nature of adult education at individual, group and community levels is the concern of this book. Definitions and patterns of adult learning are critically assessed in both this country and abroad, and the processes involved considered in detail. Both case studies and thematic articles have been...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. International Higher Education Volume 1

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Philip Altbach

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This encyclopedia is the result of a highly selective enterprise that provides a careful selection of key topics in essays written by top scholars in their fields. Comprehensive and in-depth coverage of a limited number of countries, regions and themes is provided. The essays not only feature...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Adult Education as Theory, Practice and Research

    The Captive Triangle

    By Robin Usher, Ian Bryant

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The authors argue that the aim of research should be to improve practice through a process of critical reflection. Focusing clearly on the everyday concerns and problems of practitioners, they emphasize the importance of practical knowledge. Their definition of ‘practice’ is wide, and includes the...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Schooling, Ideology and the Curriculum (RLE Edu L)

    Edited by Len Barton, Roland Meighan, Stephen A Walker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Although the different contributions to this book range over a wide spectrum of substantive issues, they share a common interest. This is a concern to explore the ways in which notions of the relations between theory and practice, between belief and action, can be used to develop three kinds of...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Class, Ideologies and Educational Futures

    By D W. Livingstone

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book provides a systematic and detailed analysis of class relations in advanced capitalist societies as a basis for understanding both class differences in educational practices and the relative effects of class and other social background factors on public attitudes toward education. Secondly...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Streaming (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    An Education System in Miniature

    By Brian Jackson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In this volume a streamed school is studied in detail and parents’ responses are recorded. Eleven plus is (and has been) under criticism, but many children are selected by a ‘seven plus’ because they are streamed into A, B or C classes. Few children escape the label once it is pinned on them – less...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge