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  1. Education and Poverty (RLE Edu L)

    By Philip Robinson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book describes the attempts that have been made to achieve an educational policy relevant to those most disadvantaged in our society; examines the different ways in which sociologists have conceptualized the related problems; and evaluates the success of the policy. He suggests that we are in...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Divided School

    By Peter Woods

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In this ethnographic study of a secondary school in the UK, the author presents an incisive account of school life from the various points of view of the pupils, teachers and parents. He describes and analyses major areas of experience and methods of adapting to school for both the children and...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Education For A New Society (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    By Ernest Green, Harold Shearman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Aimed at the layperson, this book discusses education for the man or woman in the street and the advantages to society of having an educated population, with the aim of not just convincing people of the importance of education but persuading them to take participate actively in education....

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Privatization and Privilege in Education (RLE Edu L)

    By Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Can privilege be bought? Arguments have raged over whether private education in the UK is ‘the cement in the wall’ dividing British society, or whether parental choice is, as has also been argued ‘a key component of a free society’. The author here describes the traditional private sector schools,...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Education (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    In Search of A Future

    Edited by Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    What unites the contributors to this book is an opposition to Thatcherite policies on education and an agreement upon the need for the development of democracy in education. This volume highlights the importance of an area of neglected theoretical and practical concern: the development of a...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sociology and the School (RLE Edu L)

    By Peter Woods

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This is an introduction to interactionist work in education during the 1970s and 80s. The interactionist viewpoint concentrates on how people construct meanings in the ebb and flow of everyday life – what they think and do, how they react to one another – and has in recent years established itself...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Educability, Schools and Ideology (RLE Edu L)

    Edited by MICHAEL Flude, JOHN AHIER

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The sociology of education has been at the forefront of new developments in sociological theory. This book examines and criticizes a number of these new developments and discusses some empirical work on issues of current concern. One of the few books that integrates radical and critical sociology...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Community, Hierarchy and Open Education (RLE Edu L)

    By Gary Easthope

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The book describes the English school, especially the secondary school, as a hierarchical community in which the head-teacher (principal) is an autocratic ruler. After explaining how that particular organisation of the school developed historically from the market situation faced by the English...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Education as a Social Factor (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    By Leonard M Jacks

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume presents a short survey of education at the beginning of the twentieth century. It considered the main educational agencies of that time, the home, the Church, the school and the university and the role to be played by each in preparing the citizens of the future. The author maintains...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Doing Sociology of Education (RLE Edu L)

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This collection of specially commissioned articles exposes the practical and personal influences on the process of doing sociology of education. All of the authors have been involved in conducting well know major research projects, and discuss here the pitfalls and problems, conflicts and...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Schooling, Ideology and the Curriculum (RLE Edu L)
    Edited by Len Barton, Roland Meighan, Stephen A Walker
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  2. Class, Ideologies and Educational Futures
    By D W. Livingstone
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  3. Rethinking Teacher Education
    Edited by David Hopkins, Ken Reid
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  4. Streaming (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education): An Education System in Miniature
    By Brian Jackson
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  5. One in Five (RLE Edu M): The Assessment and Incidence of Special Educational Needs
    By Paul Croll, Diana Moses
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  6. Changing Educational Assessment: International Perspectives and Trends
    Edited by Patricia Broadfoot, Roger Murphy, Harry Torrance
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  7. Educational Psychology
    By Charles H Judd
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  8. Moral Philosophy for Education (RLE Edu K)
    By Robin Barrow
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  9. Secondary Education for All: Origins and Development in England
    By H C Dent
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  10. Role Conflict and the Teacher (RLE Edu N)
    By Gerald Grace
    To Be Published December 14th 2014

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