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World Library of Educationalists

The World Library of Educationalists celebrates the important contributions to education made by leading experts in their individual fields of study. Each scholar has compiled a career-long collection of what they consider to be their finest pieces: extracts from books, journals, articles, major theoretical and practical contributions, and salient research findings.

For the first time ever the work of each contributor is presented in a single volume so readers can follow the themes and progress of their work and identify the contributions made to, and the development of, the fields themselves.

The distinguished careers of the selected experts span at least two decades and include Richard Aldrich, Stephen J. Ball, Elliot W. Eisner, John Elliott, Howard Gardner, John Gilbert, Ivor F. Goodson, David Hargreaves, David Labaree and E.C. Wragg.

Each book in the series features a specially written introduction by the contributor giving an overview of his career, contextualizing his selection within the development of the field, and showing how his own thinking developed over time.

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  1. China through the Lens of Comparative Education

    The selected works of Ruth Hayhoe

    By Ruth Hayhoe

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    In the World Library of Educationalists series, international experts compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key article, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions – so the world can read them in a single...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Multiculturalism in Education and Teaching

    The selected works of Carl A. Grant

    By Carl A. Grant

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    In the World Library of Educationalists series, international experts compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key article, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions – so the world can read them in a single...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Landmarks in Literacy

    The Selected Works of Frank Smith

    By Frank Smith

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Frank Smith is internationally acclaimed as an essential contributor to research on the nature of reading and as an originator of the modern psycholinguistic approach to reading instruction. In his publications his aim has always been to support teachers, to encourage them to make teaching...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Race, Class and Special Education

    The selected works of Sally Tomlinson

    By Sally Tomlinson

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    In the World Library of Educationalists series, international experts themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions – so the world can read them in...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Teaching, Learning and Education in Late Modernity

    The Selected Works of Peter Jarvis

    By Peter Jarvis

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Peter Jarvis has spent over 30 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in education. He has contributed well over 30 books and 200 papers and chapters in books on learning theory, adult education and learning, continuing professional education, nurse...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Encountering Education in the Global

    The selected works of Fazal Rizvi

    By Fazal Rizvi

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international experts compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions – so the world can read them in a single...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Making Sense of Learners Making Sense of Written Language

    The Selected Works of Kenneth S. Goodman and Yetta M. Goodman

    By Kenneth S. Goodman, Yetta M. Goodman

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Ken and Yetta Goodman’s professional work has been a lifelong collaboration, informed by shared philosophical strands. An overarching goal has been to provide access for all children to literacy and learning and to inform and improve teaching and learning. Each also is recognized for specific areas...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Politics, Policies and Pedagogies in Education

    The selected works of Bob Lingard

    By Bob Lingard

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international experts compile career long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces of work – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions – so the world can read them in a single...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Research

    The selected works of Mary E. James

    By Mary E. James

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international experts themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions – so the world can read them in a...

    Published May 29th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Knowledge, Power, and Education

    The Selected Works of Michael W. Apple

    Edited by Michael W. Apple

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    For more than three decades, Michael W. Apple has sought to uncover and articulate the connections among knowledge, teaching, and power in education. His germinal Ideology and Curriculum was a watershed title in critical education studies, and has remained in print since its publication in 1979....

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge