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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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11-20 of 27 results in World Library of Educationalists
  1. Education, Philosophy and Politics

    The Selected Works of Michael A. Peters

    By Michael A Peters

    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 January 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Learning In and Out of School

    The selected works of John MacBeath

    By John MacBeath

    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 December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Education, Markets, and the Public Good

    The Selected Works of David F. Labaree

    By David F. Labaree

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    David F. Labaree has spent the last twenty years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in the history of education and education policy and politics. Here, he brings together twelve of his key writings in one place. Starting with a specially...

    Published October 25th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Reflecting Where the Action Is

    The Selected Works of John Elliott

    By John Elliott

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    John Elliott has been a leading researcher, writer and thinker in education for thirty years, and has contributed over twenty books and five hundred articles to the field. This book brings together sixteen of his key writings, drawn together to show the development of his most important ideas and...

    Published October 18th 2006 by Routledge

  5. In Search of Pedagogy, Volumes I & II

    The Selected Works of Jerome S. Bruner, 1957-1978 & 1979-2006

    By Jerome S. Bruner

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Jerome Bruner is one of the best-known and most influential psychologists of the twentieth century. He was one of the key figures in the so called 'cognitive revolution' that today dominates psychology around the world - but it is in the field of education that his influence has been especially...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Race, Culture, and Education

    The Selected Works of James A. Banks

    By James A. Banks

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Considered the father of multicultural education in the US and known throughout the world as one of the field’s most important founder, theorist and researcher, James A. Banks has collected here twenty-one of his most important and best works from across the span of his career. Drawing out...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  7. In Search of Pedagogy Volume I

    The Selected Works of Jerome Bruner, 1957-1978

    By Jerome S. Bruner

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Jerome Bruner is one of the best-known and most influential psychologists of the twentieth century. His theories about cognitive development dominate psychology around the world today, but it is in the field of education where his influence has been especially felt. In this two volume...

    Published March 29th 2006 by Routledge

  8. In Search of Pedagogy Volume II

    The Selected Works of Jerome Bruner, 1979-2006

    By Jerome S. Bruner

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Jerome Bruner is one of the best-known and most influential psychologists of the twentieth century. His theories about cognitive development dominate psychology around the world today, but it is in the field of education where his influence has been especially felt. In this two volume...

    Published March 29th 2006 by Routledge

  9. The Development and Education of the Mind

    The Selected Works of Howard Gardner

    By Howard Gardner

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Leading American psychologist and educator Howard Gardner has assembled his most important writings about education. Spanning over thirty years, this collection reveals the thinking, the concepts and the empirical research that have made Gardner one of the most respected and cited educational...

    Published November 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  10. Lessons from History of Education

    The Selected Works of Richard Aldrich

    By Richard Aldrich

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Richard Aldrich has spent the last 30 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in history of education. He has contributed over 15 books and 75 articles to the field. In Lessons from History of Education, Richard Aldrich brings together 14 of his key...

    Published September 21st 2005 by Routledge