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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. 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 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  2. Education Policy and Social Class

    The Selected Works of Stephen J. Ball

    By Stephen J. Ball

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Bringing together twenty years of research and writing, this book provides an overview of Stephen Ball’s career and shows not only the development of his most important ideas but also the long-lasting contributions he has made to the field of educational policy analysis. This volume contains ...

    Published September 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  3. The Art and Science of Teaching and Learning

    The Selected Works of Ted Wragg

    By E. C. Wragg

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Ted Wragg is well-known for his writing on all the essential issues in education and over the last thirty years contributed over forty books and a thousand articles to the field. This book offers a personal selection of his key writings in one volume for the first time. With a specially written...

    Published September 15th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Reimagining Schools

    The Selected Works of Elliot W. Eisner

    By Elliot W. Eisner

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Elliot Eisner has spent the last forty years researching, thinking and writing about some of the enduring issues in arts education, curriculum studies and qualitative research. He has compiled a career-long collection of his finest work including extracts from books, key articles, salient...

    Published September 15th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Constructing Worlds through Science Education

    The Selected Works of John K. Gilbert

    By John K. Gilbert

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Internationally renowned and award-winning author John Gilbert has spent the last thirty years researching, thinking and writing about some of the central and enduring issues in science education. He has contributed over twenty books and 400 articles to the field and is...

    Published September 15th 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Curriculum and the Child

    The Selected Works of John White

    By John White

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    John White has spent the last thirty-five years researching, teaching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in philosophy of education. He has contributed over thirty books and 140 articles to the field. In this book he brings together sixteen of his key...

    Published September 15th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Learning, Curriculum and Life Politics

    The Selected Works of Ivor F. Goodson

    By Ivor F. Goodson

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    As schooling has become more commodity-based, the place and position of learning and curriculum has been transformed and new perspectives are needed to understand these rapidly changing times. By studying life histories and life politics we can gain insights into the relationship...

    Published September 15th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Reproducing Gender

    Critical Essays on Educational Theory and Feminist Politics

    By Madeleine Arnot

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Reproducing Gender charts the development of a theory of gender relations built up over the last twenty years. This theory has been highly influential in establishing the importance of the sociology of women's education for the study of society. It demonstrates the power of feminist educational...

    Published January 17th 2002 by Routledge