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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 their career, contextualizing their selection within the development of the field, and showing how their own thinking developed over time.

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  1. 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 19th 2006 by Routledge

  2. 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 6th 2006 by Routledge

  3. 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 6th 2006 by Routledge

  4. 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 30th 2006 by Routledge

  5. 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 30th 2006 by Routledge

  6. 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 24th 2005 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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