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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 8,067 new and published books in the subject of Education — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. The Sociology of Educational Inequality (RLE Edu L)

    By William Tyler

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    What is the most significant factor for explaining why some individuals are more successful than others – genetic inheritance, privileged background or luck? Although conventional approaches stress the prime importance of one of these, Tyler argues that such theories fail to deal adequately with...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Social Crisis and Educational Research (RLE Edu L)

    Edited by Len Barton, Stephen A Walker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Originally written at a time of crisis in the education system of Britain – occasioned by cuts, contradictions and change - many of the issues discussed in this book are still relevant today. Debate in the book focuses upon an examination of the nature of the crisis, an exploration of the impact of...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Race, Class and Education (RLE Edu L)

    Edited by Len Barton, Stephen A Walker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    One problem which continues to absorb social scientists is the way in which so much social deprivation stems from racial or class status. The discussion in this book is developed in two ways: firstly, careful attention is given to an examination of the way minority groups create and maintain...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Language, Schools and Classrooms (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    By Michael Stubbs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The role of language is central in education – but there is much debate about the exact relation between children’s language and their educational success. The author provides a clear guide to the basic issues in the debates over language deficit, standard English and classroom language, and in...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Life in Public Schools (RLE Edu L)

    By Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Britain’s public (that is, its major independent) schools have a conspicuous role in the country’s social system, and as a result are the subject of a long-standing political debate. The discussion is generally founded on a stereotyped image of what these school may have been like in the 1950s –...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Ethics and Academic Freedom in Educational Research

    Edited by Pat Sikes, Heather Piper

    Formal ethical review of research proposals is now almost the default requirement for all – staff and students – planning research under the auspices of colleges and universities in many parts of the world. With notable exceptions, the extant literature discussing educational research ethics takes...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Learning and Research in Virtual Worlds

    Edited by Jeremy Hunsinger, Aleks Krotoski

    Virtual worlds are places where humans interact, and as such they can be environments for research and learning. However, they are complex and mutable in ways that more controlled and traditional environments are not. Although computer-mediated, virtual worlds are multifaceted social systems like...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Approaches to Assessment that Enhance Learning in Higher Education

    Edited by Stylianos Hatzipanagos, Rebecca Rochon

    This book addresses the need to diversify mainstream forms of assessment currently used in Higher Education in order to re-establish the focus on the learning process. Making assessment central to student learning is about returning to what current research emphasises: the primary beneficiary of...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Marx and Education in Russia and China (RLE Edu L)

    By R F Price

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    To many education students, Russian and/or Chinese education is at the same time their introduction to Marxism, and many students go no further. This book sets the record straight by giving a thorough introduction to the writings of Marx himself as they relate to education. It shows what Marxism...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Education and the Social Condition (RLE Edu L)

    By Harold Silver

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book reviews the educational experience of the 1960s and 1970s and to suggest ways of approaching major contemporary themes such as equality, accountability and standards. The author underlines a nineteenth and twentieth-century sociological tradition in analysing education and covers a range...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Close Reading in Elementary School: Bringing Readers and Texts Together
    By Diana Sisson, Betsy Sisson
    To Be Published April 21st 2014
  2. Learning and Teaching Early Math: The Learning Trajectories Approach, 2nd Edition
    By Douglas H. Clements, Julie Sarama
    To Be Published April 22nd 2014
  3. Bringing the Common Core Math Standards to Life: Exemplary Practices from Middle Schools, 2nd Edition
    By Yvelyne Germain-McCarthy
    To Be Published April 22nd 2014
  4. Social Efficiency and Instrumentalism in Education: Critical Essays in Ontology, Phenomenology, and Philosophical Hermeneutics
    By James M. Magrini
    To Be Published April 22nd 2014
  5. Can Pop Culture and Shakespeare Exist in the Same Classroom?: Using Student Interest to Bring Complex Texts to Life
    By Kristine Gritter, Kathryn Schoon-Tanis, Matthew Althoff
    To Be Published April 23rd 2014

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