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New and Published Books

  1. Education, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals)

    By Harold Entwistle

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1970, this book considers the alleged distinction between ‘education for life’ and ‘education for work’ and exposes the fallacies on which this and other similar distinctions are based. It shows that ideas on this subject are inextricably intertwined with wider views on the...

    Published September 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Participation in Community Work

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Anne Karin Larsen, Vishanthie Sewpaul, Grete Oline Hole

    Participation is a key community work method and this text critically engages with its theoretical and conceptual underpinnings before drawing on international examples and perspectives. Including real-life case studies of participatory practice, this book will challenge and inspire all those...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Education and Incarceration

    Edited by Erica R. Meiners, Maisha T. Winn

    The United States of America is in possession of the largest prison population in the world, with 2.3 million people currently behind bars. This number is predominantly and disproportionately made up of communities of colour and poverty. Between 1987 and 2007, the U.S. prison population tripled;...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Foucault and a Politics of Confession in Education

    Edited by Andreas Fejes, Katherine Nicoll

    In liberal, democratic and capitalist societies today, we are increasingly invited to disclose our innermost thoughts to others. We are asked to turn our gaze inwards, scrutinizing ourselves, our behaviours and beliefs, while talking and writing about ourselves in these terms. This form of...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Mutual Aid Universities (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Eric Midwinter

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1984, this collection of essays was the first account of the development of the University of the Third Age in Britain (U3A). Changing employment patterns and increasing pressure on traditional areas of secondary and higher education has led to the idea that learning can be a...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Reusing Open Resources

    Learning in Open Networks for Work, Life and Education

    Edited by Allison Littlejohn, Chris Pegler

    Series: Advancing Technology Enhanced Learning

    Every day, learners use and reuse open, digital resources for learning. Reusing Open Resources offers a vision of the potential of these open, online resources to support learning. The book follows on from Reusing Online Resources: A Sustainable Approach to E-learning. At that time focus was on the...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Teaching Psychology

    A Step-By-Step Guide, Second Edition

    By Sandra Goss Lucas, Douglas A. Bernstein

    This volume provides thoroughly updated guidelines for preparing and teaching an entire course in psychology. Based on best principles and effective psychological and pedagogical research, it offers practical suggestions for planning a course, choosing teaching methods, integrating technology...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Learning in Landscapes of Practice

    Boundaries, identity, and knowledgeability in practice-based learning

    Edited by Etienne Wenger-Trayner, Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, Steven Hutchinson, Chris Kubiak, Beverly Wenger-Trayner

    If the body of knowledge of a profession is a living landscape of practice, then our personal experience of learning can be thought of as a journey through this landscape. Within Learning in Landscapes of Practice, this metaphor is further developed in order to start an important conversation about...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Employer Engagement in Education

    Theories and evidence

    Edited by Anthony Mann, Julian Stanley, Louise Archer

    This collection focuses on employer engagement in education, how it is delivered and the differentiated impact it has on young people in their progression through schooling and higher education into the labour market. The focus is not narrowly on vocational or technical education or work-related...

    Published May 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Curriculum, Personal Narrative and the Social Future

    By Ivor F. Goodson

    Recent writing on education and social change, and a growing number of new governmental initiatives across Western societies have proceeded in denial or ignorance of the personal missions and biographical trajectories of key public sector personnel. This book stems from an underpinning belief that...

    Published May 21st 2014 by Routledge