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Forthcoming Education Policy & Politics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Early Child Care and Education in Finland

    Edited by Kaarina Määttä, Satu Uusiautti

    What is childhood like in Finland? What kind of practical solutions have been created and evaluated that aim at both providing good childhood experiences and supporting children’s positive development? What practices aim to prevent child exclusion from regular education and social experiences and...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Universities in the Flux of Time

    An exploration of time and temporality in university life

    Edited by Paul Gibbs, Oili-Helena Ylijoki, Carolina Guzmán-Valenzuela, Ronald Barnett

    Higher education and the institution of the university exist in time, their essential nature now continually subject to change: change in students, in knowledge, in structure and in their own communities and those they service. These changes are accompanied by a quickening of time, leading to...

    To Be Published December 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Education, Nature, and Society

    By Stephen Gough

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Environmental issues continue to divide opinion, sometimes in extreme ways. Almost everyone agrees that education has a role to play in ensuring the future of humanity on Earth. Some think we should all learn to leave a minimal environmental footprint; others argue that education should promote...

    To Be Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Educational Binds of Poverty

    The lives of school children

    By Ceri Brown

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Educational Binds of Poverty tackles the assumptions made by many recent social and educational policy initiatives suggesting that the best way to improve educational prospects of children in poverty is through an increased emphasis upon a culture of control, discipline, regulation and...

    To Be Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Landscapes of Specific Literacies in Contemporary Society

    Exploring a social model of literacy

    Edited by Vicky Duckworth, Gordon Ade-Ojo

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume makes a timely contribution to our understanding of literacy as a multi-faceted, complexly situated activity. Each chapter provides the reader with a fresh perspective into a different site for literate behaviour, approaches, design and relationships, and offers an exploration into the...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Case Studies in Curriculum Change

    Great Britain and the United States

    Edited by William A Reid, Decker F. Walker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    One of the educationist’s major concerns today is to find effective ways of translating new goals for the curriculum into classroom practices. American and British contributions analyse curriculum change as it actually occurs, with people, institutions and constraints of time and money acknowledged...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Dependence and Interdependence in Education

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Keith Watson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume provides an international perspective on educational dependency in considering both theories and actual developments throughout the world. Some less developed countries, in expanding their education systems, have emulated Western academic-style systems and have increased their...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Theory and Practice of Curriculum Studies

    By Denis Lawton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book deals with curriculum issues and problems, and one of its aims is to help practising teachers to clarify their own theory and practice in relation to the curriculum. The contributors look at three popular theories or sets of assumptions held by teachers: the child-centred view of...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Essays on Political Education

    By Bernard Crick, Derek Heater

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In the 1960s and 1970s there was a remarkable development of interest in political education not only in Britain but also in other countries, namely the USA, Germany and Australia. This volume provides scholars and teachers in this field with a picture of British work in the area of political...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Individual Development and the Curriculum

    By Kieran Egan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book describes four ‘layers’ or stages of education – Mythic, Romantic, Philosophic and Ironic and shows how children at each stage most effectively learn, and how they can be helped towards educational maturity. While drawing on a wide range of philosophical and psychological literature, this...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge