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  1. Dalit Women's Education in Modern India

    Double Discrimination

    By Shailaja Paik

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    Inspired by egalitarian doctrines, the Dalit communities in India have been fighting for basic human and civic rights since the middle of the nineteenth century. In this book, Shailaja Paik focuses on the struggle of Dalit women in one arena - the realm of formal education – and examines a range of...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Changing Educational Assessment

    International Perspectives and Trends

    Edited by Patricia Broadfoot, Roger Murphy, Harry Torrance

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Assessment is a key area of interest and debate in education. Its increased use by governments as a powerful means of influencing educational practice are now features of the educational scene worldwide. This volume was the first major international review of such developments and it explores the...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Tory Mind on Education

    1979-1994

    By D Lawton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book discusses conservative education policies since 1979 by referring to beliefs, values and attitudes. It relates ideology to policies and provides some background about the years before 1979 – definitions of Conservatism and descriptions of Tory beliefs and traditional Conservative views on...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Curriculum Practice

    Some Sociological Case Studies

    Edited by Martyn Hammersley, Andy Hargreaves

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    When first published this book was one of the first collections of empirical research in the area of the knowledge transmitted in schools and the responses of students to it. It includes studies of the histories of particular school subjects and of how the knowledge they embody is presented in the...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Ecology of the School

    By John Eggleston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Within a single educational system – that of England and Wales – the nature of schooling available to a child can be dramatically different. Even between residential areas the differences in educational climate can be striking. Apart from differences in the organization of schools and the...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Children's Play and Its Place in Education

    With an Appendix on the Montessori Method

    By Walter De Burley Wood

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Published long before the importance of early childhood education was formally recognised in the educational landscape this book explores the significance of play for young children. The volume includes an appendix on Montessori education....

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Comparative Education

    A Study of Educational Factors and Traditions

    By Nicholas Hans

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book is divided into four parts. In Part One the author considers the natural factors which have influenced the various national systems of education. They comprise racial, linguistic, geographical and economic factors. In Part Two he considers the contribution of religious traditions to...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Challenge For the Comprehensive School

    Culture, Curriculum and Community

    By David Hargreaves

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    By 1982 the ambitious claims made for newly established comprehensive schools were being put to the test. How effectively does the comprehensive meet the needs of all young people? Do urban, working-class students enjoy more success than in the secondary modern schools? Are they more engaged in...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of the School Curriculum

    By Denis Lawton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    If the curriculum can be defined as a ‘selection from the culture of society’, the central question then becomes ‘who selects’. This volume answers this question, reviewing various aspects of the curriculum and its planning. For many years the control of the curriculum was uncontroversial. In the...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Common Sense and the Curriculum

    By Robin Barrow

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book addresses the question ‘What should be taught in schools and why?’. The book begins by stressing the way in which such a question should be approached and goes on to offer a comprehensive and stringent critique of a variety of principles for the selection of curriculum content, with...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge