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  1. Education in Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    By Judith Cochran

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

    Egyptian education is a central, social and economic force in the Middle East. For hundreds of years Al Azhar University has been the centre of Islamic thinking and education. More recently Egypt became the leader in secular education as Mohammed Ali established the first medical, veterinarian,...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Moral Curriculum

    A Sociological Analysis

    By P W Musgrave

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Teachers are, and always have been seen as agents of respectability in our society, but today this role is far less easily defined than it once was. Now, for most teachers, the whats and hows of moral behaviour, guidance and instruction have become debatable issues. In this book the author gives us...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking Curriculum Studies

    Edited by Martin Lawn, Len Barton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book reappraises the British and American experience in curriculum studies, the curious way in which it has been dominated by certain ideas and introduces the reader to alternative ways of perceiving, defining and approaching its problems. It provides a radical critique of the whole area,...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Politics and Policy Making in Education

    Explorations in Sociology

    By Stephen J. Ball

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Based on interviews with key actors in the policy-making process, this book maps the changes in education policy and policy making in the Thatcherite decade. The focus of the book is the 1988 Education Reform Act, its origins, purposes and effects, and it looks behind the scenes at the priorities...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Crisis in the Curriculum

    Edited by E C Cuff, George C F Payne

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This collection of papers surveys key aspects of the curriculum, investigates the present situation and discusses what improvements need to be made. It is contributed by teachers, educational advisers and researchers and ranges across a variety of different institutional teaching settings and a...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy of Education

    A utopian dream

    By M. Andrew Holowchak

    Series: New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

    Thomas Jefferson had a profoundly advanced educational vision that went hand in hand with his political philosophy - each of which served the goal of human flourishing. His republicanism marked a break with the conservatism of traditional non-representative governments, characterized by birth and...

    Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Professional Uncertainty, Knowledge and Relationship in the Classroom

    A psychosocial perspective

    By Joseph Mintz

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The extent to which teachers should make use of theoretical and expert knowledge as opposed to tacit experiential knowledge, and how these might be combined, is a perennial issue in discussions on pedagogy. This book addresses these debates through a creative development of the concept of...

    Published June 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Understanding the Constructions of Identities by Young New Europeans

    Kaleidoscopic selves

    By Alistair Ross

    How do young people construct their identities in the complexity of their own country, belonging to the European Union, and being part of global society? This book is based on a unique empirical study of a thousand young people, aged between eleven and nineteen, from fifteen European countries....

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Governing Cross-Border Higher Education

    By Christopher Ziguras, Grant McBurnie

    Series: Internationalization in Higher Education Series

    Governing Cross-Border Higher Education examines the role of governments in relation to three key aspects of international education: student mobility; migration of international students; and transnational provision through collaboration or branch campuses. The research for this book is informed...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Social Context Reform

    A Pedagogy of Equity and Opportunity

    Edited by Paul Thomas, Brad J. Porfilio, Julie Gorlewski, Paul R. Carr

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Currently, both the status quo of public education and the "No Excuses" Reform policies are identical. The reform offers a popular and compelling narrative based on the meritocracy and rugged individualism myths that are supposed to define American idealism. This volume will refute this ideology by...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge