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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Banking in Europe (RLE Banking & Finance)

    The Single Market

    By Robert Dixon

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Banking & Finance

    This book describes the different banking systems of the twelve European Community countries and examines how they were affected by the Single European market of 1992. Exploring the implications of relevant EC legislation, the book highlights the problems that face financial institutions trying to...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Education, Justice and the Human Good

    Fairness and equality in the education system

    Edited by Kirsten Meyer

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The education system is faced with many demands of justice. What these demands imply and how they are justified is, however, disputed. In this book, international contributors present cutting edge research to discuss the relationship between educational justice and the value of education.By...

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. International Perspectives on Education, Religion and Law

    Edited by Charles J Russo

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion and Education

    This volume examines the legal status of religion in education, both public and non-public, in the United States and seven other nations. It will stimulate further interest, research, and debate on comparative analyses on the role of religion in schools at a time when the place of religion is of...

    Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge