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  1. Education Policy and Realist Social Theory

    Primary Teachers, Child-Centred Philosophy and the New Managerialism

    By Robert Wilmott

    Series: Routledge Studies in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

    In Europe welfare state provision has been subjected to 'market forces'. Over the last two decades, the framework of economic competitiveness has become the defining aim of education, to be achieved by new managerialist techniques and mechanisms. This book thoughtfully and persuasively argues...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Education and the Labour Government

    An Evaluation of Two Terms

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    This book presents a valuable and authoritative evaluation of the real impact Labour’s two terms have had on the British education system. On the 1st May 1997 the British electorate witnessed a watershed moment. After an eighteen year Conservative rule, a New Labour government took office....

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  3. The University and Public Education

    The Contribution of Oxford

    Edited by Harry Judge

    This book examines an important aspect of the relationship between higher education and the public - especially secondary - system of schooling in Britain. Higher education has influenced secondary schools in a number of ways, and not least in the development of school examinations. The...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of Research on Educational Communications and Technology

    Third Edition

    Edited by J. Michael Spector, M. David Merrill, Jeroen van Merrienboer, Marcy P. Driscoll

    Series: AECT Series

    Sponsored by the Association of Educational Communication and Technology (AECT), the third edition of this groundbreaking Handbook continues the mission of its predecessors: to provide up-to-date summaries and syntheses of recent research pertinent to the educational uses of information and...

    Published December 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Reader in Early Childhood Education

    Edited by Elizabeth Wood

    Early childhood education has always provoked passionate feelings amongst stakeholders at all levels, from practitioners working with children and families in pre-school and school settings, to advisers, managers, politicians, and academics The purpose of this reader is to examine change,...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Improving Learning through Consulting Pupils

    By Jean Rudduck, Donald McIntyre

    Series: Improving Learning

    Pupil consultation can lead to a transformation of teacher-pupil relationships, to significant improvements in teachers' practices, and to pupils having a new sense of themselves as members of a community of learners. In England, pupil involvement is at the heart of current government education...

    Published November 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  7. Culturally Contested Literacies

    America's "Rainbow Underclass" and Urban Schools

    By Guofang Li

    Culturally Contested Literacies is a vivid ethnographic account of the everyday cross-cultural living and schooling experiences of six culturally-diverse families in urban America. Documenting the ways in which these families learn about literacies and their meanings in relation to schools, inner...

    Published November 15th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Working Together in Children's Services

    By Damien Fitzgerald, Janet Kay

    The importance of interagency cooperation within children’s services has been highlighted within recent government strategy, including the Every Child Matters agenda, the development of Children’s Centres and the expansion of Extended Schools. Following tragic cases such as Victoria Climbie, the...

    Published November 15th 2007 by Routledge

  9. At-Risk Children & Youth

    Resiliency Explored

    By Niall Mcelwee

    What assistance can be provided to disadvantaged youngsters to help them conquer the many challenges they face while growing up? At-Risk Children & Youth: Resiliency Explored analyzes the results from accumulated research on the risk and resiliency of children and youth in Ireland. Author Niall...

    Published November 5th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Knowledge Production

    Research Work in Interesting Times

    Edited by Bridget Somekh, Thomas A. Schwandt

    This collection from a highly impressive international group of educational researchers explores epistemological, methodological, and ethical-political issues in the production of knowledge about educational phenomena in contemporary society. The book is organized in two sections. The first focuses...

    Published November 1st 2007 by Routledge