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  1. Men and the Classroom

    Gender Imbalances in Teaching

    By Sheelagh Drudy, Maeve Martin, John O'Flynn, Mairide Woods

    The teaching of young children has long been dominated by women. This global phenomenon is firmly rooted in issues related to economic development, urbanization, the position of women in society, cultural definitions of masculinity and the values of children and childcare. Yet, amongst the media...

    Published September 7th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Segregated Schools

    Educational Apartheid in Post-Civil Rights America

    By Paul Street

    Series: Positions: Education, Politics, and Culture

    Fifty years after the US Supreme Court ruled that "separate but equal" was "inherently unequal," Paul Street argues that little progress has been made to meaningful reform America's schools. In fact, Street considers the racial make-up of today's schools as a state of de facto apartheid. With an...

    Published August 29th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Creativity in Schools

    Tensions and Dilemmas

    Edited by Anna Craft

    Creativity in schools is changing, with greater emphasis being placed on creative skills across the curriculum than ever before. This shift has thrown up some challenging questions which this book tackles head-on in order to better understand the implications of this change and the effects on...

    Published August 24th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Curriculum Change in Secondary Schools, 1957-2004

    A curriculum roundabout?

    By Norman Evans

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    This book is about curriculum change in secondary schools and shows how the quality of education has been affected by increasing intervention from central government. Following the story of one secondary school between 1957 and 2004, Norman Evans looks at: * the school before and after the...

    Published August 24th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Globalization, Technological Change, and Public Education

    By Torin Monahan

    Series: Social Theory, Education, and Cultural Change

    Globalization, Technological Change, and Public Education documents the dramatic changes taking place in public education through the incorporation of new information technologies. These additions to the public school environment have generally been seen as enabling tools to help students and...

    Published August 17th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Connecting Policy and Practice

    Challenges for Teaching and Learning in Schools and Universities

    Edited by Michael Kompf, Pam Denicolo

    Written by members of the International Study Association on Teachers and Teaching, the papers in this volume were presented at an international teaching conference on the issues of theory and practice. Using these contributions from experienced researchers, most of whom are practising teachers,...

    Published August 9th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Reassessing Gender and Achievement

    Questioning Contemporary Key Debates

    By Becky Francis, Christine Skelton

    Challenging current theories about gender and achievement, this book assesses the issues at stake and analyses the policy drives and changing perceptions of gender on which the 'gender and achievement' debates are based. This new topical book guides the reader through the different theories...

    Published August 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  8. The Privatization of State Education

    Public Partners, Private Dealings

    By Chris Green

    Anyone who wants to know what is really happening in schools - behind all the hype and political rhetoric about the privatizing reforms in education - should read this book. It clarifies how private interests are influencing the public education process and investigates Labour's successes and...

    Published August 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  9. The Schooling of Working-Class Girls in Victorian Scotland

    Gender, Education and Identity

    By Jane McDermid

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    The portrayal of Scotland as a particularly patriarchal society has traditionally had the effect of marginalizing Scottish women, both teachers and students, in both Scottish and British history. The Schooling of Working-Class Girls in Victorian Scotland examines and challenges this assumption and...

    Published July 27th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Disabled Students in Higher Education

    Perspectives on Widening Access and Changing Policy

    By Sheila Riddell, Teresa Tinklin, Alastair Wilson

    As wider access to higher education becomes a top priority for governments in the UK and around the world, this ground-breaking piece of work raises the challenging questions that policy-makers, vice-chancellors and government officials are reluctant to ask. A highly qualified team of authors have...

    Published June 29th 2005 by Routledge