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  1. Creativity and Education

    By Hugh Lytton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The author gives a lucid account of creativity and its educational context. He discusses the creative process, the character of different kinds of creativity, creative people, developing creativity, and the creative child at school, to give his readers an understanding of the issues that home or...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Universities and Regional Development

    A Critical Assessment of Tensions and Contradictions

    Edited by Rómulo Pinheiro, Paul Benneworth, Glen A. Jones

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    Universities are under increasing pressure to help promote socio-economic growth in their local communities. However until now, no systematic, critical attention has been paid to the factors and mechanisms that currently make this process so daunting. In Universities and Regional Development,...

    Published March 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Neoliberalism, Pedagogy and Human Development

    Exploring Time, Mediation and Collectivity in Contemporary Schools

    By Michalis Kontopodis

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    In most Western developed countries, adult life is increasingly organized on the basis of short-term work contracts and reduced social security funds. In this context it seems that producing efficient job-seekers and employees becomes the main aim of educational programs for the next generation....

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Nonviolence and Education

    Cross-Cultural Pathways

    By Hongyu Wang

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    In current global politics, which positions China as a competitor to American leadership, in-depth understandings of transnational mutual engagement are much needed for cultivating nonviolent relations. Exploring American and Chinese professors’ experiences at the intersection of the individual,...

    Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Education Industry

    By W Kenneth Richmond

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In one sense, education was always a service industry. This book examines the quality as well as the quantity of contemporary education as it answers the following questions: Are we getting value for money? What makes a good teacher? What sort of education do we want? In the UK in the twentieth...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Perspectives on School at Seven Years Old

    Edited by John Newson, Elizabeth Newson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume looks at the social and intellectual forces which the child encounters in class-room and playground from the parent’s point of view. School and home are seen as the separate yet overlapping worlds of childhood – for some children more uncompromisingly separated than for others. In the...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Menace of Nationalism in Education

    By Jonathan Scott French

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Written between the two World Wars this volume examines education from the American, British, French & German perspectives and the degree to which the portrayal of those countries in school textbooks contributes to nationalism or world peace....

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Drama of Schooling: The Schooling of Drama

    By Robert J Starratt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Starratt’s highly original book offers fresh insights into the nature of teaching, learning, schooling as a multi-cultural, social enterprise, and the importance of vision for that leadership—by using the analogy of drama. Schooling is a preparation to participate in the social drama, both as an...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Where State Education Fails

    By Lucie Simpson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Despite being published in the early part of the twentieth century many of the issues this volume discusses are still being debated in education today. The author maintains that state education is not functioning as it should – that the output is not commensurate with the outlay, that education has...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Changing Urban School

    By Robert Thornbury

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The author takes a long look at what goes on in schools, and the roles played by people specifically concerned with them: but finally the problems of the school are seen as indissolubly bound up with the changes that have overtaken urban life. The school cannot be isolated, teachers, administrators...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge