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  1. The Micro-Politics of the School

    Towards a Theory of School Organization

    By Stephen J. Ball

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Stephen Ball’s micro-political theory of school organization is a radical departure from traditional theories. He rejects a prescriptive ‘top down’ approach and directly addresses the interest and concerns of teachers and current problems facing schools. In doing so he raises question about the...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Towards A Compulsory Curriculum

    By John P. White

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Written prior to the introduction of the national curriculum, this volume argued for precisely that: a broad framework of a compulsory education at national level for all schools. The author considers the question of the content of his proposed compulsory curriculum in terms of principles derived...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Church, Community and State in Relation to Education

    Towards a Theory of School Organization

    By Fred Clarke

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume was originally prepared for the World Conference on Church, Community and State held in Oxford in 1937. Its aim was to understand the nature of the vital conflict between the Christian faith and the secular tendencies of the early twentieth century, particularly in relation to education...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Assessment, Schools and Society

    By Patricia Broadfoot

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The 1970s saw a growing worldwide pre-occupation with school assessment; Britain witnessed lengthy debate in response to the proposals for examination reform initiated by the Schools Council, and the setting up of an Assessment of Performance Unit to monitor standards of achievement. This book...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Curriculum and Culture (RLE: Education)

    Schooling in a Pluralist Society

    Edited by Leslie Claydon, Tony Knight, Marta Rado

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book demonstrates how it is possible to value, respect and utilise cultural diversity and yet achieve a ‘good education’ for all. The authors contend that few issues in education can be examined in isolation from the world outside. This must surely apply to the question of cultural, social and...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Children and Schooling

    By Phillip Gammage

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The book provides a synthesis of a broadly-based social-psychology of education and bridges the gap between theory and practice in education by emphasising the relationship between research and actuality. The author discusses the major issues in childhood socialisation relating to schooling,...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Education of Children Under Seven

    By Mary Sturt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Class, Culture and the Curriculum

    By Denis Lawton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    It is often argued that education is concerned with the transmission of middle-class values and that this explains the relative educational failure of the working class. Consequently, distinctive culture needs a different kind of education. This volume examines this claim and the wider question of...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Sense and Nonsense and the National Curriculum

    Edited by Michael Barber, Duncan Graham

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Originally written after four years of the National Curriculum, at a time when adjustments and radical changes were being implemented, this book analyses from various points of view what is wrong with the National Curriculum and presents a series of options for putting it right....

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Educational Binds of Poverty

    The lives of school children

    By Ceri Brown

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Shortlisted for BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed's second Ethnography Awards in partnership with the British Sociological Association! Educational Binds of Poverty tackles the assumptions made by many recent social and educational policy initiatives suggesting that the best way to improve educational...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge