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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 392 new and published books in the subject of Educational Research — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Rethinking Schools

    Improved educational outcomes for all?

    By Christopher Chapman

    Improving educational systems around the world remains at the core of governments’ agendas. However, despite vast investment of resources and sustained periods of interventions many systems have seen their rates of improvement plateau and in some systems the gap between different groups of...

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. My School

    Listening to parents, teachers and students from a disadvantaged educational setting

    By Lesley Scanlon

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Education issues feature almost daily in print media, online, on the radio and on television, much of which focuses on the perceived deficits of students and teachers. Singled out for special attention are low socio-economic status (SES) schools which are frequently characterised by teachers and...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Women's Career Development Throughout the Lifespan

    An international exploration

    Edited by Jenny Bimrose, Mary McMahon, Mark Watson

    Women's careers have been a topic of research and discussion in many disciplines including sociology, business, industrial, organisational and vocational psychology, and career guidance. Despite the introduction of equal employment legislation in many countries, women’s patterns of career...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Photography in Educational Research

    Critical reflections from diverse contexts

    Edited by Susie Miles, Andy Howes

    Photography in education involves the use of photographs to engage research participants in representing and reflecting upon their own experiences. This book explores how photographic images can be used in a range of educational settings in different cultural contexts, as a method of facilitating...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Virtue Ethics and Moral Education

    Edited by David Carr, Jan Steutel

    This collection of original essays on virtue ethics and moral education seeks to fill this gap in the recent literature of moral education, combining broader analyses with detailed coverage of:* the varieties of virtue* weakness and integrity* relativism and rival traditions* means and methods of...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge International Handbook of the Arts and Education

    Edited by Mike Fleming, Liora Bresler, John O'Toole

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks of Education

    This International Handbook brings together leading writers on Arts in Education to provide a much-needed, authoritative guide to the main debates in the field and an informed account of contemporary developments in policy and practice. Providing a detailed overview of key concepts and practical...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Between Truth and Freedom

    Rousseau and our contemporary political and educational culture

    By Kenneth Wain

    Series: New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

    This book engages in a broad reading of Rousseau’s writings on educational and political thought in order to explore and address the competing demands of the enculturation and individuation of the young in Western societies. Although Rousseau’s Emile has been frequently utilised in educational...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Early Years Second Language Education

    International perspectives on theory and practice

    Edited by Sandie Mourão, Mónica Lourenço

    Series: Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

    The age for early language learning has dropped dramatically in the past decade to include children under 6 years old, yet very little published research exists to support the implementation of such programmes. Drawing on a synthesis of theory, research and practice, this edited volume makes an...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Thinking and Rethinking the University

    The selected works of Ronald Barnett

    By Ronald Barnett

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    In the World Library of Educationalists series, international scholars compile career-long selections of what they judge to be among their finest pieces so the world has access to them in a single manageable volume. Readers are able to follow the themes and strands and see how their work...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Finnish Education Mystery

    Historical and sociological essays on schooling in Finland

    By Hannu Simola

    Finnish education has been a focus of global interest since its first PISA success in 2001. After years of superficial celebration, astonishment and educational tourism, the focus has recently shifted to what is possibly the most interesting element of this Finnish success story: that Finnish...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge