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New and Published Books

  1. Critical Education

    Edited by Michael W. Apple, Wayne Au

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    Challenging and complex questions around inequality and power have been persistent within modern systems of education since their inception. But in the last four or five decades the vibrant field of critical education has developed and grown in response to such issues. Specifically, education...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Human Rights and Citizenship Education

    Edited by Dina Kiwan

    This book considers the philosophical, sociological and legal implications of the distinction between universal human rights accorded to all because of their membership of the human species, and the more particularistic ‘citizenship’ rights, accorded to those who are members of a political...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Curriculum Practice

    Some Sociological Case Studies

    Edited by Martyn Hammersley, Andy Hargreaves

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    When first published this book was one of the first collections of empirical research in the area of the knowledge transmitted in schools and the responses of students to it. It includes studies of the histories of particular school subjects and of how the knowledge they embody is presented in the...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Comparative Education

    A Study of Educational Factors and Traditions

    By Nicholas Hans

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book is divided into four parts. In Part One the author considers the natural factors which have influenced the various national systems of education. They comprise racial, linguistic, geographical and economic factors. In Part Two he considers the contribution of religious traditions to...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Education in the Soviet Union

    Policies and Institutions Since Stalin

    By Mervyn Matthews

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book provides a comprehensive survey of the successes and failures of education and training in the Khrushchev and Breshnev years. The author gives an objective assessment of the accessibility of the main types of institution, of the contents of courses and of Soviet attempts to marry the...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of the School Curriculum

    By Denis Lawton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    If the curriculum can be defined as a ‘selection from the culture of society’, the central question then becomes ‘who selects’. This volume answers this question, reviewing various aspects of the curriculum and its planning. For many years the control of the curriculum was uncontroversial. In the...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. French Influence on English Education

    By W H G Armytage

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In this volume the author discusses the influence of France from the Norman invasion to the late 1960s. French thought and ideas are examined and more tangible evidence is also given of the widespread and often unnoticed influence that France has exerted on English education....

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Comparative Studies and Educational Decision

    Edited by Edmund J King

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume offers a conceptual justification and methodology for comparative studies of education matching developments in the social sciences and other comparative disciplines. It also relates comparative studies of education to the practical business of policy formulation at all levels. Thus it...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Primary Understanding

    Education in Early Childhood

    By Kieran Egan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Beginning with descriptions of the ways in which children make sense of their experience and the world, such as fantasy, stories and games, Egan constructs his argument that constituting this foundational layer are sets of cultural sense-making capacities, reflected in oral cultures throughout the...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Common Sense and the Curriculum

    By Robin Barrow

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book addresses the question ‘What should be taught in schools and why?’. The book begins by stressing the way in which such a question should be approached and goes on to offer a comprehensive and stringent critique of a variety of principles for the selection of curriculum content, with...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge