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New and Published Books

  1. An Introduction to the History of Educational Theories (Routledge Revivals)

    By Oscar Browning

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    An Introduction to the History of Educational Theories, first published in 1881, offers a comprehensive overview of the most notable approaches to education throughout Western history, from Athens and Rome to the Victorian public school. Exploring not only the still famous theories of Plato and...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. A History of Education for Citizenship

    By Derek Heater

    In this unique examination of education for citizenship, Derek Heater covers two and a half millennia of history encompassing every continent. Education for citizenship is considered from its classical origins through to ideas of world citizenship and multiculturalism which are relevant today. The...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Trajectories in the Development of Modern School Systems

    Between the National and the Global

    Edited by Daniel Tröhler, Thomas Lenz

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    As contemporary education becomes increasingly tied to global economic power, national school systems attempting to influence one another inevitably confront significant tensions caused by differences in heritage, politics, and formal structures. Trajectories in the Development of Modern School...

    Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Education in the Second World War

    A Study in policy and administration

    By Peter Gosden

    First Published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Hopes for Great Happenings (Routledge Revivals)

    Alternatives in Education and Theatre

    By Albert Hunt

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    When Albert Hunt joined the staff of the Regional College of Art, Bradford, in 1965, he found himself working mostly with ‘non-academic’ students on a fascinating range of games, projects and theatre events outside the main stream of exam-oriented education. In this title, first published in 1976,...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Engaging Minds

    Cultures of Education and Practices of Teaching, 3rd Edition

    By Brent Davis, Dennis Sumara, Rebecca Luce-Kapler

    Engaging Minds: Cultures of Education and Practices of Teaching explores the diverse beliefs and practices that define the current landscape of formal education. The 3rd edition of this introduction to interdisciplinary studies of teaching and learning to teach is restructured around four prominent...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Changing Sixth Form in the Twentieth Century

    By A D Edwards

    Originally published 1970.This book traces the history of the sixth form in Britain from the first decade of this century and follows the continuing debate over its function to the present day. It analyzes what kind of organisation is required to meet the demands of rising numbers and questions...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Educational Policy and the Mission Schools

    Case Studies from the British Empire

    Edited by Brian Holmes

    Originally published 1967, this title reveals how the missionaries, so often misguided and short-sighted, were in fact pioneers of modernization, science and freedom. The structure of the book allows for comparative analysis and the volume illustrates how some of the social consequences of action...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Affirmative Action and Racial Equity

    Considering the Fisher Case to Forge the Path Ahead

    By Uma M. Jayakumar, Liliana M. Garces

    The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas placed a greater onus on higher education institutions to provide evidence supporting the need for affirmative action policies on their respective campuses. It is now more critical than ever that institutional...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Fifty Years of Comparative Education

    Edited by Michele Schweisfurth

    This edited collection was produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the journal Comparative Education, one of the most established and prestigious journals in the field. Each chapter was written by a leading scholar of comparative and international education. The collection marks a creative...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge