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  1. Schooling Corporate Citizens

    How Accountability Reform has Damaged Civic Education and Undermined Democracy

    By Ronald W. Evans

    Schooling Corporate Citizens examines the full history of accountability reform in the United States from its origins in the 1970s and 1980s to the development of the Common Core in recent years. Based in extensive archival research, it traces the origins and development of accountability reform as...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Educated Woman

    Minds, Bodies, and Women's Higher Education in Britain, Germany, and Spain, 1865-1914

    By Katharina Rowold

    The Educated Woman is a comparative study of the ideas on female nature that informed debates on women’s higher education in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in three western European countries. Exploring the multi-layered roles of science and medicine in constructions of sexual...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sport, Health and the Body in the History of Education

    Edited by Mark Freeman

    Historians in recent years have paid considerable attention to sport and leisure in the past, and historians of education are no exception. The chapters in this book showcase the breadth and depth of scholarship in this area, bringing new perspectives to bear on the history of physical education in...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Parallels and Responses to Curricular Innovation

    The Possibilities of Posthumanistic Education

    By Brad Petitfils

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume explores two radical shifts in history and subsequent responses in curricular spaces: the move from oral to print culture during the transition between the 15th and 16th centuries and the rise of the Jesuits, and the move from print to digital culture during the transition between the...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Learning to be Human

    The Educational Legacy of John Macmurray

    Edited by Michael Fielding

    The educational writings of John Macmurray, one of the finest 20th century philosophers of his generation, have a special relevance for us today. In similar circumstances of international crisis he argued for the central importance of education addressing fundamental issues of human purpose - how...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Education Since 1800

    By Ivor Morrish

    Originally published in 1970, this volume provides a survey of the wide field of the development of education since 1800. The book is structured as follows: Part One: The General Development of Popular Education English Elementary Education, the Development of Primary Education, English...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. A Social History of Education in England

    By John Lawson, Harold Silver

    Originally published in 1973,this book describes the medieval origins of the British education system, and the transformations successive historical events – such as the Reformation, the Civil War and the Industrial Revolution – have wrought on it. It examines the effect on the educational pattern...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. English Primary Education and the Progressives, 1914-1939

    By R J W Selleck

    Originally published 1972.This book concerns the progressive movement, its prominent thinkers and its achievements, at a period of vital change in English primary education. The role of progressive educationists, such as Lane, Neill and Montessori is considered. The author asserts that these...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge