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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Educational Experience as Lived: Knowledge, History, Alterity

    The Selected Works of William F. Pinar

    By William F. Pinar

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    In this volume, Pinar enacts his theory of curriculum, detailing the relations among knowledge, history, and alterity. The introduction is Pinar’s intellectual life history, naming the contributions he has made to understanding educational experience. Study is the center of educational experience,...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Pedagogy, Praxis and Purpose in Education

    By C.M. Mulcahy, D.E. Mulcahy, D.G. Mulcahy

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Recent years have shown the growth of federal legislation and programs having a profound impact on educational policy and practice, and a decline in reliance on broadly based educational justifications. Paralleling this development has been the emergence of well-endowed and influential private...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Educational Administration and Leadership

    Theoretical Foundations

    Edited by David Burgess, Paul Newton

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

    This volume provides diverse perspectives and paradigms in educational administration and leadership. Focusing on particular philosophical and theoretical schools of thought, it traces the contemporary history of debates in the field while also exploring emerging, non-traditional schools for...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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