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  1. Wheels in the Head

    Educational Philosophies of Authority, Freedom, and Culture from Confucianism to Human Rights, 3rd Edition

    By Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    In this popular text Joel Spring provocatively analyzes the ideas of traditional and non-traditional philosophies from Confucianism to human rights regarding the contribution of education to the creation of a democratic society. The goal is to explore how governments use education to control and...

    Published September 11th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Place-Based Education in the Global Age

    Local Diversity

    Edited by David A. Gruenewald, Gregory A. Smith

    "Polished, clear, insightful, and meaningful.... This volume amounts to nothing less than a complete rethinking of what progressive education can be at its best and how education can be reconceptualized as one of the central practices of a genuinely democratic and sustainable society.... It is the...

    Published August 13th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Critical Essays on Major Curriculum Theorists

    By David Scott

    This book is a critical appreciation of the work of sixteen leading curriculum theorists, taking account of the writings of a balance of established thinkers and curriculum analysts from the fields of education, philosophy, sociology and psychology. Together these...

    Published August 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  4. Researching Widening Access to Lifelong Learning

    Issues and Approaches in International Research

    Edited by Michael Osborne, Jim Gallacher, Beth Crossan

    This authoritative volume is a truly international contribution to the worldwide debate on how best to widen access to lifelong learning. The first section of the book comprises research studies from around the world, reflecting the diversity of contexts in which widening access is researched and...

    Published April 26th 2007 by Routledge

  5. A New Paradigm for Global School Systems

    Education for a Long and Happy Life

    By Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This volume—a major new contribution to Joel Spring’s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education—offers a new paradigm for global school systems. Education for global economic competition is the prevailing goal of most national school systems. Spring...

    Published February 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  6. Conceptions of Giftedness

    Socio-Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Shane N. Phillipson, Maria McCann

    The effective education of gifted children is one of the most significant challenges facing educational systems in many countries around the world, made particularly difficult by the forces of globalization. Conceptions of Giftedness describes the unique and varied ways cultures conceive of...

    Published January 30th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Open and Distance Learning in the Developing World

    2nd Edition

    By Hilary Perraton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Distance Education

    This revised and updated edition of Open and Distance Learning in the Developing World sets the expansion of distance education in the context of general educational change and explores its use for basic and non-formal education, schooling, teacher training and higher education. Engaging with a...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Global Migration and Education

    Schools, Children, and Families

    Edited by Leah D. Adams, Anna Kirova

    Global Migration and Education makes a notable contribution to understanding the issues faced by immigrant children, their parents, and educators as they interact in school settings, and to identifying the common challenges to, and successes in, educational institutions worldwide as they cope with...

    Published November 15th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Early Childhood Care & Education

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Edward Melhuish, Konstantinos Petrogiannis

    Throughout the world the number of working mothers with young children has continued to grow. This has important consequences for social policy decisions, particularly in the fields of parental leave, childcare and pre-school services provision. Some countries are far more successful at combining...

    Published September 8th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Critical New Perspectives on ADHD

    Edited by Gwynedd Lloyd, Joan Stead, David Cohen

    Experts from all over the world take a critical, highly international and often controversial perspective on the ADHD phenomenon – a condition that has reached global proportions, significantly affecting the lives of children, parents and teachers worldwide. This book raises a number of...

    Published April 13th 2006 by Routledge