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New and Published Books

  1. Re-examining Language Testing

    A Philosophical and Social Inquiry

    By Glenn Fulcher

    Re-examining Language Testing explores ideas that form the foundations of language testing and assessment. The discussion is framed within the philosophical and social beliefs that have forged the practices endemic in language education and policy today. From historical and cultural perspectives,...

    Published June 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Portrait of a Moral Agent Teacher

    Teaching Morally and Teaching Morality

    By Gillian R. Rosenberg

    Series: Routledge Research in Teacher Education

    Teaching morally and teaching morality are understood as mutually dependent processes necessary for providing moral education, or the communication of messages and lessons on what is right, good and virtuous in a student’s character. This comprehensive and contextualized volume offers anecdotes and...

    Published June 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World

    a philosophy for success through education

    By Matthew L.N. Wilkinson

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World provides a comprehensively theorised and practical approach to thinking systematically and deeply about Islam and Muslims in a multi-faith world. It makes the case for a contemporary educational philosophy to help young Muslims surmount the challenges of...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Deconstructing Educational Leadership

    Derrida and Lyotard

    By Richard Niesche

    Series: Critical Studies in Educational Leadership, Management and Administration

    Jacques Derrida and Jean-François Lyotard constitute two of the most notable figures of poststructuralist thought and philosophy of the postmodern period. Both worked to reveal instabilities and uncertainty, and to destabilise assumptions and self-evident traditions for the purposes of reflection,...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Educational Leadership and Hannah Arendt

    By Helen M. Gunter

    Series: Critical Studies in Educational Leadership, Management and Administration

    The relationship between education and democratic development has been a growing theme in debates focussed upon public education, but there has been little work that has directly related educational leadership to wider issues of freedom, politics and practice. Engaging with ELMA through the work of...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Skills

    Thinking, Feeling, and Caring

    By Robin Barrow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    It is widely agreed that education should involve the development of understanding, critical thinking, imagination, and emotions. However, this book, first published in 1990, argues that our views to these key concepts are confused and inaccurate, and therefore what we do in schools is generally...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge International Handbook of Ignorance Studies

    Edited by Matthias Gross, Linsey McGoey

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Once treated as the absence of knowledge, ignorance today has become a highly influential topic in its own right, commanding growing attention across the natural and social sciences where a wide range of scholars have begun to explore the social life and political issues involved in the...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Developing Moral Sensitivity

    Edited by Deborah Mower, Wade L. Robison, Phyllis Vandenberg

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Moral sensitivity affects whether and how we see others, note moral concerns, respond with delicacy, and navigate complex social interactions. Scholars from a variety of fields explore the concept of moral sensitivity and how it develops, beginning with a natural moral capacity for sensitivity...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Giving Teaching Back to Teachers

    A Critical Introduction to Curriculum Theory

    By Robin Barrow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1984, aims to bring together the interests of the theory and practice of the education system and, within the former, relate the approaches and claims of the constituent disciplines to each other. Throughout the book, while arguing for the importance of facing up to...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge