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  1. Radical Education (RLE Edu K)

    A Critique of Freeschooling and Deschooling

    By Robin Barrow

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume is a comprehensive critique of the radical tradition in educational theory. It traces the development of the key ideas in radical literature from Rousseau to the present day. Two opening chapters set Rousseau’s educational views and arguments in their political perspective, and subject...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Education (RLE Edu K)

    Its Nature and Purpose

    By M VC Jeffreys

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book discusses the very nature and purpose of education and provides a foundation upon which more specialized studies in the psychology, history and sociology of education can be based. The book therefore surveys the main problems of human life – the relation of the individual and society,...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Perspectives on Plowden (RLE Edu K)

    Edited by R S Peters

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The Plowden Report, Children and their Primary Schools (1967), had a huge impact on education in the latter 20th century, but at the time was labelled as left-wing, and of no practical use to the problems of education in the 1960s. The contributors to this volume were all concerned with the...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Friedrich Froebel and English Education (RLE Edu K)

    Edited by Evelyn Lawrence

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This collection of essays describes Froebel’s life and the history of his influence on the education of young children in Britain. It also traces the religious roots of his philosophy and discusses his psychological and educational principles in the light of developments in these fields since his...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Aa is for Aesthetic (RLE Edu K)

    Essays on Creative and Aesthetic Education

    By Peter Abbs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume reaffirms the indispensable place of the arts in any coherent curriculum. The author hopes that the specific arguments formulated in the book will advance the conservationist post-Modernist aesthetic....

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Happiness (RLE Edu K)

    By Robin Barrow

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The first part of the book reviews empirical work relating to happiness (including attitudinal studies), claims made in an educational context and postwar philosophical treatment of the concept. There is a useful account of Aristotle’s pioneering work and a stimulating summary of some of the main...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Plato and Education (RLE Edu K)

    By Robin Barrow

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This introduction to Plato’s philosophical and educational thought examines Plato’s views and relates them to issues and questions that occupy philosophers of education. Robin Barrow stresses the relevance of Plato today, while introducing the student both to Plato’s philosophy and to contemporary...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Problems in Primary Education (RLE Edu K)

    By R F Dearden

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The first part of the book discusses aims, who should determine them and how they might be determined. The second part discusses some more specific topics of learning and teaching, such as learning how to learn, the integrated day and the use of competition. The author distinguishes three broad...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Living Powers(RLE Edu K)

    The Arts in Education

    By Peter Abbs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    When originally published this was the first book to offer a collective history of all the arts – Art, Drama, Dance, Music, Literature and Film – in the curriculum. It also offers a coherent framework for the teaching of arts which is in line with the best current trends since the Gulbenkian Report...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Islamic Education and Indoctrination

    The Case in Indonesia

    By Charlene Tan

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Islamic schools, especially madrasahs, have been viewed as sites of indoctrination for Muslim students and militants. Some educators and parents in the United States have also regarded introductory courses on Islam in some public schools as indoctrinatory. But what do we mean by "indoctrination"?...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge