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  1. Moral Development and Moral Education (Routledge Revivals)

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1981, this collection of essays was taken from Peters’ larger work, Psychology and Ethical Development (1974) in order to provide a more focused volume on moral education for students. Peters’ background in both psychology and philosophy makes the work distinctive, which is...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. World Yearbook of Education 2015

    Elites, Privilege and Excellence: The National and Global Redefinition of Educational Advantage

    Edited by Agnès van Zanten, Stephen J. Ball, Brigitte Darchy-Koechlin

    Series: World Yearbook of Education

    This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education Series focuses on educational elites and inequality, focusing particularly on the ways in which established and emergent groups located at the top of the social hierarchy and power structure reproduce, establish or redefine their position. The...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Faith and Secularisation in Religious Colleges and Universities

    By James Arthur

    This book is a detailed study of higher education institutions affiliated to particular religions. It considers the debates surrounding academic freedom, institutional governance, educational policy, mission and identity together with institutions’ relations with the state and their wider...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Essays on Educators (Routledge Revivals)

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    First published in 1981, Essays on Educators is a collection of essays on a variety of themes relating to Great Educators. The book is not only an exposition of the thought of these educators but a collection of critical essays in which their writings are used selectively to raise problems of...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Reason and Compassion (Routledge Revivals)

    The Lindsay Memorial Lectures Delivered at the University of Keele, February-March 1971 and The Swarthmore Lecture Delivered to the Society of Friends 1972 by Richard S. Peters

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    First published in 1973, Reason and Compassion showcases a collection of lectures by Professor Richard S. Peters concerned primarily with the moral position, based on compassion and on the use of reason, which is critical to code-encased moralities. He reacts to the idea that whilst many people are...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Authority, Responsibility and Education

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    First published in 1959, Authority, Responsibility and Education focuses on the philosophy of education and is concerned with the question of moral education. It was originally based on talks delivered mainly on the Home Service and Third Programme of the BBC between April 1956 and January 1959 but...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Role of the Head (Routledge Revivals)

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    First published in 1967, this book looks at what the role of a headteacher should be, challenging the traditional views of the head and the authoritarian structure of schools. Contributors explore new concepts of the head’s role in school and authors include both theorists and headteachers coming...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Ethics and Education (Routledge Revivals)

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    First published in 1966, this book was written to serve as an introductory textbook in the philosophy of education, focusing on ethics and social philosophy. It presents a distinctive point of view both about education and ethical theory and arrived at a time when education was a matter of great...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Psychology and Ethical Development (Routledge Revivals)

    A Collection of Articles on Psychological Theories, Ethical Development and Human Understanding

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    First published in 1974, this book presents a coherent collection of major articles by Richard Stanley Peters. It displays his work on psychology and philosophy, with special attention given to the areas of ethical development and human understanding. The book is split into four parts. The first...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. University Access and Success

    Capabilities, diversity and social justice

    By Merridy Wilson-Strydom

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    The challenge of widening access and participation in higher education in a manner that ensures students are successful in their studies is a major issue globally and a significant research-focus within higher education studies and higher education policy. Similarly, the challenge of...

    Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge