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  1. Education, Politics and Religion

    Reconciling the Civil and the Sacred in Education

    By James Arthur, Liam Gearon, Alan Sears

    In recent years a number of popular books have savaged religion arguing it is a dangerous delusion that poisons human societies and relationships. This is but the most recent manifestation of a secularising agenda that has been sweeping contemporary democratic societies since the Enlightenment....

    Published June 16th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Debating Special Education

    By Michael Farrell

    Debating Special Education is a provocative yet timely book examining a range of criticisms made of special education in recent years. Michael Farrell analyses several key debates in special education giving balanced critical responses to inform policy and practice for the future of special...

    Published April 11th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Liberalism, Neoliberalism, Social Democracy

    Thin Communitarian Perspectives on Political Philosophy and Education

    By Mark Olssen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    The Credit Crunch of 2008 has exposed the fallacies of neoliberalism and its thesis of the self-regulating market, which has been ascendant in both economic theory and policy over the last 30 years. In moving beyond neoliberalism, social democratic arguments are once again coming to the fore;...

    Published March 17th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning to Read

    Culture, Cognition and Pedagogy

    Edited by Kathy Hall, Usha Goswami, Colin Harrison, Sue Ellis, Janet Soler

    Series: Routledge Psychology in Education

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning to Read brings together different disciplinary perspectives and studies on reading for all those who seek to extend and enrich the current practice, research and policy debates. The breadth of knowledge that underpins pedagogy is a central theme and the...

    Published March 8th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge International Handbook of English, Language and Literacy Teaching

    Edited by Dominic Wyse, Richard Andrews, James Hoffman

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks of Education

    Edited by three authorities in the field, this Handbook presents contributions from experts across the world who report the cutting-edge of international research. It is ground-breaking in its holistic, evidence-informed account that aims to synthesize key messages for policy and practice in...

    Published February 11th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Handbook of Public Pedagogy

    Education and Learning Beyond Schooling

    Edited by Jennifer A. Sandlin, Brian D. Schultz, Jake Burdick

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    Bringing together scholars, public intellectuals, and activists from across the field of education, the Handbook of Public Pedagogy explores and maps the terrain of this burgeoning field. For the first time in one comprehensive volume, readers will be able to learn about the history and scope of...

    Published December 8th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Encyclopedia of Primary Education

    By Denis Hayes

    Unique in its field, the Encyclopedia of Primary Education brings together a wide-ranging body of information relating to current educational practice in a single indispensable volume. This book provides a series of descriptions, definitions and explanations that engage with important practical and...

    Published November 17th 2009 by David Fulton Publishers

  8. Teaching Critical Thinking

    Practical Wisdom

    By bell hooks

    In Teaching Critical Thinking, renowned cultural critic and progressive educator bell hooks addresses some of the most compelling issues facing teachers in and out of the classroom today. In a series of short, accessible, and enlightening essays, hooks explores the confounding and sometimes...

    Published September 14th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Activity Theory in Practice

    Promoting Learning Across Boundaries and Agencies

    Edited by Harry Daniels, Anne Edwards, Yrjo Engeström, Tony Gallagher, Sten R. Ludvigsen

    This ground-breaking book brings together cutting-edge researchers who study the transformation of practice through the enhancement and transformation of expertise. This is an important moment for such a contribution because expertise is in transition - moving toward collaboration in...

    Published August 19th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Contemporary Perspectives on Reading and Spelling

    Edited by Clare Wood, Vincent Connelly

    Series: New Perspectives on Learning and Instruction

    With contributions from leading international researchers, Contemporary Perspectives on Reading and Spelling offers a critique of current thinking on the research literature into reading, reading comprehension and writing. Each paper in this volume provides an account of empirical research that...

    Published July 16th 2009 by Routledge