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  1. Education: The Basics

    By Kay Wood

    Series: The Basics

    @text: Everyone knows that education is important, we are confronted daily by discussion of it in the media and by politicians, but how much do we really know about education? Education: The Basics is a lively and engaging introduction to education as an academic subject, taking into account both...

    Published June 16th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Physical Education Futures

    By David Kirk

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Can we imagine a future in which physical education in schools no longer exists? In this controversial and powerful meditation on physical education, David Kirk argues that a number of different futures are possible. Kirk argues that multi-activity, sport-based forms of physical education have...

    Published June 16th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Beauty and Education

    By Joe Winston

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Beauty is something we value instinctively. We find it in art and in nature, in words, images and ideas, seeking it through our senses and through our intellect, in others and in ourselves. This book seeks to re-awaken educators to the power of beauty as an educational concept, to its relevance for...

    Published June 12th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Educational Futures

    Dominant and Contesting Visions

    By Ivana Milojevic

    This book provides an overview and analysis of current tensions, debates and key issues within OECD nations, particularly Australia, the USA, Canada and the UK, with regard to where education is and should be going. Using a broad historical analysis, it investigates ideas and visions about the...

    Published March 29th 2011 by Routledge

  5. A Companion to Life Course Studies

    The Social and Historical Context of the British Birth Cohort Studies

    Edited by Michael E.J. Wadsworth, John Bynner

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Since the end of the Second World War, society has been characterised by rapid and extensive political, economic, scientific, and technological change. Opportunities for education, employment, human relations, and good health, have all been greatly affected by those changes, as have all aspects of...

    Published March 21st 2011 by Routledge

  6. Foucault and Educational Leadership

    Disciplining the Principal

    By Richard Niesche

    School principals are increasingly working in an environment of work intensification, high stakes testing, accountability pressures and increased managerialism. Rather than searching for the latest leadership fad or best practice model, this book suggests that in order to better understand these...

    Published March 10th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Education

    Edited by Michael W. Apple, Stephen J. Ball, Luis Armando Gandin

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks of Education

    This collection brings together many of the world’s leading sociologists of education to explore and address key issues and concerns within the discipline. The thirty-seven newly commissioned chapters draw upon theory and research to provide new accounts of contemporary educational processes,...

    Published March 1st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Sourcebook of Experiential Education

    Key Thinkers and Their Contributions

    Edited by Thomas E. Smith, Clifford E. Knapp

    Experiential education is a philosophy and methodology for building knowledge, developing skills, and clarifying values by engaging learners in direct experience and focused reflection. To understand experiential education, what should one be reading? This sourcebook introduces philosophers,...

    Published December 6th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Knowledge and Identity

    Concepts and Applications in Bernstein's Sociology

    Edited by Gabrielle Ivinson, Brian Davies, John Fitz

    What in the digital era is knowledge? Who has knowledge and whose knowledge has value? Postmodernism has introduced a relativist flavour into educational research such that big questions about the purposes of education have tended to be eclipsed by minutiae. Changes in economic and financial...

    Published November 16th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Cultures of Curriculum

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Pamela Bolotin Joseph

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    Using "cultures of curriculum" as a lens, this clear, compelling text reveals and critically examines the belief systems and classroom practices of curricular orientations in contemporary American society. It is designed to foster awareness, examination, and deliberation about the curricula planned...

    Published November 7th 2010 by Routledge