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  1. Ethics and Academic Freedom in Educational Research

    Edited by Pat Sikes, Heather Piper

    Formal ethical review of research proposals is now almost the default requirement for all – staff and students – planning research under the auspices of colleges and universities in many parts of the world. With notable exceptions, the extant literature discussing educational research ethics takes...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Refocusing the Self in Higher Education

    A Phenomenological Perspective

    By Glen Sherman

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    In higher education literature, theories of learning and development have largely been adapted from psychology to the exclusion of basic insights from philosophy. This volume addresses the gaps in higher education’s theoretical base created by this inattention to philosophy and reflects...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Neoliberalism, Pedagogy and Human Development

    Exploring Time, Mediation and Collectivity in Contemporary Schools

    By Michalis Kontopodis

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    In most Western developed countries, adult life is increasingly organized on the basis of short-term work contracts and reduced social security funds. In this context it seems that producing efficient job-seekers and employees becomes the main aim of educational programs for the next generation....

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Resourcing Early Learners

    New Networks, New Actors

    By Sue Nichols, Jennifer Rowsell, Helen Nixon, Sophia Rainbird

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The landscape of early childhood education and care is changing. Governments world-wide are assuming increasing authority in relation to child-rearing in the years before school entry, beyond the traditional role in assisting parents to do the best they can by their children. As part of a social...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Nonviolence and Education

    Cross-Cultural Pathways

    By Hongyu Wang

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    In current global politics, which positions China as a competitor to American leadership, in-depth understandings of transnational mutual engagement are much needed for cultivating nonviolent relations. Exploring American and Chinese professors’ experiences at the intersection of the individual,...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Psychopathology at School

    Theorizing mental disorders in education

    By Valerie Harwood, Julie Allan

    Series: Theorizing Education

    Psychopathology at School provides a timely response to concerns about the rising numbers of children whose behaviour is recognised and understood as a medicalised condition, rather than simply as poor behaviour caused by other factors. It is the first scholarly analysis of psychopathology which...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Education as a Science (Routledge Revivals)

    By Alexander Bain

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Education as a Science, first published in 1878, presents a systematic treatment of the process of education, seen as a logically cogent and scientifically valid method for the development of a person: it thus must encompass not only basic cognitive skills such as grammar and arithmetic, but also...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Durkheim and Modern Education

    Edited by W.S.F. Pickering, Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume explores Durkheim's place in modern educational thought at three different levels: * Durkheim's ideas on education are analyzed and placed in the context of modern society * current educational issues are explored using a Durkheimian framework * Durkheim's thought is related to that of...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Radical Equality in Education

    Starting Over in U.S. Schooling

    By Joanne Larson

    Tinkering with the current educational system from within has not provided a just and equitable education for all children. In this book, acclaimed education theorist Joanne Larson poses basic questions about the nature and purpose of schooling. Proposing that what is needed is a new purpose that...

    Published February 14th 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 14th 2014 by Routledge