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  1. An Introduction to the Study of Education

    4th Edition

    Edited by David Matheson

    This fully updated, fourth edition of An Introduction to the Study of Education provides a comprehensive and reflective introduction to the study of education, inviting students to question what education is, who it is for and what purpose it serves. Taking the reader from the early years through...

    Published August 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Education and the State

    International perspectives on a changing relationship

    Edited by Carla Aubry, Michael Geiss, Veronika Magyar-Haas, Jürgen Oelkers

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    In most countries in the world, school education is the business of the state. Even if forms and functions differ, the imparting of elementary knowledge is universally regarded as a public function. Yet this is neither self-evident nor self-explanatory. The degree of involvement of state agencies...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Importance of Teaching Social Issues

    Our Pedagogical Creeds

    Edited by Samuel Totten

    John Dewey’s My Pedagogical Creed outlined his beliefs in regard to teaching and learning. In this volume, prominent contemporary teacher educators such as Diana Hess, Geneva Gay and O.L. Davis follow in Dewey’s footsteps, articulating their own pedagogical creeds as they relate to educating about...

    Published August 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Understanding the School Curriculum

    Theory, politics and principles

    By Alex Moore

    At a time of rapid social change and numerous policy initiatives, there is a need to question the nature and function of school curricula and the purposes of formal public education. Comparing curriculum developments around the globe, Understanding the School Curriculum draws on a range of...

    Published August 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Liberty and Education

    A civic republican approach

    By Geoffrey Hinchliffe

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book takes the thinking of Quentin Skinner, Philip Pettit and J.G.A. Pocock on republican liberty and explores the way in which this idea of liberty can be used to illuminate educational practice. It argues that republican liberty is distinct from both positive and negative liberty, and its...

    Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Education Outcomes and Poverty in the South

    A Reassessment

    By Christopher Colclough

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    Education has an extraordinarily important role to play in efforts to eliminate poverty world-wide. This book reveals the nature and complexity of these relationships and provides indispensible pointers to the kinds and extent of policy changes that are required. Based on highly innovative...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Educational Research

    Case Studies from Europe and the Developing World

    Edited by Sadaf Rizvi

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book provides an original perspective on a range of controversial issues in educational and social research through case studies of multi-disciplinary and mixed-method research involving children, teachers, schools and communities in Europe and the developing world. These case studies from...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Necessary Conditions of Learning

    By Ference Marton

    Necessary Conditions of Learning presents a research approach (phenomenography) and a theory (the variation theory of learning) introduced and developed by Ference Marton and taken up by his wide and varied following around the world—together with their practical applications in educational...

    Published July 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Virtual Literacies

    Interactive Spaces for Children and Young People

    Edited by Guy Merchant, Julia Gillen, Jackie Marsh, Julia Davies

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The growth of interest in virtual worlds and other online spaces for children and young people raises important issues for literacy educators and researchers. This book is a timely and much-needed collection of current research in the area. It provides a synthesis of knowledge and understanding and...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Vernaculars in the Classroom

    Paradoxes, Pedagogy, Possibilities

    By Shondel Nero, Dohra Ahmad

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book draws on applied linguistics and literary studies to offer concrete means of engaging with vernacular language and literature in secondary and college classrooms. The authors embrace a language-as-resource orientation, countering the popular narrative of vernaculars as problems in schools...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge