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  1. Western Psychological and Educational Theory in Diverse Contexts

    Edited by Julian Elliott, Elena L. Grigorenko

    This book examines aspects of Western psychological and educational theory in relation to educational practice around the world, and considers the extent to which current understandings are truly applicable to a range of diverse settings. In so doing, it also seeks to question, where appropriate,...

    Published February 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  2. Critical Perspectives on bell hooks

    Edited by Maria del Guadalupe Davidson, George Yancy

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Although bell hooks has long challenged the dominant paradigms of race, class, and gender, there has never been a comprehensive book critically reflecting upon this seminal scholar’s body of work. Her written works aim to transgress and disrupt those codes that exclude others as intellectually...

    Published February 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking Contexts for Learning and Teaching

    Communities, Activites and Networks

    Edited by Richard Edwards, Gert Biesta, Mary Thorpe

    Now that learning is seen as lifelong and lifewide, what specifically makes a learning context? What are the resultant consequences for teaching practices when working in specific contexts? Drawing upon a variety of academic disciplines, Rethinking Contexts for Learning and Teaching explores some...

    Published February 5th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Philosophy of Education

    The Essential Texts

    Edited by Steven M. Cahn

    Philosophy of education is a study both of the aims of education and the most appropriate means of achieving those aims. This volume contains substantial selections from those works widely regarded as central to the development of the field. These are the "essential texts" that lay the...

    Published January 15th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Researching with Integrity

    The Ethics of Academic Enquiry

    By Bruce Macfarlane

    There is increased emphasis internationally on ethically sound research, and on good training for research supervisors. Researching with Integrity aims to identify what and how research can be undertaken ethically and with ‘virtue’ from initial conception of ideas through to dissemination. It...

    Published December 4th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Global Perspectives in the Geography Curriculum

    Reviewing the Moral Case for Geography

    By Alex Standish

    ‘For geographers across the globe this book provides the arguments for a return to the teaching of geography and why they should reject the politicisation of the subject by education policy makers and politicians. Standish’s careful critique shows the necessity of a depoliticised geography...

    Published October 6th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The History of Higher Education

    Edited by Roy Lowe

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    This new Major Work is a five-volume collection in Routledge’s Major Themes in Education series. It charts the history and development of higher education. Encompassing the period since 1760, the principal focus is on the late-eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, although more recent developments...

    Published September 24th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy of Education: The Key Concepts

    2nd Edition

    By John Gingell, Christopher Winch

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This new edition of Philosophy of Education: The Key Concepts is an easy to use A-Z guide summarizing all the key terms, ideas and issues central to the study of educational theory today. Fully updated, the book is cross-referenced throughout and contains pointers to further reading, as well as new...

    Published May 28th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Children as Philosophers

    Learning Through Enquiry and Dialogue in the Primary Classroom, 2nd Edition

    By Joanna Haynes

    Since the publication of the first edition of Children as Philosophers in 2002 there has been an enormous growth of interest in philosophy with children. This fully revised second edition suggests ways in which you can introduce philosophical enquiry to your Personal, Social and Health Education...

    Published May 12th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Testing Times

    The Uses and Abuses of Assessment

    By Gordon Stobart

    Assessment dominates our lives but its good intentions often produce negative consequences. An example that is central to this book is how current forms of assessment encourage shallow ‘for-the-test’ learning. It is true to say that as the volume of assessment increases, confidence in what it...

    Published March 25th 2008 by Routledge