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  1. Biotechnology, Education and Life Politics

    Debating genetic futures from school to society

    By Pádraig Murphy

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    What should individuals and society do when genetic screening becomes widely available and with its impact on current and future generations still uncertain? How can our education systems around the world respond to these developments? Reproductive and genetic technologies (RGTs) are increasingly...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Introducing Freire

    A guide for students, teachers and practitioners

    By Sandra Smidt

    The famous Brazilian educator Paulo Freire has influenced educators, teachers and students in a broad tapestry of contexts and countries, as he challenged conventional thinking on how teachers ought to teach and learners ought to learn. By making his ideas accessible and relevant, this insightful...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Citizenship Education around the World

    Local Contexts and Global Possibilities

    Edited by John Petrovic, Aaron Kuntz

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    Though certainly not a new idea, citizenship education manifests in unique and often unpredictable ways in our contemporary neoliberal era. The question of what it means to be a productive and recognized citizen must now be understood simultaneously along both global and local lines. This edited...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Affirmative Action Matters

    Creating opportunities for students around the world

    Edited by Laura Dudley Jenkins, Michele S. Moses

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    Affirmative Action Matters focuses specifically on affirmative action policies in higher education admissions, the sphere that has been the most controversial in many of the nations that have such policies. It brings together distinguished scholars from diverse nations to examine and discuss the...

    Published April 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Handbook of Moral and Character Education

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Larry Nucci, Tobias Krettenauer, Darcia Narvaez

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    There is widespread agreement that schools should contribute to the moral development and character formation of their students. In fact, 80% of US states currently have mandates regarding character education. However, the pervasiveness of the support for moral and character education masks a high...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Educational Theory and Its Foundation Disciplines (RLE Edu K)

    Edited by Paul H Hirst

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    At the time this book was first published the disciplines of philosophy of education, educational psychology, sociology of education and the history of education had developed rapidly. The papers in this volume outline the developments that took place. The first paper analyses the nature of a...

    Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Philosophy of Primary Education (RLE Edu K)

    An Introduction

    By R F Dearden

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume provides a rigorous examination of theoretical concepts such as need, interest, growth, play, experience, activity and self-expression. It also makes an important contribution towards getting a closely argued educational theory. In the first part of the book the author establishes...

    Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge