Educational Foundations

New titles and Key Backlist

Welcome to our Educational Foundations Catalogue 2014/2015.

To browse our full catalogue please click on our specific titles in areas of Sociology of Education, Gender, Multicultural Education and Cultural Education, Philosophy of Education, Pedagogy and Learning, Curriculum Theory, History of Education, Assessment, Comparative and International Education and New Studies in Critical Realism and Education Series.

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  1. The School I'd Like Revisited

    Children and Young People's Reflections on an Education for the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Catherine Burke, Ian Grosvenor

    ‘Wonderfully illuminated by children's essays, stories, poems, pictures and plans, this ground-breaking book offers a unique snapshot of the perceptions of today's school pupils’. -French bookstore Lavoisier www.lavoisier.fr In 2001, The Guardian launched a ground-breaking competition called ‘The...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Passion to Learn

    An Inquiry into Autodidactism

    Edited by Joan Solomon

    This is the first book to provide a detailed overview and analysis of autodidactism, or self-education. Autodidacts' strong preference for teaching themselves is likely to manifest itself, in childhood, as a pronounced resistance to formal schooling. However, in later life, an autodidact's passion...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Curriculum and the Teacher

    35 years of the Cambridge Journal of Education

    Edited by Nigel Norris

    Even though the curriculum can be tightly specified and controlled by strong accountability mechanisms, it is teachers who decisively shape the educational experiences of children and young people at school. Bringing together seminal papers from the Cambridge Journal of Education around the theme...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Rethinking Schooling

    Twenty-Five Years of the Journal of Curriculum Studies

    Edited by Ian Westbury, Geoff Milburn

    Taking a collection of seminal articles from the Journal of Curriculum Studies, this book offers readers a vantage point for thinking about the worlds of schools and curricula, focusing in particular on the concept of seeing schools, curricula and teaching in new ways. Each of the chapters...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Using Narrative Inquiry for Educational Research in the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Sheila Trahar, Wai Ming Yu

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Narrative inquiry is being used more widely in the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Northern European countries to conduct research across a range of disciplines. It is gaining popularity in Hong Kong, Macao and Mainland China, but research in these contexts continues to be dominated...

    To Be Published April 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Religion in the Primary School

    Ethos, diversity, citizenship

    By Peter Hemming

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    Religion and its relationship to schooling is an issue that has become more and more topical in recent years. In many countries, developments such as the diversification of state school sectors, concerns about social cohesion between ethnic and religious groups, and debates about national identity...

    To Be Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Internationalization of Teacher Education

    Creating Globally Competent Teachers and Teacher Educators for the 21st Century

    Edited by Reyes L. Quezada

    This book proposes to excite readers to engage in conversations on how Schools and Colleges of Education can internationalize teacher education programs so that graduates have global teaching experiences, that teacher education curricula include global perspectives, and that there are...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy and Education

    An introduction to key questions and themes

    By Joanna Haynes, Ken Gale, Melanie Parker

    Series: Foundations of Education Studies

    Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to philosophy and education. It skilfully guides readers through this challenging and sometimes complex area bringing key philosophical ideas and questions to life in the context and practice of...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge