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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 237 new and published major works in the subject of Education — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Phenomenology and Education

    Self-consciousness and its Development

    Edited by Bernard Curtis, Wolfe Mays

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

    This volume of essays brings a phenomenological focus to bear on the subject of education in order to provide a fruitful stimulus for educational philosophy. It is for philosophers, psychologists, sociologists and indeed anyone who seeks to understand the perennially interesting questions about the...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Second-Language Education

    Edited by Michael Evans

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    Language is at the very core of the educational process, both as a medium for the transmission of knowledge and as a cognitive tool. The learning and use of second languages has often been associated with purely instrumental views of education. But the importance of the socio-cultural dimension of...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Education in Modern Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    Ideals and Realities

    By Georgie D.M. Hyde

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

    This study gives a comprehensive account of the evolution of the educational system in Modern Egypt, set against the events of the last twenty five years. From the Revolution of 1952, which saw the breakdown of the party system, seen as ‘sham democracy’, to the re-adoption of the party system in...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Educational Assessment and Evaluation

    Edited by Harry Torrance

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    Assessment and evaluation are crucial aspects of any educational system and rarely can they have been so central to educational policy-making and the reform of schooling as at the present time. (The introduction of the National Curriculum and Testing system in the UK and the test-based ‘No Child...

    Published October 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution brings together as one set, or individual volumes, groundbreaking retail studies from the field of human geography. Encompassing town and retail planning, marketing geography, the development of shopping centres and the rise of consumerism...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Eight European Central Banks (RLE Banking & Finance)

    Organization and Activities

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Banking & Finance

    Uniquely written from inside the banking world this book gives a comprehensive account of the organization and activities of the major central European banks during the 1980s. Each of the individually authored chapters has been written to a common pattern in order to facilitate reference and...

    Published May 24th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Music Education

    Edited by Keith Swanwick

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    Music education is a well-established and flourishing area of research and study. It is also a complex and contested area in which there is a considerable variety of published work, ranging from the justificatory to the critical, and from advice on pedagogical practice to provocative alternative...

    Published April 11th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Library Editions: Education: 244 Volume Set

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Routledge Library Editions: Education provides an unparalleled opportunity to purchase books by some of the greatest educationalists, teaching professionals and policy makersof the twentieth century. 244 volumes, available individually in both print and e-book formats or structured by...

    Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Comparative Education

    A Study of Educational Factors and Traditions

    By Nicholas Hans

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book is divided into four parts. In Part One the author considers the natural factors which have influenced the various national systems of education. They comprise racial, linguistic, geographical and economic factors. In Part Two he considers the contribution of religious traditions to...

    Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Children and Schooling

    By Phillip Gammage

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The book provides a synthesis of a broadly-based social-psychology of education and bridges the gap between theory and practice in education by emphasising the relationship between research and actuality. The author discusses the major issues in childhood socialisation relating to schooling,...

    Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge