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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 455 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.

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. The Changing Sixth Form in the Twentieth Century

    By A D Edwards

    Originally published 1970.This book traces the history of the sixth form in Britain from the first decade of this century and follows the continuing debate over its function to the present day. It analyzes what kind of organisation is required to meet the demands of rising numbers and questions...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Rural World

    Education and Development

    By Louis Malassis

    First published in 1976, this book examines the issue of rural education, an all-important problem for the less developed countries in the world. Louis Malassis proposes that all citizens should be made aware of the role of agriculture in the economy and that, instead of placing rural education in...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Growing-Up Modern

    The Western State Builds Third-World Schools

    By Bruce Fuller

    The modern state – First and Third Worlds alike – pushes tirelessly to expand mass education and to deepen the schools’ effect upon children. First published in 1991, Growing-Up Modern explores why, how, and with what actual effects state actors so vehemently pursue this dual political agenda....

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Educational Policy and the Mission Schools

    Case Studies from the British Empire

    Edited by Brian Holmes

    Originally published 1967, this title reveals how the missionaries, so often misguided and short-sighted, were in fact pioneers of modernization, science and freedom. The structure of the book allows for comparative analysis and the volume illustrates how some of the social consequences of action...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Philosophy of Education II

    Edited by Richard Smith

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    A new title from Routledge’s Major Works series, Major Themes in Education, Philosophy of Education II is a five-volume ‘mini library’ of the very best scholarship. It is an essential successor collection to Philosophy of Education (1998) (978-0-415-12944-2), edited by Paul Hurst and Patricia White...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Beyond the Present and the Particular (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 2)

    A Theory of Liberal Education

    By Charles H. Bailey

    Charles Bailey advances a modern characterization and justification of liberal education and defends such a view of liberal education against contemporary challenges. The book will be of special value to those guiding educational policy, designing curricula and reflecting on their own teaching...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. English for Academic Purposes

    Edited by Helen Basturkmen

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    English for Academic Purposes (EAP) focuses on the types of English learners encounter and use in academic or study situations, usually in higher education contexts, and on the teaching and learning of academic English. It also focuses on the types of English and forms of communication used by...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Multicultural Education

    Edited by David Gillborn

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    Multicultural education is a thriving – though sometimes controversial and increasingly contested – field of study and research. Its major aim and purpose has been described as to create equal educational opportunities for students from diverse racial, ethnic, social, and cultural backgrounds to...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Critical Education

    Edited by Michael W. Apple, Wayne Au

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    Challenging and complex questions around inequality and power have been persistent within modern systems of education since their inception. But in the last four or five decades the vibrant field of critical education has developed and grown in response to such issues. Specifically, education...

    Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge