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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 454 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. 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 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Commentaries of Ruy Freyre de Andrada

    Edited by C. R. Boxer

    First published in 1930. 'The Broadway Travellers consolidates its already high reputation by issuing this volume...' SpectatorThis is the first translation of the Commentarios since original publication in 1647. Copies of the original are very rare yet the work covers an historically significant...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Social Class and the Comprehensive School

    By Dr Julienne Ford, Julienne Ford

    Drawing on the great wealth of knowledge and experience of educational practitioners and theorists, the volumes in The Sociology of Education set of the International Library of Sociology explore the very important relationship between education and society. These books became standard texts for...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Education in Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    By Judith Cochran

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

    Egyptian education is a central, social and economic force in the Middle East. For hundreds of years Al Azhar University has been the centre of Islamic thinking and education. More recently Egypt became the leader in secular education as Mohammed Ali established the first medical, veterinarian,...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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