Skip to Content

Paperbacks Direct

Education Paperbacks

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 8,067 new and published paperbacks in the subject of Education — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For paperbacks that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming paperbacks.

New and Published Books – Page 1

  1. Spirituality, Philosophy and Education

    Edited by David Carr, John Haldane

    The possibilities and importance of a spiritual dimension to education are subjects receiving increased consideration from educational practitioners, policymakers and philosophers. Spirituality, Philosophy and Education brings together contributions to the debate by a team of renowned philosophers...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Methods in Philosophy of Education

    Edited by Frieda Heyting, Dieter Lenzen, John White

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This important new book presents a 'dual strand' argument: Firstly, it gives a comprehensive account of methods in philosophy of education, with leading international figures in the field of writing from a variety of methodological and epistemological perspectives. Secondly, it examines their...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Philosophical Discussion in Moral Education

    The Community of Ethical Inquiry

    By Tim Sprod

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    In recent years there has been an increase in the number of calls for moral education to receive greater public attention. In our pluralist society, however, it is difficult to find agreement on what exactly moral education requires. Philosophical Discussion in Moral Education develops a detailed...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Human Capacity for Transformational Change

    Harnessing the collective mind

    By Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris

    Pressures for transformational change have become a regular feature of most fields of human endeavour. Master-thinkers and visionaries alike have reframed existing divisions as connecting relationships, bringing together as dynamic systems the supposed opposites of parts and wholes, stability and...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Classrooms Observed (RLE Edu L)

    The Teacher's Perception and the Pupil's Peformance

    By Roy Nash

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In this study – the outcome of three years’ participant observation in local authority primary and secondary schools – the classroom teacher is shown to have a far greater impact upon and responsibility for his pupils than is generally admitted. The teacher’s perceptions of the children in his...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. School Organisation (RLE Edu L)

    A Sociological Perspective

    By William Tyler

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The internal organisation of the school touches on many areas of contemporary debate. Is there such a thing as a ‘good school’? Are large urban comprehensives necessarily impersonal? Are the charges of indiscipline, conflict and declining standards in modern schools based on a failure to understand...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Cultures of Schooling (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    Pedagogies for Cultural Difference and Social Access

    By Mary Kalantzis, Bill Cope, Greg Noble, Scott Poynting

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume examines the ways schools respond to cultural and linguistic diversity. A richness of accumulated experience is portrayed in this study of six Australian secondary schools; partial success, near success or instructive failure as the culture of the school itself was transformed in an...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Paradigm and Ideology in Educational Research (RLE Edu L)

    The Social Functions of the Intellectual

    By Thomas S Popkewitz

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book explores the complex social assumptions and values that underlie research programmes about schools. The analysis of educational research draws upon American and European scholarships in the sociology of knowledge, social philosophy and the history and sociology of science. The discussion...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Contemporary Research in the Sociology of Education (RLE Edu L)

    Edited by John Eggleston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The subject matter of this book – what happens in schools, the effects of curriculum change, the reasons why some children are successful and others are not – explains just why the sociology of education is one of the most important areas to achieve political importance. There are five sections to...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Maladjusted Schooling (RLE Edu L)

    By John F Schostak

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The problems this book discusses are the same now as they were 25 years ago: unemployment, poor housing, inadequate facilities, poverty, racism, violence. What is the function of a school in such a situation? Although many schools hold reformist ideals, their practice is constrained by...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge