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  1. The Dark Places of Education (RLE Edu K)

    With a Collection of Seventy-Eight Reports of School Experiences

    By Willi Schohaus

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The book is divided into two parts. The first forms a survey of the inadequacies of the Swiss school system in the early twentieth century (but the issues it discusses were universal ones which were just as prevalent in the English school system of that time). The second part of the book is a...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Radical Education (RLE Edu K)

    A Critique of Freeschooling and Deschooling

    By Robin Barrow

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume is a comprehensive critique of the radical tradition in educational theory. It traces the development of the key ideas in radical literature from Rousseau to the present day. Two opening chapters set Rousseau’s educational views and arguments in their political perspective, and subject...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Keepers of the American Dream

    A Study of Staff Development and Multicultural Education

    By Christine E. Sleeter

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book reports an ethnographic study of thirty teachers from eighteen schools who participated in a staff development programme in multicultural education. The study examines how multicultural education was actually presented to teachers, and areas in which their classroom teaching and...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Education (RLE Edu K)

    Its Nature and Purpose

    By M VC Jeffreys

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book discusses the very nature and purpose of education and provides a foundation upon which more specialized studies in the psychology, history and sociology of education can be based. The book therefore surveys the main problems of human life – the relation of the individual and society,...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Racial Inequality in Education

    Edited by Barry Troyna

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The education system should be in the forefront of the battle to combat racial inequality. The contributors to this book, however, argue that, far from reducing racial inequality, the education system in the UK systematically generates, maintains and reproduces it. Through careful consideration of...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Perspectives on Plowden (RLE Edu K)

    Edited by R S Peters

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The Plowden Report, Children and their Primary Schools (1967), had a huge impact on education in the latter 20th century, but at the time was labelled as left-wing, and of no practical use to the problems of education in the 1960s. The contributors to this volume were all concerned with the...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Friedrich Froebel and English Education (RLE Edu K)

    Edited by Evelyn Lawrence

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This collection of essays describes Froebel’s life and the history of his influence on the education of young children in Britain. It also traces the religious roots of his philosophy and discusses his psychological and educational principles in the light of developments in these fields since his...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Ethnic Crucible (RLE Edu J)

    Harmony and Hostility in Multi-Ethnic Schools

    By Gajendra Verma, Paul Zec, George Skinner

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Many schools in developed countries have children and adolescents from a variety of ethnic, linguistic, religious and cultural backgrounds. They relate to each other in various degrees of encounter that range from harmony to hostility. The issue of how a school can foster inter-ethnic relationships...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Education and the Social Construction of 'Race' (RLE Edu J)

    By Peter Figueroa

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Does the education system help or hinder the fight against racism? This volume provides a constructive critique of the Swan Report of 1985 and of sociological research into racial and ethnic relations. The author undertakes a searching philosophical and sociological analysis of multicultural and...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Linguistics and the Teacher

    Edited by Ronald Carter

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Linguistics and the Teacher is a collection of essays by linguists on different aspects of the relationship between linguistics and education. All the contributors are united in their belief that linguistics should be a central element in the education of teachers, and argue for principled and...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge