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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Teaching About Race Relations (RLE Edu J)

    Problems and Effects

    By Lawrence Stenhouse, Gajendra Verma, Robert Wild, Jon Nixon

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This is the report of two linked research projects: the SSRC Project on Problems and Effects of Teaching about Race Relations, and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Project on Teaching About Race Relations through Drama. Its aim is to help teachers who will face race as a theme, whether it arises...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge