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  1. English Education and the Radicals (RLE Edu L)

    1780-1850

    By Harold Silver

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The radicalism of the period from the 1780s to the mid-nineteenth century represented a harnessing of knowledge in protest against injustices and oppression, a pooling of effort to transform society. In this book the author explores the main strains in working and middle-class radicalism over this...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Marxism and Education (RLE Edu L)

    A Study of Phenomenological and Marxist Approaches to Education

    By Madan Sarup

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book introduces the student to the various phenomenological and humanistic Marxist perspectives as they are being applied to education and provides an account of the strengths and weaknesses of these perspectives, drawing on a variety of disciplines in order to explain the controversies...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Family, Education and Society (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    By Frank Musgrove

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In this provocative study the author challenges many contemporary assumptions about the modern family, the circumstances of home life which lead to academic success and the proper relationship between home and school. The modern family is not ‘in decline’; its history is a success story. It is...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Rationality, Education and the Social Organization of Knowledege (RLE Edu L)

    Edited by Chris Jenks

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The manner in which we variously come to an understanding of our world presents problems for us all, but the unified method by which we ought best to acquire such knowledge represents the particular problem of contemporary education. This important book seeks to explore some of the underlying...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Social Context of the School (RLE Edu L)

    By John Eggleston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In their appearance, schools often seem to be physically separated from their surroundings, cut off from the neighbouring houses and streets by high walls, by playgrounds or playing fields. Within the school, another world seems to exist, with a life of its own – its own routine, dress, rules and...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Research Process in Educational Settings (RLE Edu L)

    Ten Case Studies

    Edited by Robert G Burgess

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book presents a series of research biographies based on research experiences in the study of educational settings. The main aim is to provide a set of first person accounts on doing research that combine analysis with description. The contributors have been drawn from the disciplines of...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Starting School (Routledge Revivals)

    By Brian Jackson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1979, this book considers the culture of a multi-racial community through the eyes of six children about to start school. Each child is from a different background but all live in the same street in a town in the north of England. Following the children from home into school,...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Childminder (Routledge Revivals)

    By Brian Jackson, Sonia Jackson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1979, this book looks at the subject of childminding in Britain at the time it was written. It is based on a national survey that was commissioned by the Social Science Research Council and on action to help childminders funded by the Wates Foundation at Manchester University, UK...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Education, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals)

    By Harold Entwistle

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1970, this book considers the alleged distinction between ‘education for life’ and ‘education for work’ and exposes the fallacies on which this and other similar distinctions are based. It shows that ideas on this subject are inextricably intertwined with wider views on the...

    Published September 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Education and Incarceration

    Edited by Erica R. Meiners, Maisha T. Winn

    The United States of America is in possession of the largest prison population in the world, with 2.3 million people currently behind bars. This number is predominantly and disproportionately made up of communities of colour and poverty. Between 1987 and 2007, the U.S. prison population tripled;...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

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