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  1. Community, Hierarchy and Open Education (RLE Edu L)

    By Gary Easthope

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The book describes the English school, especially the secondary school, as a hierarchical community in which the head-teacher (principal) is an autocratic ruler. After explaining how that particular organisation of the school developed historically from the market situation faced by the English...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Education as a Social Factor (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    By Leonard M Jacks

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume presents a short survey of education at the beginning of the twentieth century. It considered the main educational agencies of that time, the home, the Church, the school and the university and the role to be played by each in preparing the citizens of the future. The author maintains...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Doing Sociology of Education (RLE Edu L)

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This collection of specially commissioned articles exposes the practical and personal influences on the process of doing sociology of education. All of the authors have been involved in conducting well know major research projects, and discuss here the pitfalls and problems, conflicts and...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Schooling in Rural Societies (RLE Edu L)

    By Roy Nash

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In industrialized societies the needs of people living in remote and sparsely populated areas are easily overlooked, whilst in developing countries the needs of the rural population are at once so obvious and so enormous that our practical concern is blunted. In this volume it is clearly...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Critical Approaches to Care

    Understanding Caring Relations, Identities and Cultures

    Edited by Chrissie Rogers, Susie Weller

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    What does ‘care’ mean in contemporary society? How are caring relationships practised in different contexts? What resources do individuals and collectives draw upon in order to care for, care with and care about themselves and others? How do such relationships and practices relate to broader social...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Neoliberalism, Pedagogy and Human Development

    Exploring Time, Mediation and Collectivity in Contemporary Schools

    By Michalis Kontopodis

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    In most Western developed countries, adult life is increasingly organized on the basis of short-term work contracts and reduced social security funds. In this context it seems that producing efficient job-seekers and employees becomes the main aim of educational programs for the next generation....

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Resourcing Early Learners

    New Networks, New Actors

    By Sue Nichols, Jennifer Rowsell, Helen Nixon, Sophia Rainbird

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The landscape of early childhood education and care is changing. Governments world-wide are assuming increasing authority in relation to child-rearing in the years before school entry, beyond the traditional role in assisting parents to do the best they can by their children. As part of a social...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Schooling for Women's Work

    Edited by Rosemary Deem

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This collection of original papers shows how women in Britain are still being discriminated against during schooling, despite the existence of legislation prohibiting such discrimination and despite apparent concern with promoting equality between the sexes in education. Focusing on the current...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Within School Walls

    By AnnMarie Wolpe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Drawing from her in-depth ethnographic study of a London comprehensive school the author shows how gender formation for both girls and boys is mediated by disciplinary control, sexuality and the curriculum. Her findings for girls and boys – with their important emphases – are revealed. So are the...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Women & Schooling

    By Rosemary Deem

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book begins with an analysis of the gradual extension of educational opportunities for women since the nineteenth century, with special attention given to the period since 1944. There is careful exploration of the interaction between the family and the school, and an examination of their role...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

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