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  • Insecurity and Welfare Regimes in Asia, Africa and Latin Americaby Ian Gough; Geof Wood; Armando Barrientos; Philippa Bevan; Peter Davis; Graham Room

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 44.00

    Explores the conditions under which social policy operates in the poorer regions of the world. more...

  • Black Majorityby Peter Wood

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 9.99

    African slaves, if taken together, were the largest single group of non-English-speaking migrants to enter the North American colonies in the pre-Revolutionary era. . . . And yet . . . most Americans would find it hard to conceive that the population of one of the thirteen original colonies was well over half black at the time the nation?s independence... more...

  • Consultancy and Innovationby Peter Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    Consultancy and Innovation links two important aspects of European economic development in the past thirty years: the pace of technical and management innovation, and the growing significance of technical and business consultancy. This book includes detailed studies of consultancy activities or 'knowledge intensive services' (KIS) in eight EU countries,... more...

  • Creative Teachers in Primary Schoolsby Peter Woods

    McGraw-Hill Education 1995; US$ 47.00

    Explores creative teachers' attempts to pursue their brand of teaching despite the changes. This book presents a range of strategies and adaptations, including resisting change which runs counter to their own values; appropriating the National Curriculum within their own ethos; enhancing their role through the use of others; and more. more...

  • Critical Events in Teaching & Learningby Peter Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume describes and analyses exceptional educational events ? periods of particularly effective teaching representing ultimates in teacher and pupil educational experience. The events themselves are reconstructed in the book through teacher and pupil voices and through documentation. A model of ?critical event? is derived from the study, which... more...

  • Divided Schoolby Peter Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In this ethnographic study of a secondary school in the UK, the author presents an incisive account of school life from the various points of view of the pupils, teachers and parents. He describes and analyses major areas of experience and methods of adapting to school for both the children and their teachers; school experience is shown to be widely... more...

  • The Happiest Days?by Peter Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 180.00

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Inside Schoolsby Peter Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    Ethnography has much to offer teachers, especially at a time of growing interest in the `teacher-reseacher' and in `action' and `collaborative' research. more...

  • Pupil Strategies (RLE Edu L)by Peter Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    What do pupils actually do in school? There are remarkably few studies that take the pupils? perspective and reconstruct experience from their point of view within the context of their own cultures and careers. This volume brings together a number of research studies on various aspects of how pupils cope with schools. The theoretical papers consider... more...

  • Researching the Art of Teachingby Peter Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

    This book is a follow-up to Inside Schools . It reviews the position of ethnography in educational research in the light of current issues and of the author's own research over the past ten years. Starting from an analysis of teaching as science and as art, Peter Woods goes on to review the general interactionist framework in which his own work is... more...