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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.95
Sharpes' approach synthesizes historical, philosophical, and cultural standpoints. The text contains practical teaching applications alongside theory and an integrated emphasis of diversity and other multicultural themes. It also covers the history of schooling from ancient times to the present, including biographies of major non-Western figures as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
This accessible book provides a basic understanding of the structure and organization of education in the United Kingdom in a time of rapid change and devolved government. It is designed as an introductory guide and reference work for all with an interest in education, including trainee and newly qualified teachers, university lecturers, school-based... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
The United Kingdom General Election on 1st May 1997 gave a landslide victory to a re-vitalised Labour Party. Tony Blair became Prime Minister with a huge Commons majority of 179 over all other parties. Such a majority meant that extensive changes of policy could be implemented with little effective opposition. During the election campaign Tony... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00
Despite dramatic, sweeping changes in recent decades, a strong case can be made for guiding the reformation of contemporary public education in the United States on common school ideology of the nineteenth century. The author argues that the common school remains a public institution capable of preparing America's youth to contribute to the community... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2013; US$ 19.95
This concise book gives a history of how the sociology of childhood has developed, from its post-war beginnings in the USA to its development in the UK and continental Europe, considering the links between sociological and rights agendas and considering research in many languages. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 40.91
A social history of school education in Australia, from dame schools and one teacher classrooms in the bush, to the growth of private schools under public funding in recent years. The first systematic history of education published in thirty years, it offers invaluable insights into the issues and debates which characterise one of our most important... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
A decade ago, the majority of liberal arts colleges, suffering from a decline in resources, drifted from their traditional missions. This study looks at three insitutions and suggests that a clear mission is more than a common goal. more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 21.87
The public schools of England have long been praised and reviled in equal measure. Do they perpetuate elites and unjust divisions of social class? Do they improve or corrupt young minds and bodies? Should they be abolished? Are they in fact the form of education we would all wish for our children if we could only afford the fees? Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy's... more...