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  • Education in Britain Since 1944by W Kenneth Richmond

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    Originally published 1978.This volume examines the purpose and the functioning of the present education system inthe UK and when it was originally published it was the first overall review of developments in British education since the 1944 Education Act. It discusses some of the most significant reforms which have stemmed from developments in... more...

  • Educational Policy and the Mission Schoolsby Brian Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    Originally published 1967, this title reveals how the missionaries, so often misguided and short-sighted, were in fact pioneers of modernization, science and freedom. The structure of the book allows for comparative analysis and the volume illustrates how some of the social consequences of action through the schools could be foreseen. In addition... more...

  • Education as Historyby Harold Silver

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    Originally published 1983.This book explores the nature of the social history of education. It examines what aspects of the history of education have been neglected and why. The themes explored include the relationship between education and the emergence of social science, the reputations of educationists, expectations of higher education in... more...

  • Education Since 1800by Ivor Morrish

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    Originally published in 1970, this volume provides a survey of the wide field of the development of education since 1800.  The book is structured as follows: Part One: The General Development of Popular Education English Elementary Education, the Development of Primary Education, English Secondary Education Part Two:... more...

  • Distance Education: New Perspectivesby Keith Harry; Magnus John; Desmond Keegan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Although distance education has developed rapidly over the past decade, writing on the subject is still scattered over a diverse range of often inaccessible sources. This book brings together a selection of the best writing on distance education in recent years, and is an essential reference for all who work in the field. more...

  • Peace Education Tip V44#4by David Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Culture and Educational Policy in Hawai'iby Maenette K.P. A Benham; Ronald H. Heck

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    This comprehensive educational history of public schools in Hawai'i shows and analyzes how dominant cultural and educational policy have affected the education experiences of Native Hawaiians. Drawing on institutional theory as a scholarly lens, the authors focus on four historical cases representing over 150 years of contact with the West. They carefully... more...

  • Ethics and Academic Freedom in Educational Researchby Pat Sikes; Heather Piper

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Formal ethical review of research proposals is now almost the default requirement for all ? staff and students ? planning research under the auspices of colleges and universities in many parts of the world. With notable exceptions, the extant literature discussing educational research ethics takes a meta-ethical overview, is negatively critical about... more...

  • Supporting Readingby Angela Wilson; Julie Scanlon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    Wilson and Scanlon focus on enhancing the reading skills of the pupils whom you support, analyzing how you can develop their skills, offering advise and guidance on a variety of learning styles and a breakdown of reading principles. more...

  • Hannah Arendt and Educational Leadershipby Helen M. Gunter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    The relationship between education and democratic development has been a growing theme in debates focussed upon public education, but there has been little work that has directly related educational leadership to wider issues of freedom, politics and practice. Engaging with ELMA through the work of Hannah Arendt enables these issues of power to be... more...