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  • Church, State and Schoolsby James Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Originally published 1971, this volume unravels the complicated history of the religious question in British education. The background of the key Acts of Parliament which established the "dual" system ? of Church and Local Authority school ? is examined. The changing policies of different religious groupings are analyzed, and their outcome in legislation... more...

  • Education and the Professionsby History of Education Society

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

      Part of the educational system in England has been geared towards the preparation of particular professions, while the identity and status of members of some professions have depended significantly on the general education they have received. Originally published in 1973, this volume explores the interaction between education and the professions.... more...

  • School Behaviour and Familiesby Sue Roffey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This book focuses on the relationship that schools have with parents and carers, especially in the early stages of behavioral difficulty. It aims to promote the best possible partnership with parents in what is often a sensitive and emotionally fraught situation. It contains an overview of the context and a general theoretical framework for home... more...

  • Managing People and Teamsby Chris Ashman; Sue Stoodley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    Making management ideas easy to grasp, the Managing in the Early Years  series provides practical advice on management theory and practice. Focusing on all aspects of staff assessment and the importance of creating an effective childcare environment, this book: includes advice on grounding the approaches to good management in the values of excellent... 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...

  • Guest Editor'S Introduction Es V40#1by Abraham P. DeLeon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Educational Policy and the Mission Schoolsby Brian Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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$ 54.95

    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 the... more...

  • Education Since 1800by Ivor Morrish

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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: Specific Topics... more...

  • Abbotsholmeby Cecil Reddie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Originally published in 1900 As well as being a history of Abbotsholme School this volume also examines the general question of the English national education at the turn of the last century. The material includes: The foundation of Abbotsholme, 1889 Answers to the Royal Commission on "Secondary" education, 1894 British, French,... more...