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  • A Nineteenth Century Teacherby Susan Liveing

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Originally published in 1926 and whilst not a biography in the strictest sense, this volume presents John Bridges? life and character against the social and political background of the nineteenth century as well as examining his legacy for current generations. more...

  • Education For Leadershipby A T cornwall-jones

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    As well as being a history of administrative staff colleges in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, India, the Phillipines and Ghana between 1948 and 1984, the colleges' contribution to the development of effective managers is evaluated. more...

  • 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...