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  • Towards a Theory of Schoolingby David Hamilton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    First published in 1989, Towards a Theory of Schooling explores and debates the relationship between school and society. It examines the form and function of one of humankind?s most important social institutions, following the cutting edge of pedagogic innovation from mainland Europe through the British Isles to the USA. more...

  • Childminder: Study in Action Researchby Brian Jackson; Sonia Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    First published in 1979, this book is based on a national survey that was commissioned by the Social Science Research Council and on action to help childminders funded by the Wates Foundation at Manchester University, UK. It evaluates the number and nature of the childminders in Britain that were looking after the nation?s children in the 70s. more...

  • Starting Schoolby Brian Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    First published in 1979, this book considers the culture of a multi-racial community through the eyes of six children about to start school. These Children enter school in search of a multi-cultural society, and a sympathetic appraisal is made of what happens to them as they face such initially daunting prospects as the classroom, television and the... more...

  • Moving Beyond Boundaries Disability Studiesby Michele Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    What challenges are posed by changing transnational trends, agendas and movements that affect disabled people?s lives, and what can disabled people, their representative organisations and their governments do to advance the agenda for self-determination and inclusion? This book draws together the writing of academics and activists to depict the experience... more...

  • Education, Capitalism and the Global Crisisby Stephen Ball; Meg Maguire; Ivor Goodson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Education, Capitalism and the Global Crisis focuses on Andrew Gamble?s book The Spectre at the Feast and its analysis of the background to, conduct of, and possible consequences and opportunities brought about by, the current global economic crisis. The views expressed represent a range of responses to Gamble?s analysis and examination of the... 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... more...

  • Managing People and Teamsby Chris Ashman; Sandy Green

    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...

  • Talk Boxby Lyn Dawes; Claire Sams

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95

    This practical book is based on the influential Thinking Together approach - a special method for developing speaking, listening and thinking skills. It is based on classroom research carried out in schools by the Open University, which has now been integrated into the National Primary Strategy. Included are twelve lesson plans for whole class... more...

  • Abbotsholmeby Cecil Reddie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    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,... more...

  • 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...