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  • Official Knowledgeby Michael W. Apple

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    A powerful examination of the rightist resurgence in education and the challenges it presents to concerned educators, Official Knowledge analyzes the effects of conservative beliefs and strategies on educational policy and practice. Apple looks specifically at the conservative agenda's incursion into education through the curriculum, textbook... more...

  • Education in Franceby Anne Corbett; Bob Moon

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 205.00

    In common with most industrialised countries, France has undertaken an ambitious programme of education reform over the last fifteen years. This book uses key extracts from contemporary writing to examine exactly how and why that process has happened, focusing on all stages of the education system. Sections cover the main characteristics of school... more...

  • Education Reform in Contemporary Spainby Oliver Boyd-Barrett; Pam O'Malley

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 205.00

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Whose School is it Anyway?by Kathryn Riley

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95

    In the 1970s, two events in particular, the William Tyndale School and James Callaghan's Ruskin speech, generated extensive media coverage and political activity and became 'watersheds' along the path to political and educational reform. This has shaped the system of school and governments in the 1990s. This book revisits Tyndale and Ruskin and examines... more...

  • Religious Education 4-11, Second Editionby Derek Bastide

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 46.95

    This long-awaited second edition is an accessible, practical guide for primary teachers. It covers the teaching of religious education at the Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. Taking account of the changes to RE over the last decade, it maps out and considers the implications for teachers of: changes that have taken place over the... more...

  • Education And Politics For The 1990sby Denis Lawton

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 64.95

    Examines the ideological differences between the education policies of the two main political parties in the UK and discusses the emergence of these differences within the context of the 1988 Education Reform Act. It also looks at the world-wide influence of the "New Right" politics on education. more...

  • Reforming Educationby Benjamin Levin

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 63.95

    Ambitious programs of education reform have been introduced by many governments around the world. Reforming Education is an important study of large-scale education reform in five different settings: England, New Zealand, the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Manitoba and the US state of Minnesota. The book looks at a variety of reforms covering:... more...

  • Taking Education Really Seriouslyby Michael Fielding

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95

    Michael Fielding looks at what the Labour Government has achieved in the last four years with its policy of 'education, education, education'. There has been widespread disappointment in New Labour's education policies, which on the whole have not steered too far wide of those put in place by Margaret Thatcher, including issues of marketisation, testing... more...

  • Education Policy and Contemporary Politicsby Jack Demaine

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 48.00

    Education policy is at the very top of the political agenda - the proclaimed top priority of the 'New Labour' government. Yet Labour has inherited a quasi-market education system and remains under the direction of reform during the coming year. This book examines new directions on issues of selection and educational opportunity, gender and racism and... more...

  • Learning Through Collaborative Researchby Noel F. McGinn

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book covers the seven-year project involving China, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, and the US, to show how collaborative research can help expand worldwide knowledge of education. more...