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  • Faith Schoolsby Jo Cairns; Roy Gardner; Denis Lawton

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95

    Until fairly recently the separation of pupils according to religion was felt to be compatible with a comprehensive education. That consensus no longer holds and there is a strong positive lobby either to absorb faith schools altogether within the state system or at least to dilute their membership ensuring they include children from other faiths,... more...

  • Literacy and Literaciesby James Collins; Richard Blot

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    Literacy and Literacies is an engaging account of literacy and its relation to power. more...

  • World Yearbook of Education 2004by Andrew Brown; Niki Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    A real revolution is taking place in the way in which we conceptualise and practise education and learning. This book sets out to explore the immense impact which digital technology is having on education around the world and the ways in which it is used by a wide range of individuals and communities. Contributors analyse changes in technology such... more...

  • Pedagogies of Differenceby Peter Pericles Trifonas

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Peter Pericles Trifonas has assembled internationally acclaimed theorists and educational practitioners whose essays explore various constructions, representations, and uses of difference in educational contexts. These essays strive to bridge competing discourses of difference--for instance, feminist or anti-racist pedagogical models--to create a more... more...

  • Education, Gender And Anxietyby Jenny Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 57.95

    This interdisciplinary text explores the scope for applying psychoanalytical ideas to gender inequalities that are inherent in the educational system. Although modern education aims to egalitarian and meritocratic, it is still true that in most cases it does not improve the life chances of girls to the extent that it ought to, or does for boys. Based... more...

  • Contextualizing Inclusive Educationby David Mitchell

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Inclusive education is a complex and problematic concept that raises many questions. A team of prominent academics present fresh and critical perspectives on these issues, drawing upon their global resources and knowledge. The over-arching theme of this book is that social, political, economic and cultural contexts play a central role in determining... more...

  • Citizenship and Higher Educationby James Arthur; Karen Bohlin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    What are the obligations of the university to society and its communities? What are the virtues of university education? What are the university's ethical responsibilities to its students? The role of citizenship and civic responsibility in higher education is a highly contested yet crucial element of any consideration of the role of university in... more...

  • Men and the Classroomby Sheelagh Drudy; Maeve Martin; John O'Flynn; Mairide Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    The teaching of young children has long been dominated by women. This global phenomenon is firmly rooted in issues related to economic development, urbanization, the position of women in society, cultural definitions of masculinity and the values of children and childcare. Yet, amongst the media scare stories and moral panics about underachieving... more...

  • Becoming Somebodyby Philip Wexler; Warren Crichlow; June Kern; Rebecca Matusewicz

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Education And The Market Placeby Terence H. McLaughlin; David Bridges

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    This collection of essays debates the application of market principles to and within the context of education. The contributors are all leading figures in their field, presenting their ideas in an accessible style to the lay reader. Throughout, the educational and public policy issues raised by the application of market principles to education are... more...