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Moral & social purpose of education books

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John Bascom and the Origins of the Wisconsin Idea by J. David, Jr. Hoeveler John Bascom and the Origins of the Wisconsin Idea
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In the Progressive Era of American history, the state of Wisconsin gained national attention for its innovative economic and political reforms. Although the Wisconsin Idea is often attributed to a 1904 speech by Charles Van Hise, David Hoeveler argues that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

Strengthening Families, Communities, and Schools to Support Children's Development Neighborhoods of Promise by Edmund W. (Yale University, USA) Gordon Strengthening Families, Communities, and Schools to Support Children's Development Neighborhoods of Promise
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Drawing on a range of contexts influenced by the Promise Neighborhoods Program-a federal place-based initiative to improve educational outcomes for students in distressed urban and rural neighborhoods-this book outlines effective characteristics and elements for implementing supplementary education. Chapter authors demonstrate...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

The Child in Society by Emel Thomas, Kyffin Jones, Wendy Bannerman, Peter Goy The Child in Society
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The Child, Society and You explores the links between childhood and youth learning, legislation, policy and significant societal events, examining the ways in which educational engagement is both important and personal. Using a range of case studies, each chapter provides...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Bisexuality in Education Erasure, Exclusion and the Absence of Intersectionality by Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli Bisexuality in Education Erasure, Exclusion and the Absence of Intersectionality

Although many schools and educational systems, from elementary to tertiary level, state that they endorse anti-homophobic policies, pedagogies and programs, there appears to be an absence of education about, and affirmation of, bisexuality and minimal specific attention paid to bi-phobia....
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/08/2017

Foucault and Education Putting Theory to Work by Stephen J. Ball Foucault and Education Putting Theory to Work

Specially selected by Stephen Ball, this is a collection of the best and most interesting recently published papers that 'use' Foucault to analyse, destablise and re-claim educational 'problems'. Arguably the best known social theorist in the western world, Foucault's work...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Education and Extremisms Rethinking Liberal Pedagogies in the Contemporary World by Farid Panjwani Education and Extremisms Rethinking Liberal Pedagogies in the Contemporary World

Education and Extremisms addresses one of the most pressing questions facing societies today: how is education to respond to the challenge of extremism? It argues that the implementation of new teaching techniques, curricular reforms or top-down changes to education policy...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Queering Families, Schooling Publics Keywords by Anne M. Harris, Stacy Holman Jones, Sandra L. Faulkner, Eloise D. Brook Queering Families, Schooling Publics Keywords
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At a time of increasingly diverse and dynamic debates on the intersections of contemporary LGBTQ rights, trans* visibility, same-sex families, and sexualities education, there is surprisingly little writing on what it means to queer notions of family and kinship networks...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2017

Developing Communities Through Learning Demonstrating Impact by Sue Briggs Developing Communities Through Learning Demonstrating Impact


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2017

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Young Bisexual Women's Experiences in New Zealand Secondary Schools by Mary-Anne McAllum Young Bisexual Women's Experiences in New Zealand Secondary Schools

Emerging from a case study in secondary schools, this book explores young bisexual women's notions of bisexuality through their own sense of self-identification and how they express their personal beliefs. McAllum sheds light on the presence and practice of bi-misogyny...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

The Secondary PSHE Co-ordinator's Handbook by Colin Noble The Secondary PSHE Co-ordinator's Handbook

This handbook provides the Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) co-ordinator in a school with everything that they need to deliver good practice in this subject. The book contains thorough guidance through policy and required practice and has a strongly...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Language, Communication and Education by Barbara Mayor Language, Communication and Education

Examines communication in the classroom within the larger context of the development of standard English and its social implications.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Understanding Schooling An Introductory Sociology of Australian Education by Miriam Henry Understanding Schooling An Introductory Sociology of Australian Education

First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

An Asset-Based Approach to the Education of Latinos Understanding Gaps and Advances by Eugene Garcia, Mehmet Dali Ozturk An Asset-Based Approach to the Education of Latinos Understanding Gaps and Advances
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Challenging perspectives that often characterize Latinos as 'at-risk, ' this book takes an 'asset' approach, highlighting the favorable linguistic, cognitive, economic, and cultural assets Latino children bring to educational settings. At the core of this volume is the notion that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Home schooling and home education Race, class and inequality by Kalwant (University of Southampton, UK) Bhopal, Martin (The Open University, UK) Myers Home schooling and home education Race, class and inequality
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Home schooling and Home Education provides an original account of home education and examines ways in which the discourses of home education are understood and contextualised in different countries such as the UK and USA. There are considerable variations across...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

We Need to Talk about RE Manifestos for the Future of Religious Education by Clive Lawton, Linda, MBE Woodhead We Need to Talk about RE Manifestos for the Future of Religious Education
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A manifesto for a new model of religious education (RE) in the UK national curriculum. It sets the context of the current religious climate and need for reform in RE, and gives suggestions for the future development of the topic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Education, Equality and Human Rights Issues of Gender, 'Race', Sexuality, Disability and Social Class by Mike Cole Education, Equality and Human Rights Issues of Gender, 'Race', Sexuality, Disability and Social Class

This classic text and fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect the most recent changes in policy and practice, as austerity continues and in the light of the EU referendum. Whilst tracing the history of diverse equality issues up...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2017

Education, Equality and Human Rights Issues of Gender, 'Race', Sexuality, Disability and Social Class by Mike Cole Education, Equality and Human Rights Issues of Gender, 'Race', Sexuality, Disability and Social Class

This classic text and fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect the most recent changes in policy and practice, as austerity continues and in the light of the EU referendum. Whilst tracing the history of diverse equality issues up...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

Queer and trans perspectives on teaching LGBT-themed texts in schools by Mollie V. Blackburn Queer and trans perspectives on teaching LGBT-themed texts in schools

This book focuses on queering texts with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender (LGBT) themes in collaboration with students - young to young adult - and their teachers - both pre- and in- service. It strives to generate knowledge and deeper...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/12/2017

Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education by Various Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1978 and 1992, draw together research by leading academics in the area of urban education, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine teaching, urban schools, community and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2017

Urban Education in the 19th Century Proceedings in the 1976 Annual Conference of the History of Education Society of Great Britain by D. A. Reeder Urban Education in the 19th Century Proceedings in the 1976 Annual Conference of the History of Education Society of Great Britain

First published in 1977, Urban Education in the 19th Century is a collection based on the conference papers of the annual 1976 conference for the History of Education Society. The book illustrates a variety of ways of elucidating the connections...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2017

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Valuing Profoundly Disabled People Fellowship, Community and Ties of Birth by John Vorhaus Valuing Profoundly Disabled People Fellowship, Community and Ties of Birth

Growing numbers of human beings live with profound and multiple learning difficulties and disabilities. Exploring the moral, social and political implications of this trend, Valuing Profoundly Disabled People addresses questions that are high on policy and practice agendas in numerous...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Society and Education An Outline of Comparison by Stavros (Aarhus University, Denmark) Moutsios Society and Education An Outline of Comparison
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Society and Education explores the relation of society to education in Europe, as well as its comparative perspective towards overseas societies and their institutions. It is an enquiry into the social-historical institution of education and cross-cultural studies in Europe. Elaborating...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Non-Western Educational Traditions Local Approaches to Thought and Practice by Timothy Reagan Non-Western Educational Traditions Local Approaches to Thought and Practice

Informative and mind-opening, this text uniquely provides a comprehensive overview of a range of non-Western approaches to educational thought and practice. Its premise is that understanding the ways that other people educate their children-as well as what counts for them...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/07/2017

Non-Western Educational Traditions Local Approaches to Thought and Practice by Timothy Reagan Non-Western Educational Traditions Local Approaches to Thought and Practice

Informative and mind-opening, this text uniquely provides a comprehensive overview of a range of non-Western approaches to educational thought and practice. Its premise is that understanding the ways that other people educate their children-as well as what counts for them...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/07/2017

Facilitating Change through Intergroup Dialogue Social Justice Advocacy in Practice by Kristie A. (Skidmore College, USA) Ford Facilitating Change through Intergroup Dialogue Social Justice Advocacy in Practice
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In order both to prepare for an increasingly diverse society and to help students navigate diverse learning environments, many institutions of higher education have developed programs that support student learning and competencies around inter- and intra-group relations. Facilitating Change through...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2017

Facilitating Change through Intergroup Dialogue Social Justice Advocacy in Practice by Kristie A. (Skidmore College, USA) Ford Facilitating Change through Intergroup Dialogue Social Justice Advocacy in Practice
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In order both to prepare for an increasingly diverse society and to help students navigate diverse learning environments, many institutions of higher education have developed programs that support student learning and competencies around inter- and intra-group relations. Facilitating Change through...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2017

The Sociology of Education A Systematic Analysis (International Student Edition) by Jeanne H. (Wright State University, USA) Ballantine, Floyd M. (New York University, USA) Hammack, Jenny Stuber The Sociology of Education A Systematic Analysis (International Student Edition)
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The Sociology of Education: A Systematic Analysis is a comprehensive and cross-cultural look at the sociology of education. This textbook gives a sociological analysis of education by incorporating a diverse set of theoretical approaches. The authors include practical applications and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2017

Education for Sustainable Development What Was Achieved in the Desd? by Roger Firth Education for Sustainable Development What Was Achieved in the Desd?

To integrate the principles, values, and practices of sustainable development into all aspects of education and learning was the overarching goal of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014). This, it was believed, would 'save the planet', encouraging...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

From Citizenship Education to National Education Perceptions of National Identity and National Education of Hong Kong's Secondary School Teachers by King Man Eric Chong From Citizenship Education to National Education Perceptions of National Identity and National Education of Hong Kong's Secondary School Teachers

This book makes a timely contribution to understanding perceptions on national identity and National Education, with both of them have become controversial topics in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China. In a so-called globalization era, national identity and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

Supporting and Educating Young Muslim Women Stories from Australia and the UK by Amanda Keddie Supporting and Educating Young Muslim Women Stories from Australia and the UK

This book draws on the stories of female educators and young Muslim women to explore issues of identity, justice, and education. Situated against a backdrop of unprecedented Islamophobia and new articulations of 'whitelash,' this book draws on case study research...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

Doing Sex Education Gender Politics and Schooling by Bonnie Trudell Doing Sex Education Gender Politics and Schooling

Originally published in 1993. This book takes the reader inside the contested issue of sex education by examining how a sexuality curriculum is actually taught to a ninth-grade health class and how it impacts on both the teacher and students....
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/05/2017

Teaching Gender? Sex Education and Sexual Stereotypes by Tricia Szirom Teaching Gender? Sex Education and Sexual Stereotypes

Originally published in 1988. This book provides a unique perspective on the creation of gender and the way in which sex education programs in schools contribute to this. Through a series of conversations with young people, a picture is developed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/05/2017

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