Win £500 in book vouchers by helping us with a 7 minute reader survey click here.

make the most of Lovereading twitter books of the month
Search our site
The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn Read the opening extract of the brand new A. J. Finn book before its publication on 22/01/2018

Moral & social purpose of education books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Moral & social purpose of education category. Presented with a red border are the Moral & social purpose of education books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Moral & social purpose of education books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

Film as a Radical Pedagogical Tool by Deirdre O'Neill Film as a Radical Pedagogical Tool

Emerging from Inside Film, a project that helps prisoners and parolees make their own films, this book discusses the need for working class people to represent themselves and challenge mainstream stereotypes and assumptions about them. This project gave prisoners and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Education and the Global Rural Feminist Perspectives by Barbara Pini Education and the Global Rural Feminist Perspectives

This edited collection challenges the urban-centric nature of much feminist work on gender and education. The context for the book is the radical reconfiguration of rural areas that has occurred in recent decades as a result of globalisation. From a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/11/2017

Perspectives on Gratitude An interdisciplinary approach by David (University of Birmingham, UK) Carr Perspectives on Gratitude An interdisciplinary approach
,
Psychologists, philosophers, theologians and educationalists have all lately explored various conceptual, moral, psychological and pedagogical dimensions of gratitude in a rapidly expanding academic and popular literature. However, while the distinguished contributors to this work hail from these distinct disciplines, they...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Engaging Youth in Activist Research and Pedagogical Praxis Transnational Perspectives on Gender, Sex, and Race by Prof. Jeff Hearn Engaging Youth in Activist Research and Pedagogical Praxis Transnational Perspectives on Gender, Sex, and Race

Emerging from a transnational framework, this book offers a global perspective on gender, sex and race research in education across global north and south. Drawing upon pedagogical, programmatic, and activist work with respect to challenging inequalities and injustices for young...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

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

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

The Routledge International Handbook of Education, Religion and Values by James (University of Birmingham, UK) Arthur The Routledge International Handbook of Education, Religion and Values
,
The academic fields of religion and values have become the focus of renewed interest in contemporary thinking about human activity and its motivations. The Routledge International Handbook of Education, Religion and Values explores and expands upon a range of international...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/10/2017

The Missing Piece The Essential Skills that Education Forgot by Tom Ravenscroft The Missing Piece The Essential Skills that Education Forgot

Tom Ravenscroft believes there is a fundamental gap in education. While we focus on building knowledge and securing good grades there is something missing: a core set of skills which go beyond the academic - to work with others, to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2017

Coming Soon

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

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

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

Bourgeois Ideology and Education Subversion Through Pedagogy by Steven Snow Bourgeois Ideology and Education Subversion Through Pedagogy

Identifying the central assertions of bourgeois ideology and the reasons for their persuasive power, this book offers pedagogical tools to weaken them. Focusing on ways that teachers can overcome pervasive stereotypes about poverty and social status on the classroom, Snow...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/12/2017

Curriculum as Contestation by Suellen (University of Cape Town, South Africa) Shay Curriculum as Contestation
,
In 2015 a social movement swept across the South African higher education sector fueled by the anger of the `born free' generation, the students born into post-apartheid South Africa. The movement found solidarity in other parts of the globe where...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/12/2017

The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education by Tom (University of Birmingham, UK) Harrison The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education
,
The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education offers the reader a comprehensive and authoritative account of both the theoretical and practical complexities of cultivating virtue in education and beyond. The book moves beyond the usual philosophical literature that merely discusses...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/01/2018

Building resilience of floating children and left-behind children in China Power, politics, participation, and education by Guanglun Michael Mu Building resilience of floating children and left-behind children in China Power, politics, participation, and education

The past two decades have seen exponential growth of urbanisation and migration in China. Emerging from this growth is a population of floating children and left-behind children which is estimated to be approaching 100 million. These children are placed at...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018

Girls, Single-Sex Schools, and Postfeminist Fantasies by Stephanie D. McCall Girls, Single-Sex Schools, and Postfeminist Fantasies


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

Other books in this genre

Imagine No Child left invisible by Shelja Sen Imagine No Child left invisible


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

We Need to Talk about Religious Education Manifestos for the Future of RE by Clive Lawton, Linda, MBE Woodhead We Need to Talk about Religious Education Manifestos for the Future of RE
, ,
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: 01/10/2017

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
,
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

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

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

Rural Education in China's Social Transition by Gerard A. Postiglione, Peggy A. Kong, Emily Hannum Rural Education in China's Social Transition
, ,
This book investigates the interplay between China's social, economic, and educational policy changes, its rural households and urban communities. It is divided into the two main spheres of teaching and learning: Part I contextualizes the home environment and Part II...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

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: 25/09/2017

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: 14/09/2017

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
,
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

John Bascom and the Origins of the Wisconsin Idea by J. David, Jr. Hoeveler John Bascom and the Origins of the Wisconsin Idea
,
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: 30/08/2017

The Child in Society by Emel Thomas, Kyffin Jones, Wendy Bannerman, Peter Goy The Child in Society
, , ,
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

Foucault and Education Putting theory to work by Stephen J. (Institute of Education, University College London, UK) 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 (University College London, UK) 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

Registered users have access to unique site features

Register now