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Studying education: an introduction to the key disciplines in education studies

Studying education: an introduction to the key disciplines in education studies

Curtis, Will, Dr; Dufour, Barry

This book examines the academic disciplines that underpin our understanding of education and the contexts within which learning takes place. It provides an introduction to the main education disciplines in one handy volume

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill Open University Press, 2011
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Details

Statement of responsibility: edited by Barry Dufour and Will Curtis
ISBN: 0335241050, 0335241077, 9780335241057, 9780335241071
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xiii, 193 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Education.; Education

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. The History of Education
  3. The Politics of Education
  4. The Philosophy of Education
  5. The Economics of Education
  6. The Sociology of Education
  7. The Psychology of Education
  8. Comparative Education

Author note

Barry Dufour is Visiting Senior Research Fellow in Education at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.

Will Curtis is Subject Leader and Principal Lecturer in Education at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.

Other Contributors:
Clyde Chitty is Visiting Professor at the Institute of Education, University of London.
Richard Waller is Director of Lifelong Learning and Principal Lecturer in Education at the University of the West of England.
Rebecca Allen is Senior Lecturer in Economics of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London.
Deborah Le Play is Head of Studies for the Faculty of Humanities and Principal Lecturer in Education Studies at De Montfort University.
Diahann Gallard is Lecturer in Early Years Education at Liverpool John Moores University.
Angie Garden is Senior Lecturer and Route Leader for Early Years at Liverpool John Moores University.