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Title Disciplines of education : their role in the future of education research / edited by John Furlong and Martin Lawn
Edition 1st ed
Published London ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 202 pages)
Contents The disciplines of education in the UK: between the ghost and the shadow / Martin Lawn and John Furlong -- Philosophy of education in the UK: the historical and contemporary tradition / Alis Oancea and David Bridges -- Sociology of education: a critical history and prospects for the future / Hugh Lauder, Phillip Brown, and A.H. Halsey -- The psychology of education: achievements, challenges and opportunities / W. Ray Crozier -- The history of education: a curious case? / Joyce Goodman and Ian Grosvenor -- The contribution of the economics of education to education / Lorraine Dearden, Stephen Machin, and Anna Vignoles -- Comparative and international education: policy transfer, context sensitivity, and professional development / Michael Crossley and Keith Watson -- Towards a geography of education / Chris Taylor -- Gaining a commanding voice / Sheldon Rothblatt -- Disciplines of education: the value of disciplinary self observation / Edwin Keiner -- Disciplines of education and their role in the future of educational research: concluding reflections / John Furlong and Martin Lawn
Summary Is there a 'crisis' in the disciplines of education? In this text, leading scholars consider the changing fortunes of the disciplines as education moved away from the dominance of psychology as a result of the growing importance of the other disciplines
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Education -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Great Britain
Education -- Research -- Great Britain
Form Electronic book
Author Furlong, John, 1947-
Lawn, Martin
ISBN 9780203844137 (ebk.)
0203844130 (ebk.)