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Education Studies : An Introduction (Paperback)

Author: Murphy, Lisa

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This book is an essential guide for all education studies students, providing you with a clear overview of the key issues within your first year. It is an introductory text that encourages critical engagement, to enable you to develop a detailed understanding of the power and importance of education.

The issues are presented in four main sections - Theoretical Perspectives; Policy; Society and the Individual; Inside the School - helping you to make the connections between the different themes. 'Stop, Think and Do' boxes play a key part throughout the book, encouraging you to critically reflect on both the issues within the chapters and within Education as a whole.

Other features include:

  • Introductions to each chapter to link the themes discussed in each section
  • A summary of the key issues in each chapter for reflection
  • Examples and case studies
  • Links to key readings
The book helps you to extend your understanding of educational issues beyond schools to other phases of educational provision.


Publisher Open Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780335223510
SKU 206656380
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0335223516
Release Date 4/1/2009
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0201
Publisher Open University Press
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