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Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education

From Piaget to the Present Day, 1st Edition

Edited by Liora Bresler, David Cooper, Joy Palmer


320 pages

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Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education looks at fifty of the twentieth century's most significant contributors to the debate on education. Among those included are:

* Pierre Bourdieu

* Elliot Eisner

* Hans J. Eysenck

* Michel Focault

* Henry Giroux

* Jurgen Habermas

* Susan Isaacs

* A.S. Neill

* Herbert Read

* Simone Weill.

Together with Fifty Major Thinkers on Education

this book provides a unique history of educational thinking. Each essay gives key biographical information, an outline of the individual's principal achievements and activities, an assessment of his or her impact and influence and a list of their major writings and suggested further reading.

About the Editors

Joy A. Palmer is Professor of Education and Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University of Durham. She is Vice President of the National Association for Environmental Education, and a member of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication.

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EDUCATION / Reference