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New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)


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Emergent Pedagogy in England A Critical Realist Study of Structure-Agency Interactions in Higher Education

Emergent Pedagogy in England A Critical Realist Study of Structure-Agency Interactions in Higher Education

1st Edition

Bushra Sharar
March 31, 2016

This book aims to show how a meta-theory of critical realism can be applied to research about pedagogy in the changing landscape of higher education in England. It introduces some of the key ideas of critical realism, and its potential to clarify complex issues that arise in research. This book ...

Critical Realism for Marxist Sociology of Education

Critical Realism for Marxist Sociology of Education

1st Edition

Grant Banfield
September 21, 2015

This book offers a critical realist intervention into the field of Marxist Sociology of Education. Critical realism, as developed by British philosopher Roy Bhaskar, is known for its capacity to serve as a conceptual underlabourer to applied fields like education. Indeed, its success in clarifying ...

A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World a philosophy for success through education

A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World a philosophy for success through education

1st Edition

Matthew L.N. Wilkinson
June 09, 2015

A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World provides a comprehensively theorised and practical approach to thinking systematically and deeply about Islam and Muslims in a multi-faith world. It makes the case for a contemporary educational philosophy to help young Muslims surmount the challenges of...

Critical Realist Activity Theory An engagement with critical realism and cultural-historical activity theory

Critical Realist Activity Theory An engagement with critical realism and cultural-historical activity theory

1st Edition

Iskra Nunez
May 22, 2015

Critical Realist Activity Theory provides an exciting new contribution to the New Studies in Critical Realism and Education series by showing how the nature of learning is tantamount to the critical realist notion of the dialectic. The science of learning is too important to leave solely to the ...

Strong and Smart – Towards a Pedagogy for Emancipation Education for First Peoples

Strong and Smart – Towards a Pedagogy for Emancipation Education for First Peoples

1st Edition

Chris Sarra
August 25, 2012

Strong and Smart – Towards a Pedagogy for Emancipation tells the story of how Dr Chris Sarra overcame low expectations for his future to become an educator who has sought to change the tide of low expectations for other Indigenous students. The book draws upon Roy Bhaskar’s theory of Critical ...

A Critical Realist Perspective of Education

A Critical Realist Perspective of Education

1st Edition

Brad Shipway
November 11, 2013

This book clearly and comprehensively explores the capability of critical realism to throw new light on educational theory. It firstly investigates the convergence and divergence between two forms of critical realism, which have not previously been cross-examined. This task allows the book to ...

Education, Epistemology and Critical Realism

Education, Epistemology and Critical Realism

1st Edition

David Scott
October 21, 2010

This book addresses fundamental questions in relation to education and its epistemology. The position taken by the author is critical realist; and thus throughout the relationship between education and critical realism is foregrounded. Themes and issues that surface at different times in ...

Imagining the University

Imagining the University

1st Edition

Ronald Barnett
December 11, 2012

Around the world, what it is to be a university is a matter of much debate. The range of ideas of the university in public circulation is, however, exceedingly narrow and is dominated by the idea of the entrepreneurial university. As a consequence, the debate is hopelessly impoverished. Lurking in ...

Why Knowledge Matters in Curriculum A Social Realist Argument

Why Knowledge Matters in Curriculum A Social Realist Argument

1st Edition

Leesa Wheelahan
January 10, 2012

What should we teach in our schools and vocational education and higher education institutions? Is theoretical knowledge still important?  This book argues that providing students with access to knowledge should be the raison d’être of education. Its premise is that access to knowledge is an issue ...

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