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Postmodernism and Education
Different Voices, Different Worlds





ISBN 9780415102810
Published November 4, 1994 by Routledge
256 Pages

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In this book, the authors explore and clarify the nature of postmodernism and provide a detailed introduction to key writers in the field such as Lacan Derrida Foucault Lyotard They examine the impact of this thinking upon contemporary theory and practice of education, concentrating particularly upon how postmodernist ideas challenge existing concepts, structures and hierarchies.

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'The authors have produced an interesting and provocative book which could be read with profit by many engaged in adult education. Postmodernism can cut us off from each other, and this is why adult educators should read Usher's and Edwards' book.' - Studies in the Education of Adults