1st Edition

Postmodernism and Education Different Voices, Different Worlds

By Richard Edwards, Robin Usher Copyright 1994
    256 Pages
    by Routledge

    252 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    2 the Sheffield Project: methodology and findings, 3 the role of whole-school policies in tackling bullying behaviour in schools, 4 tackling bullying through the curriculum, 5 empowering pupils to take positive action against bullying, 6 understanding and preventing bullying in the junior school playground, 7 improving the school ground environment as an anti-bullying intervention, 8 working directly with pupils involved in bullying situations, 9 bullying and children with special educational needs, appendix: grading criteria for whole-school policy development and implementation, references, name index, subject index


    Richard Edwards, Robin Usher

    '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