Education: Philosophy of Education

  • The Unbearable Lightness of Curriculum: Essays in Curriculum Theory: The Selected Works of Madeleine R. Grumet book cover

    The Unbearable Lightness of Curriculum: Essays in Curriculum Theory

    The Selected Works of Madeleine R. Grumet, 1st Edition

    By Madeleine R Grumet

    The title of this collection of Madeleine Grumet’s key writings, The Unbearable Lightness of Curriculum, captures what she takes to be the anxiety and ambivalence that accompany our visions of what is possible in our lives and the lives of our children. Her work explores the tension that pervades…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Learning with the Unconscious: Semiotic subjectivity in education and counselling book cover

    Learning with the Unconscious

    Semiotic subjectivity in education and counselling, 1st Edition

    By Inna Semetsky

    The concept of the unconscious is greatly neglected in the area of education, while in the area of mental health it tends to be limited to psychoanalytic studies that represent only a minor part compared to the cognitive-behavioural orientation currently in vogue. Learning with the Unconscious…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 

  • Education and Ethics book cover

    Education and Ethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Smeyers

    This new four-volume Routledge collection provides an authoritative overview of key issues within the flourishing field of ethics and education. Expertly curated by Paul Smeyers (editor-in-chief of the subdiscipline’s leading international journal), this ‘mini library’ brings together the best…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Major Themes in Education

  • Nurturing Nature and the Environment with Young Children: Children - Elders - Earth book cover

    Nurturing Nature and the Environment with Young Children

    Children - Elders - Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Kroeger, Casey Myers

    This book, at the intersection of early childhood and reconceptualising practice, looks at how practitioners, theorists and teachers are supporting young children to care about the environment differently. Despite the current popularity of post-human perspectives, in social science more broadly…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 

  • Educating for Critical Consciousness book cover

    Educating for Critical Consciousness

    1st Edition

    Edited by George Yancy

    In this politically and democratically urgent collection, George Yancy and contributors argue that more than ever, we are in need of classrooms that function "dangerously" --- that is, classrooms where people are not afraid to engage in critical discussions that call into question difficult…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Critical Social Thought

  • Decolonizing Place-Based Pedagogies in Early Childhood Education book cover

    Decolonizing Place-Based Pedagogies in Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    By Fikile Nxumalo

    This book brings attention to the urgent need for early childhood education to critically encounter and pedagogically respond to the entanglements of environmentally damaged places, anti-blackness and settler colonial legacies. Drawing from the author’s multi-year participatory action research with…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 

  • Philosophy and the Study of Education: New Perspectives on a Complex Relationship book cover

    Philosophy and the Study of Education

    New Perspectives on a Complex Relationship, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Feldges

    Combining contributions from international academics and practitioners, this new text develops students’ ability to philosophise as well as learn about philosophy and education. It considers issues concerned with the interface between education and wider society but goes beyond this to explore…

    Paperback – 2019-05-10 
    The Routledge Education Studies Series

  • Beyond Schooling: An Anarchist Challenge book cover

    Beyond Schooling

    An Anarchist Challenge, 1st Edition

    By David H. Hargreaves

    Provocative and engagingly written, Beyond Schooling offers a challenging perspective on State schooling in England and the unrelenting increase in centralisation from the late 1960s until the present day. Exploring how the education of our children and young people should be recaptured from the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-10 

  • Understanding Multiage Education book cover

    Understanding Multiage Education

    1st Edition

    By Sandra J. Stone, Kathleen Burriss

    Presenting a compelling case for changing our system of education from a graded, curriculum-centered approach to a multiage, child-centered approach, Understanding Multiage Education is a comprehensive exploration of the philosophy and foundations of multiage education. Veteran educators Stone and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 

  • Basil Bernstein, Code Theory, and Education: Women's Contributions book cover

    Basil Bernstein, Code Theory, and Education

    Women's Contributions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Parlo Singh

    Over a career spanning forty years, Basil Bernstein produced theoretical models about the workings of educational systems, and how these systems produce social relations of inequality. He was considered by many to be a radical scholar whose work generated enormous controversies. One such…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Education and Social Theory

  • The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miranda Fricker, Peter J Graham, David Henderson, Nikolaj J.L.L. Pedersen

    The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology is an authoritative and comprehensive survey of the most important issues and developments in one of the fastest growing areas of research in contemporary philosophy. An international team of scholars articulates the state of the art, draws out…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

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