Education: Theory of Education

  • Cross-cultural Literacy: Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms book cover

    Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Revisiting Actor-Network Theory in Education book cover

    Revisiting Actor-Network Theory in Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Richard Edwards

    Actor-network theory (ANT) is enjoying a notable surge of interest in educational research. New directions and questions are emerging along with new empirical approaches, as educators bring unique sensibilities and commitments to the ongoing debates and reconfigurations that characterise…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Education and Social Theory

  • Foucault and Education: Putting Theory to Work book cover

    Foucault and Education

    Putting Theory to Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    Specially selected by Stephen Ball, this is a collection of the best and most interesting recently published papers that ‘use’ Foucault to analyse, destablise and re-claim educational ‘problems’. Arguably the best known social theorist in the western world, Foucault’s work is now widely used by…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Education and Social Theory

  • Educational Leadership: Theorising Professional Practice in Neoliberal Times book cover

    Educational Leadership

    Theorising Professional Practice in Neoliberal Times, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven J Courtney, Ruth McGinity, Helen Gunter

    Educational Leadership brings together innovative perspectives on the crucial role of theory and theorising in educational leadership at a time when the multiple pressures of marketisation, competition and system fragmentation dominate the educational landscape. This original and highly…

    Paperback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Educational Leadership, Management and Administration

  • Troubling the Changing Paradigms: An Educational Philosophy and Theory Early Childhood Reader, Volume IV book cover

    Troubling the Changing Paradigms

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory Early Childhood Reader, Volume IV, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Peters, Marek Tesar

    Troubling the Changing Paradigms is the fourth volume in the Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice series and represents a collection of texts that were selected as representations of the philosophy and pedagogy of early years, childhood and early childhood education. The philosophy of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice

  • Makiguchi Tsunesaburo in the Context of Language, Identity and Education book cover

    Makiguchi Tsunesaburo in the Context of Language, Identity and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Goulah

    Makiguchi Tsunesaburo (1871-1944) was a Japanese schoolteacher, principal, educational philosopher, and Buddhist war resister. The progenitor of the value-creating (soka) pedagogy that inspires thousands of teachers worldwide and informs the network of 15 Soka schools, universities, and a women’s…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA: Challenging OECD’s Educational Order book cover

    Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA

    Challenging OECD’s Educational Order, 1st Edition

    By Vasco d'Agnese

    Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA provides a critical analysis of the OECD’s educational agenda and its main tool, namely, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment). Based on an analysis of the OECD’s public documents, including publications, webpages, and videos, d’Agnese argues…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

  • Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Programmes in Higher Education: Exploring Challenges in Designing and Teaching book cover

    Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Programmes in Higher Education

    Exploring Challenges in Designing and Teaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith L. Green, W. Douglas Baker

    At the centre of this book is the exploration of how logic-in-use both leads to a particular understanding of the phenomena of interest (such as opportunities for learning specific processes) and shapes a particular view of what evidence counts in constructing claims. The contributions brought…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Teaching and Learning of Social Research Methods: Developments in Pedagogical Knowledge book cover

    The Teaching and Learning of Social Research Methods

    Developments in Pedagogical Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Nind, Daniel Kilburn, Rebekah Luff

    The importance of the teaching and learning of social research methods is increasingly recognised by research councils and policy bodies as crucial to the drive to increase capacity amongst the research community. The need for greater scholarly engagement with how research methods are taught and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Assemblage, Enactment, and Agency: Educational policy perspectives book cover

    Assemblage, Enactment, and Agency

    Educational policy perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melody Viczko, Augusto Riveros

    Assemblage, Enactment, and Agency offers an exploration of the emerging shift in policy research towards the notion of policy enactment, namely, the creative recontextualization and translation of policy ideas into social realities by policy actors in education. Bringing together recent work on the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • Creating Curricula: Aims, Knowledge and Control book cover

    Creating Curricula: Aims, Knowledge and Control

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dominic Wyse

    Knowledge has been a defining focus for the curriculum studies field. In the early part of the 21st century convincing arguments were mounted that knowledge needed to be ‘brought back in’, both to the curriculum of schools and to the attention of curriculum researchers. This book is a result of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Researching Play from a Playwork Perspective book cover

    Researching Play from a Playwork Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pete King, Shelly Newstead

    Play is of critical importance to the well-being of children across the globe, a fact reflected in Article 31 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet existing literature on the subject is largely confined to discussing play from a developmental, educational or psychological…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Advances in Playwork Research

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