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  • Humanist Realism for Sociologists book cover

    Humanist Realism for Sociologists

    1st Edition

    By Terry Leahy

    Recent critiques treat humanism as a mistaken value framework. Indeed, the concept of human nature is in fact essential for sociology, but is often being denied at the same time as it appears without acknowledgement.While classic authors can show us how to connect an ethics with a concept of human…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Lived Experiences of Women in Academia: Metaphors, Manifestos and Memoir book cover

    Lived Experiences of Women in Academia

    Metaphors, Manifestos and Memoir, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison L. Black, Susanne Garvis

    Lived Experiences of Women in Academia shares meaningful stories of women working in the academy, from numerous disciplines, backgrounds and countries, to unveil the complex and distinct dimensionalities they experience in their life and work. Chapters are written using a range of responsive,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Education and Pedagogy in Cultural Change book cover

    Education and Pedagogy in Cultural Change

    1st Edition

    By Wolfgang Brezinka

    In a period of rapid cultural shifts, changing populations and new ideologies take hold and reshape political agendas and norms in the West. It is against this backdrop that Wolfgang Brezinka presents his controversial take on the impact these changes have made on the public education landscape.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • John Wesley and the Education of Children: Gender, Class and Piety book cover

    John Wesley and the Education of Children

    Gender, Class and Piety, 1st Edition

    By Linda A. Ryan

    Scholars have historically associated John Wesley’s educational endeavours with the boarding school he established at Kingswood, near Bristol, in 1746. However, his educational endeavours extended well beyond that single institution, even to non-Methodist educational programmes. This book sets out…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • K�12 Education as a Hermeneutic Adventurous Endeavor: Toward an Educational Way of Thinking book cover

    K�12 Education as a Hermeneutic Adventurous Endeavor

    Toward an Educational Way of Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Doron Yosef-Hassidim

    Considering the role of compulsory mass education and schooling in a democratic society, this book introduces an alternative vision for K-12 education as an "adventurous endeavour." Grounded in a strong theoretical framework, Yosef-Hassidim reveals the negative impact of instrumentalization of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Anglophone Students Abroad: Identity, Social Relationships, and Language Learning book cover

    Anglophone Students Abroad

    Identity, Social Relationships, and Language Learning, 1st Edition

    By Rosamond Mitchell, Nicole Tracy-Ventura, Kevin McManus

    Anglophone students abroad: Identity, social relationships and language learning presents the findings of a major study of British students of French and Spanish undertaking residence abroad. The new dataset presented here provides both quantitative and qualitative information on language learning,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Engineering Education for Sustainable Development: A Capabilities Approach book cover

    Engineering Education for Sustainable Development

    A Capabilities Approach, 1st Edition

    By Mikateko Mathebula

    This book demonstrates how the theoretical concepts of the capabilities approach can be applied in the context of engineering education, and how this could be used to add nuance to our understanding of the contribution higher education can make to human flourishing. In demonstrating the usefulness…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Challenging the Cult of Self-Esteem in Education: Education, Psychology, and the Subaltern Self book cover

    Challenging the Cult of Self-Esteem in Education

    Education, Psychology, and the Subaltern Self, 1st Edition

    By Kenzo Bergeron

    In this book, Bergeron demonstrates the negative emotional and pedagogical repercussions that result from American educators’ embrace of self-esteem and the dogma surrounding its acceptance. Critically interpreting the meaning of self-esteem in education, he challenges "common sense" assumptions…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Educating the Global Environmental Citizen: Understanding Ecopedagogy in Local and Global Contexts book cover

    Educating the Global Environmental Citizen

    Understanding Ecopedagogy in Local and Global Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Greg William Misiaszek

    Misiaszek examines the (dis)connection between critical global citizenship education models and ecopedagogy which is grounded in Paulo Freire’s pedagogy. Exploring how concepts of citizenship are affected by globalization, this book argues that environmental pedagogues must teach critical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Film as a Radical Pedagogic Tool book cover

    Film as a Radical Pedagogic Tool

    1st Edition

    By Deirdre O'Neill

    Emerging from Inside Film, a project that helps prisoners and people on probation make their own films, this book discusses the need for working class people to represent themselves and challenge mainstream stereotypes and assumptions about them. This project gave prisoners and parolees the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • EIL Education for the Expanding Circle: A Japanese Model book cover

    EIL Education for the Expanding Circle

    A Japanese Model, 1st Edition

    By Nobuyuki Hino

    The teaching of English in the Expanding Circle, traditionally called EFL countries, has long been regarded as having no choice but to follow Inner Circle or Anglo-American norms, both in pedagogy and language models. This situation is in sharp contrast with that of the Outer Circle, or ESL…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University: A Collaborative Approach book cover

    Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University

    A Collaborative Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Walton, Graham Matthews

    Growing student numbers, increased student expectations, new approaches to learning, and fast-paced technological advances all contribute to the need for universities to take a more strategic approach to their buildings, including formal and informal learning spaces. Exploring Informal Learning…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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