Education: Book Series

Education and Social Theory

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  • 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 – 2019-10-15
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  • Nancy Fraser, Social Justice and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Vincent

    The American scholar and activist Nancy Fraser has written about a wide range of issues in social and political theory, and is well-known for her philosophical perspectives on democratic theory and on feminist theory. Her work on justice and identity politics has been particularly widely cited, and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29
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  • 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 – 2019-03-22
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    Education and Social Theory

  • 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 – 2019-03-22
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    Education and Social Theory

  • Judith Butler and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Youdell

    The work of Judith Butler has been at the forefront of both theorising the subject as a product of power and explicating possibilities for political alliances and action that are available to such subjects. Mobilising a range of philosophical resources from Hegel and Foucault to Lacan, Levinas…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23
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  • Feminist Posthumanisms, New Materialisms and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Ringrose, Katie Warfield, Shiva Zarabadi

    This edited collection is a careful assemblage of papers that have contributed to the maturing field within education studies that works with the feminist implications of the theories and methodologies of posthumanism and new materialism – what we have also called elsewhere ‘PhEmaterialism’. The…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25
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  • Freud, Lacan, Zizek and Education

    Exploring Unconscious Investments in Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Lapping

    All areas of education policy and practice are driven by unconscious investments in ignorance, or idealised images of transformation of the individual, society and economy. The promise of fulfilment and associated threats of disappointment or destruction tend to dominate conscious accounts of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25
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    Education and Social Theory

  • Bourdieu and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diane Reay

    Specially selected by Diane Reay, this is a collection of innovative and thought-provoking recently published papers that 'use' Bourdieu to put theory into practice in order to understand and analyse educational problems. Bourdieu's work is renowned for its focus on inequalities and its centering…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
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    Education and Social Theory

  • Marxisms and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noah De Lissovoy

    Beginning from the premise that a range of Marxist theoretical tendencies, or Marxisms, inform recent critical scholarship in education, this volume reaffirms, rearticulates, and interrogates central philosophical and practical commitments in this tradition. Chapters engage important issues…

    Hardback – 2018-01-02
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    Education and Social Theory