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  • Spiritual Experiences in Early Childhood Education: Four Kindergarteners, One Classroom book cover

    Spiritual Experiences in Early Childhood Education

    Four Kindergarteners, One Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Mata

    Spirituality is frequently avoided in the public school classroom in an attempt to prevent controversy. However, by ignoring, preventing, or discounting spirituality, educators can also inhibit children’s spiritual development. Based on qualitative research and interactions with both children and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge

  • Education, Nature, and Society book cover

    Education, Nature, and Society

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Gough

    Environmental issues continue to divide opinion, sometimes in extreme ways. Almost everyone agrees that education has a role to play in ensuring the future of humanity on Earth. Some think we should all learn to leave a minimal environmental footprint; others argue that education should promote…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Posthumanism and Educational Research book cover

    Posthumanism and Educational Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nathan Snaza, John Weaver

    Focusing on the interdependence between human, animal, and machine, posthumanism redefines the meaning of the human being previously assumed in knowledge production. This movement challenges some of the most foundational concepts in educational theory and has implications within educational…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Refocusing the Self in Higher Education: A Phenomenological Perspective book cover

    Refocusing the Self in Higher Education

    A Phenomenological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Glen Sherman

    In higher education literature, theories of learning and development have largely been adapted from psychology to the exclusion of basic insights from philosophy. This volume addresses the gaps in higher education’s theoretical base created by this inattention to philosophy and reflects…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Educational Experience as Lived: Knowledge, History, Alterity: The Selected Works of William F. Pinar book cover

    Educational Experience as Lived: Knowledge, History, Alterity

    The Selected Works of William F. Pinar, 1st Edition

    By William F. Pinar

    In this volume, Pinar enacts his theory of curriculum, detailing the relations among knowledge, history, and alterity. The introduction is Pinar’s intellectual life history, naming the contributions he has made to understanding educational experience. Study is the center of educational experience,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Educational Administration and Leadership: Theoretical Foundations book cover

    Educational Administration and Leadership

    Theoretical Foundations, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Burgess, Paul Newton

    This volume provides diverse perspectives and paradigms in educational administration and leadership. Focusing on particular philosophical and theoretical schools of thought, it traces the contemporary history of debates in the field while also exploring emerging, non-traditional schools for…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • Education and the Common Good: Essays in Honor of Robin Barrow book cover

    Education and the Common Good

    Essays in Honor of Robin Barrow, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Gingell

    Robin Barrow has been one of the leading philosophers of education for more than forty years. This book is a critical but appreciative examination of his work by some of the leading philosophers of education at work today, with responses from Professor Barrow. It will focus on his…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Systems of Reason and the Politics of Schooling: School Reform and Sciences of Education in the Tradition of Thomas S. Popkewitz book cover

    Systems of Reason and the Politics of Schooling

    School Reform and Sciences of Education in the Tradition of Thomas S. Popkewitz, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel Pereyra, Barry Franklin

    The 1980s were an important decade for educational inquiry. It was the moment of the “linguistic turn,” with its emphasis on the role of language as a constructor of reality, a structuring agent for institutions such as schools, and a medium for translating knowledge into elements of power for…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Peace Education and Religious Plurality: International Perspectives book cover

    Peace Education and Religious Plurality

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Jackson, Satoko Fujiwara

    Does religion bring peace or war? In order to discuss this fundamental question, it is essential to reflect upon religious education that shapes the views of religion among young generations. This book has developed from the special panel on "Religious Education and Peace" for the 19th World…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

  • Adolescents and Morality book cover

    Adolescents and Morality

    1st Edition

    By E.M Eppel

    The groundbreaking works in The Sociology of Youth and Adolescence set of the International Library of Sociology led the way to an authoritative understanding of how social interaction moulded young people. Careful observation of vulnerable and troubled children helped the leading sociologists,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • Kant and the Cultivation of Virtue book cover

    Kant and the Cultivation of Virtue

    1st Edition

    By Chris W. Surprenant

    In this book, Chris W. Surprenant puts forward an original position concerning Kant’s practical philosophy and the intersection between his moral and political philosophy. Although Kant provides a detailed account of the nature of morality, the nature of human virtue, and how right manifests itself…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Spiritual Education in a Divided World: Social, Environmental and Pedagogical Perspectives on the Spirituality of Children and Young People book cover

    Spiritual Education in a Divided World

    Social, Environmental and Pedagogical Perspectives on the Spirituality of Children and Young People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cathy Ota, Mark Chater

    In the era of globalization debate has turned to the vital need for a thorough understanding of its impact on the spirituality and health of the youth of today. Spiritual Education in a Divided World recognises the urgent need for effective research in this area. This exceptional volume takes an…

    Paperback – 2016-07-13
    Routledge
    Spirituality in Education

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