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  • Disciplines of Education book cover

    Disciplines of Education

    1st Edition

    By Ivor Morrish

    First published in 1967, this book suggests that educational problems should not, and indeed cannot, be solved in isolation, but that we need to bring all our disciplines and resources to bear upon them. It explores in turn philosophical, psychological and sociological approaches to educational…

    Paperback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education

  • Old and New Generations in the 21st Century: Shifting Landscapes of Education book cover

    Old and New Generations in the 21st Century

    Shifting Landscapes of Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Ramaekers

    The matter of simply living together, on both a global and a local scale, is complicated by the cultural, economic, religious, technological, and ecological challenges that we face in today’s world. An educational–philosophical take on these complexities translates into reflections on, and attempts…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Education in Germany book cover

    Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Education in Germany

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wilfried Smidt

    The importance of early childhood education has been emphasized by a large body of research that has demonstrated that children’s cognitive and socio-emotional development is significantly influenced by the quality of the education and care received from their families and in preschool.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Cultural and Economic Reproduction in Education: Essays on Class, Ideology and the State book cover

    Cultural and Economic Reproduction in Education

    Essays on Class, Ideology and the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael W. Apple

    First published in 1982, this collection of essays provides an analysis of education’s contradictory role in social reproduction. It looks at the complex relations between the economic, political and cultural spheres of society, both historically and at the time of publication, and hones the wider…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education

  • Philosophy and Pedagogy of Early Childhood book cover

    Philosophy and Pedagogy of Early Childhood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandy Farquhar, E. Jayne White

    In recent years, new discourses have emerged to inform the philosophy and pedagogy of early childhood. This collection brings together contributions from leading scholars in early childhood education, and each chapter engages with the critical task of reformulating early childhood education and the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Educational Philosophy for a Post-secular Age book cover

    Educational Philosophy for a Post-secular Age

    1st Edition

    By David Lewin

    Educational Philosophy for a Post-secular Age reinterprets post-secular insights for educational theory by recognising that the persistence of religion in contemporary life raises new questions about the place of religion in education. Two common assumptions are critically examined: first, that the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers book cover

    Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers

    1st Edition

    By Joy A. Palmer Cooper

     The Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers comprises 128 essays by leading scholars analysing the most important, influential, innovative and interesting thinkers on education of all time. Each of the chronologically arranged entries explores why a particular thinker is significant…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Towards a Political Theory of the University: Public reason, democracy and higher education book cover

    Towards a Political Theory of the University

    Public reason, democracy and higher education, 1st Edition

    By Morgan White

    Towards a Political Theory of the University argues that state and market forces threaten to diminish the legitimacy, authority and fundamental purposes of higher education systems. The political role of higher education has been insufficiently addressed by academics in recent decades. By applying…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Spinoza and Education: Freedom, understanding and empowerment book cover

    Spinoza and Education

    Freedom, understanding and empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Johan Dahlbeck

    Spinoza and Education offers a comprehensive investigation into the educational implications of Spinoza’s moral theory. Taking Spinoza’s naturalism as its point of departure, it constructs a considered account of education, taking special care to investigate the educational implications of Spinoza’…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Lost Book of Sun Yatsen and Edwin Collins book cover

    The Lost Book of Sun Yatsen and Edwin Collins

    1st Edition

    By Patrick Anderson

    Sun Yatsen (1866-1925) occupies a unique position in modern Chinese history: he is equally venerated as the founding father of the nation by both the mainland Communist government and its Nationalist rival in Taiwan. The first president of the Republic of China in 1911-12, the peasant-born yet…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Reinventing Intercultural Education: A metaphysical manifest for rethinking cultural diversity book cover

    Reinventing Intercultural Education

    A metaphysical manifest for rethinking cultural diversity, 1st Edition

    By Neal Dreamson

    Most existing books in the fields of multicultural or intercultural education have been written based on anthropologists’ cultural dimensions, which presume culture is a fixed entity. Reinventing Intercultural Education is the first book to review multiple cultures and religions from a metaphysical…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • On the Politics of Educational Theory: Rhetoric, theoretical ambiguity, and the construction of society book cover

    On the Politics of Educational Theory

    Rhetoric, theoretical ambiguity, and the construction of society, 1st Edition

    By Tomasz Szkudlarek

    On the Politics of Educational Theory considers the political significance of educational theory as a specific genre of public discourse. Rather than understanding educational theories solely as addressing issues of childrearing and instruction, this book aims to view educational theories in a…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

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