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  • 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

  • Activating Aesthetics book cover

    Activating Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth M. Grierson

    Activating Aesthetics addresses questions of aesthetics in various fields of education, with the aim of investigating a way of revealing how aesthetics may activate an engaged, responsive and poetic pedagogy. The writers in this collection enliven different ways of thinking about aesthetics,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and 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

  • The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies: A Festschrift in Honor of William F. Pinar book cover

    The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies

    A Festschrift in Honor of William F. Pinar, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Aswell Doll

    In this volume scholars from around the world consider the influential work of William F. Pinar from a variety of "conversations" his ideas have generated. The major focus is on the What, Why, and How of the word "reconceptualization," which involves engaging critically and ethically as public…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Class Consciousness and Education in Sweden: A Marxist Analysis of Revolution in a Social Democracy book cover

    Class Consciousness and Education in Sweden

    A Marxist Analysis of Revolution in a Social Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Alpesh Maisuria

    Emerging from a Marxist perspective, this book focuses on the importance of social class and the role of education broadly in relation to the possibility of revolutionary change in Sweden and beyond. Critically tracing the celebrated so-called ‘Swedish model’ from its inception to its current…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • A Political Sociology of Educational Knowledge: Studies of Exclusions and Difference book cover

    A Political Sociology of Educational Knowledge

    Studies of Exclusions and Difference, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas A. Popkewitz, Jennifer Diaz, Christopher Kirchgasler

    Bringing together the sociology of knowledge, cultural studies, and post-foundational and historical approaches, this book asks what schooling does, and what are its limits and dangers. The focus is on how the systems of reason that govern schooling embody historically generated rules and standards…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • The Mythopoetics of Currere: Memories, Dreams, and Literary Texts as Teaching Avenues to Self-Study book cover

    The Mythopoetics of Currere

    Memories, Dreams, and Literary Texts as Teaching Avenues to Self-Study, 1st Edition

    By Mary Aswell Doll

    In The Mythopoetics of Currere, Doll uses depth psychology, myth, and literature to offer a new approach to currere, the root of curriculum, through essays exploring significant literary images that open doorways into the fictions that layer the self. Offering a focus on the body, queer love, false…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Reconceptualizing Study in Educational Discourse and Practice book cover

    Reconceptualizing Study in Educational Discourse and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia W. Ruitenberg

    Addressing studying as a distinct educational concept and phenomenon in its own right, the essays in this volume consider study and studying from a range of perspectives. Countering dominant educational discourses, which place a heavy emphasis on learning and instruction, the contributors explore…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • How Do You Know?: The Epistemological Foundations of 21st Century Literacy book cover

    How Do You Know?

    The Epistemological Foundations of 21st Century Literacy, 1st Edition

    By J.M. Beach

    This book defines the concept and practices of literacy through a discussion of knowledge, information media, culture, subjectivity, science, communication, and politics. Examining the ways in which the spread of literacy and education have caused culture wars in pluralist societies since the 16th…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Lectio Divina as Contemplative Pedagogy: Re-appropriating Monastic Practice for the Humanities book cover

    Lectio Divina as Contemplative Pedagogy

    Re-appropriating Monastic Practice for the Humanities, 1st Edition

    By Mary Keator

    Offering an original application of the ancient monastic practice of lectio divina to the humanities, this book demonstrates the need for further emphasis on deep reading, reflection, and contemplation in contemporary university classrooms. Each chapter provides readers with an historical overview…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights: Ethical and Philosophical Issues book cover

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights

    Ethical and Philosophical Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaime Ahlberg, Michael Cholbi

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights explores important issues at the nexus of two burgeoning areas within moral and social philosophy: procreative ethics and parental rights. Surprisingly, there has been comparatively little scholarly engagement across these subdisciplinary boundaries,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • The Dilemma of Western Philosophy book cover

    The Dilemma of Western Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Peters, Carl Mika

    This edited collection takes a multifaceted approach to the various limitations and achievements of Western philosophy. Considered on its own, Western philosophy is a highly contentious name. The contributors question its validity as a label and take to task its grand appearance within education.…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

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