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  • 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 – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge

  • Sound Curriculum: Sonic Studies in Educational Theory, Method, & Practice book cover

    Sound Curriculum

    Sonic Studies in Educational Theory, Method, & Practice, 1st Edition

    By Walter S. Gershon

    Part of a growing group of works that addresses the burgeoning field of sound studies, this book attends not only to theoretical and empirical examinations, but also to methodological and philosophical considerations at the intersection of sound and education. Gershon theoretically advances the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge

  • Engaging Curriculum: Bridging the Curriculum Theory and English Education Divide book cover

    Engaging Curriculum

    Bridging the Curriculum Theory and English Education Divide, 1st Edition

    By Bill Green

    Explicitly linking curriculum inquiry to English education via recurring themes of representation, democracy and knowledge, this book is a call for both researchers and practitioners to engage with curriculum, explicitly and deliberatively, as both a concept and a question. The approach is broadly…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-07-09 
    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 – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge

  • Cross-cultural Literacy: Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms book cover

    Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • 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

  • 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

  • Educational Leadership: Theorising Professional Practice in Neoliberal Times book cover

    Educational Leadership

    Theorising Professional Practice in Neoliberal Times, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven J Courtney, Ruth McGinity, Helen Gunter

    Educational Leadership brings together innovative perspectives on the crucial role of theory and theorising in educational leadership at a time when the multiple pressures of marketisation, competition and system fragmentation dominate the educational landscape. This original and highly…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Educational Leadership, Management and Administration

  • 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

  • Towards a Convergence Between Science and Environmental Education: The selected works of Justin Dillon book cover

    Towards a Convergence Between Science and Environmental Education

    The selected works of Justin Dillon, 1st Edition

    By Justin Dillon

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international scholars themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces—extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and/practical contributions—so the world can read them in a single…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Troubling the Changing Paradigms: An Educational Philosophy and Theory Early Childhood Reader, Volume IV book cover

    Troubling the Changing Paradigms

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory Early Childhood Reader, Volume IV, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Peters, Marek Tesar

    Troubling the Changing Paradigms is the fourth volume in the Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice series and represents a collection of texts that were selected as representations of the philosophy and pedagogy of early years, childhood and early childhood education. The philosophy of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice

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