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  • Democracy and Education Reconsidered

    Dewey After One Hundred Years

    By Jim Garrison, Stefan Neubert, Kersten Reich

    Democracy and Education Reconsidered highlights the continued relevance of John Dewey’s Democracy and Education while also examining the need to reconstruct and re-contextualize Dewey’s educational philosophy for our time. The authors propose ways of revising Dewey’s thought in light of the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-19 

  • The Substance of Faith Allied with Science

    A Catechism for Parents and Teachers

    By Oliver Lodge

    Originally published in 1907, this book provides information to parents and teachers wishing to teach their children about Christianity as well as science. Lodge details his fear of mandatory secularism in schools and advises how to instruct children in science without allowing any doubt of…

    Hardback – 2016-01-14 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Understanding Mass Higher Education

    Comparative Perspectives on Access

    Edited by David Palfreyman, Ted Tapper

    In recent years most western democracies have experienced a shift from elite to mass higher education, with the United States leading the way. This text compares the experience of this very important social change within different nation states. Whilst recognising the critical global economic…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Michel Foucault and Education Policy Analysis

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    The work of Michel Foucault has become a major resource for educational researchers seeking to understand how education makes us what we are. In this book, a group of contributors explore how Foucault’s work is used in a variety of ways to explore the ‘hows’ and ‘whos’ of education policy – its…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 

  • Education, Ethics and Experience

    Essays in honour of Richard Pring

    Edited by Michael Hand, Richard Davies

    Education, Ethics and Experience is a collection of original philosophical essays celebrating the work of one of the most influential philosophers of education of the last 40 years. Richard Pring’s substantial body of work has addressed topics ranging from curriculum integration to the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 

  • Education in/for Socialism

    Historical, Current and Future Perspectives

    Edited by Tom G. Griffiths, Zsuzsa Millei

    This book re-examines aspects of historical socialism, and includes case studies of education within twenty-first century socialist and post-socialist contexts shaped by the trajectories of historical socialism. Through these case studies, contributions offer insights into key questions: How are…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 

  • Curriculum Epistemicide

    Towards An Itinerant Curriculum Theory

    By João M. Paraskeva

    Around the world, curriculum – hard sciences, social sciences and the humanities – has been dominated and legitimated by prevailing Western Eurocentric Anglophone discourses and practices. Drawing from and within a complex range of epistemological perspectives from the Middle East, Africa, Southern…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

  • Beyond the Philosophy of the Subject

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory post-structuralist reader, Volume I

    Edited by Michael A Peters, Marek Tesar

    This first volume focuses on a collection of texts from the latter twenty years of Educational Philosophy and Theory, selected for their critical status as turning points or important awakenings in post-structural theory. In the last twenty years, the applications of the postmodern and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • In Search of Subjectivities

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory teacher education reader Volume II

    Edited by Michael A Peters, Marek Tesar

    While traditionally identified as a practice-based endeavour, the many dimensions of teacher education raise important philosophical issues that emphasise the centrality of ethics to questions of relationality and professional practice. This second volume of the Educational Philosophy and Theory…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Academies, Free Schools and Social Justice

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Academies were introduced by Labour in 2000 and first opened their doors in 2002, but during Labour’s time in power the nature of the Academies changed. At first they were designed to replace existing failing schools but, by 2004, the expectation had widened to provide for entirely new schools…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19 

  • Re-envisioning Chinese Education

    The meaning of person-making in a new age

    Edited by Guoping Zhao, Zongyi Deng

    Maintaining education as a pedagogical space for human formation, this book is distinctive in looking at the crisis rather than the success of Chinese education. The editors and contributors, mostly overseas and mainland Chinese scholars, argue that modern Chinese education has been built upon a…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16 
    Education and Society in China

  • Phenomenology and Pedagogy in Physical Education

    By Oyvind Standal

    Phenomenology is a philosophical approach to the study of consciousness and subjective experience. In recent years it has become a more prominent element of the social scientific study of sport and a core component of the important emergent concept of physical literacy. This book is the first to…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 
    Ethics and Sport

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