Philosophy of Education Products

  • A Theory of Moral Education

    By Michael Hand

    Children must be taught morality. They must be taught to recognise the authority of moral standards and to understand what makes them authoritative. But there’s a problem: the content and justification of morality are matters of reasonable disagreement among reasonable people. This makes it hard to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Between Two Worlds

    Black Students in an Urban Community College

    By Lois Weis

    First published in 1985, this book explores the ‘lived culture’ of urban black students in a community college located in a large northeastern city in the United States. The author immersed herself in the institution she was studying for a full academic year, exploring both the direct experiences…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Teachers and Crisis

    Urban School Reform and Teachers' Work Culture

    By Dennis Carlson

    Advocates of the ‘back-to-basics’ movement argue that a basic skills programme ensures that students are educated to a minimum level of literacy required to enter the labour force. Critics charge that these efforts only increase school bureaucracy and undermine teachers’ autonomy in the classroom.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Class Consciousness and Education in Sweden

    A Marxist Analysis of Revolution in a Social Democracy

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education, Neoliberalism, and Marxism

  • Lectio Divina as Contemplative Pedagogy

    Re-appropriating Monastic Practice for the Humanities

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Responsibility and Responsibilisation in Education

    Edited by Christine Halse, Catherine Hartung, Jan Wright

    Concerns with the nature of and relationship between responsibility and responsibilisation pervade contemporary social, political and moral life. This book turns the analytical lens on the ways in which responsibility and responsibilisation operate in diverse educational settings, relationships and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Marxisms and Education

    Edited by Noah De Lissovoy

    Beginning from the premise that a range of Marxist theoretical tendencies, or Marxisms, inform recent critical scholarship in education, this volume reaffirms, rearticulates, and interrogates central philosophical and practical commitments in this tradition. Chapters engage important issues…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Education and Social Theory

  • How Do You Know?

    The Epistemological Foundations of 21st Century Literacy

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • John Wesley and the Education of Children

    Gender, Class and Piety

    By Linda A. Ryan

    Scholars have historically associated John Wesley’s educational endeavours with the boarding school he established at Kingswood, near Bristol, in 1746, primarily because of the importance he himself placed on it. Nevertheless, his educational endeavors extended well beyond this single institution,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • Popper’s Approach to Education

    A Cornerstone of Teaching and Learning

    By Stephanie Chitpin

    Challenging the theory of induction in teacher education, this book proposes a knowledge-building framework based on the critical rationalism of philosopher of science, Karl Popper. The Objective Knowledge Growth Framework developed in this book is designed to be an effective critical analysis…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Critical Feminism and Critical Education

    An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teacher Education

    By Jennifer Gale De Saxe

    Challenging the current state of public education and teacher preparation, this book argues for a re-imagination of teacher education through a critical feminist and critical education perspective. Offering a rich discussion of the promise and pedagogy of self-reflexivity and testimonio, which…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

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