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  • The Mythopoetics of Currere

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

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights

    Ethical and Philosophical Issues

    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,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Henri Lefebvre and Education

    Space, history, theory

    By Sue Middleton

    During his lifetime Henri Lefebvre (1901-1991) was renowned in France as a philosopher, sociologist and activist. Although he published more than 70 books, few were available in English until The Production of Space was translated in 1991. While this work - often associated with geography - has…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Philosophy for Children

    Edited by Maughn Rollins Gregory, Joanna Haynes, Karin Murris

    This rich and diverse collection offers a range of perspectives and practices of Philosophy for Children (P4C). P4C has become a significant educational and philosophical movement with growing impact on schools and educational policy. Its community of inquiry pedagogy has been taken up in community…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education

    A Socratic Curriculum Grounded in Finite Human Transcendence

    By James M. Magrini

    Bridging the gap between interpretations of "Third Way" Platonic scholarship and "phenomenological-ontological" scholarship, this book argues for a unique ontological-hermeneutic interpretation of Plato and Plato’s Socrates. Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education offers a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • The Lost Book of Sun Yatsen and Edwin Collins

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Creating the Practical Man of Modernity

    The Reception of John Dewey’s Pedagogy in Mexico

    By Victor J. Rodriguez

    Focused on the appropriation of John Dewey’s ideas on progressive education in revolutionary Mexico, this book reconsiders the interpretation and application of Dewey’s ideas in the world. Rodriguez examines the use of Dewey in Mexico’s state-building projects as a vantage point to assess the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Beyond Every Child Matters

    Neoliberal Education and Social Policy in the new era

    By Catherine A. Simon

    The United Kingdom's Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition government 2010–15 were responsible for some of the most radical changes to education policy for decades. Beyond Every Child Matters provides a critical overview of developments in education and social welfare policy in the years…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Spinoza and Education

    Freedom, understanding and empowerment

    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’…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Towards a Political Theory of the University

    Public reason, democracy and higher education

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Reinventing Intercultural Education

    A metaphysical manifest for rethinking cultural diversity

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Giving Teaching Back to Teachers

    A Critical Introduction to Curriculum Theory

    By Robin Barrow

    This book, first published in 1984, aims to bring together the interests of the theory and practice of the education system and, within the former, relate the approaches and claims of the constituent disciplines to each other. Throughout the book, while arguing for the importance of facing up to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
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