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  • Knowledge and the University

    Reclaiming Life, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Barnett, Soren Bengtsen

    For hundreds of years, knowledge has been central in understanding the university. Over recent decades, however, it is the economic value of knowledge that has come to the fore. Now, in a post-truth world, knowledge is treated with suspicion and has become a vehicle for ideologies. Knowledge and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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, 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

  • 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 – 2019-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Physical Literacy across the World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Whitehead

    Physical Literacy across the World records the progress of the concept of physical literacy over the last decade. It examines developments, issues and controversies in physical literacy studies, and looks at how the concept has been implemented around the world. Contributions from practitioners…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Decolonizing Place in Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    By Fikile Nxumalo

    This book draws attention to the urgent need for early childhood education to critically encounter and pedagogically respond to the entanglements of environmentally damaged places, anti-blackness and settler colonial legacies. Drawing from the author’s multi-year participatory action research with…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Indigenous and Decolonizing Studies in Education

  • Nurturing Nature and the Environment with Young Children

    Children, Elders, Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Kroeger, Casey Y Myers, Katy Morgan

    This book, at the intersection of early childhood and reconceptualizing practice, looks at how practitioners, theorists, and teachers are supporting young children to care about the environment differently. Despite the current popularity of post-human perspectives, in social science more broadly…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge

  • 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

    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, 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, 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 – 2019-05-17 
    Routledge

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