Philosophy of Education Products

  • Alternative Narratives in Early Childhood

    An Introduction for Students and Practitioners, 1st Edition

    By Peter Moss

    Challenging dominant discourses in the field of early childhood education, this book provides an accessible introduction to some of the alternative narratives and diverse perspectives that are increasingly to be heard in this field, as well as discussing the importance of paradigm, politics and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers

    1st Edition

    By Joy A. Palmer Cooper

     The Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers comprises 128 essays by leading scholars analysing the most important, influential, innovative and interesting thinkers on education of all time. Each of the chronologically arranged entries explores why a particular thinker is significant…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28

  • Towards a Political Theory of the University

    Public reason, democracy and higher education, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Spinoza and Education

    Freedom, understanding and empowerment, 1st Edition

    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’…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Lost Book of Sun Yatsen and Edwin Collins

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28

  • Epistemic Freedom in Africa

    Deprovincialization and Decolonization, 1st Edition

    By Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni

    Epistemic Freedom in Africa is about the struggle for African people to think, theorize, interpret the world and write from where they are located, unencumbered by Eurocentrism. The imperial denial of common humanity to some human beings meant that in turn their knowledges and experiences lost…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27
    Rethinking Development

  • Democratic Education and the Teacher-As-Prophet

    Exploring the Religious Work of Schools, 1st Edition

    By Jeffery W. Dunn

    This volume aims to reveal how Dewey’s notion of the religious—understood as faith in the human relational condition—offers a way to think differently about the aims and purposes of education. After exploring the effects of neoliberal conceptions of schooling against broader democratic forms of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26
    Routledge Research in Education

  • China’s Education, Curriculum Knowledge and Cultural Inscriptions

    Dancing with The Wind, 1st Edition

    By Weili Zhao

    With a focus on the role of discourse and language in education, this book examines China’s educational reform from an original perspective that avoids mapping on Westernized educational sensibilities to a Chinese environment. Zhao untangles the tradition-modernity division expressed in China’s…

    Hardback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge Cultural Studies in Knowledge, Curriculum, and Education

  • Literacies, Literature and Learning

    Reading Classrooms Differently, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karin Murris, Joanna Haynes

    Literacies, Literature and Learning: Reading Classrooms Differently attends to pressing questions in literacy education, such as the poor quality of many children’s experiences as readers, routine disregard for their thinking and the degrading impact of narrow skills measurement and comparison.…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18

  • Indigenous and Decolonizing Studies in Education

    Mapping the Long View, 1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Eve Tuck, K. Wayne Yang

    Indigenous and decolonizing perspectives on education have long persisted alongside colonial models of education, yet too often have been subsumed within the fields of multiculturalism, critical race theory, and progressive education. Timely and compelling, Indigenous and Decolonizing Studies in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Indigenous and Decolonizing Studies in Education

  • A Kaleidoscopic View of Chinese Philosophy of Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruyu Hung

    This book breaks the stereotype that links Chinese philosophy solely to Confucianism, instead providing a kaleidoscopic view of Chinese philosophy of education. The contributors explore a variety of issues, including the journey of modernisation (or Westernisation) of China’s education between the&…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Dewey and Education

    1st Edition

    By Walter Feinberg

    Dewey and Education presents Dewey’s perspectives on moral psychology and development, human nature, and democratic community-building as they inform the influential philosopher’s deep commitment to educational reform. In this personal yet far-reaching account, Walter Feinberg relates Dewey’s work…

    Paperback – 2018-06-04
    Routledge Key Ideas in Education

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