Philosophy of Education Products

  • 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

  • Learning Beyond the Objective in Primary Education

    Philosophical Perspectives from Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Wills

    Learning Beyond the Objective in Primary Education explores an existential perspective for pedagogy in response to the current technocratic paradigm of education prevalent in many countries worldwide. This new perspective is termed ‘Bildung’s repetition. The book seeks to encourage policy makers…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Flourishing as the Aim of Education

    A Neo-Aristotelian View, 1st Edition

    By Kristján Kristjánsson

    This book develops a conception of student flourishing as the overarching aim of education. Taking as its basis the Aristotelian concept of eudaimonia, it provides a theoretical study of the foundations of flourishing that go well beyond Aristotle’s approach. Flourishing as the Aim of Education…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • 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

  • Democratic Education in a Globalized World

    A Normative Theory, 1st Edition

    By Julian Culp

    Due to the economic and social effects of globalization democracy is currently in crisis in many states around the world. This book suggests that solving this crisis requires rethinking democratic education. It argues that educational public policy must cultivate democratic relationships not only…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Sustainable Development Teaching

    Ethical and Political Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katrien Van Poeck, Leif Östman, Johan Öhman

    The aim of this book is to support and inspire teachers to contribute to much-needed processes of sustainable development and to develop teaching practices and professional identities that allow them to cope with the specificity of sustainability issues and, in particular, with the teaching…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • What Is Curriculum Theory?

    3rd Edition

    By William F. Pinar

    This primer for prospective and practicing teachers asks students to question the historical present and their relation to it, and in so doing, reflect on their own understandings of what it means to teach, to study, to educate, and to become educated in the present moment in the places we inhabit.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • 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

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