Philosophy of Education Products

  • Ideas of Education

    Philosophy and politics from Plato to Dewey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Brooke, Elizabeth Frazer

    There has always been a strong relationship between education and philosophy - especially political philosophy. Renewed concern about the importance and efficacy of political education has revived key questions about the connections between the power to govern, and the power to educate. Although…

    Hardback – 2013-05-15

  • The Philosophy of Play

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Ryall, Wendy Russell, Malcolm MacLean

    Play is a vital component of the social life and well-being of both children and adults. This book examines the concept of play and considers a variety of the related philosophical issues. It also includes meta-analyses from a range of philosophers and theorists, as well as an exploration of some…

    Hardback – 2013-03-21

  • Higher Education in Liquid Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Marvin Oxenham

    Based in sociologist Zygmunt Bauman’s theory of liquid modernity, this volume describes and critiques key aspects and practices of liquid education--education as market-driven consumption, short life span of useful knowledge, overabundance of information--through a systematic comparison…

    Hardback – 2013-03-11
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Philosophy in Schools

    An Introduction for Philosophers and Teachers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Goering, Nicholas J. Shudak, Thomas E. Wartenberg

    All of us ponder the big and enduring human questions—Who am I? Am I free? What should I do? What is good? Is there justice? Is life meaningful?—but this kind of philosophical interrogation is rarely carefully explored or even taken seriously in most primary and secondary school settings. However,…

    Hardback – 2013-02-14
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Care in Education

    Teaching with Understanding and Compassion, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Wilde

    This philosophical commentary explores the meaning and significance of care in education, demonstrating how teaching with care enriches the art and soul of pedagogy. Wilde draws upon Western and Eastern philosophies that envision an integrated image of care to illuminate the value of…

    Hardback – 2012-12-19
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Rethinking School Bullying

    Dominance, Identity and School Culture, 1st Edition

    By Ronald B. Jacobson

    This book takes a new angle on a much-studied phenomenon, focusing on the role of domination and identity construction, understanding and self-knowledge, moral transformation and the social community, systems of training and hierarchy used by schooling, and the role they play in…

    Hardback – 2012-12-12
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Role of Participants in Education Research

    Ethics, Epistemologies, and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Warren Midgley, Patrick Alan Danaher, Margaret Baguley

    This book explores different perspectives on the role, influence and importance of participants in education research. Drawing on a variety of philosophical, theoretical and methodological approaches, the book examines how researchers relate to and with their participants before, during, and after…

    Hardback – 2012-12-11
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Social Reconstruction Learning

    Dualism, Dewey and Philosophy in Schools, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Bleazby

    This volume argues that educational problems have their basis in an ideology of binary opposites often referred to as dualism, which is deeply embedded in all aspects of Western society and philosophy, and that it is partly because mainstream schooling incorporates dualism that it is unable to…

    Hardback – 2012-12-05
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Basil Bernstein

    The thinker and the field, 1st Edition

    By Rob Moore

    Basil Bernstein: The Thinker and the Field provides a comprehensive introduction to the work of Basil Bernstein, demonstrating his distinctive contribution to social theory by locating it within the historical context of the development of the sociology of education and Sociology in Britain.…

    Hardback – 2012-11-30

  • The Confessing Society

    Foucault, Confession and Practices of Lifelong Learning, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Fejes, Magnus Dahlstedt

    "I highly appreciate the quality of Fejes’ and Dahlstedt’s research and writing. They manage to present in a comprehensible way some essential concepts of Foucault that help us to understand better what practices of lifelong learning, in a broad sense, are emerging nowadays in advanced liberal…

    Hardback – 2012-09-10

  • Philosophy of Education in the Era of Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yvonne Raley, Gerhard Preyer

    Terrorism, ethnocentrism, religious tension, competition over limited resources, war - these are just a few of the problems and challenges that have emerged in today's global economy. Globalization both implies and requires economic interdependence; and this should bring with it a heightened sense…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Neoliberalism, Pedagogy and Human Development

    Exploring Time, Mediation and Collectivity in Contemporary Schools, 1st Edition

    By Michalis Kontopodis

    In most Western developed countries, adult life is increasingly organized on the basis of short-term work contracts and reduced social security funds. In this context it seems that producing efficient job-seekers and employees becomes the main aim of educational programs for the next generation.…

    Hardback – 2012-07-26
    Routledge Research in Education

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