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  • Education, Justice and the Human Good

    Fairness and equality in the education system, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten Meyer

    The education system is faced with many demands of justice. What these demands imply and how they are justified is, however, disputed. In this book, international contributors present cutting edge research to discuss the relationship between educational justice and the value of education.By…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Shifting Focus

    Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Roberts

    There is a long history of interest in ‘strangers’ and ‘strangeness’ in the West. Literature lends itself particularly well to an exploration of the strange in its richly varied forms, having often contained portraits of outsiders. These portraits depict people who are strange in their unusual…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Participation, Facilitation, and Mediation

    Children and Young People in Their Social Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudio Baraldi, Vittorio Iervese

    Traditionally, children have been considered from a primarily developmental perspective, in need of education in order to achieve autonomy, growth, and eventually adulthood. Childhood studies have recently underlined an alternate way to look at children, starting from the consideration that…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Rediscovery of Teaching

    1st Edition

    By Gert J. J. Biesta

    The Rediscovery of Teaching presents the innovative claim that teaching does not necessarily have to be perceived as an act of control but can be understood and configured as a way of activating possibilities for students to exist as subjects. By framing teaching as an act of dissensus, that is, as…

    Paperback – 2017-05-26
    Routledge

  • 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.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Education, Ethics and Existence

    Camus and the Human Condition, 1st Edition

    By Peter Roberts, Andrew Gibbons, Richard Heraud

    Best known today for his novels, plays and short stories, but also an accomplished essayist, editor and journalist, Albert Camus was one of the most influential literary figures of the 20th century. He has gained widespread recognition for works such as The Stranger, Caligula, The Plague and Exile…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Portrait of a Moral Agent Teacher

    Teaching Morally and Teaching Morality, 1st Edition

    By Gillian R. Rosenberg

    Teaching morally and teaching morality are understood as mutually dependent processes necessary for providing moral education, or the communication of messages and lessons on what is right, good and virtuous in a student’s character. This comprehensive and contextualized volume offers anecdotes and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • Alternative Approaches to Education

    A Guide for Teachers and Parents, 2nd Edition

    By Fiona Carnie

    Alternative Approaches to Education provides parents and teachers with information and guidance on different education options in the UK and further afield. This new and expanded edition, including additional chapters and up-to-date contact details, explains the values, philosophies and methods of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge

  • Introducing Bronfenbrenner

    A Guide for Practitioners and Students in Early Years Education, 1st Edition

    By Nóirín Hayes, Leah O'Toole, Ann Marie Halpenny

    Children learn in contexts, and the spaces, places and people they come into contact with have a deep influence on their development. Urie Bronfenbrenner’s bioecological model of development places the child at the centre of this complex network, and his influence has been extensive in early…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Introducing Early Years Thinkers

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