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  • A New Approach to Research Ethics

    Using Guided Dialogue to Strengthen Research Communities, 1st Edition

    By Henriikka Mustajoki, Arto Mustajoki

    A New Approach to Research Ethics is a clear, practical and useful guide to the ethical issues faced by researchers today. Examining the theories of ethical decision-making and applying these theories to a range of situations within a research career and process, this text offers a broader…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge

  • Edusemiotics

    Semiotic philosophy as educational foundation, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Stables, Inna Semetsky

    Edusemiotics addresses an emerging field of inquiry, educational semiotics, as a philosophy of and for education. Using "sign" as a unit of analysis, educational semiotics amalgamates philosophy, educational theory and semiotics. Edusemiotics draws on the intellectual legacy of such philosophers as…

    Paperback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Aristotelian Character Education

    1st Edition

    By Kristján Kristjánsson

    This book provides a reconstruction of Aristotelian character education, shedding new light on what moral character really is, and how it can be highlighted, measured, nurtured and taught in current schooling. Arguing that many recent approaches to character education understand character in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Understanding Skills

    Thinking, Feeling, and Caring, 1st Edition

    By Robin Barrow

    It is widely agreed that education should involve the development of understanding, critical thinking, imagination, and emotions. However, this book, first published in 1990, argues that our views to these key concepts are confused and inaccurate, and therefore what we do in schools is generally…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Childhood, Education and Philosophy

    New ideas for an old relationship, 1st Edition

    By Walter Kohan

    This book explores the idea of a childlike education and offers critical tools to question traditional forms of education, and alternative ways to understand and practice the relationship between education and childhood. Engaging with the work of Michel Foucault, Jacques Rancière, Giorgio Agamben…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy of Education

    A utopian dream, 1st Edition

    By M. Andrew Holowchak

    Thomas Jefferson had a profoundly advanced educational vision that went hand in hand with his political philosophy - each of which served the goal of human flourishing. His republicanism marked a break with the conservatism of traditional non-representative governments, characterized by birth and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Human-Centred Education

    A practical handbook and guide, 1st Edition

    By Scherto Gill, Garrett Thomson

    Human-Centred Education (HCE) radically rethinks the aims of education, the nature of learning, and the relationship between individuals in schools. This accessible guide presents a HCE approach to schooling and includes a variety of rich pedagogical examples. It provides practical suggestions as…

    Paperback – 2017-01-10
    Routledge

  • Biotechnology, Education and Life Politics

    Debating genetic futures from school to society, 1st Edition

    By Pádraig Murphy

    What should individuals and society do when genetic screening becomes widely available and with its impact on current and future generations still uncertain? How can our education systems around the world respond to these developments? Reproductive and genetic technologies (RGTs) are increasingly…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Henri Lefebvre and Education

    Space, history, theory, 1st Edition

    By Sue Middleton

    During his lifetime Henri Lefebvre (1901-1991) was renowned in France as a philosopher, sociologist and activist. Although he published more than 70 books, few were available in English until The Production of Space was translated in 1991. While this work - often associated with geography - has…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Beyond Every Child Matters

    Neoliberal Education and Social Policy in the new era, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Simon

    The United Kingdom's Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition government 2010–15 was responsible for some of the most radical changes to education policy for decades. Beyond Every Child Matters provides a critical overview of developments in education and social welfare policy in the years…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

  • Giving Teaching Back to Teachers

    A Critical Introduction to Curriculum Theory, 1st Edition

    By Robin Barrow

    This book, first published in 1984, aims to bring together the interests of the theory and practice of the education system and, within the former, relate the approaches and claims of the constituent disciplines to each other. Throughout the book, while arguing for the importance of facing up to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Liberty and Education

    A civic republican approach, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Hinchliffe

    This book takes the thinking of Quentin Skinner, Philip Pettit and J.G.A. Pocock on republican liberty and explores the way in which this idea of liberty can be used to illuminate educational practice. It argues that republican liberty is distinct from both positive and negative liberty, and its…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

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