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  • All the Best, Neill (Routledge Revivals)

    Letters from Summerhill, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Croall

    A. S. Neill, founder of Summerhill, the most admired and most feared of all progressive schools, was famous as a schoolteacher, educational reformer, and author of illuminating and stylish books about education and the mind of the child. But few people know he was also a dedicated, prolific,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge Revivals

  • African Philosophy of Education Reconsidered

    On being human, 1st Edition

    By Yusef Waghid

    Much of the literature on the African philosophy of education juxtaposes two philosophical strands as mutually exclusive entities; traditional ethnophilosophy on the one hand, and ‘scientific’ African philosophy on the other. While traditional ethnophilosophy is associated with the cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Forgotten Connections

    On culture and upbringing, 1st Edition

    By Klaus Mollenhauer

    Edited by Norm Friesen

    Klaus Mollenhauer’s Forgotten Connections: On Culture and Upbringing is internationally regarded as one of the most important German contributions to educational and curriculum theory in the 20th century. Appearing here in English for the first time, the book draws on Mollenhauer’s concern for…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Theorizing Education

  • Leading Beautifully

    Educational Leadership as Connoisseurship, 1st Edition

    By Fenwick W. English, Lisa Catherine Ehrich

    Leading Beautifully provides a new dimension to understanding effective leadership. Drawing from lessons in the arts and the humanities, English and Ehrich explore how educational decision-making in schools can be informed by identity, personal competence, and an understanding of the field’s…

    Paperback – 2016-01-15

  • Democracy and Education Reconsidered

    Dewey After One Hundred Years, 1st Edition

    By Jim Garrison, Stefan Neubert, Kersten Reich

    Democracy and Education Reconsidered highlights the continued relevance of John Dewey’s Democracy and Education while also examining the need to reconstruct and re-contextualize Dewey’s educational philosophy for our time. The authors propose ways of revising Dewey’s thought in light of the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21

  • On Study: Giorgio Agamben and educational potentiality

    1st Edition

    By Tyson E. Lewis

    In an educational landscape dominated by discourses and practices of learning, standardized testing, and the pressure to succeed, what space and time remain for studying? In this book, Tyson E. Lewis argues that studying is a distinctive educational experience with its own temporal, spatial,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Philosophy of Physical Education

    A New Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Steven A. Stolz

    The discipline area of physical education has historically struggled for legitimacy, sometimes being seen as a non-serious pursuit in educational terms compared to other subjects within the school curriculum. This book represents the first attempt in nearly 30 years to offer a coherent…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Understanding the University

    Institution, idea, possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Barnett

    Understanding the University constitutes the final volume in a trilogy – the first two books having been Being a University (2010) and Imagining the University (2012) – and represents the trilogy’s ultimate aims and endeavours. The three volumes together offer a unique attempt at a fairly…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Foundations and Futures of Education

  • Decolonizing Educational Research

    From Ownership to Answerability, 1st Edition

    By Leigh Patel

    Decolonizing Educational Research examines the ways through which coloniality manifests in contexts of knowledge and meaning making, specifically within educational research and formal schooling. Purposefully situated beyond popular deconstructionist theory and anthropocentric perspectives, the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02
    Series in Critical Narrative

  • Deschooling the Imagination

    Critical Thought as Social Practice, 1st Edition

    By Eric J. Weiner

    "Deschooling the Imagination: Critical Thought as Social Practice" is, first, a book that looks at what it means to be actively engaged in developing a critical/creative mindset against the prevailing ideology of our public schools. Second, it is a book about the social/cultural relationship…

    Paperback – 2015-11-03

  • Learning and Collective Creativity

    Activity-Theoretical and Sociocultural Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annalisa Sannino, Viv Ellis

    This book brings together leading representatives of activity-theoretically-oriented and socioculturally-oriented research around the world, to discuss creativity as a collective endeavour strongly related to learning to face the societal challenges of our world. As history shows, major…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Alternative Solutions to Higher Education's Challenges

    An Appreciative Approach to Reform, 1st Edition

    By Laura M. Harrison, Peter C. Mather

    Moving beyond critique, Alternative Solutions to Higher Education’s Challenges uses an appreciative approach to highlight what is working in colleges and universities and offers an examination of how institutions can improve practice. Drawing on examples and cases from real higher education…

    Paperback – 2015-09-09

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