Theory of Education Products

  • Disrupting Early Childhood Education Research

    Imagining New Possibilities

    Edited by Will Parnell, Jeanne Marie Iorio

    Recent and increasing efforts to standardize young children’s academic performance have shifted the emphases of education toward normative practices and away from qualitative, substantive intentions. Connection to human experience, compassion for societal ailments, and the joys of learning are…

    Paperback – 2016-01-28 
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

  • Adventurous Learning

    A Pedagogy for a Changing World

    By Simon Beames, Mike Brown

    Adventurous Learning interrogates the word ‘adventure’ and explores how elements of authenticity, agency, uncertainty and mastery can be incorporated into educational practices. It outlines key elements for a pedagogy of adventurous learning and provides guidelines grounded in accessible theory.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-26 

  • Psychopathology at School

    Theorizing mental disorders in education

    By Valerie Harwood, Julie Allan

    Psychopathology at School provides a timely response to concerns about the rising numbers of children whose behaviour is recognised and understood as a medicalised condition, rather than simply as poor behaviour caused by other factors. It is the first scholarly analysis of psychopathology which…

    Paperback – 2016-01-22 
    Theorizing Education

  • Democracy and Education Reconsidered

    Dewey After One Hundred Years

    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 – 2016-01-19 

  • Play and Wellbeing

    Edited by Cindy Clark

    In an era of increasingly patient-centered healthcare, understanding how health and illness play out in social context is vital. This volume opens a unique window on the role of play in health and wellbeing in widely varied contexts, from the work of Patch Adams as a hospital clown, to an…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 

  • The Substance of Faith Allied with Science

    A Catechism for Parents and Teachers

    By Oliver Lodge

    Originally published in 1907, this book provides information to parents and teachers wishing to teach their children about Christianity as well as science. Lodge details his fear of mandatory secularism in schools and advises how to instruct children in science without allowing any doubt of…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Brief Introduction to A Philosophy of Music and Music Education as Social Praxis

    By Thomas A. Regelski

    Music and Music Education as Social Praxis is a brief introduction to a praxial theory of music education, defined by author. It is grounded in an interdisciplinary approach, for undergraduate and graduate students in music education. Drawing upon scholarship from a range of disciplines, including…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Neoliberalism, Critical Pedagogy and Education

    Edited by Ravi Kumar

    This volume examines the role of neoliberalism and its impact on education in South Asia. It contends that education is in a state of crisis across the world. This is reflected not only in the way the state has withdrawn to pave way for private capital but also in the manner in which knowledge and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-22 
    Routledge India

  • Education and Culture

    By Jocey Quinn

    Quinn presents a radical new perspective on the interrelationships between education and culture. Rather than viewing education in isolation from major cultural debates, she demonstrates how culture shapes education and education shapes culture. Cultural perspectives and rich empirical data from a…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Perspectives on Legal Education

    Contemporary Responses to the Lord Upjohn Lectures

    Edited by Chris Ashford, Nigel Duncan, Jessica Guth

    This edited collection offers a critical overview of the major debates in legal education set in the context of the Lord Upjohn Lectures, the annual event that draws together legal educators and professionals in the United Kingdom to consider the major debates and changes in the field. Presented in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30

  • Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies

    Edited by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince, Karla A. Henderson

    The ‘outdoors’ is a physical and ideological space in which people engage with their environment, but it is also an important vehicle for learning and for leisure. The Routledge Handbook of Outdoor Studies is the first book to attempt to define and survey the multi-disciplinary set of approaches…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Beyond the Philosophy of the Subject

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory Post-Structuralist Reader, Volume I

    Edited by Michael A Peters, Marek Tesar

    This first volume focuses on a collection of texts from the latter twenty years of Educational Philosophy and Theory, selected for their critical status as turning points or important awakenings in post-structural theory. In the last twenty years, the applications of the postmodern and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

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