Theory of Education Products

  • Revisiting Actor-Network Theory in Education

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Richard Edwards

    Actor-network theory (ANT) is enjoying a notable surge of interest in educational research. New directions and questions are emerging along with new empirical approaches, as educators bring unique sensibilities and commitments to the ongoing debates and reconfigurations that characterise…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Education and Social Theory

  • Contemporary Debates in Education Studies

    Edited by Jennifer Marshall

    Contemporary Debates in Education Studies gives the reader a vital and nuanced understanding of the key debates surrounding the field of education today. Exploring important educational themes such as issues of sexuality, extremism and mental health through a variety of viewpoints, this…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Contesting Governing Ideologies

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory Reader on Neoliberalism, Volume III

    Edited by Michael Peters, Marek Tesar

    Contesting Governing Ideologies is the third volume in the Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice series and represents a collection of texts that provide a cutting-edge analysis of the philosophy and theory of performances of neoliberal ideology in education. In past decades,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice

  • Troubling the Changing Paradigms

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory Early Childhood Reader, Volume IV

    Edited by Michael A Peters, Marek Tesar

    Troubling the Changing Paradigms is the fourth volume in the Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice series and represents a collection of texts that were selected as representations of the philosophy and pedagogy of early years, childhood and early childhood education. The philosophy of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice

  • Learning and Teaching in the Junior School (1941)

    By Nancy Catty

    Originally published in 1941, this book deals with the application of educational theory to the teaching of children between the ages of seven and twelve in large classes, mainly in state primary schools. It suggests how education based on children’s activities and interests can be organized and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The Theory and Practice of Education (1934)

    By Nancy Catty

    Originally published in 1934, this book provides the findings of psychologists which have direct bearing on the theory and practice of education, and shows the close connection between sound theory and methods of school organization and teaching. This connection is illustrated by constant…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • At Home in School (1988)

    Parent Participation in Primary Education

    By Viv Edwards, Angela Redfern

    Originally published in 1988, this book discusses the gradual move from the separation of home and school to an increasing acceptance of the central role of parents as partners in their children's education. The book looks at the progress made towards real partnership with parents. An eminently…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Foucault and Education

    Putting theory to work

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    Specially selected by Stephen Ball, this is a collection of the best and most interesting recently published papers that ‘use’ Foucault to analyse, destablise and re-claim educational ‘problems’. Arguably the best known social theorist in the western world, Foucault’s work is now widely used by…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Education and Social Theory

  • Inoperative Learning

    A Radical Rewriting of Educational Potentialities

    By Tyson E. Lewis

    Inoperative Education draws upon the movement in educational philosophy towards a weak philosophy, which does not offer a set of solutions or guidelines for improving educational outcomes, but rather renders inoperative assumptions about the theory-practice coupling so popular in education today.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

  • The Creative Self

    Psychoanalysis, Teaching and Learning in the Classroom

    By Tamara Bibby

    The Creative Self engages with the work of the psychoanalyst D.W. Winnicott to develop alternative ways of thinking about key issues at the heart of pedagogy; specifically pedagogic relationships, creativity, defiance and compliance. These issues underpin the desires and defences of professionals…

    Paperback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Foundations and Futures of Education

  • Educational Leadership

    Theorising Professional Practice in Neoliberal Times

    Edited by Steven J Courtney, Ruth McGinity, Helen Gunter

    Educational Leadership brings together innovative perspectives on the crucial role of theory and theorising in educational leadership at a time when the multiple pressures of marketisation, competition and system fragmentation dominate the educational landscape. This original and highly…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Educational Leadership, Management and Administration

  • Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA

    Challenging OECD’s Educational Order

    By Vasco d'Agnese

    Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA provides a critical analysis of the OECD’s educational agenda and its main tool, namely, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment). Based on an analysis of the OECD’s public documents, including publications, webpages, and videos, d’Agnese argues…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

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