Theory of Education Products

  • American Higher Education

    Issues and Institutions

    By John R. Thelin

    Higher education in the United States is a complex, diverse, and important enterprise. The latest book in the Core Concepts in Higher Education series brings to life issues of governance, organization, teaching and learning, student life, faculty, finances, college sports, public policy,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-02 
    Routledge
    Core Concepts in Higher Education

  • Fluid Space and Transformational Learning

    By Kyriaki Tsoukala

    Fluid Space and Transformational Learning presents a critique of the interlocking questions of ‘school architecture’ and education and attempts to establish a field of questioning that aspectualizes and intersects concepts, theories and practices connected with the contemporary school…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Design Pedagogy

  • A Political Sociology of Educational Knowledge

    Studies of Exclusions and Difference

    Edited by Thomas A. Popkewitz, Jennifer Diaz, Christopher Kirchgasler

    Bringing together the sociology of knowledge, cultural studies, and post-foundational and historical approaches, this book asks what schooling does, and what are its limits and dangers. The focus is on how the systems of reason that govern schooling embody historically generated rules and standards…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Skills

    Thinking, Feeling, and Caring

    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 – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Old and new generations in the 21st century

    Shifting landscapes of education

    Edited by Stefan Ramaekers

    The matter of simply living together, on both a global and a local scale, is complicated by the cultural, economic, religious, technological, and ecological challenges that we face in today’s world. An educational-philosophical take on these complexities translates into reflections on, and attempts…

    Hardback – 2017-01-28 
    Routledge

  • Edusemiotics

    Semiotic philosophy as educational foundation

    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 – 2017-01-15 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Islam, Technology, and Education

    The Case for Culturally Grounded Design

    By Michael K. Thomas

    Based in a global array of case studies - Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Turkey, and Islamic education in the United States - this volume shows how the discourse concerning educational technology in the Islamic world has emphasized neoliberal and neofundamentalist themes, and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Humanist Realism for Sociologists

    By Terry Leahy

    Recent critiques treat humanism as a mistaken value framework. Indeed, the concept of human nature is in fact essential for sociology, but is often being denied at the same time as it appears without acknowledgement. While classic authors can show us how to connect an ethics with a concept of human…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Henri Lefebvre and Education

    Space, history, theory

    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

  • Vygotsky at Work and Play

    2nd Edition

    By Lois Holzman

    Vygotsky at Work and Play is an intimate portrayal of the Vygotskian-inspired approach to human development known as ‘social therapeutics’ and ‘the psychology of becoming’. Holzman provides an accessible, practical-philosophical portrayal of a unique performance-based methodology of development and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Provoking Curriculum Studies

    Strong Poetry and Arts of the Possible in Education

    Edited by Nicholas Ng-a-Fook, Awad Ibrahim, Giuliano Reis

    Provoking Curriculum Studies pushes forward a strong reading of the theoretical and methodological innovations taking place within curriculum studies research. Addressing an important gap in contemporary curriculum studies—conceptualizing scholars as poets and the potential of the poetic in…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Liberty and Education

    A civic republican approach

    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 – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

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