Theory of Education Products

  • 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 – 2016-11-07 

  • Time and the Rhythms of Emancipatory Education

    Rethinking the temporal complexity of self and society

    By Michel Alhadeff-Jones

    Time and the Rhythms of Emancipatory Education argues that by rethinking the way we relate to time, we can fundamentally rethink the way we conceive education. Beyond the contemporary rhetoric of acceleration, speed, urgency or slowness, this book provides an epistemological, historical and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04 
    Theorizing Education

  • On the Politics of Educational Theory

    Rhetoric, theoretical ambiguity and the construction of society

    By Tomasz Szkudlarek

    On the Politics of Educational Theory considers the political significance of educational theory as a specific genre of public discourse. Rather than understanding educational theories solely as addressing issues of childrearing and instruction, this book aims to view educational theories in a…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04 
    Theorizing 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 – 2016-11-03 

  • Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

    By Various

    First published between 1985 and 1987, this set of books attempts to tackle some of the complex issues implied by the title Language, Education and Society. For example how is language related to learning? Or to intelligence? Do regional and social accents and dialects matter? What is meant by…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

  • Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners

    By Vicky Duckworth

    Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners offers deep insights into the lives of marginalised communities and the link between learning, literacy and violence, not previously carried out in-depth in a small scale study. It breaks the negative stereo-types…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

  • Assemblage, Enactment, and Agency

    Educational policy perspectives

    Edited by Melody Viczko, Augusto Riveros

    Assemblage, Enactment, and Agency offers an exploration of the emerging shift in policy research towards the notion of policy enactment, namely, the creative recontextualization and translation of policy ideas into social realities by policy actors in education. Bringing together recent work on the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24 

  • How We Learn

    Learning and Non-Learning in School and Beyond, 2nd Edition

    By Knud Illeris

    Having published in 11 languages and sold in more than 100,000 copies, this fully revised edition of How We Learn examines what learning actually is and why and how learning and non-learning takes place. Focusing exclusively on learning itself, it provides a comprehensive yet accessible…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 

  • Disorienting Democracy

    Politics of emancipation

    By Clare Woodford

    Drawing on recent developments in continental political thought ‘Disorienting Democracy’ rethinks democracy as a practice that can be used to counter the increasing poverty, inequality and insecurity that mark our contemporary era. In answer to concerns that the contemporary left is not strong…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11 

  • Towards a Convergence Between Science and Environmental Education

    The selected works of Justin Dillon

    By Justin Dillon

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international scholars themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces—extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and/practical contributions—so the world can read them in a single…

    Hardback – 2016-10-10 
    World Library of Educationalists

  • The Unbearable Lightness of Curriculum: Essays in Curriculum Theory

    The Selected Works of Madeleine R. Grumet

    By Madeleine R Grumet

    The title of this collection of Madeleine Grumet’s key writings, The Unbearable Lightness of Curriculum, captures what she takes to be the anxiety and ambivalence that accompany our visions of what is possible in our lives and the lives of our children. Her work explores the tension that pervades…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Landscapes of Specific Literacies in Contemporary Society

    Exploring a social model of literacy

    Edited by Vicky Duckworth, Gordon Ade-Ojo

    This volume makes a timely contribution to our understanding of literacy as a multi-faceted, complexly situated activity. Each chapter provides the reader with a fresh perspective into a different site for literate behaviour, approaches, design and relationships, and offers an exploration into the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge Research in Education

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