Theory of Education Products

  • Marxisms and Education

    Edited by Noah De Lissovoy

    Beginning from the premise that a range of Marxist theoretical tendencies, or Marxisms, inform recent critical scholarship in education, this volume reaffirms, rearticulates, and interrogates central philosophical and practical commitments in this tradition. Chapters engage important issues…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Education and Social Theory

  • The Idea of a Social Studies Education

    The Role of Philosophical Counseling

    By James Duplass

    Offering a fresh take on the purpose of social studies today, James Duplass positions philosophical counseling as a way for teachers to engage students in thinking deeply about what it means to be a citizen in a democratic society. The Idea of a Social Studies Education takes a uniquely humanistic…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 

  • 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 – 2017-09-26 
    Education and Social Theory

  • East and West in Comparative Education

    Searching for New Perspectives

    Edited by Soong Hee Han, Peter Jarvis

    Sparked by global capitalism’s demand for new knowledge and new commodities, as well as new logistical systems to deliver them, the nature of education has changed significantly. Universities, in striving to become a part of this knowledge society, have focused on responding to these demands, at…

    Paperback – 2017-09-24 

  • Rethinking Outdoor, Experiential and Informal Education

    Beyond the Confines

    Edited by Tony Jeffs, Jon Ord

    This book seeks to bring together the two disciplines of informal and outdoor education, and challenges readers to think differently about outdoor and adventure education. It develops core ideas and thinking about informal education within outdoor settings, and explores how its principles and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 

  • Engaging Curriculum

    Bridging the Curriculum Theory and English Education Divide

    By Bill Green

    Explicitly linking curriculum inquiry to English education via recurring themes of representation, democracy and knowledge, this book is a call for both researchers and practitioners to engage with curriculum, explicitly and deliberatively, as both a concept and a question. The approach is broadly…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Promoting Young People's Wellbeing through Empowerment and Agency

    A Critical Framework for Practice

    By Lucy Maynard, Karen Stuart

    The terms ‘wellbeing’, ‘empowerment’ and ‘agency’ are common parlance in policy and practice in social services, yet are often misused or not fully understood. Further, there is a disconnect between these abstract concepts and tangible practice with young people. This book bridges the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11 

  • 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 

  • 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 
    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 
    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 

  • 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 

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