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- Continuum International Publishing 2007; US$ 130.00
"To fellow academics may I say this: Don't put it unread on your students' reading list. Tackle it for yourself, for this is seminal.". Professor Michael Bassey (Praise for Theory of Education ). The eagerly-awaited sequel to the award-winning Theory of Education considers issues of perennial interest to educators. In his compelling... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95
Deficit thinking is a pseudoscience founded on racial and class bias. It "blames the victim" for school failure instead of examining how schools are structured to prevent poor students and students of color from learning. Dismantling Contemporary Deficit Thinking provides comprehensive critiques and anti-deficit thinking alternatives to this oppressive... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
Education is often envisioned as a linear, one-way, cause-and-effect process, with teaching as the cause, learning as the effect. But the relationships are less tidy, less passive, and more cyclical than that. There is a continuous cycle of inquiry, discovery, and integration, leading to further inquiry. Technology facilitates the exchange of information,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 57.95
The time has come to challenge many of the age-old assumptions about schools and school learning. In this timely book leading thinkers from around the world offer a different vision of what schools are for. They suggest new ways of thinking about citizenship, lifelong learning and the role of schools in democratic societies. They question many of the... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 1993; US$ 130.00
Panorthosia (Universal Reform) is the essential theme of John Amos Comenius's famous Consultation on the Reform of Human Affairs, and chapters 19-26 represent its climax. In this volume is presented the first English translation of this major work of Comenius, which was lost from about 1672 until 1934 when the Latin scholars of Czechoslovakia had... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2009; US$ 150.00
This study re-examines John Dewey’s philosophy of education, and asks how well it stands up today in view of developments in Continental European philosophy. Do Martin Heidegger’s statements on the nature of thinking compel a re-examination of Dewey’s view? Does Hans-Georg Gadamer’s philosophy of experience advance beyond Dewey’s... more...
Preface to the philosophy of education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 24)Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
It is sometimes said that the philosophy of education is not a serious and coherent philosophical area of inquiry. John Wilson examines this argument, taking it as the starting point for his book. He believes that most 'philosophy of education' until now has been little more than the promotion of particular ideologies, and that progress can be made... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 85.00
Collaborating with the genius of C.S. Lewis, and particularly his brilliant work The Abolition of Man, the authors offer a multi-facetted, interdisciplinary investigation of perennial questions that impact human development and freedom. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 35.00
Trends Shaping Education 2010 brings together evidence showing the effects on education of globalisation, social challenges, changes in the workplace, the transformation of childhood, and ICT. To make the content accessible, each trend is presented on a double page, containing an introduction, two charts with brief descriptive text and a set of... more...