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- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 23.99
This volume offers an overview of the pragmatic understanding of knowledge and the acquisition of knowledge, and its implications for the conduct of educational research. Pragmatism and Educational Research focuses primarily on the work of John Dewey, and examines the relationship between pragmatism and educational research both in relation to research... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
Focusing on some of the fallacies in the education system in the UK, the contributors to this text dissect controversial topics including: are higher pass rates the key to success?; is school really a community?; does good management create a good school?; and can A-levels survive? 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...
- Springer 2004; US$ 159.00
This book provides an historical and a conceptual background to post-structuralism, and in part to post-modernism, for readers entering the discussions on post-structuralism. It does not attempt to be at the cutting edge of these debates nor to be advancing research in these areas. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1990; US$ 42.00
Focuses upon the role that education and schooling have played in the creation, maintenance and transformation of the human species. This book also considers the negative and positive consequences of schooling and education. It is useful for students of education, for those concerned about the future of education and schooling. 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...