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- Wiley 2010; US$ 39.95
This volume of essays demonstrates and comments on philosophical methods in educational research. Offers a clear picture of what philosophers do when they study education Brings together a series of essays from an international cast of contributors from Canada, UK, Finland, and Cyprus Examines a range of new and established philosophical methods which... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 60.20
This book is the third volume of selected papers from the Central European Pragmatist Forum (CEPF). It deals with the general question of education, and the papers are organized into sections on Education and Democracy, Education and Values, Education and Social Reconstruction, and Education and the Self. The authors are among the leading specialists... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 70.00
The time for new approaches to Whites work is overdue. Central to the present study are Edward Saids ideas about the role of the intellectual (and the writer) of speaking truth to power, and also the importance of tracing the affiliations of a text and its embeddedness in the world. This approach is not incompatible... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 72.80
This book presents fourteen new essays by international scholars about the intersections between pragmatism, education, and philosophy with children. Pragmatism from its beginnings has sought a revolution in learning, and is itself a special kind of philosophy of education. What can the applications of pragmatism to pedagogy around the world teach... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 140.00
This book clearly and comprehensively explores the capability of critical realism to throw new light on educational theory. It firstly investigates the convergence and divergence between two forms of critical realism, which have not previously been cross-examined. This task allows the book to outline the key characteristics that are necessary for... more...
- Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 36.95
This study offers a lens on two kindergarten classrooms, examining moments of disobedience as children interacted with children, their teachers, and the space and time elements of the classroom environments. Through Eisner’s educational criticism, author Sherry Leafgren also examines the elements of school, kindergarten and teachers within the... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 35.00
Education, knowledge, equal opportunity, autonomy and a good life. These are the keywords shaping current social debate. Is education just an economic program or does knowledge have a value in its own right? Does education promise autonomy and a good life? What educational goals should the state set? What does the decree of equal opportunity mean?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
To rise to the challenges of postmodern culture, Carlson argues, progressives will need to leave the safe harbors of what is familiar and comfortable. A new progressivism can only be forged of a fundamental re-thinking and re-mythologizing of democratic education. Drawing upon cultural studies perspectives, Carlson interrogates philosophy through popular... more...