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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 43.95
Although bell hooks has long challenged the dominant paradigms of race, class, and gender, there has never been a comprehensive book critically reflecting upon this seminal scholar?s body of work. Her written works aim to transgress and disrupt those codes that exclude others as intellectually mediocre, and hooks? challenge to various hegemonic practices... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2005; US$ 150.00
This book for the first time brings together Professor Prings thoughts on the philosophy of education and is his first global treatment of the subject. His writings reflect a consistency of thought about educational theory and educational aimsand the consequence of both for the nature and practice of educational research. Professor Pring... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 29.95
Bertrand Russell is considered to be one of the most significant educational innovators of his time. In this influential and controversial work, Russell calls for an education that would liberate the child from unthinking obedience to parental and religious authority. He argues that if the basis of all education is knowledge wielded by love then society... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
Antonio Gramsci is one of the few Marxist theoreticians to have considered the role and nature of education, yet paradoxically his revolutionary, political and social theory seems at odds with his conservative approach to the content and processes of schooling. This book, originally published in 1979, examines his educational, political and cultural... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 43.99
This book presents a collection of contemporary discourses that reconsider the relationship of democracy as a political ideology and American ideal (i.e., Dewey's progressivist ideas) and education as the foundation of preparing democratic citizens in America. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 69.99
Marcuse?s Challenge to Education, a collection of unpublished lecture notes by the thinker himself as well as essays by scholars who have explicated his theories, examines Herbert Marcuse?s ground-breaking critique of education as well as his own pedagogical alternatives. Edited by Douglas Kellner, this compilation provides an overview of the various... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95
First published in 1991, In Praise of Cognitive Emotions comprises fourteen of Scheffler's most recent essays ? all of which challenge contemporary notions of education and rationality. While defending the ideal of rationality, he insists that rationality not be identified with a mental faculty or a mechanism of inference but taken rather as the capactity... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
Democracy and Education: an introduction to the philosophy of education is a book written in 1916 by John Dewey. His recurrent and intertwining themes of education, democracy and communication are effectively summed up in the following excerpt from the first chapter, "Education as a Necessity of Life". Excerpted from Wikipedia, the... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 65.80
This book on process-relational philosophy of education suggests that the notion of Adventure is foundational for the advancement of knowledge. Learning, teaching, and research are best conceived as rhythmic and relational processes, involving curiosity, imagination, valuation, creativity, and self-realization. Thus construed, contemporary educational... more...