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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 39.99
Multiculturalism and Education considers the way we approach multiculturalism and examines the debates concerning developments in wider social, cultural, political and economic contexts. Grounded in a strong conceptual, theoretical framework, this accessible text will guide the reader through this evolving area. Reflective exercises, interviews, chapter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Basil Bernstein: The Thinker and the Field provides a comprehensive introduction to the work of Basil Bernstein, demonstrating his distinctive contribution to social theory by locating it within the historical context of the development of the sociology of education and Sociology in Britain. Although Bernstein had a particular interest in education,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00
This volume provides a comprehensive, learned and lively presentation of the whole range of Plato?s thought but with a particular emphasis upon how Plato developed his metaphysics with a view to supporting his deepest educational convictions. The author explores the relation of Plato?s metaphysics to the epistemological, ethical and political aspects... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 28.50
All the great ideals that gave life meaning in earlier societies - God, the nation, revolution, freedom, democracy - are in disarray today, questioned by many and rejected by those who have lost faith in them. But there is another value, rooted in the birth of the modern family and in the passage from traditional to modern marriage, that has transformed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 32.50
No two learners are the same. They take different approaches to learning tasks and they respond to formal education in different ways. Yet the current emphasis in education is on what is common to learners, from a common curriculum to a common teaching method. Individual Learners reviews and discusses recent research that shows that differences in... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 36.99
Maria Montessori considers the origins of Montessori education, examines the key themes of this philosophy of education and explores the relevance of Montessori practices today. Montessori students aged 3-18 study in a stress-free environment with no timetables, no examinations and no homework and yet they are empowered, independent and self-disciplined... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Published in the year 1988, An Introduction to Philosophy of Education is a valuable contribution to the field of Education. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Learning in the Museum examines major issues and shows how research in visitor studies and the philosophy of education can be applied to facilitate a meaningful educational experience in museums. Hein combines a brief history of education in public museums, with a rigorous examination of how the educational theories of Dewey, Piaget, Vygotsky... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00
This collection of essays by philosophers and educationalists of international reputation, all published here for the first time, celebrates Paul Hirst's professional career. The introductory essay by Robin Barrow and Patricia White outlines Paul Hirst's career and maps the shifts in his thought about education, showing how his views on teacher education,... more...
- Quest Books 2013; US$ 24.95
?Like an iridescent diamond,? is how David Moody describes revered philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti in this intimate portrait of him at the Oak Grove School in California. Krishnamurti, once groomed by Theosophists to become the next World Teacher, founded the school in 1975 and personally oversaw it for the last decade of his life. Moody, Oak Grove?s... more...