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Philosophy & Social Aspects

  • Citizenship Education in the United Statesby Iftikhar Ahmad

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book presents a history of the ideas and activities of the American Political Science Association (APSA) in the field of citizenship education in public schools. Examining APSA?s evolving objectives and strategies in implementing citizenship education, Ahmad analyzes the complicated relationship between the teaching of government in the public... more...

  • Teaching and Learning about Climate Changeby Daniel P. Shepardson; Anita Roychoudhury; Andrew S. Hirsch

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Responding to the issues and challenges of teaching and learning about climate change from a science education-based perspective, this book is designed to serve as an aid for educators as they strive to incorporate the topic into their classes. The unique discussion of these issues is drawn from the perspectives of leading and international scholars... more...

  • Aesthetics, Politics, Pedagogy and Tagoreby Ranjan Ghosh

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 85.90

    This book provides a radical rethinking of the prominent Indian thinker Rabindranath Tagore, exploring how his philosophy of education relates to the ideas of Western theorists such as Kant, Plato and Aristotle. Tagore's thoughts on pedagogy, university and formal education are subjected to a fascinating critique within Ghosh's transcultural framework,... more...

  • Hans-Georg Gadamerby Jon Nixon

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 45.64

    This book provides an introduction to Hans-Georg Gadamer?s thinking and shows how it might inform our own thinking about education as a lifelong process of engaging with one another and with the wider world. He insisted on the supreme importance of prior learning, but also on the unpredictability of human understanding and on the possibility of new... more...

  • Critical Race Theory and Educationby Mike Cole

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 26.53

    This book, now in its second edition, focuses on the challenge to Marxism posed by Critical Race Theory as this relates to educational theory, policy, and practices with respect to both the US and UK. Critical Race Theory (CRT) in the realm of Education has a long history in the US, and is now a burgeoning field of inquiry in the UK. Critical Race... more...

  • Learning Toward an Ecological Consciousnessby E. O'Sullivan; Amish Morrell; Mary Ann O''Connor

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 47.72

    Transformative learning involves experiencing a deep, structural shift in the basic premises of thought, feelings, and actions. It is a shift of consciousness that dramatically and permanently alters our way of being in the world. Such a shift involves our understanding of ourselves and our self-locations; our relationships with other humans and with... more...

  • New Developments in Critical Race Theory and Educationby Mike Cole

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 85.90

    This book considers new developments in Critical Race Theory (CRT) in times of austerity and assesses both the impact of British CRT or ?BritCrit?, and CRT?s continuing growth in the US. Following transatlantic impact of the first and only book-length response from a Marxist perspective?Critical Race Theory and Education: A Marxist Response?Cole includes... more...

  • Higher RMPS: Religious & Philosophical Questionsby Joe Walker

    Hodder Education 2017; US$ 24.99

    The only resource for religious and philosophical questions at Higher level, by a bestselling author and expert in the field. Joe Walker's new full colour book provides comprehensive coverage of the newly designed CFE Higher in Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies, but is also ideal for students across Scotland studying key topic areas in Religious... more...

  • Women Teachers in Africaby Nelly P. Stromquist; Steven J. Klees; Jing Lin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Through qualitative research methods, this book engages in a holistic understanding of cultural, economic, and institutional forces that interact to produce the underrepresentation of women as school teachers in four sub-Saharan African countries. Comparative case studies at the national level, using a common research design, show that teaching,... more...

  • Facilitating Educational Success For Migrant Farmworker Students in the U.S.by Patricia Perez; Maria Estela Zarate

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Grounded in empirical research, this timely volume examines the challenges to academic success that migrant farmworker students face in the U.S. Providing an original framework for academic success among migrant farmworker students and applying a diverse range of methodological approaches, chapter authors address a range of topics, including English... more...