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Philosophy & Social Aspects

  • Boys, Bodies, and Physical Educationby Göran Gerdin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Using visual ethnography, this book explores the many forms of pleasures that boys derive in and through the spaces and their bodies in physical education. Employing the works of Michel Foucault and Judith Butler, Gerdin examines how pleasure is connected to identity, schooling, and power relations, and demonstrates how discourses of sport, fitness,... more...

  • Vocation across the Academyby David S. Cunningham

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99

    The language of vocation and calling can encourage faculty and students to venture out of their academic silos and to reflect on larger questions of meaning and purpose. With contributors from across different disciplines, this volume makes a compelling case for vocational reflection and discernment in undergraduate education today. more...

  • Placements and Work-based Learning in Education Studiesby Jim Hordern; Catherine A. Simon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.95

    Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to placements and work-based learning, providing an insight into work in schools and education settings. Including case studies to illustrate the diversity of placements and workplace opportunities, it explores the theory and practice of working... more...

  • Second International Handbook of Urban Educationby William T. Pink; George W. Noblit

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 466.43

    This second handbook offers all new content in which readers will find a thoughtful and measured interrogation of significant contemporary thinking and practice in urban education. Each chapter reflects contemporary cutting-edge issues in urban education as defined by their local context. One important theme that runs throughout this handbook is how... more...

  • Kon-Texteby Silke Allmann; Jorina Talmon-Gros

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 31.24

    Das Werk zeigt, dass Pädagoginnen und Pädagogen spurensuchende Forscher und forschende Spurensucher zugleich sind ? je nachdem, aus welcher Perspektive sie ihren Blick fokussieren. Die in diesem Buch vereinten Autorinnen und Autoren haben fesselnde Spuren für sich gefunden: in der Autobiographie, in der Zeit, in Medien und in bleibenden, überdauernden... more...

  • A Companion to John Dewey's "Democracy and Education"by D. C. Phillips

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 22.50

    This year marks the centenary publication of John Dewey?s magnum opus, Democracy and Education . Despite its profound importance as a foundational text in education, it is notoriously difficult and?dare we say it?a little dry. In this charming and often funny companion, noted philosopher of education D. C. Phillips goes chapter by chapter to bring... more...

  • Race, Education, and Citizenshipby Sin Yee Koh

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 128.96

    Transnational skilled migrants are often thought of as privileged migrants with flexible citizenship. This book challenges this assumption by examining the diverse migration trajectories, experiences and dilemmas faced by tertiary-educated mobile Malaysian migrants through a postcolonial lens. It argues that mobile Malaysians? culture of... more...

  • Class Choreographiesby Jane Kenway; Johannah Fahey; Debbie Epstein; Aaron Koh; Cameron McCarthy; Fazal Rizvi

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 76.41

    Elite schools have always been social choreographers par excellence. The world over, they put together highly dexterous performances as they stage and restage changing relations of ruling. They are adept at aligning their social choreographies to shifting historical conditions and cultural tastes. In multiple theatres, they now regularly rehearse the... more...

  • Bildung und Teilhabeby Ingrid Miethe; Anja Tervooren; Norbert Ricken

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 26.77

    Wie kaum eine andere soziale Kategorie gilt insbesondere Bildung als Bedingung der Teilhabe am gesellschaftlichen Leben schlechthin. Nur wer gebildet ist, sei in der Lage, den Anforderungen moderner Lebensverhältnisse Rechnung zu tragen und sie nicht nur aufzunehmen, sondern ihrerseits auch mitzugestalten. Wenn aber Bildung auf (soziale) Teilhabe... more...

  • Global Teachingby Carol Reid; Jae Major

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 85.98

    At a time when social, cultural and linguistic diversity has become a characteristic of education systems around the world, this timely text considers how teacher education is responding to these developments in the context of increased mobilities within and across national boundaries. This collection draws together the work of scholars, from a range... more...