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Philosophy & Social Aspects

  • Intergroup Dialogueby Ximena Zuniga; Gretchen Lopez; Kristie A. Ford

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Intergroup dialogue is a form of democratic engagement that fosters communication, critical reflection, and collaborative action across social and cultural divides. Engaging social identities is central to this approach. In recent years, intergroup dialogue has emerged as a promising social justice education practice that addresses pressing issues... more...

  • Resilient Spiritsby Latty Lee Goodwin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This study explores the identity construction of socioeconomically and educationally disadvantaged students who enter an elite university. This critical ethnography gathered qualitative data about the twenty-three participants through non-participant observation, in-depth interviews, and focus groups. Faculty, staff, and administrators were also interviewed. more...

  • Inclusive Educationby Zeta Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95

    Inclusive education is complex, multi-faceted and ever-changing and to date there has been no fixed definition of what is meant by the term ?inclusion?, leading to confusion about what inclusive education actually means in practice.? This key text introduces readers to the underlying knowledge and wider complexities of inclusion and explores... more...

  • A Critical Examination of STEMby Chet Bowers

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    This critical examination of STEM discourses highlights the imperative to think about educational reforms within the diverse cultural contexts of ongoing environmental and technologically driven changes. Chet Bowers illuminates how the dominant myths of Western science promote false promises of what science can achieve. Examples demonstrate how the... more...

  • Ideologies in Educational Administration and Leadershipby Eugenie A. Samier

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Ideologies in Educational Administration and Leadership explores ideological dimensions of educational administration in a number of Western and Central European contexts as they influence or shape the understanding, analysis, and practice in the field covering a broad range of topics, such as ethics, governance, diversity, and power. The first... more...

  • Expanding Curriculum Theoryby William M. Reynolds; Julie A. Webber

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Expanding Curriculum Theory, Second Edition carries through the major focus of the original volume?to reflect on the influence of Deleuze and Guattari?s concept of "lines of flight" and its application to curriculum theorizing. What is different is that the lines of flight have since shifted and produced expanded understandings of this concept for... more...

  • Lernen, Bildung und kulturelle Pluralitätby Florian von Rosenberg

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    Mit dem vorliegenden Band wird das Ziel verfolgt, Lernen und Bildung unter Bedingungen kultureller Pluralität zu untersuchen. Abseits einer interkulturellen Bildungsforschung, welche sich ausschließlich auf Migrationsphänomene beschränkt, wird davon ausgegangen, dass mit kultureller Pluralität Erfahrungsansprüche einhergehen, die potentiell für alle... more...

  • Schools as Protection?by Bjorn H. Nordtveit

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    In 1900 the Swedish social theorist Ellen Key launched the idea of a Century of the Child. Recent media reports, from shooting and racial violence in the US to the latest news from ISIS-dominated areas provide a darker vision: it is certainly not a time for children; it is a time during which children?s wellbeing is being the cause of worry. This... more...

  • Education for a Digital Worldby Rocci Luppicini; A. K. Haghi

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 129.95

    This important book explores key areas of educational technology research and development within an education system infused by technology. The book explores the opportunities and challenges associated with planning and implementing educational technology within higher education. It is unique in that it is a multi-perspective view of key contemporary... more...

  • Promiscuous Feminist Methodologies in Educationby Sara M Childers; Stephanie L Daza; Jeong-eun Rhee

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    The book marks the circulation of the term "promiscuous feminist methodology" and registers its salience for educational researchers who risk blundering feminist theories and methodologies in chaotic and unbridled ways. The sexism embedded in language is what makes the notion of promiscuous "feminists gone wild" tantalizing, though what the book puts... more...