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  • The persistence of presentism and the struggle to secure lasting educational improvementby Andrew Hargreaves

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 9.95

    Presentism, the sacrifice of future improvements to the pressing needs of the present, has increased. Professional culture reinforces rather than challenges the growing culture of presentism within the wider society, and both, Hargreaves argues, are in need of profound transformation. more...

  • Education, Experience and Existenceby John Quay

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Education, Experience and Existence proposes a new way of understanding education that delves beneath the conflict, confusion and compromise that characterize its long history. At the heart of this new understanding is what John Dewey strove to expound: a coherent theory of experience. Dewey?s reputation as a pragmatist is well known, but where... more...

  • Heterogenität - Diversity - Intersektionalitätby Marcus Emmerich; Ulrike Hormel

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.95

    Die Unterscheidung von Kindern und Jugendlichen entlang sozialer Differenzkategorien wie Geschlecht, Ethnizität, Nationalität, soziale Herkunft usw. zählt mittlerweile zu einer selbstverständlichen Beobachtungsperspektive sowohl innerhalb der erziehungswissenschaftlichen Forschung als auch im Rahmen pädagogischer Praxiskonzepte.... more...

  • Ideas of Educationby Christopher Brooke; Elizabeth Frazer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    Provides an overview of the disctinctive thinking of a fascinating mix of educational pioneers and thinkers from the canon of philosophers and philosophical schools from the classical, medieval, early modern and modern. Includes: Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Wollstonecraft, Humboldt, Utopian socialists, J.S. Mill, Carpenter and Dewey.... more...

  • Pragmatism and Educational Researchby Biesta; Burbules

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 23.99

    This volume offers an overview of the pragmatic understanding of knowledge and the acquisition of knowledge, and its implications for the conduct of educational research. Pragmatism and Educational Research focuses primarily on the work of John Dewey, and examines the relationship between pragmatism and educational research both in relation to research... more...

  • Aging Society and ICTby T. Obi; J.P. Auffret; N. Iwasaki

    IOS Press 2013; US$ 145.00

    It is predicted that by 2050, 22% of the world's population will be over 60 years of age. This rapid shift in demographics calls for the development of coherent and forward-looking policies to address the many challenges which will inevitably arise as a result. This book presents 33 articles from the workshop jointly organized by APEC and OECD held... more...

  • Forgotten Connectionsby Klaus Mollenhauer; Norm Friesen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Klaus Mollenhauer?s Forgotten Connections: On Culture and Upbringing is internationally regarded as one of the most important German contributions to educational and curriculum theory in the 20th century. Appearing here in English for the first time, the book draws on Mollenhauer?s concern for social justice and his profound awareness of the pedagogical... more...

  • Liberty and Educationby Geoffrey Hinchliffe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book takes the thinking of Quentin Skinner, Philip Pettit and J.G.A. Pocock on republican liberty and explores the way in which this idea of liberty can be used to illuminate educational practice. It argues that republican liberty is distinct from both positive and negative liberty, and its emphasis on liberty as non-dependency gives the concept... more...

  • Childhood, Education and Philosophyby Walter Kohan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book explores the idea of a childlike education and offers critical tools to question traditional forms of education, and alternative ways to understand and practice the relationship between education and childhood. Engaging with the work of Michel Foucault, Jacques Rancičre, Giorgio Agamben and Simón Rodríguez, it contributes to the development... more...

  • Philosophy and Educationby Joanna Haynes; Ken Gale; Melanie Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to philosophy and education. It skilfully guides readers through this challenging and sometimes complex area bringing key philosophical ideas and questions to life in the context and practice of education. There is also a companion website to accompany... more...