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  • Pragmatism and Educational Researchby Biesta; Burbules

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 27.99

    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$ 54.95

    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...

  • Becoming An Early Years Teacherby Jessica Johnson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 47.00

    Offers key knowledge on theories of early learning and child development to support trainees in developing their role and skills as Early Years Teachers. more...

  • Liberty and Educationby Geoffrey Hinchliffe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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$ 54.95

    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$ 43.95

    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...

  • Education, Autonomy and Democratic Citizenshipby David Bridges

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Hope and Educationby Professor David Halpin; David Halpin

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 60.95

    This book is a rallying cry to teachers at a time when many in the profession feel profoundly pessimistic about their work and the future of education. In this uplifting book, David Halpin suggests ways of putting the hope back into education, exploring the value of and need for utopian thinking in discussions of the purpose of education and school... more...

  • Poststructuralism, Philosophy, Pedagogyby J.D. Marshall

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 142.89

    This book has been quite long in the making. In its original format, but with some different chapters, and with the then publisher, it foundered (as did other volumes in the planned series). At the in press stage, when we obviously thought it was going ahead, it was suddenly canned. Quite distraught I closed it away in a desk drawer for a year or so.... more...