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  • Making a Difference in Theoryby Gert Biesta; Julie Allan; Richard Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Making a Difference in Theory brings together original work from an international group of authors on the roles of theory in educational research and practice. The book discusses the different roles theory plays, can play and should play, both from a historical perspective and in light of contemporary discussions and developments. Particular attention... 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...

  • 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...

  • Inventions of Teachingby Brent Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95

    Inventions of Teaching: A Genealogy is a powerful examination of current metaphors for and synonyms of teaching. It offers an account of the varied and conflicting influences and conceptual commitments that have contributed to contemporary vocabularies--and that are in some ways maintained by those vocabularies, in spite of inconsistencies and incompatibilities... more...

  • Trends Shaping Educationby OECD Publishing; Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 33.00

    This new biennial publication presents the latest available information on 26 major current trends in education, grouped in 9 broad themes (ageing, global challenges, the new economic landscape, work and jobs, the learning society, ICT, citizenship and the state, social connections and values, and sustainable affluence). For each trend,... more...

  • Education Studiesby Steve Bartlett; Diana M Burton

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 55.00

    This key text provides an overview of current theoretical issues, areas of study and major themes that are covered in education studies programmes. Prominent contributors in each field provide students with a solid grounding in the areas they will be studying and point the way to further successful study. Also by same author Introduction to... more...

  • The Educated Mindby Kieran Egan

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 27.50

    The Educated Mind offers a bold and revitalizing new vision for today's uncertain educational system. Kieran Egan reconceives education, taking into account how we learn. He proposes the use of particular "intellectual tools"?such as language or literacy?that shape how we make sense of the world. These mediating tools generate successive kinds of... more...

  • Education Todayby OECD Publishing; Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 32.00

    This book presents OECD's main messages regarding the current state of education. Organised into nine sections, this report examines early childhood, schooling, transitions beyond initial education, higher education, adult education, lifelong learning, outcomes and returns, equity, and innovation. Each section offers both key findings and... more...

  • Complexity Theory and the Philosophy of Educationby Mark Mason

    Wiley 2009; US$ 39.95

    A collection of scholarly essays, Complexity Theory and the Philosophy of Education provides an accessible theoretical introduction to the topic of complexity theory while considering its broader implications for educational change. Explains the contributions of complexity theory to philosophy of education, curriculum, and educational research... more...