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- Wiley 2010; US$ 39.95
This volume of essays demonstrates and comments on philosophical methods in educational research. Offers a clear picture of what philosophers do when they study education Brings together a series of essays from an international cast of contributors from Canada, UK, Finland, and Cyprus Examines a range of new and established philosophical methods which... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 60.20
This book is the third volume of selected papers from the Central European Pragmatist Forum (CEPF). It deals with the general question of education, and the papers are organized into sections on Education and Democracy, Education and Values, Education and Social Reconstruction, and Education and the Self. The authors are among the leading specialists... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 70.00
The time for new approaches to Whites work is overdue. Central to the present study are Edward Saids ideas about the role of the intellectual (and the writer) of speaking truth to power, and also the importance of tracing the affiliations of a text and its embeddedness in the world. This approach is not incompatible... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 72.80
This book presents fourteen new essays by international scholars about the intersections between pragmatism, education, and philosophy with children. Pragmatism from its beginnings has sought a revolution in learning, and is itself a special kind of philosophy of education. What can the applications of pragmatism to pedagogy around the world teach... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 35.00
Education, knowledge, equal opportunity, autonomy and a good life. These are the keywords shaping current social debate. Is education just an economic program or does knowledge have a value in its own right? Does education promise autonomy and a good life? What educational goals should the state set? What does the decree of equal opportunity mean?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Based on case studies from public schools in Toronto, Canada, this book aims to develop a theory and practice of teaching multiliteracies in culturally diverse, linguistically heterogeneous urban classrooms. Lotherington argues that in a globalized world literacy must be reassessed on an international scale and multilingualism must be theorized - and... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 33.00
What does the OECD have to say about the state of education today? What are the main OECD messages on early childhood education, teacher policies and tertiary education? What about student performance, educational spending and equity in education? OECD work on these important education topics and others have been brought together in a single accessible... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
The history of education in the modern world is a history of transnational and cross-cultural influence. This collection explores those influences in (post) colonial and indigenous education across different geographical contexts. The authors emphasize how local actors constructed their own adaptation of colonialism, identity, and autonomy, creating... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
This book deals with contemporary epistemological questions, connecting Educational Philosophy with the field of Science- and Technology Studies. It can be understood as a draft of a general theory of world-disclosure, which is in its core a distinction between two forms of world-disclosure: experiment and exploration. These two forms have never been... more...