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  • Education for a Democratic Societyby John Ryder; Gert-Ruediger Wegmarshaus

    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...

  • Writing the Nationby Cynthia Vanden Driesen

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 70.00

    The time for new approaches to White’s work is overdue. Central to the present study are Edward Said’s 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...

  • Pragmatism, Education, and Childrenby Michael Taylor; Helmut Schreier; Paulo Ghiraldelli

    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...

  • The Educational Legacy of Romanticismby John Willinsky

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95

    Papers of a conference held at the Calgary Institute of the Humanities, Oct. 13-18, 1988. more...

  • Liberalism, Education and Schoolingby T.H. McLaughlin

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 42.49

    A tribute collection of essays edited by author's colleagues and friends.… more...

  • Bildungby Kirsten Meyer

    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...

  • Kindlicher Spracherwerb im Deutschenby Christina Kauschke

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 559.00

    The volume begins with a review of the methods of modern language acquisition research, and then presents the basic stages in the acquisition of phonological, lexical, grammatical, and pragmatic skills. Following a detailed overview of the stages of language acquisition, various explanatory models are presented. The volume also contains... more...

  • Is Everybody Ready for Kindergarten?by Angèle Sancho Passe

    Redleaf Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    With the right tools, a successful transition from preschool to kindergarten is possible. more...

  • Teaching As A Reflective Practiceby Ian Westbury; Stefan Hopmann; Kurt Riquarts

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 120.00

    This volume presents a mix of translations of classical and modern papers from the German Didaktik tradition, newly prepared essays by German scholars and practitioners writing from within the tradition, and interpretive essays by U.S. scholars. It brings this tradition, which virtually dominated German curricular thought and teacher education until... more...

  • Wheels in the Headby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 160.00

    In this popular text, Joel Spring provocatively analyzes the ideas of traditional and non-traditional philosophers, from Plato to Paulo Freire, regarding the contribution of education to the creation of a democratic society. Each section focuses on an important theme: ?Autocratic and Democratic Forms of Education;? ?Dissenting Traditions in Education;?... more...