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  • 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$ 41.95

    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...

  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Policy and Practiceby Jennifer Lavia; Michele Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a space in which struggles for indigenous knowledge within communities are articulated, valued, heard, and responded to. The volume takes change as its focus, yet acknowledges that the origins and significance of change are frequently found to be unsettling. Contributors explore different understandings of change that forge sustainable,... more...

  • The New Significance of Learningby Pádraig Hogan

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Should education be understood mainly as a practice in its own right, or is it essentially a subordinate affair to be shaped and controlled by a society?s powers-that-be? What difference does it make if students are chiefly viewed as recipients of a set of skills and knowledge, or as active participants in their own learning?? Does education have... more...

  • Philosophy of Education in the Era of Globalizationby Yvonne Raley; Gerhard Preyer

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Terrorism, ethnocentrism, religious tension, competition over limited resources, war - these are just a few of the problems and challenges that have emerged in today's global economy. Globalization both implies and requires economic interdependence; and this should bring with it a heightened sense of the interconnectedness of the participating societies.... more...

  • Makiguchi and Gandhiby Namrata Sharma

    UPA 2008; US$ 41.99

    Makiguchi and Gandhi explores ideas about Japanese educator Tsunesaburo Makiguchi (1871-1944) and Indian political leader Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) as examples of inspiration for large mass movements in the 20th century. Based on research done in Japan, India, Hawai'i, and the United Kingdom, this book breaks new ground by examining and theorizing... more...

  • What Do Philosophers Of Education Do (And How Do They Do It)by Claudia Ruitenberg

    Wiley 2010; US$ 41.95

    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... more...

  • 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...