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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...

  • 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...

  • Leaving Safe Harborsby Dennis Carlson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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 chapters addressing... more...

  • Pedagogy of Multiliteraciesby Heather Lotherington

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 120.00

    An intro. to Didaktic (the heart of thinking about teaching/teacher educ in Germany) for English-speaking readers, drawing on a range of writings assoc. w/ this tradition. Throws light on assumptions, characteristics, & weaknesses of curriculum thought.< 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...

  • Bringing the Froebel Approach to your Early Years Practiceby Helen Tovey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 22.95

    Bringing the Froebel Approach to your Early Years Practice looks at the founder of the kindergarten and his profound influence on provision and practice for young children today. The Froebelian approach is not a method but includes distinctive principles which shape and guide practice. This book includes: A discussion of key Froebelian... more...