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  • Toward Wholenessby Mary Caroline Richards

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 19.99

    A fascinating study about a uniquely artistic individual. more...

  • The Crossing Pointby Mary Caroline Richards

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 16.99

    A stunning example of poetic questioning. more...

  • Rancire, Public Education and the Taming of Democracyby Maarten Simons; Jan Masschelein

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    Rancière, Public Education and the Taming of Democracy introduces the political and educational ideas of Jacques Rancière, a leading philosopher increasingly important in educational theory. In light of his ideas, the volume explores the current concern for democracy and equality in relation to education. The book introduces and discusses... more...

  • Leaders Make the Futureby Robert Johansen

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2012; US$ 29.95

    We are in a time of accelerating disruptive change. In a VUCA world?one characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity?traditional leadership skills won't be enough, noted futurist Bob Johansen argues. Drawing on the latest forecasts from the Institute for the Future?the first futures think tank ever to outlive its forecasts?this... more...

  • 1814-Juli 1817by Rebekka Horlacher; Daniel Tröhler

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 252.00

    Der neue Band der Briefe an Pestalozzi umfasst die Zeit zwischen 1814 und Juli 1817 und damit das Ende Napoleons, den Wiener Kongress sowie die grosse europäische Wirtschaftskrise der Jahre 1816/17. Letztere wirkte sich ökonomisch nachteilig auf Pestalozzis Anstalt aus, die aufgrund der öffentlichen Fehden der Mitarbeiter ohnehin einen... more...

  • In the Mirror of the Pastby Ivan Illich

    Marion Boyars 1991; US$ 22.99

    During the 1980s Ivan Illich added another dimension to his thought through the study of Medieval history. In the current volume he aims to demonstrate the extent to which the groundwork for the institutions that characterize our world today was laid in the twelfth century. The topics with which Illich engages center on health, housing, schooling,... more...

  • The Global Reception of John Dewey's Thoughtby Rosa Bruno-Jofré; Jürgen Schriewer

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume explores the reception of John Dewey?s ideas in various historical and geographical settings such as Japan, China, Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Spain, Russia, and Germany, analyzing how and why Dewey?s thought was interpreted in various ways according to mediating local discursive and ideological configurations and formations. more...

  • The Logic of Education (RLE Edu K)by Paul H Hirst; R S Peters

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the implications for the curriculum, for teaching and for the authority structure of schools and colleges of an analysis of ?education? in which the development of knowledge and understanding is accorded a central position. The book explains what philosophy of education is, and by concentrating on its central concepts, initiates... more...

  • Plato and Education (RLE Edu K)by Robin Barrow

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This introduction to Plato?s philosophical and educational thought examines Plato?s views and relates them to issues and questions that occupy philosophers of education. Robin Barrow stresses the relevance of Plato today, while introducing the student both to Plato?s philosophy and to contemporary educational debate. In the first part of the book... more...

  • Theory & Practice in Education (RLE Edu K)by R F Dearden

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The main concern of the volume is the relation of theory to practice in education but the book also reviews the state of educational theory, and its relation to politics. Beginning with a group of papers on specific areas of the relation between theory and practice, the book goes on to discuss aspects of the curriculum, such as curricular principles... more...