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  • An Introduction to Philosophy of Educationby Ronald Woods; Robin Barrow

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 50.95

    This introductory text, now in its fourth edition, is a classic in its field. It shows, first and foremost, the importance of philosophy in educational debate and as a background to any practical activity such as teaching. What is involved in the idea of educating a person or the idea of educational success? What are the criteria for establishing... more...

  • Destroying the Republicby John Chodes

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95

    Jabez Curry was an aristocratic Alabamian. In the ante-bellum South he had a distinguished career in both the Alabama Assembly and the United States Congress. He tirelessly advocated the principles of state sovereignty and limited Federal Governmental pow more...

  • Education in the Era of Globalizationby Ilan Gur-Ze'ev

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 209.00

    Education seems to have lost its orientation in Western culture and is in disarray all over the globe in time of global transitions. Globalizing capitalism is the general headline for some of the most profound, deep and dramatic developments in our era that education must address. The response of educationalists is only in its beginning and there... more...

  • Critical Perspectives on bell hooksby Maria del Guadalupe Davidson; George Yancy

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 51.95

    Although bell hooks has long challenged the dominant paradigms of race, class, and gender, there has never been a comprehensive book critically reflecting upon this seminal scholar?s body of work. Her written works aim to transgress and disrupt those codes that exclude others as intellectually mediocre, and hooks? challenge to various hegemonic practices... more...

  • Antonio Gramsci (Routledge Revivals)by Harold Entwistle

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Antonio Gramsci is one of the few Marxist theoreticians to have considered the role and nature of education, yet paradoxically his revolutionary, political and social theory seems at odds with his conservative approach to the content and processes of schooling. This book, originally published in 1979, examines his educational, political and cultural... more...

  • On Educationby Bertrand Russell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 31.95

    Bertrand Russell is considered to be one of the most significant educational innovators of his time. In this influential and controversial work, Russell calls for an education that would liberate the child from unthinking obedience to parental and religious authority. He argues that if the basis of all education is knowledge wielded by love then society... more...

  • Dewey's Democracy and Education Revisitedby Patrick M. Jenlink

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 47.99

    This book presents a collection of contemporary discourses that reconsider the relationship of democracy as a political ideology and American ideal (i.e., Dewey's progressivist ideas) and education as the foundation of preparing democratic citizens in America. more...

  • Marcuse's Challenge to Educationby Douglas Kellner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 74.99

    Marcuse?s Challenge to Education, a collection of unpublished lecture notes by the thinker himself as well as essays by scholars who have explicated his theories, examines Herbert Marcuse?s ground-breaking critique of education as well as his own pedagogical alternatives. Edited by Douglas Kellner, this compilation provides an overview of the various... more...

  • Ideas for Educatorsby Nathan Eklund; Adrienne Gilby

    Search Institute Press 2009; US$ 39.95

    Written by two experienced teachers, this series of newsletters on CD-ROM offers educators and administrators a quick and easy way to learn and incorporate the Developmental AssetsŪ into daily teaching practices. The newsletters can be printed out from the CD-ROM or sent via e-mail as complete documents, modified to fit a school?s individual needs,... more...

  • Democracy and Educationby John Dewey

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    Democracy and Education: an introduction to the philosophy of education is a book written in 1916 by John Dewey. His recurrent and intertwining themes of education, democracy and communication are effectively summed up in the following excerpt from the first chapter, "Education as a Necessity of Life".— Excerpted from Wikipedia, the... more...