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- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 54.99
The intellectual and social theorist Yukichi Fukuzawa wrote An Encouragement of Learning (1872–1876) as a series of pamphlets as he completed his critical masterpiece, An Outline of a Theory of Civilization (1875). Closely linked, the two texts illustrate the core tenets of Fukuzawa?s theoretical outlook: freedom and equality as inherent to human... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95
Sandra Smidt takes the reader on a journey through the key concepts of Lev Vygotsky, one of the twentieth century?s most influential theorists in the field of early education. His ground-breaking principles of early learning and teaching are unpicked here using every-day language, and critical links between his fascinating ideas are revealed. Introducing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
Robin Barrow has been one of the leading philosophers of education for more than forty years. This book is a critical but appreciative examination of his work by some of the leading philosophers of education at work today, with responses from Professor Barrow. It will focus on his work on curriculum, the analytic tradition in philosophy, education... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95
Experiencing Dewey: Insights for Today?s Classroom offers an inspiring introduction to one of the most seminal figures in the field of education. In this collection of essays, contemporary authors consider their favorite quotations from John Dewey?s bountiful works and share how Dewey has impacted their teaching practices. Responses are organized... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Martin Buber (1878-1965) is considered one of the 20th century?s greatest thinkers and his contributions to philosophy, theology and education are testimony to this. His thought is founded on the idea that people are capable of two kinds of relations, namely I-Thou and I-It , emphasising the centrality of dialogue in all spheres of human life.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 28.95
Sandra Smidt takes the reader on a journey through the key concepts of Jerome Bruner, a significant figure in the field of early education whose work has spanned almost a century. His wide-ranging and innovative principles of early learning and teaching are unpicked here using everyday language and the links between his ideas and those of other key... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00
The fifth volume of Letters to Pestalozzi includes the period from August 1817 to 1820, a time marked by extreme poverty but also by the emergence of the Restoration, especially in Prussia. These turbulent economic, political, and personal events are reflected in Pestalozzi?s correspondence. After many unsuccessful attempts, Pestalozzi was finally... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95
All the great ideals that gave life meaning in earlier societies - God, the nation, revolution, freedom, democracy - are in disarray today, questioned by many and rejected by those who have lost faith in them. But there is another value, rooted in the birth of the modern family and in the passage from traditional to modern marriage, that has transformed... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2013; US$ 19.99
Melissa Lucashenko's 'Sinking Below Sight: Down and out in Brisbane and Logan', detailing urban poverty in the area known as the 'Black Belt' won the 2013 Walkley Award for a long feature. Griffith REVIEW's tenth anniversary edition features Australia's best writers tackling the underlying forces that will shape the next decade: sustainability,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95
Vygotsky?s legacy in education is enduring and prolific, influencing educational research and scholarship in areas as far ranging child development, language and literacy development, bilingual education, and learning disabilities to name but a few. In this accessible, introductory volume, renowned Vygtosky authority Luis C. Moll presents a summary... more...