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  • Hegemony and Education Under Neoliberalismby Peter Mayo

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    Based in a holistic exposition and appraisal of Gramsci?s writings that are of relevance to education in neoliberal times, this book--rather than simply applying Gramsci's theories to issues in education--argues that education constitutes the leitmotif of his entire oeuvre and lies at the heart of his conceptualization of the ancient Greek term hegemony... more...

  • Montessori Pädagogik und Waldorfpädagogik ? Gemeinsamkeiten und Unterschiede: Einführung in Theorien und Praktikenby Gloria Strohmaier

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 18.27

    Um die Wende vom 19. zum 20. Jahrhundert stand das autoritäre System der traditionellen Schule immer wieder im Blickpunkt der Kritik. Dies wiederum führte zu zahllosen neuen methodischen Ansätzen und Schulformen. Es entwickelten sich einige neue Alternativen zur bisherigen Pädagogik. Unter anderem resultierten daraus die Schulformen Montessori- und... more...

  • Between Truth and Freedomby Kenneth Wain

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book engages in a broad reading of Rousseau?s writings on educational and political thought in order to explore and address the competing demands of the enculturation and individuation of the young in Western societies. Although Rousseau?s Emile has been frequently utilised in educational debate, much of his other work has been largely neglected,... more...

  • Edusemioticsby Andrew Stables; Inna Semetsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Edusemiotics addresses an emerging field of inquiry, educational semiotics, as a philosophy of and for education. Using "sign" as a unit of analysis, educational semiotics amalgamates philosophy, educational theory and semiotics. Edusemiotics draws on the intellectual legacy of such philosophers as John Dewey, Charles Sanders Peirce, Gilles Deleuze... more...

  • Freire and Educationby Antonia Darder

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    One of the most influential educational philosophers of our times, Paulo Freire contributed to a revolutionary understanding of education as an empowering and democratizing force in the lives of the disenfranchised. In this deeply personal introduction to the man and his ideas, Antonia Darder reflects on how Freire?s work has illuminated her own life... more...

  • Education, Philosophy and Well-beingby Judith Suissa; Carrie Winstanley; Roger Marples

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    John White is one of the leading philosophers of education currently working in the Anglophone world. Since first joining the London Institute of Education in 1965, he has made significant contributions to the landscape of the discipline through his teaching, research and numerous publications. His academic work encompasses a broad range of rich philosophical... more...

  • Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy of Educationby M. Andrew Holowchak

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Thomas Jefferson had a profoundly advanced educational vision that went hand in hand with his political philosophy - each of which served the goal of human flourishing. His republicanism marked a break with the conservatism of traditional non-representative governments, characterized by birth and wealth and in neglect of the wants and needs of the... more...

  • Introducing Freireby Sandra Smidt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The famous Brazilian educator Paulo Freire has influenced educators, teachers and students in a broad tapestry of contexts and countries, as he challenged conventional thinking on how teachers ought to teach and learners ought to learn. By making his ideas accessible and relevant, this insightful and thought-provoking text draws out the relevance... more...

  • The CRAF-E4 Family Engagement Modelby Iheoma Iruka; Stephanie Curenton; Winnie Eke

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 34.95

    This book lays out how mental health practitioners can best engage parents in their children's education for the child?s best educational outcome. The book presents several different engagement strategies, allowing for differences in socio-political, cultural, and parental beliefs and understandings. Topics include information from early childhood,... more...

  • Philosophieunterrichtby Michael Fröhlich; Klaus Langebeck; Eberhard Ritz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 13.58

    Das Buch zeigt, wie eine Gemeinschaft von Denkenden entstehen kann, die Fragen nach den Grundlagen menschlicher Wirklichkeit nachgeht und zu philosophischer Orientierung gelangt.. Eswerden 26 typische Situationen des Philosophieunterrichts aufgegriffen: Aus Lehrerperspektive werden die durch die Situation gestellten Aufgaben und die dazu gehörenden... more...