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  • Durkheim and Modern Educationby W.S.F. Pickering; Geoffrey Walford

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    This volume explores Durkheim's place in modern educational thought at three different levels: * Durkheim's ideas on education are analyzed and placed in the context of modern society * current educational issues are explored using a Durkheimian framework * Durkheim's thought is related to that of modern educational theorists to reveal his enduring... more...

  • Fifty Modern Thinkers on Educationby Liora Bresler; David Cooper; Joy Palmer

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 35.95

    Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education looks at fifty of the twentieth century's most significant contributors to the debate on education. Among those included are: * Pierre Bourdieu * Elliot Eisner * Hans J. Eysenck * Michel Focault * Henry Giroux * Jurgen Habermas * Susan Isaacs * A.S. Neill * Herbert Read * Simone Weill. Together with Fifty Major... more...

  • The Passionate Mind of Maxine Greeneby William F. Pinar

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    Maxine Greene is the most important philosopher of education in the United States today. The author of Teacher as Stranger (1973), Landscapes of Learning (1978), Dialectic of Freedom (1988), and Releasing the Imagination (1995), Greene has influenced tens of thousands of teachers in North America as well as her colleagues in philosophy of education,... more...

  • Philosophers on Educationby Amelie Rorty

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 51.95

    Philosophers on Education offers us the most comprehensive available history of philosopher's views and impacts on the directions of education. As Amelie Rorty explains, in describing a history of education, we are essentially describing and gaining the clearest understanding of the issues that presently concern and divide us. The essays in this... more...

  • The Development and Education of the Mindby Howard Gardner

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 50.95

    Leading American psychologist and educator Howard Gardner has assembled his most important writings about education. Spanning over thirty years, this collection reveals the thinking, the concepts and the empirical research that have made Gardner one of the most respected and cited educational authorities of our time. Trained originally as a psychologist... more...

  • The Power of Paideia Schoolsby Terry Roberts; the Staff of the National Paideia Center

    ASCD 1998; US$ 17.95

    Since 1988 the National Paideia Center (NPC) at The University of North Carolina has encouraged and supported a dramatic resurgence in Paideia education. In The Power of Paideia Schools: Defining Lives Through Learning, NPC Director Terry Roberts and his coauthors cite schools throughout the United States as they provide a blueprint for the Paideia... more...

  • Education, Literacy, and Humanizationby Peter. Roberts

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 111.00

    A critical introduction to the work of Paulo Friere. The author adopts a holistic approach in exploring the ontological, epistemological, ethical and pedagogical dimensions of Freire's thought, and discusses his approach to adult literacy education. more...

  • Border Crossingsby Henry A. Giroux

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    The concept of border and border crossing has important implications for how we theorize cultural politics, power, ideology, pedagogy and critical intellectual work. This completely revised and updated edition takes these areas and draws new connections between postmodernism, feminism, cultural studies and critical pedagogy. Highly relevant to the... more...

  • Inventing the Modern Self and John Deweyby Thomas S. Popkewitz

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 40.00

    This collection includes original studies from scholars from thirteen nations, who explore the epistemic features figured in John Dewey's writings in his discourses on public schooling. Pragmatism was one of the weapons used in the struggles about the development of the child who becomes the future citizen. The significance of Dewey in the book is... more...

  • Point of Viewby Edward H. Levi

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 17.50 US$ 14.88

    Edward H. Levi served the University of Chicago for most of his professional life, as a professor, dean of the law school, provost, and eventually president. Gathered here are fourteen talks he delivered between 1963 and 1969 that include such topics as the role of the university; the purposes of undergraduate and liberal education, professional... more...