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The Global Reception of John Dewey's Thought

Multiple Refractions Through Time and Space

Edited by Rosa Bruno-Jofré, Jürgen Schriewer

Routledge – 2012 – 272 pages

Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

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Description

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.

Contents

Foreword Joan Jardin and John Olson Acknowledgments Rosa Bruno-Jofré 1. Deweyan Thought Refracted Through Time and Space: Studies on the Trans-Continental Dissemination and Culture-Specific Re-Contextualization of Educational Knowledge Jürgen Schriewer Part I: Reading Dewey in the Hispanic American World: Legitimizing Modernization 2. The Readings of John Dewey’s Work and the Intersection of Catholicism: The Cases of the Institución Libre de Enseñanza and the Thesis of Father Alberto Hurtado, S.J. on Dewey Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Gonzalo Jover 3. Dewey in Argentina (1916-1946): Tradition, Intention, and Situation in the Production of a Selective Reading Marcelo Caruso and Inés Dussel 4. Ruralizing Dewey: The American Friend, Internal Colonization, and the Action School in Post-Revolutionary Mexico (1921-1940) Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Carlos Martínez Valle Part II: Reception and Appropriation of Dewey’s Ideas in East Asia 5. The Chinese Dewey: Friend, Fiend, and Flagship Barbara Schulte 6. Re-Contextualizing Foreign Influence in Japan’s Educational History: The (Re)Reception of John Dewey Jeremy Rappleye Part III: Dewey in the Luso-Afro-Brazilian Space 7. Diffusion-Reception Networks of Pedagogical Knowledge: The Circulation of John Dewey’s Educational Discourse in the Luso-Afro-Brazilian Space Ana Isabel Madeira Part IV: Political and Social Contours Framing the Uptaking of Dewey’s Ideas in Western and Eastern Europe 8. John Dewey and the Development of Education in Russia Before 1930: Report on a Forgotten Reception Irina Mchitarjan 9. A "New Republic"? The Debate Between John Dewey and Walter Lippmann and its Reception in Pre- and Postwar Germany Norbert Grube. Afterword: Intersections, Oppositions, and Configurations in the Transnational Readings of Dewey James Scott Johnston

Author Bio

Rosa Bruno-Jofré is a professor and former dean at the Faculty of Education, Queen’s University, Canada.

Jürgen Schriewer is Professor of Comparative Education and Head of the Comparative Education Centre at Humboldt University, Berlin.

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Description: Edited by Rosa Bruno-Jofré, Jürgen Schriewer. 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...
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