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  1. Foucault and a Politics of Confession in Education

    Edited by Andreas Fejes, Katherine Nicoll

    In liberal, democratic and capitalist societies today, we are increasingly invited to disclose our innermost thoughts to others. We are asked to turn our gaze inwards, scrutinizing ourselves, our behaviours and beliefs, while talking and writing about ourselves in these terms. This form of...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Flexibility and Lifelong Learning

    Policy, Discourse, Politics

    By Katherine Nicoll

    What can the politics of discourse tell us about the discourse of politics? How are flexibility and lifelong learning positioned within policy? Flexibility and lifelong learning have become key aspects of education policy in nation states and bodies such as the European Union and Organisation...

    Published August 28th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Foucault and Lifelong Learning

    Governing the Subject

    Edited by Andreas Fejes, Katherine Nicoll

    Over the last twenty years there has been increasing interest in the work of Michel Foucault in the social sciences and in particular with relation to education. This, the first book to draw on his work to consider lifelong learning, explores the significance of policies and practices of lifelong...

    Published January 16th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Rhetoric and Educational Discourse

    Persuasive Texts

    By Richard Edwards, Katherine Nicoll, Nicky Solomon, Robin Usher

    Educational policy is often dismissed as simply rhetoric and a collection of half truths. However, this is to underestimate the power of rhetoric and the ways in which rhetorical strategies are integral to persuasive acts. Through a series of illustrative chapters, this book argues that rather than...

    Published June 2nd 2004 by Routledge

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