Historicizing Curriculum Studies, Pedagogy, and Teacher Education
Problematizing the "reason" of schooling as historical and political, in this book leading international and interdisciplinary scholars challenge the common sense of schooling and the relation of society, education, and curriculum studies. Examining the limits of contemporary notions of power and...
To Be Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge
The Social Functions of the Intellectual
This book explores the complex social assumptions and values that underlie research programmes about schools. The analysis of educational research draws upon American and European scholarships in the sociology of knowledge, social philosophy and the history and sociology of science. The discussion...
Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge
Education, Research and Policy: Steering the Knowledge-Based Economy
Series: World Yearbook of Education
This volume considers the ways in which educational research is being shaped by policy across the globe. Policy effects on research are increasingly influential, as policies in and beyond education drive the formation of a knowledge-based economy by supporting increased international...
Published March 26th 2012 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Research in Education
This book is a comparative history that explores the social, cultural, and political formation of the modern nation through the construction of public schooling. It asks how modern school systems arose in a variety of different republics and non-republics across four continents during the period...
Published March 22nd 2011 by Routledge
Science, Education, and Making Society by Making the Child
In Cosmopolitanism and the Age of School Reform, noted educationalist Thomas Popkewitz explores turn-of-the-century and contemporary pedagogical reforms while illuminating their complex relation to cosmopolitanism. Popkewitz highlights how policies that include "all children" and leave "no child...
Published October 11th 2007 by Routledge
Critical Essays on Knowledge and Schooling
Cultural History and Education brings together an outstanding group of the leading scholars in the study of the cultural history of education. These scholars, whose work represents a variety of national contexts from throughout Europe, Latin America, and North America, contribute to a growing...
Published March 21st 2001 by Routledge
Changing Terrains of Knowledge and Politics
This book examines critical theories in education research from various points of view in order to critique the relations of power and knowledge in education and schooling practices. It addresses social injustices in the field of education, while at the same time questioning traditional standards...
Published March 16th 1999 by Routledge