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...
To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge
Historicizing Curriculum Studies, Pedagogy, and Teacher Education
Problematizing the "reason" of schooling as historical and political, leading international and interdisciplinary scholars bring together theory and practice to challenge the assumed common sense of schooling and the relation of society, education, and curriculum studies. Examining the limits of...
To Be Published September 30th 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 25th 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 21st 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 10th 2007 by Routledge