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1-6 of 6 results in New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)
This book clearly and comprehensively explores the capability of critical realism to throw new light on educational theory. It firstly investigates the convergence and divergence between two forms of critical realism, which have not previously been cross-examined. This task allows the book to...
Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge
An engagement with critical realism and cultural-historical activity theory
Critical Realist Activity Theory provides an exciting new contribution to the New Studies in Critical Realism and Education series by showing how the nature of learning is tantamount to the critical realist notion of the dialectic. The science of learning is too important to leave solely to the...
Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge
Around the world, what it is to be a university is a matter of much debate. The range of ideas of the university in public circulation is, however, exceedingly narrow and is dominated by the idea of the entrepreneurial university. As a consequence, the debate is hopelessly impoverished. Lurking in...
Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge
Education for First Peoples
Strong and Smart – Towards a Pedagogy for Emancipation tells the story of how Dr Chris Sarra overcame low expectations for his future to become an educator who has sought to change the tide of low expectations for other Indigenous students. The book draws upon Roy Bhaskar’s theory of Critical...
Published August 25th 2012 by Routledge
A Social Realist Argument
What should we teach in our schools and vocational education and higher education institutions? Is theoretical knowledge still important? This book argues that providing students with access to knowledge should be the raison d’être of education. Its premise is that access to knowledge is an issue...
Published January 10th 2012 by Routledge
This book addresses fundamental questions in relation to education and its epistemology. The position taken by the author is critical realist; and thus throughout the relationship between education and critical realism is foregrounded. Themes and issues that surface at different times in...
Published October 21st 2010 by Routledge
A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World: a philosophy for success through education
To Be Published November 14th 2014
Critical Realist Marxism of Education
To Be Published January 30th 2015
The Reformation and Beyond: Applying the morphogenetic approach to the study of educational change in a Nordic country
To Be Published June 15th 2015