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New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

Series Editor: Roy Bhaskar

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  1. A Critical Realist Perspective of Education

    By Brad Shipway

    Series: 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Critical Realist Activity Theory

    An engagement with critical realism and cultural-historical activity theory

    By Iskra Nunez

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Imagining the University

    By Ronald Barnett

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    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 10th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Strong and Smart – Towards a Pedagogy for Emancipation

    Education for First Peoples

    By Chris Sarra

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    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 24th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Why Knowledge Matters in Curriculum

    A Social Realist Argument

    By Leesa Wheelahan

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Education, Epistemology and Critical Realism

    By David Scott

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    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 20th 2010 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Educating Muslims for a Multi-Faith World: a Practical Philosophy
    By Matthew L.N. Wilkinson
    To Be Published July 29th 2014
  2. Critical Realist Marxism of Education
    By Grant Banfield
    To Be Published January 29th 2015

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