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  1. Education, Professionalization and Social Representations

    On the Transformation of Social Knowledge

    Edited by Mohamed Chaib, Berth Danermark, Staffan Selander

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This book presents a broad range of research related to how social knowledge is shared, transmitted and transformed in the context of education and professional formation. The chapters of this edited collection reflect different theoretical and empirical approaches to that form of common-sense...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Education, Professionalism, and the Quest for Accountability

    Hitting the Target but Missing the Point

    By Jane Green

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This book focuses on education and its relation to professional accountability as viewed from two different, but not unrelated, perspectives. First, the book is about the work of professionals in schools and colleges (teachers, head teachers, leaders, principals, directors and educational managers,...

    Published August 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Global Reception of John Dewey's Thought

    Multiple Refractions Through Time and Space

    Edited by Rosa Bruno-Jofré, Jürgen Schriewer

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume explores the reception of John Dewey’s ideas in various historical and geographical settings such as Japan, China, Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Spain, Russia, and Germany, analyzing how and why Dewey’s thought was interpreted in various ways according to mediating local discursive and...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Higher Education in Liquid Modernity

    By Marvin Oxenham

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Based in sociologist Zygmunt Bauman’s theory of liquid modernity, this volume describes and critiques key aspects and practices of liquid education--education as market-driven consumption, short life span of useful knowledge, overabundance of information--through a systematic comparison...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Social Reconstruction Learning

    Dualism, Dewey and Philosophy in Schools

    By Jennifer Bleazby

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume argues that educational problems have their basis in an ideology of binary opposites often referred to as dualism, which is deeply embedded in all aspects of Western society and philosophy, and that it is partly because mainstream schooling incorporates dualism that it is unable to...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Cultural Diversity, Liberal Pluralism and Schools

    Isaiah Berlin and Education

    By Neil Burtonwood

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    With debates on the relationship between cultural diversity and the role of schools raging on both sides of the Atlantic, the time is apt for a philosophical work that shines new light on the issues involved and that brings a fresh perspective to a political and emotive discussion. Here Burtonwood...

    Published October 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Anarchism and Education

    A Philosophical Perspective

    By Judith Suissa

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Although there have been a few historical accounts of the anarchist school movement, there has been no systematic work on the philosophical underpinnings of anarchist educational ideas - until now. Anarchism and Education offers a philosophical account of the neglected tradition of anarchist...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Education, Science and Truth

    By Rasoul Nejadmehr

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    What is the main problem of contemporary education? Rasoul Nejadmehr argues that the cardinal problem with education is that it does not have an adequate notion of truth underpinning it. Thinkers mainly tend to veer towards two poles - absolutism and relativism. While a one-sided tendency...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Philosophy of Education in the Era of Globalization

    Edited by Yvonne Raley, Gerhard Preyer

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Terrorism, ethnocentrism, religious tension, competition over limited resources, war - these are just a few of the problems and challenges that have emerged in today's global economy. Globalization both implies and requires economic interdependence; and this should bring with it a heightened sense...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Moral Responsibility, Authenticity, and Education

    By Ishtiyaque Haji, Stefaan E. Cuypers

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The primary purpose of this book is to explain the distinction, on the one hand, between indoctrination and education, and, on the other, between responsibility-subverting manipulation and mere causation. Both are elucidated by an appeal to common ground, an account of when our motivations and...

    Published April 10th 2012 by Routledge