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New and Published Books

  1. Towards a Theory of Schooling (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Hamilton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, Towards a Theory of Schooling explores and debates the relationship between school and society. It examines the form and function of one of humankind’s most important social institutions, following the cutting edge of pedagogic innovation from mainland Europe through the...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The “Reason” of Schooling

    Historicizing Curriculum Studies, Pedagogy, and Teacher Education

    Edited by Thomas S. Popkewitz

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    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...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Edusemiotics

    Semiotic philosophy as educational foundation

    By Andrew Stables, Inna Semetsky

    Series: New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

    Edusemiotics addresses an emerging field of inquiry, educational semiotics, as a philosophy of and for education. Using "sign" as a unit of analysis, educational semiotics amalgamates philosophy, educational theory and semiotics. Edusemiotics draws on the intellectual legacy of such philosophers as...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. An ABC of Early Childhood Education

    A guide to some of the key issues

    By Sandra Smidt

    This unique and engaging resource describes, critiques and analyses the significance of a wide range of contemporary and classic ideas about how young children learn. Organised in a handy A – Z format, best-selling author and early years expert Sandra Smidt: Traces back each idea to the roots of...

    Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Education, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals)

    By Harold Entwistle

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1970, this book considers the alleged distinction between ‘education for life’ and ‘education for work’ and exposes the fallacies on which this and other similar distinctions are based. It shows that ideas on this subject are inextricably intertwined with wider views on the...

    Published September 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. All the Best, Neill (Routledge Revivals)

    Letters from Summerhill

    Edited by Jonathan Croall

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A. S. Neill, founder of Summerhill, the most admired and most feared of all progressive schools, was famous as a schoolteacher, educational reformer, and author of illuminating and stylish books about education and the mind of the child. But few people know he was also a dedicated, prolific,...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Posthumanism and Educational Research

    Edited by Nathan Snaza, John Weaver

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Focusing on the interdependence between human, animal, and machine, posthumanism redefines the meaning of the human being previously assumed in knowledge production. This movement challenges some of the most foundational concepts in educational theory and has implications within educational...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Rethinking School Bullying

    Dominance, Identity and School Culture

    By Ronald B. Jacobson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book takes a new angle on a much-studied phenomenon, focusing on the role of domination and identity construction, understanding and self-knowledge, moral transformation and the social community, systems of training and hierarchy used by schooling, and the role they play in...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Science Teaching

    The Contribution of History and Philosophy of Science, 20th Anniversary Revised and Expanded Edition

    By Michael R. Matthews

    Science Teaching explains how history and philosophy of science contributes to the resolution of persistent theoretical, curricular, and pedagogical issues in science education. It shows why it is essential for science teachers to know and appreciate the history and philosophy of the subject they...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Education, Philosophy and Well-being

    New perspectives on the work of John White

    Edited by Judith Suissa, Carrie Winstanley, Roger Marples

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    John White is one of the leading philosophers of education currently working in the Anglophone world. Since first joining the London Institute of Education in 1965, he has made significant contributions to the landscape of the discipline through his teaching, research and numerous publications. His...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge