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  1. Educational Administration and Leadership

    Theoretical Foundations

    Edited by David Burgess, Paul Newton

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

    This volume provides diverse perspectives and paradigms in educational administration and leadership. Focusing on particular philosophical and theoretical schools of thought, it traces the contemporary history of debates in the field while also exploring emerging, non-traditional schools for...

    Published December 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Pedagogy, Praxis and Purpose in Education

    By C.M. Mulcahy, D.E. Mulcahy, D.G. Mulcahy

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Recent years have shown the growth of federal legislation and programs having a profound impact on educational policy and practice, and a decline in reliance on broadly based educational justifications. Paralleling this development has been the emergence of well-endowed and influential private...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Universities in the Flux of Time

    An exploration of time and temporality in university life

    Edited by Paul Gibbs, Oili-Helena Ylijoki, Carolina Guzmán-Valenzuela, Ronald Barnett

    Higher education and the institution of the university exist in time, their essential nature now continually subject to change: change in students, in knowledge, in structure and in their own communities and those they service. These changes are accompanied by a quickening of time, leading to...

    Published December 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Education, Nature, and Society

    By Stephen Gough

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Environmental issues continue to divide opinion, sometimes in extreme ways. Almost everyone agrees that education has a role to play in ensuring the future of humanity on Earth. Some think we should all learn to leave a minimal environmental footprint; others argue that education should promote...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Education, Knowledge and Truth

    Beyond the Postmodern Impasse

    Edited by David Carr

    This collection aims to explore different conceptions of epistemological inquiry and their influence on pedagogy and the curricular content of primary and secondary education. It is arguable that curriculum policy makers have continued to subscribe to a foundationalist paradigm of rational...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Between Truth and Freedom

    Rousseau and our contemporary political and educational culture

    By Kenneth Wain

    Series: New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

    This book engages in a broad reading of Rousseau’s writings on educational and political thought in order to explore and address the competing demands of the enculturation and individuation of the young in Western societies. Although Rousseau’s Emile has been frequently utilised in educational...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Dewey

    By Steven Fesmire

    Series: The Routledge Philosophers

    John Dewey (1859 - 1952) was the dominant voice in American philosophy through the World Wars, the Great Depression, and the nascent years of the Cold War. With a professional career spanning three generations and a profile that no public intellectual has operated on in the U.S. since, Dewey's...

    Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy and Education

    An introduction to key questions and themes

    By Joanna Haynes, Ken Gale, Melanie Parker

    Series: Foundations of Education Studies

    Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to philosophy and education. It skilfully guides readers through this challenging and sometimes complex area bringing key philosophical ideas and questions to life in the context and practice of...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Political Classroom

    Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education

    By Diana E. Hess, Paula McAvoy

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Helping students develop their ability to deliberate political questions is an essential component of democratic education, but introducing political issues into the classroom is pedagogically challenging and raises ethical dilemmas for teachers. Diana E. Hess and Paula McAvoy argue that teachers...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 November 13th 2014 by Routledge