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  1. Spirituality, Philosophy and Education

    Edited by David Carr, John Haldane

    The possibilities and importance of a spiritual dimension to education are subjects receiving increased consideration from educational practitioners, policymakers and philosophers. Spirituality, Philosophy and Education brings together contributions to the debate by a team of renowned philosophers...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Methods in Philosophy of Education

    Edited by Frieda Heyting, Dieter Lenzen, John White

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This important new book presents a 'dual strand' argument: Firstly, it gives a comprehensive account of methods in philosophy of education, with leading international figures in the field of writing from a variety of methodological and epistemological perspectives. Secondly, it examines their...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Philosophical Discussion in Moral Education

    The Community of Ethical Inquiry

    By Tim Sprod

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    In recent years there has been an increase in the number of calls for moral education to receive greater public attention. In our pluralist society, however, it is difficult to find agreement on what exactly moral education requires. Philosophical Discussion in Moral Education develops a detailed...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Introducing Freire

    A guide for students, teachers and practitioners

    By Sandra Smidt

    The famous Brazilian educator Paulo Freire has influenced educators, teachers and students in a broad tapestry of contexts and countries, as he challenged conventional thinking on how teachers ought to teach and learners ought to learn. By making his ideas accessible and relevant, this insightful...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. An Introduction to the History of Educational Theories (Routledge Revivals)

    By Oscar Browning

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    An Introduction to the History of Educational Theories, first published in 1881, offers a comprehensive overview of the most notable approaches to education throughout Western history, from Athens and Rome to the Victorian public school. Exploring not only the still famous theories of Plato and...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Ethics and Academic Freedom in Educational Research

    Edited by Pat Sikes, Heather Piper

    Formal ethical review of research proposals is now almost the default requirement for all – staff and students – planning research under the auspices of colleges and universities in many parts of the world. With notable exceptions, the extant literature discussing educational research ethics takes...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Citizenship Education around the World

    Local Contexts and Global Possibilities

    Edited by John Petrovic, Aaron Kuntz

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    Though certainly not a new idea, citizenship education manifests in unique and often unpredictable ways in our contemporary neoliberal era. The question of what it means to be a productive and recognized citizen must now be understood simultaneously along both global and local lines. This edited...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Affirmative Action Matters

    Creating opportunities for students around the world

    Edited by Laura Dudley Jenkins, Michele S. Moses

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    Affirmative Action Matters focuses specifically on affirmative action policies in higher education admissions, the sphere that has been the most controversial in many of the nations that have such policies. It brings together distinguished scholars from diverse nations to examine and discuss the...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Refocusing the Self in Higher Education

    A Phenomenological Perspective

    By Glen Sherman

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    In higher education literature, theories of learning and development have largely been adapted from psychology to the exclusion of basic insights from philosophy. This volume addresses the gaps in higher education’s theoretical base created by this inattention to philosophy and reflects...

    Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Moral and Character Education

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Larry Nucci, Tobias Krettenauer, Darcia Narvaez

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    There is widespread agreement that schools should contribute to the moral development and character formation of their students. In fact, 80% of US states currently have mandates regarding character education. However, the pervasiveness of the support for moral and character education masks a high...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge