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  1. Transforming Thinking

    Philosophical Inquiry in the Primary and Secondary Classroom

    By Catherine C. McCall

    Essential reading for anyone who seeks to prepare active citizens for the twenty-first century, this long-awaited book considers Philosophical Inquiry, an empowering teaching method that can lead to significant improvements in confidence and articulacy, and produce positive effects in...

    Published March 24th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Education, Autonomy and Critical Thinking

    By Christopher Winch

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The concepts of autonomy and of critical thinking are of key importance in many contemporary accounts of the aims of education. Education, Autonomy and Critical Thinking analyzes their relationship to each other and to education, explores their roles in mortality and politics, and examines the part...

    Published March 6th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Movement and Experimentation in Young Children's Learning

    Deleuze and Guattari in Early Childhood Education

    By Liselott Mariett Olsson

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    In contemporary educational contexts young children and learning are tamed, predicted, supervised, controlled and evaluated according to predetermined standards. Contesting such intense governing of the learning child, this book argues that the challenge to practice and research is to find ways of...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Western Psychological and Educational Theory in Diverse Contexts

    Edited by Julian Elliott, Elena L. Grigorenko

    This book examines aspects of Western psychological and educational theory in relation to educational practice around the world, and considers the extent to which current understandings are truly applicable to a range of diverse settings. In so doing, it also seeks to question, where appropriate,...

    Published February 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  5. Critical Perspectives on bell hooks

    Edited by Maria del Guadalupe Davidson, George Yancy

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Although bell hooks has long challenged the dominant paradigms of race, class, and gender, there has never been a comprehensive book critically reflecting upon this seminal scholar’s body of work. Her written works aim to transgress and disrupt those codes that exclude others as intellectually...

    Published February 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking Contexts for Learning and Teaching

    Communities, Activites and Networks

    Edited by Richard Edwards, Gert Biesta, Mary Thorpe

    Now that learning is seen as lifelong and lifewide, what specifically makes a learning context? What are the resultant consequences for teaching practices when working in specific contexts? Drawing upon a variety of academic disciplines, Rethinking Contexts for Learning and Teaching explores some...

    Published February 6th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Philosophy of Education

    The Essential Texts

    Edited by Steven M. Cahn

    Philosophy of education is a study both of the aims of education and the most appropriate means of achieving those aims. This volume contains substantial selections from those works widely regarded as central to the development of the field. These are the "essential texts" that lay the...

    Published January 16th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Researching with Integrity

    The Ethics of Academic Enquiry

    By Bruce Macfarlane

    There is increased emphasis internationally on ethically sound research, and on good training for research supervisors. Researching with Integrity aims to identify what and how research can be undertaken ethically and with ‘virtue’ from initial conception of ideas through to dissemination. It...

    Published December 5th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Global Perspectives in the Geography Curriculum

    Reviewing the Moral Case for Geography

    By Alex Standish

    ‘For geographers across the globe this book provides the arguments for a return to the teaching of geography and why they should reject the politicisation of the subject by education policy makers and politicians. Standish’s careful critique shows the necessity of a depoliticised geography...

    Published October 7th 2008 by Routledge

  10. The History of Higher Education

    Edited by Roy Lowe

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    This new Major Work is a five-volume collection in Routledge’s Major Themes in Education series. It charts the history and development of higher education. Encompassing the period since 1760, the principal focus is on the late-eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, although more recent developments...

    Published September 25th 2008 by Routledge