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  1. Psychopathology at School

    Theorizing mental disorders in education

    By Valerie Harwood, Julie Allan

    Series: Theorizing Education

    Psychopathology at School provides a timely response to concerns about the rising numbers of children whose behaviour is recognised and understood as a medicalised condition, rather than simply as poor behaviour caused by other factors. It is the first scholarly analysis of psychopathology which...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Durkheim and Modern Education

    Edited by W.S.F. Pickering, Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume explores Durkheim's place in modern educational thought at three different levels: * Durkheim's ideas on education are analyzed and placed in the context of modern society * current educational issues are explored using a Durkheimian framework * Durkheim's thought is related to that of...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Radical Equality in Education

    Starting Over in U.S. Schooling

    By Joanne Larson

    Tinkering with the current educational system from within has not provided a just and equitable education for all children. In this book, acclaimed education theorist Joanne Larson poses basic questions about the nature and purpose of schooling. Proposing that what is needed is a new purpose that...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Islamic Education and Indoctrination

    The Case in Indonesia

    By Charlene Tan

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Islamic schools, especially madrasahs, have been viewed as sites of indoctrination for Muslim students and militants. Some educators and parents in the United States have also regarded introductory courses on Islam in some public schools as indoctrinatory. But what do we mean by "indoctrination"?...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Education and the Politics of Becoming

    Edited by Diana Masny, David R Cole

    This collection examines education in the light of a politics of becoming. It takes a non-hierarchical transdisciplinary approach, challenging the macropolitics of pre-established governmental and economic agendas for education. Drawing on the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, the...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Confessing Society

    Foucault, Confession and Practices of Lifelong Learning

    By Andreas Fejes, Magnus Dahlstedt

    "I highly appreciate the quality of Fejes’ and Dahlstedt’s research and writing. They manage to present in a comprehensible way some essential concepts of Foucault that help us to understand better what practices of lifelong learning, in a broad sense, are emerging nowadays in advanced liberal...

    Published January 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Teacher Training and the Education of Black Children

    Bringing Color into Difference

    By Uvanney Maylor

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book is designed to challenge dominant educational discourses on the underachievement of Black children and to engender new understandings in initial teacher education (ITE) about Black children's education and achievement. Based in empirical case study work and theoretical insights drawn from...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Democratic Education as a Curricular Problem

    Historical Consciousness and the Moralizing Limits of the Present

    By Daniel Friedrich

    Series: Routledge Cultural Studies in Knowledge, Curriculum, and Education

    By repositioning democratic education not as something that can be achieved by following a certain, proven process, but as an inherently paradoxical enterprise in its dealings with the tension between schooling as the intentional production of citizens and the uncertainties of democracy, an...

    Published December 27th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Pleasure in Sexuality Education

    Pleasure Bound

    Edited by Louisa Allen, Mary Lou Rasmussen, Kathleen Quinlivan

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Pleasure and desire have been important components of the vision for sexuality education for over 20 years. This book argues that there has been a lack of scrutiny over the political motivations that underpin research supportive of pleasure and desire within comprehensive sexuality education. In...

    Published December 27th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Global Perspectives on Spirituality and Education

    Edited by Jacqueline Watson, Marian de Souza, Ann Trousdale

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    In recent decades, and around the world, much attention has been given to the role of spirituality in the education of children and young people. While educationalists share many common goals and values in nurturing the spiritual lives of children and young people, national and regional cultures,...

    Published December 26th 2013 by Routledge