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  1. Ethical Foundations for Educational Administration

    Edited by Eugenie Samier

    Christopher Hodgkinson is one of the most important contributors to the field of educational administration. This collection of essays open up the philosophical foundations of ethical educational administration by reviewing his writings and exploring the ethical theories of major philosophers, as...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Passion to Learn

    An Inquiry into Autodidactism

    Edited by Joan Solomon

    This is the first book to provide a detailed overview and analysis of autodidactism, or self-education. Autodidacts' strong preference for teaching themselves is likely to manifest itself, in childhood, as a pronounced resistance to formal schooling. However, in later life, an autodidact's passion...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Religion, Education and Post-Modernity

    By Andrew Wright

    This book, the first to explore religious education and post-modernity in depth, sets out to provide a much needed examination of the problems and possibilities post-modernity raises for religious education.At once a general introduction to this topic and a distinctive contribution to the debate in...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge