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Education : Philosophy & Social Aspects


The Middle School Mind: Growing Pains In Early Adolescent Brains - , Sharon Neuman

This book is a must read for anyone in close proximity to middle schoolers. Using actual events from the lives of real teenagers, the authors (a middle school principal and a child neuropsychologist) combine perspectives to provide an engaging, li......

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Anarchist Pedagogies: Collective Actions, Theories, And Critical Reflections On Education

Important and challenging issues in the area of anarchism and education are presented in this history of egalitarian and free-school practices. From Francisco Ferrer’s modern schools in Spain and the Work People’s College in the United......

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Acting White: The Ironic Legacy Of Desegregation - Stuart Buck

Commentators from Bill Cosby to Barack Obama have observed the phenomenon of black schoolchildren accusing studious classmates of “acting white.” How did this contentious phrase, with roots in Jim Crow-era racial discord, become a part......

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The Art Of Freedom: Teaching The Humanities To The Poor - Earl Shorris

A conversation in a prison cell sparks an ambitious undertaking to attack the roots of long-term poverty. Seeking answers to the toughest questions about poverty in the United States, Earl Shorris had looked everywhere. At last, one resounding ans......

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Beyond Learning By Doing: Theoretical Currents In Experiential Education - Jay W. Roberts

What is experiential education? What are its theoretical roots? Where does this approach come from? Offering a fresh and distinctive take, this book is about going beyond "learning by doing" through an exploration of its underlying theoretical cur......

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Educational Experiences Of Hidden Homeless Teenagers: Living Doubled-up - Ronald E. Hallett

Homeless youth face countless barriers that limit their ability to complete a high school diploma and transition to postsecondary education. Their experiences vary widely based on family, access to social services, and where they live. More than h......

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Knowledge And Virtue In Teaching And Learning: The Primacy Of Dispositions - Hugh Sockett

The challenge this book addresses is to demonstrate how, in teaching content knowledge, the development of intellectual and moral dispositions as virtues is not merely a good idea, or peripheral to that content, but deeply embedded in the logic of......

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Knowledge And Virtue In Teaching And Learning: The Primacy Of Dispositions - Hugh Sockett

The challenge this book addresses is to demonstrate how, in teaching content knowledge, the development of intellectual and moral dispositions as virtues is not merely a good idea, or peripheral to that content, but deeply embedded in the logic of......

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Richard Rorty: Education, Philosophy, And Politics - , Jr. Ghiraldelli, Paulo

This distinctive collection by scholars from around the world focuses upon the cultural, educational, and political significance of Richard Rorty's thought. The nine essays which comprise the collection examine a variety of related themes: Rorty's......

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Strange Love: Or How We Learn To Stop Worrying And Love The Market - , Kenneth J. Saltman

Saltman and Goodman show how corporate-produced curricula, films, and corporate-promoted books often use depictions of family love, childhood innocence, and compassion in order to sell the public on policies that ironically put the profit of multi......

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Education In A Post-metaphysical World: Rethinking Educational Policy And Practice Through Jurgen Habermas' Discourse Morality - Christopher Martin

What does it mean to say that a person has been educated? This question forms the basis of global education policy debates; from the way governments establish funding for national school systems, to the way children are treated in the classroom. S......

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Educating The Postmodern Child: The Struggle For Learning In A World Of Virtual Realities - Fiachra Long

Educatingthe Postmodern Childtraces the philosophical challenges posed by children living in an informationage. Fiachra Long exploresthe construction of childhood in today's society arguing that the postmodernchild is exposed to the public world b......

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Acts Of Knowing: Critical Pedagogy In, Against And Beyond The University - , Gurnam Singh

This provocative book's starting point is a deep and profound concern about the commodification of knowledge within the contemporary university.Acts of Knowing aims to provide readers with a means of understanding the issues from the perspective o......

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Maria Montessori: A Critical Introduction To Key Themes And Debates - Marion O'donnell

Maria Montessori considers the origins of Montessori education, examines the key themes of this philosophy of education and explores the relevance of Montessori practices today. Montessori students aged 3-18 study in a stress-free environment with......

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