Foundations of Education

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The Politics of Inquiry

Argues against the “culture of science” currently dominating education discourse and in favor of a more critical understanding of various modes of inquiry.

Deweyan Inquiry

Presents John Dewey’s theory of inquiry and applies it to various areas of the primary, middle, and secondary school curricula.

A Measure of Failure

Asks how and why standardized tests have become the ubiquitous standard by which educational achievement and intelligence are measured.

Educating for Human Rights and Global Citizenship

Edited by Ali A. Abdi & Lynette Shultz
Subjects: Education

Essays that highlight the role of education in bringing about inclusive citizenship and human rights norms.

Teacher and Comrade

By Alan Wieder
Subjects: Education

A biographical/narrative study of oppression, racism, and resistance in twentieth-century South Africa through the life of Richard Dudley, a teacher/politico.

Late to Class

Looks at the educational experiences of poor, working class, and middle class students against the backdrop of complicated class stratification in a shifting global economy.

The Well of Being

Offers a sweeping review of conceptions of and approaches to childhood.

Caring in an Unjust World

Looks at the ways in which social structures and relationships within schools define, enable, or constrain an ethic of caring, especially for historically marginalized groups of students.