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Democracy and Education Reconsidered

Dewey After One Hundred Years

By Jim Garrison, Stefan Neubert, Kersten Reich

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Format: Hardcover, 254 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 January 2016
Democracy and Education Reconsidered highlights the continued relevance of John Dewey's Democracy and Education while also examining the need to reconstruct and re-contextualize Dewey's educational philosophy for our time. The authors propose ways of revising Dewey's thought in light of the challenges facing contemporary education and society, and address other themes not touched upon heavily in Dewey's work, such as racism, feminism, post-industrial capitalism, and liquid modernity. As a final component, the authors integrate Dewey's philosophy with more recent trends in scholarship, including pragmatism, post-structuralism, and the works of other key philosophers and scholars.

Table of Contents

1. Education as a Necessity of Life 2. Education as a Social Function 3. Education as Interaction and Communication 4. Education as Growth 5. The Democratic Conception in Education 6. Aims and Competencies in Education 7. Interest, Discipline, and Power in Education 8. Contents, Relationships, and Methods in Education 9. Class, Race, Gender, and Disability 10. Capitals as Contexts of Education 11. The Way to Democratic Inclusion 12. Philosophy as Education: From Pragmatism to Constructivism

About the Author

Jim Garrison is Professor of Philosophy of Education at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. Stefan Neubert is Privatdozent (PR Dr.) at the Faculty of Human Sciences, University of Cologne. Kersten Reich is Professor of Educational Research at the University of Cologne.

EAN: 9781138939493
ISBN: 1138939498
Publisher: Routledge
Dimensions: 22.61 x 15.24 x 2.03 centimetres (0.45 kg)
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