Hegemony and education under neoliberalism : insights from by Gramsci, Antonio; Mayo, Peter

By Gramsci, Antonio; Mayo, Peter

Based in a holistic exposition and appraisal of Gramsci’s writings which are of relevance to schooling in neoliberal occasions, this book--rather than just employing Gramsci's theories to concerns in education--argues that schooling constitutes the leitmotif of his whole oeuvre and lies on the middle of his conceptualization of the traditional Greek time period hegemony that used to be utilized by different political theorists prior to him. ranging from this knowing, the publication is going directly to evaluate Gramsci's theories with these of later thinkers within the improvement of a serious pedagogy that may confront neoliberalism in all its forms.

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Philosophy's Higher Education by Nigel Tubbs

By Nigel Tubbs

This publication deals a re-reading of the philosophies of Kant, Hegel, Heidegger, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche and Rosenzweig. It argues that in the constitution in their considering lies a idea of absolutely the that are known as philosophy’s greater schooling. This better schooling is contained inside and arises out of dualisms which are important to the paintings of every philosopher: formation and finality (Kant), grasp and slave (Hegel), being and time (Heidegger), recollection and repetition (Kierkegaard), will to energy and everlasting go back (Nietzsche), and hearth and rays (Rosenzweig). The publication argues that the dualisms have a speculative and for this reason an academic importance which underpins the coherence of every philosopher, and indicates how, in each one case, there subsists a thought of philosophy’s better schooling. the results of this research, for this reason, isn't just an intensive re-interpretation of those philosophers, but additionally an formidable test at unifying their paintings round one other dualism, the relation of philosophy and schooling. it truly is inside this latter relation that the ebook argues that absolutely the should be realised.

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Children's Play and Development: Cultural-Historical by Ivy Schousboe, Ditte Winther-Lindqvist

By Ivy Schousboe, Ditte Winther-Lindqvist

This publication offers new theoretical insights to our realizing of play as a cultural task. All chapters deal with play and playful actions from a cultural-historical theoretical strategy via re-addressing imperative claims and ideas within the idea and offering new types and understandings of the phenomenon of play in the framework of cultural old thought. Empirical reviews conceal a variety of institutional settings: preschool, institution, domestic, rest time, and in numerous social family members (with friends, pros and fogeys) in several elements of the area (Europe, Australia, South the United States and North America). universal to all chapters is a aim of throwing new gentle at the phenomenon of enjoying inside a theoretical framework of cultural-historical conception. Play as a cultural, collective, social, own, pedagogical and contextual job is addressed with regards to relevant ideas relating to improvement and studying. techniques and phenomena with regards to ZPD, the imaginary scenario, principles, language play, collective imagining, spheres of realities of play, digital realities, social id and pedagogical environments are awarded and mentioned on the way to convey the cultural-historical theoretical method into play with modern old matters. crucial as a needs to learn to any pupil and pupil engaged with realizing play on the subject of human improvement, cultural old concept and early early life schooling.

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Advisory in Urban High Schools: A Study of Expanded Teacher by K. Phillippo

By K. Phillippo

Kate Phillippo evaluates the perform of getting lecturers additionally function advisors, tasked with delivering social-emotional aid to scholars. via an in-depth survey of teacher-advisors at 3 diverse city excessive colleges, she examines the several ways that advisors interpret and perform the function and the results for college students.

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Charter Schools: From Reform Imagery to Reform Reality by J. Powers

By J. Powers

This booklet starts with the claims of policymakers and explores constitution faculties at each one degree of the policymaking procedure, from laws to implementation. Powers rigorously and punctiliously examines how good points of colleges' coverage contexts form the ways in which constitution college reform unfolds at colleges, supplying a nuanced portrait of the colleges partaking during this a lot mentioned and little understood reform move. whereas policymakers are usually vulnerable to making sweeping claims concerning the efficacy of constitution colleges, in perform constitution tuition reform is far extra advanced. by way of drawing on an intensive and compelling diversity of information, Powers assesses the validity of policymakers’ claims.

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Educating Israel: Educational Entrepreneurship in Israel's by Y. Shalom

By Y. Shalom

Teaching Israel is a comparative ethnography of 5 Israeli colleges that function inside a multicultural context. It offers a tremendous glimpse of people and associations who bravely function as social and academic marketers and who try to alter Israeli Society. This e-book exposes and analyzes 5 courageous Israeli faculties that use state of the art academic techniques to assist switch Israel's conflicted society. the universities profiled during this ebook be capable to assemble and empower young children from various cultures and faiths, whereas additionally assisting to alter Israeli society on the grassroots point.

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Barriers to Learning: The Case for Integrated Mental Health by Debra Lean, Vincent A. Colucci

By Debra Lean, Vincent A. Colucci

A key situation for educators, directors, specialist help providers body of workers, mom and dad and coverage makers are limitations to studying, relatively scholar psychological healthiness. records display that as much as 20 percentage of youngsters and formative years have psychological healthiness concerns and as much as eighty percentage don't obtain right intervention. boundaries to studying permits readers to realize beneficial perception into the demanding situations offered in school rooms this present day. This e-book offers a special class and evaluation of varied psychological health and wellbeing and studying concerns. The authors hyperlink present schooling and baby and adolescence psychological well-being reforms to make the case for making improvements to providers to deal with boundaries to studying. This booklet contains a targeted School-based built-in scholar help version (SISSM), which, in the context of remarkable college management and guide, offers a framework for well timed and evidence-based built-in and collaborative prone to lessen, deal with, and stop limitations to studying for all scholars.

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Power and the Promise of School Reform: Grassroots Movements by William J. Reese

By William J. Reese

This quantity examines how grass-root events operated in the course of the early twentieth century to form city schooling within the usa. It explores the way those diversified group teams struggled to make neighborhood faculties responsive associations in a time of dramatic switch.

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Culture, Politics, and Irish School Dropouts: Constructing by G. Honor Fagan

By G. Honor Fagan

This ebook summarizes structural, copy, and resistance theories of schooling and offers a social learn method of difficulties of social inequity. It analyzes how those views give a contribution to the political research of the construction of early university departures and the ensuing negative aspects and poverty. Fagan follows a deconstructive method of learn technique that provides a textual content during which actual characters and occasions are delivered to existence. Dublin working-class childrens converse for themselves, inform their tales, and talk about their futures overtly. They describe their education and their colourful responses to occasions that appeared meaningless or demeaning after they have been at school. They proportion their insecurities concerning the destiny and their reviews with poverty and unemployment open air the mainstream of middle-class society. As a different contribution to cultural reports and a unprecedented ethnographic glimpse of Irish city society, this research establishes a version in academic and sociological learn.

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