Disciplines of Education: Their Role in the Future of Education Research [NOOK Book]

Overview

Is there a ‘crisis’ in the disciplines of education? In this book, leading scholars explore how the changing epistemological and political debates of the last 20 years have resulted in the progressive demise of the disciplines in relation to the study of education. Finally the book asks whether the disciplines have a place in education in the 21st century.

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Disciplines of Education: Their Role in the Future of Education Research

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Overview

Is there a ‘crisis’ in the disciplines of education? In this book, leading scholars explore how the changing epistemological and political debates of the last 20 years have resulted in the progressive demise of the disciplines in relation to the study of education. Finally the book asks whether the disciplines have a place in education in the 21st century.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203844137
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/16/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 216
  • File size: 563 KB

Meet the Author

John Furlong is a Professor in the Department of Education at the University of Oxford, UK.

Martin Lawn is a Professorial Research Fellow at the Department of Education, University of Oxford, UK.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Disciplines of Education in the UK: Between the Ghost and the Shadow Martin Lawn and John Furlong 2. Philosophy of Education in the UK: The Historical and Contemporary Tradition Alis Oancea and David Bridges 3. Sociology of Education; A Critical History and Prospects for the Future Hugh Lauder, Phillip Brown and A. H. Halsey 4. The Psychology of Education: Achievements, Challenges and Opportunities W. Ray Crozier 5. The History of Education - A Curious Case? Joyce Goodman and Ian Grosvenor 6. The Contribution of the Economics of Education to Education Lorraine Dearden, Stephen Machin and Anna Vignoles 7. Comparative and International Education: Policy Transfer, Context Sensitivity and Professional Development Michael Crossley and Keith Watson 8. Towards a Geography of Education Chris Taylor 9. Gaining a Commanding Voice Sheldon Rothblatt 10. Disciplines of Education; The Value of Disciplinary Self Observation Edwin Keiner 11. Disciplines of Education and their Role in the Future of Educational Research; Concluding Reflections John Furlong and Martin Lawn

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