Theory for Education

Theory for Education

by Greg Dimitriadis, George Kamberelis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415974186

ISBN-13: 9780415974189

Pub. Date: 12/01/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Theory for Education provides a concise and clear introduction to key contemporary theorists, including their lives, major works and ideas. Written for the student in need of a quick introduction or for the scholar brushing up on details, this new volume in the theory4 series presents major thinkers whose work and ideas have shaped critical

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Theory for Education provides a concise and clear introduction to key contemporary theorists, including their lives, major works and ideas. Written for the student in need of a quick introduction or for the scholar brushing up on details, this new volume in the theory4 series presents major thinkers whose work and ideas have shaped critical thinking in our time. Greg Dimitriadis and
George Kamberelis underscore the particular relevance of these thinkers for the field of education - their work on education, how others in education have used them and possible future directions for teachers and researchers.

Theory for Education's ease of use, clarity and comprehensive scope will be invaluable for those entering the field.

Adapted from Theory for Religious
Studies
, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415974189
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Series:
theory4 Series
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part 1: Predecessors. Sigmund Freud. Karl Marx. Jean Piaget. Ferdinand de Saussure Part 2: Theory for Education. Mikhail Bakhtin. Jean Baudrillard. Basil Bernstein. Pierre Bourdieu. Jerone Bruner. Judith Butler. Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari. Jacques Derrida. John Dewey. Michel Foucault. Paulo Freire. Clifford Geertz. Antonio Gramsci. Stuart Hall. Bell Hooks. Jacques Lacan. Jean-François Lyotard. Edward W. Said. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak. Lev Vygotsky. Raymond Williams

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