Table of Contents
1. On the tangible material culture of child-rearing, education, and educational research.- Paul Smeyers & Marc Depaepe.- 2. Valorising the cultural heritage of the school desk through historical research; Marc Depaepe, Frank Simon & Pieter Verstraete.- 3. Mirrors of reality? Material culture and the significance of images for research into long-term educational processes; Jeroen J.H. Dekker.- 4. Visual, literary and numerical perspectives on education: materiality, presence and interpretation; Karin Priem.- 5. Education and the ‘new totalitarianism’: How standards for reporting on empirical studies of education limit the scope of academic research and communication; Sophie Ward.- 6. Materials that shape researchers; Naomi Hodgson.- 7. The Tractarian template in the representation of educational research: Can we ever depart from the picture of logical empiricism?; Paul Smeyers.- 8. The ethics of materiality: Some insights from non-representational theory for educational research; Lynn Fendler.- 9. Mud and hair: an essay on the conditions of educational research; Richard Smith.- 10. Material and aesthetic tensions within arts-based educational research: Drawing woodpaths; Maureen K. Michael & Ian Munday.- 11. Olympification versus aesthetization: The appeal of mathematics outside the classroom; Kathleen Coessens, Karen François & Jean Paul Van Bendegem.- 12. Signs of the times: Iconography of a new education; Paul Standish.- 13. The paradigmatic differences between name/date and footnote styles of citation; Nick Burbules.- 14. Conversation – in the construction and representation of research; David Bridges.- 15. About the Authors.- Author Index – Subject Index.