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Education, Theory and Pedagogies of Change in a Global Landscape : Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the

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"Where does theory come from in educational research - and how is it operationalized in diverse, interdisciplinary contexts and professional settings? This volume examines the places and spaces of theory in the work of nine pre- to post-doctoral scholars, whose narratives transport us across a wide range of interdisciplinary themes and fields of inquiry from Irigaray on mothering in higher education to Jamison among Danish engineering undergraduates; from Te Whariki in a New Zealand kindergarten to ren wen in contemporary China. Drawing on a range of theorists such as Butler, Bhabah, Bourdieu, Freire, Foucault, Levi-Strauss and Žižek, the book provides numerous opportunities for debate and discussion on theory and the doctoral thesis and their interrelations with pedagogy and methodology in times of great insecurity across the globe. In doing so it develops new possibilities for pedagogies of change in and beyond our current educational systems and structures"--
Number of Pages: 223
Genre: Education
Sub-Genre: Education
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Language: English
Street Date: October 26, 2015
TCIN: 50243457
UPC: 9781137549228
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-3915

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