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Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education By Edited by Liora Bresler

Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education
by Edited by Liora Bresler

Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education looks at fifty of the twentieth century's most significant contributors to the debate on education.
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Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present Day by Edited by Liora Bresler

Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education looks at fifty of the twentieth century's most significant contributors to the debate on education. Among those included are:
* Pierre Bourdieu
* Elliot Eisner
* Hans J. Eysenck
* Michel Focault
* Henry Giroux
* Jurgen Habermas
* Susan Isaacs
* A.S. Neill
* Herbert Read
* Simone Weill.
Together with Fifty Major Thinkers on Education
this book provides a unique history of educational thinking. Each essay gives key biographical information, an outline of the individual's principal achievements and activities, an assessment of his or her impact and influence and a list of their major writings and suggested further reading.

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Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education Reviews


This volume is ambitious in scope, tightly written, and a good introduction to the thinkers represented. Recommended for graduate, research, and professional collections in education..

About Edited by Liora Bresler


Joy A. Palmer is Professor of Education and Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University of Durham. She is Vice President of the National Association for Environmental Education, and a member of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication.

Table of Contents


Alphabetical list of contents, Notes on contributors, Preface, A S Neill, Susan Isaacs, Harold Rugg, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Martin Heidegger, Herbert Edward Read, Lev Semyonovich Vygotsky, Jean Piaget, Michael Oakeshott, Carl Rogers, Ralph Winifred Tyler, Burrhus Frederic Skinner, Harry Broudy, Simone Weil, Joseph J Schwab, Clark Kerr, Benjamin S Bloom, Jerome S Bruner, Torsten Husen, Lee J Cronbach, Donald Thomas Campbell, Maxine Greene, R S Peters, John I Goodlad, Paulo Freire, Seymour B Saranson, Israel Scheffler, Jean-Francois Lyotard, Lawrence A Cremin, Basil Bernstein, Michel Foucault, Margaret Donaldson, Ivan Illich, Lawrence Kohlberg, Paul H Hirst, Philip Wesley Jackson, Jane Roland Martin, Nel Noddings, Jurgen Habermas, Carl Bereiter, Pierre Bourdieu, Neil Postman, Theodore R Sizer, Elliot Eisner, John White, Lee S Shulman, Michael W Apple. Howard Gardner, Henry Giroux, Linda Darling-Hammond

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GOR001228227
Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present Day by Edited by Liora Bresler
Edited by Liora Bresler
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2001-09-27
320
0415224098
9780415224093
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