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This collection includes original studies from scholars from thirteen nations, who explore the epistemic features figured in John Dewey's writings in his discourses on public schooling. Pragmatism was one of the weapons used in the struggles about the development of the child who becomes the future citizen. The significance of Dewey in the book is not about Dewey as the messenger of pragmatism, but in locating different cultural, political and educational terrains in which debates about modernity, the modern self and the making of the citizen occurred.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230605145
ISBN-10: 0230605141
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Pages: 319
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Thomas S. Popkewitz

THOMAS S. POPKEWITZ is Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.

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