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Description - Philosophy and Educational Policy by Christopher Winch

What are the concepts and theories behind current debates about education? This comprehensive introduction to philosophy of education discusses issues that are of current public interest and debate. It locates education at the heart of questions concerned with culture, ethics, politics, economics and shows how key educational issues have to be approached in a contextual way. Written in a clear and accessible manner with current issues in mind the book covers: * the curriculum * teaching and learning * educational research * assessment * moral, personal and civic education * autonomy and multicultural issues in a liberal society * education and work * privatisation and markets This book will be particularly useful to students on Education Studies courses, to those preparing for a career in teaching, to students of politics and to serving teachers undertaking further study in education.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415369589
ISBN-10: 0415369584
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Christopher Winch

Christopher Winch is Professor of Philosophy of Education and John Gingell is Head of Philosophy, both at University College Northampton.

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