Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present Day by Liora BreslerFifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present Day by Liora Bresler

Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present Day

EditorLiora Bresler, David Cooper, Joy Palmer

Paperback | September 11, 2001

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Fifty Modern Thinkers on Educationlooks 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 withFifty 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.
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.
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Title:Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present DayFormat:PaperbackPublished:September 11, 2001Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415224098

ISBN - 13:9780415224093

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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..