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Original Title Why Foucault?: New Directions in Educational Research (Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education)
Rating 3.33
ISBN 0820478903
ISBN13 9780820478906
Publicate Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Number Pages 243 pages
Publish Date 2006 by Michael A. Peters

Why Foucault? provides an analysis of new directions in educational research, focusing on the utilization, application, and development of Michel Foucault's work by drawing on the contributions of leading international scholars in the field. The essays in this collection go beyond the introductory and expository to explore new themes and applications to educational theory, policy, practice, and politics. This book provides truly international coverage, focusing on recent work in English by leading Foucault scholars in the field of education and also on that by Continental thinkers from Germany and Belgium, all of whom have published extensively on Foucault.

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