Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13
Topics
Discussion
Announcements
 

Theory for Education


reviewed by James M. Giarelli - April 24, 2006

coverTitle: Theory for Education
Author(s): Greg Dimitriadis and George Kamberelis
Publisher: Routledge/Falmer, New York
ISBN: 0415974186 , Pages: 206, Year: 2006
Search for book at Amazon.com

Theory for Education is the third volume in the theory4 series by Routledge, following volumes on theory for religious studies and theory for art history.  The purpose of the series is to provide short synopses of key selected theorists whose work has particular relevance for an area of study.  In Theory for Education, Dimitriadis and Kamberelis provide such information for four “predecessors,” (Dewey, Freud, Marx, and de Saussure) and twenty “theorists” (Bakhtin, Bernstein, Bourdieu, Bruner, Judith Butler, Deleuze and Guattari, Derrida, Foucault, Freire, Geertz, Gramsci, Stuart Hall, bell hooks, Lacan, Piaget, Edward Said, Spivak, Vygotsky, and Raymond Williams).  The synopses are short, ranging from 13 pages for Dewey to 5 pages for Bruner, Butler, Freire, and others.  Each selection is accompanied by a bibliography of further readings by and about the theorists and their use in educational scholarship and research. In such a collection, questions of selection are unavoidable.  The authors... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Sign-in
Email:
Password:
Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
 
Purchase this Article
Purchase Theory for Education
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
$12
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
$25
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.
$210


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: April 24, 2006
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 12498, Date Accessed: 8/6/2020 7:03:33 AM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
 
Article Tools
Related Articles

Related Discussion
 
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • James Giarelli
    Rutgers University
    E-mail Author
    JAMES M. GIARELLI is Professor and Chair, Department of Educational Theory, Policy, and Administration, Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. He serves as Associate Editor of Educational Theory and on the Executive Board of The Philosophy of Education Society. He has published widely on social philosophy, ethics, civic and moral education and is co-editor with Beth C. Rubin of a book on civic education forthcoming from Erlbaum in 2006.
 
Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue

Submit
EMAIL

Twitter

RSS