Education has always been part of the search for the ideal society and, therefore, an important part of the utopian tradition in Western culture, politics and literature. Education has often served to define the ideal society or to provide the principal means of creating it. This unique collection of essays by well known scholars from around the world examines the role of edutopias in the utopian tradition, examining its sources and sites as a means for understanding the aims and purposes of education, for realizing its societal value, and for criticizing its present economic, technological and organizational modes. These essays will stimulate new thinking in ways that impinge on both theoretical and practical questions, as well as offering the reader a series of reminders of the ethical and political dimensions of education and its place in helping to build good and just societies. The collection is aimed at an audience of teachers and graduate students.
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Studio: Sense Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.15 lbs.
Release Date Nov 16, 2006
Publisher Sense Publishers
ISBN 9077874534 ISBN13 9789077874530
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