E.G. West: Economic Liberalism and the Role of Government in Education (Continuum Library of Educational Thought v. 14)

E.G. West: Economic Liberalism and the Role of Government in Education (Continuum Library of Educational Thought v. 14)

By: James Tooley (author)Hardback

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E.G. West is indisputably a major thinker in education. James Tooley's volume offers the most coherent account of West's educational thought. This work is divided into: intellectual biography; critical exposition of West's work; the reception and influence of West's work; and, the relevance of the work today.This is a major international reference series providing comprehensive accounts of the work of seminal educational thinkers from a variety of periods, disciplines and traditions. It is the most ambitious and prestigious such project ever published - a definitive resource for at least a generation. The thinkers include: Aquinas, Aristotle, Bourdieu, Bruner, Dewey, Foucault, Freire, Holt, Kant, Locke, Montessori, Neill, Newman, Owen, Peters, Piaget, Plato, Rousseau, Steiner, Vygotsky, West, and Wollstonecraft.

About Author

James Tooley is President, The Education Fund, Orient Global, and Professor of Education Policy at Newcastle University.

Contents

Intellectual biography; Critical exposition of the thinker's work; The reception and influence of the work; The relevance of the work today; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826484130
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780826484130
  • ISBN10: 0826484131

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