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Re-Imagining Relationships in Education: Ethics, Politics and Practices

ISBN: 978-1-118-94473-8
216 pages
November 2014, Wiley-Blackwell
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Re-Imagining Relationships in Education re-imagines relationships in contemporary education by bringing state-of-the-art theoretical and philosophical insights to bear on current teaching practices.

  • Introduces theories based on various philosophical approaches into the realm of student teacher relationships
  • Opens up innovative ways to think about teaching and new kinds of questions that can be raised
  • Features a broad range of philosophical approaches that include Arendt, Beckett, Irigaray and Wollstonecraft to name but a few
  • Includes contributors from Norway, England, Ireland, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, and the U.S.
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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors vii

Morwenna Griffiths, Marit Honerød Hoveid, Sharon Todd and Christine Winter ix

1 Re-reading Diotima: Resources for a Relational Pedagogy
Rachel Jones 1

2 Towards a Thinking and Practice of Sexual Difference: Putting the Practice of Relationship at the Centre
Caroline Wilson 23

3 ‘New Fatherhood’ and the Politics of Dependency
Amy Shuffelton 38

4 Between Body and Spirit: The Liminality of Pedagogical Relationships
Sharon Todd 56

5 ‘You Have to Give of Yourself’: Care and Love in Pedagogical Relations
Marit Honerød Hoveid and Arnhild Finne 73

6 Another Relationship to Failure: Reflections on Beckett and Education
Aislinn O’Donnell 89

7 Curriculum Knowledge, Justice, Relations: The Schools White Paper (2010) in England
Christine Winter 107

8 Re-Thinking Relations in Human Rights Education: The Politics of Narratives
Rebecca Adami 126

9 Happiness Rich and Poor: Lessons From Philosophy and Literature
Ruth Cigman 143

10 Guattari’s Ecosophy and Implications for Pedagogy
Heather Greenhalgh-Spencer 160

11 Educational Relationships: Rousseau, Wollstonecraft and Social Justice
Morwenna Griffiths 179

Index 197

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Author Information

Morwenna Griffiths is the Chair of Classroom Learning in the Moray House School of Education at Edinburgh University. Her books include Feminisms and the Self (1995), Educational Research for Social Justice (1998), and Action for Social Justice in Education (2003). 

Marit Honerød Hoveid is an Associate Professor at Department of Education at NTNU, Trondheim and is currently the Secretary General of EERA (European Educational Research Association). Hoveid was involved in S-TEAM a 7th framework EU Project on inquiry based methods in science and science teacher education and co-edited a book from this project. 

Sharon Todd is Professor of Education at Stockholm University. She is the author of Learning from the Other: Levinas, Psychoanalysis and Ethical Possibilities in Education (2003) and Toward an Imperfect Education: Facing Humanity, Rethinking Cosmopolitanism (2009).

Christine Winter is Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, University of Sheffield. She is Sheffield Education Pathway Lead for the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre and the former Director of the University of Sheffield EdD Programme.

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