Rancière, Public Education and the Taming of Democracy

Rancière, Public Education and the Taming of Democracy

Editor(s): Maarten Simons, Jan Masschelein

Published Online: 3 OCT 2011 04:47AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444338430

Online ISBN: 9781444393866

DOI: 10.1002/9781444393866

Series Editor(s): Michael A. Peters

About this Book

Rancière, Public Education and the Taming of Democracy introduces the political and educational ideas of Jacques Rancière, a leading philosopher increasingly important in educational theory. In light of his ideas, the volume explores the current concern for democracy and equality in relation to education.

  • The book introduces and discusses the works of Jacques Rancière, a leading philosopher increasingly important in the field of educational theory and philosophy
  • The volume will have a broad appeal to those in the field of education theory and philosophy, and those concerned with democracy, equal opportunities and pedagogy
  • Balanced in its introduction of the political and educational ideas of this author and in its exploration in line with his work of some important issues in education and policy today
  • Contributors from diverse countries and intellectual and cultural backgrounds, including the UK, US, Belgium, Sweden, Spain, France, Canada 

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