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4%OFFPeter Kraftl - Geographies of Alternative Education: Diverse Learning Spaces for Children and Young People - 9781447300502 - V9781447300502
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Geographies of Alternative Education: Diverse Learning Spaces for Children and Young People

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Description for Geographies of Alternative Education: Diverse Learning Spaces for Children and Young People Paperback. This book offers a comparative analysis of alternative education in the UK, focusing on learning spaces that cater for children and young people. It constitutes one of the first book-length explorations of alternative learning spaces outside mainstream education. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: JHBK; JNS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 236 x 15. Weight in Grams: 464.
This book offers a comparative analysis of alternative education in the UK, focusing on learning spaces that cater for children and young people. It constitutes one of the first book-length explorations of alternative learning spaces outside mainstream education - including Steiner, human scale and forest schools, care farms and homeschooling.Based on original research with teachers, parents and young people at over 50 learning spaces, Geographies of alternative education demonstrates the importance of a geographical lens for understanding alternative education. In so doing, it develops contemporary theories of autonomy, emotion/affect, habit, intergenerational relations and life-itself. The book will appeal to academics ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Bristol University Press
Condition
New
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781447300502
SKU
V9781447300502
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Ref
99-50

About Peter Kraftl
Peter Kraftl is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Leicester, UK. He is the author of four books and over 50 journal articles and book chapters about children's geographies, education, and geographies of architecture. He is an editor of Children's Geographies journal.

Reviews for Geographies of Alternative Education: Diverse Learning Spaces for Children and Young People
“Scholars, educators, and policy-makers will find this to be a valuable resource given that it is a hopeful theoretical and political project around education and learning.” Yi'En Cheng , Children's Geographies (2013) "Organised thematically, the book conveys a feeling of careful distillation....a complex path that carefully lays out a rhizomatic integration of the social and spatial...the book has a broad ... Read more

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