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Sue Middleton - Henri Lefebvre and Education: Space, history, theory - 9780415792110 - V9780415792110
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Henri Lefebvre and Education: Space, history, theory

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Description for Henri Lefebvre and Education: Space, history, theory Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JJ; HPCF; JNA; JNB; RGC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156. .

During his lifetime Henri Lefebvre (1901-1991) was renowned in France as a philosopher, sociologist and activist. Although he published more than 70 books, few were available in English until The Production of Space was translated in 1991. While this work - often associated with geography - has influenced educational theory’s ‘spatial turn,’ educationalists have yet to consider Lefebvre’s work more broadly.

This book engages in an educational reading of the selection of Lefebvre’s work that is available in English translation. After introducing Lefebvre’s life and works, the book experiments with his concepts and methods in a series of five ‘spatial histories’ ... Read more

Throughout the book Middleton demonstrates how Lefebvre’s conceptual and methodological tools can enhance the understanding of the spatiotemporal location of educational philosophy and theory. Bridging disciplinary divides, it will be key reading for researchers and academics studying the philosophy, sociology and history of education, as well as those working in fields beyond education including geography, history, cultural studies and sociology.

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About Sue Middleton
Sue Middleton is Emeritus Professor of Education in the Faculty of Education at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Reviews for Henri Lefebvre and Education: Space, history, theory
"The book is a fitting, and important, contribution from an educational historian with geographical roots. As a hybrid educationalist/ geographer myself, I valued Sue Middleton’s carefully assembled interplay between Lefebvre’s concepts and her own insightful spatial history of educational theories in Aotearoa. I learnt a great deal about Lefebvre and education in Aotearoa. Ideas travel, as the chapter on ‘New ... Read more

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