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Robert Owen

July 1, 2010 | Hardcover
ISBN: 9781847061041
$428.95
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Description

Robert Owen is indisputably a major thinker in education. Bob Davis and Frank O'Hagan's volume offers the most coherent account of Owen's educational thought. This work is divided into:1. Intellectual Biography2. Critical Exposition of Owen's Work3. The Influence and Relevance of Owen's Work Today

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About this Author

Robert A. Davis is Professor of Religious and Cultural Education at the University of Glasgow, UK, where hs is Head of School of Education. Frank O'Hagan is Lecturer in the Department of Curriculum Studies, University of Glasgow, UK.

ISBN: 9781847061041
Format: Hardcover
Series: Continuum Library of Educational Thought
Pages: 256
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Published: 2010-07-01

Reviews

'Robert Owen provides a penetrating and compelling account of the influence and relevance of Owen today, an 'ambivalent legacy' as Davis and O'Hagan argue, balanced between a new world utopianism and Scottish Enlightenment rationality. This is an excellent, thought-provoking and exciting introduction to the education thought of Robert Owen, one of the most remarkable reformers of the industrial age and one of its most impassioned educational thinkers.'

Michael A. Peters, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

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