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International Perspectives on Home Education

Do We Still Need Schools?

Editors: Rothermel, P. (Ed.)

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This collection brings together the research of an eclectic mix of leading names in home-based education studies worldwide. It uses home education to explore contemporary education outside of school and place it into a global, political and critical context, and will be essential reading for home educators, academics and policymakers alike.

About the authors

Andew McAvoy, Independent Scholar, UK Michael W. Apple, University of Wisconsin, USA Aharon Aviram, Ben-Gurion University, Israel T. Jameson Brewer, University of Illinois, USA Christian W. Beck, University of Oslo, Norway Samantha Eddis, Arizona State University, USA Cheryl Fields-Smith, University of Georgia, USA Erwin García López, National University of Colombia Madalen Goiria, University of the Basque Country, Spain Ulrike Hanemann, UNESCO, UK Nicky Hardenbergh, Independent Scholar, USA Glenda Jackson, Independent Scholar, Australia Christopher Lubienski, University of Illinois, USA Daniel Monk, Birkbeck, University of London, UK Sugata Mitra, Newcastle University, UK Ari Neuman, Western Galilee College, Israel Harriet Pattison, Institute of Education, University of London, UK Carlo Ricci, Nipissing University, Canada Leslie Safran Barson, Independent Scholar, UK Joke Sperling, Independent Scholar, The Netherlands Thomas Spiegler, Friedensau Adventist University, Germany Alan Thomas, Institute of Education, University of London, UK Noraisha Yusof, Independent Scholar, Saudi Arabia

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"Paula Rothermel presents a collection of pertinent, valuable and thought provoking articles in an accessible way. Her work has already proven valuable in expert witness testimony and is certain to find its way on to the shelves of home education specialists." (Wendy Charles-Warner, The Journal of Personalised Education Now, 2015)


Table of contents (22 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Rothermel, Paula

    Pages 1-17

  • Home Educating Parents: Martyrs or Pathmakers?

    Barson, Leslie Safran

    Pages 21-29

  • Reflections on Australian Home Education Research and Vygotskian Learning Theory

    Jackson, Glenda

    Pages 30-43

  • Parental and Children’s Views on Mathematical Learning within the Home Environment

    Yusof, Noraisha

    Pages 44-56

  • The Informal Acquisition and Development of Literacy

    Thomas, Alan (et al.)

    Pages 57-73

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
International Perspectives on Home Education
Book Subtitle
Do We Still Need Schools?
Editors
  • P. Rothermel
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-44685-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137446855
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-44684-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-49611-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 333
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