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- DescriptionA preeminent philosopher of education in the United States, Jane Roland Martin challenges conventional wisdom that education consists of small, incremental changes. Using case studies of personal transformations, or metamorphoses, Martin examines Malcolm X, Shaw's Eliza Doolittle, Victor of Aveyron and others to demonstrate how education is a fundamental determinant of the human condition.
- Author BiographyJane Roland Martin, Ph.D. is Professor of Philosophy Emerita at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and has been awarded honorary degrees in the United States and Sweden for her work in educational philosophy and theory. She is the author of seven other books, including Reclaiming a Conversation, The Schoolhome, and Cultural Miseducation, and over 75 articles and chapters in edited collections.
- Author(s)Jane Roland Martin
- PublisherRowman & Littlefield
- Date of Publication25/12/2006
- SubjectSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationLanham, MD
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintRowman & Littlefield Publishers
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight276 g
- Width154 mm
- Height231 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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