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Systems Theory for Pragmatic Schooling: Toward Principles of Democratic Education

  • Craig A. Cunningham

Part of the The Cultural and Social Foundations of Education book series (CSFE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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About this book

Introduction

Writing for educators and education leaders, Cunningham shows that combining a philosophy of pragmatism with thinking about education as systems can illuminate challenges in contemporary schooling and provide practical solutions for creating a democratic education.

Keywords

Philosophy education John Dewey metaphysics democracy diversity systems complexity modeling administration schooling policy unique potential twenty-first century skills emergence learning systems theory

Authors and affiliations

  • Craig A. Cunningham
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  1. 1.National College of EducationNational Louis UniversityChicagoUSA

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