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Author Haynes, Joanna, 1953- author

Title Picturebooks, pedagogy, and philosophy / Joanna Haynes and Karin Murris
Published New York : Routledge, 2012
New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Franicis Group, 2012
©2012

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Description xiv, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Routledge research in education
Routledge research in education ; 60
Contents Introduction: censorship and controversy in the classroom -- I. Provocative picturebooks: -- Playing with dangerous picturebooks -- Not so innocent picturebooks -- From philosophical novels to picturebooks -- Picturebooks as philosophical texts -- Emotions and picturebooks -- Literary and philosophical responses to picturebooks -- II. Being child: -- Slippage between realms -- Talking dogs and moving bears: the realm of meaning -- Philosophy, adult and child -- Authentic ownership of knowledge and understanding -- III. Philosophical listening: -- Listening and juggling in philosophical space -- Listening and not listening in schools -- Towards a critical practice of philosophical listening
Summary Contemporary picturebooks open up spaces for philosophical dialogues between people of all ages. As works of art, picturebooks offer unique opportunities to explore ideas and to create meaning collaboratively. This book considers censorship of certain well-known picturebooks, challenging the assumptions on which this censorship is based. Through a lively exploration of children's responses to these same picturebooks the authors paint a way of working philosophically based on respectful listening and creative and authentic interactions, rather than scripted lessons. This dialogical process challenges much current practice in education. The authors propose that a courageous and critical practice of listening is central to the facilitation of mutually educative dialogue. This book will be of interest to scholars and students of education studies, philosophy of education, literacy teaching and learning, children's literature, childhood and pedagogy. -- Publishers description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Creative teaching.
Critical pedagogy -- Pictorial works.
Critical pedagogy.
Education -- Philosophy -- Pictorial works.
Education -- Philosophy.
Multicultural education.
Picture books -- Philosophy.
Picture books -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Illustrated works.
Author Murris, Karin, author
LC no. 2011004383
ISBN 0415817927 (paperback)
0415880807 (hc : alk. paper)
9780415817929
9780415880800 (hc : alk. paper)