from a keen sensibility and an incisive mind taking apart and then reconstructing deeper analyses of the aims and means of education. Critic, researcher, essayist, poet, Philip Jackson has helped the rest of us think harder and more deeply about education. Such talent is far too uncommon.
In Fifty Major Thinkers on Education: Dewey
If there is one thing I have learned from my own research it is this: To make education rich and rewarding for every girl and boy and also as beneficial as possible for society as a whole, it is absolutely necessary to keep looking with clear and steady eyes on the girls and women in the educational landscape and on the cultural assets that have traditionally been placed in their keep. 1
Martin is an internationally renowned philosopher whose inquiry in and about education has shaken its conceptual foundations, showing them to b deeply and consequentially gendered. For she has theorized a hidden curriculum of gender embedded in the ideal of the educated person and in basic concepts of teaching, schooling and education itself, often assumed to be gender-blind. As remedies, she has proposed a new gender-sensitive