The Global Reception of John Dewey's Thought: Multiple Refractions Through Time and Space

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-09-26
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This volume explores the reception of John Dewey'¬"s ideas in various historical and geographical settings such as Japan, China, Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Spain, Russia, and Germany, analyzing how and why Dewey'¬"s thought was interpreted in various ways according to mediating local discursive and ideological configurations and formations.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Deweyan Thought Refracted Through Time and Space: Studies on the Trans-Continental Dissemination and Culture-Specific Re-Contextualization of Educational Knowledgep. 1
Reading Dewey in the Hispanic American World: Legitimizing Modernization
The Readings of John Dewey's Work and the Intersection of Catholicism: The Cases of the Institución Libre de Enseñanza and the Thesis of Father Alberto Hurtado, S.J. on Deweyp. 23
Dewey in Argentina (1916-1946): Tradition, Intention, and Situation in the Production of a Selective Readingp. 43
Ruralizing Dewey: The American Friend, Internal Colonization, and the Action School in Post-Revolutionary Mexico (1921-1940)p. 59
Reception and Appropriation of Dewey's Ideas in East Asia
The Chinese Dewey: Friend, Fiend, and Flagshipp. 83
Re-Contextualizing Foreign Influence in Japan's Educational History: The (Re)Reception of John Deweyp. 116
Dewey in the Luso-Afro-Brazilian Space
Diffusion-Reception Networks of Pedagogical Knowledge: The Circulation of John Dewey's Educational Discourse in the Luso-Afro-Brazilian Spacep. 149
Political and Social Contours Framing the Uptaking of Dewey's Ideas in Western and Eastern Europe
John Dewey and the Development of Education in Russia Before 1930: Report on a Forgotten Receptionp. 173
A "New Republic"? The Debate between John Dewey and Walter Lippmann and Its Reception in Pre- and Postwar Germanyp. 196
Afterword: Intersections, Oppositions, and Configurations in the Transnational Readings of Deweyp. 215
Contributorsp. 229
Bibliographyp. 235
Indexp. 263
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