Brill's Encyclopedia of Critical Understanding in Education

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Series Editors: William M. Reynolds and Brad Porfilio

Comprising 2000 entries, Brill’s Encyclopedia of Critical Understanding in Education is a fully searchable database presenting comprehensive and accurate portraits of the various disciplines related to critical thinking and understanding in Educational Research. What readers will encounter in this database is what the various fields are saying, and have been saying during their various histories. Designed to open up conversations among current established scholars and future, next generation scholars nationally and internationally, these complicated conversations further expand the various fields and lead to possibilities for praxis. Praxis emphasizes the increase of critical knowledge and understandings both for self-development and social reconstruction. There is a uniqueness in Critical Understanding in Education in the commitment to the focus on the historical development and comprehensive critical presentation of a particular discipline.

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Early Childhood Education and Whiteness

(2,642 words)

Author(s): Miller, Erin T.
Related Entries: Brown v. Board; Neoliberalism; Ontological Expansiveness; Settler Colonialism 1 Whiteness and Early Childhood Early childhood is generally defined in the United States as the stage in life between b…

Early Childhood, Feminism, and Marx

(6,864 words)

Author(s): Rosen, Rachel | Newberry, Jan
Keywordscare – early childhood care and education (ecec) – early years – feminism – futurity – gender – generation – labour-power – love – needs – social reproduction – socially necessary labour – species-be…

Educational Research and Queer Issues in K-12 Schools

(3,159 words)

Author(s): Blackburn, Mollie V. | Parker, Joselyn L.
Educational research about queer issues in K-12 schools has been evolving for decades. The 1990s marked a significant surge for this research, most notably with the Gay, Lesbian, Straight, Education Network (glsen) conducting its f…