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Knowledge Socialism

The Rise of Peer Production: Collegiality, Collaboration, and Collective Intelligence

Editors: Peters, M.A., Besley, T., Jandrić, P., Zhu, X. (Eds.)

  • Develops a new field in knowledge economy
  • Clarifies the differences between Western and Chinese development
  • Equips readers to handle complex concepts and approaches in knowledge economy
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This is the first collection focusing on knowledge socialism, a particularly apt term used to describe a Chinese socialist mode of production and socialist approach to development and modernity based around the rise of peer production, new forms of collaboration and collective intelligence. Making the case for knowledge socialism, the book is intended for students, teacher, scholars and policy theorists in the field of knowledge economy.

About the authors

Michael A. Peters (PhD, FNZAH, FRSA, FRSNZ, FPESA) is Distinguished Professor of Education at the Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University, and Emeritus Professor in Educational Policy, Organization, and Leadership at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Auckland. He is the Editor in Chief of Educational Philosophy and Theory and founding editor of ten other international journals.  His interests are in educational theory and philosophy and he has written over one hundred books, including several books on Wittgenstein, Foucault, Derrida and Lyotard. He has acted as an advisor to governments in the USA, Scotland, NZ, South Africa, UNESCO and the EU. He was made a Fellow of The Royal Society of NZ in 2008 and awarded honorary doctorates by State University of New York in 2012 and University of Aalborg in 2015. His recently published books include: Wittgenstein, Antifoundationalism, Technoscience and Philosophy of Education (2020), The Chinese Dream: Educating the Future (2019), The Companion to Wittgenstein and Education: Pedagogical Investigations (2017).

Tina Besley is Distinguished Professor at the Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Fellow of Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia (PESA). She was previously Professor and Associate Dean International, at the University of Waikato’s Faculty of Education; Research Professor, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign; Professor, California State University San Bernardino; and Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow.  She is the founding president of the Association for Visual Pedagogies and Immediate Past President of the PESA. Tina has published over 12 books and numerous articles.  She is deputy editor of Educational Philosophy and Theory, the Video Journal of Education and Pedagogy and associate editor of the Beijing International Review of Education. Formerly she was editor of E-Learning & Digital Media and Knowledge Cultures. She works closely with Professor Michael A. Peters and a wide international network of scholars. Recent books include: Post-Truth, Fake News: Viral Modernity & Higher Education (2018) and Teaching, Responsibility & Corruption of Youth (2019).

Petar Jandrić is Professor at the Zagreb University of Applied Sciences, Croatia, and Visiting Professor at University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK. He previously worked at the Croatian Academic and Research Network, National e-Science Centre at the University of Edinburgh, Glasgow School of Art, and Cass School of Education at the University of East London. Petar’s background is in physics, education and information science, and his research interests are situated at the post-disciplinary intersections between technologies, pedagogies and the society. Research methodologies of his choice are inter-, trans-, and anti-disciplinarity. His recent books include Education and Technological Unemployment (2019), Mobility, Data, and Learner Agency in Networked Learning (2020), and Postdigital Dialogues on Critical Pedagogy, Liberation Theology and Information Technology (2020). Petar is Editor-in-Chief of Postdigital Science and Education journal and book series Postdigital Science and Education.

Xudong Zhu is Professor and General Secretary of Teacher Education Experts Committee of Ministry of Education, Dean of Faculty of Education at Beijing Normal University, Director of the Center for Teacher Education Research, General Secretary  of the National Teacher Education Society, and a senior visiting scholar of Fulbright Program at University of Maryland. Prof. Zhu’s areas of research include Teacher Education, Comparative Education, Foreign Education History, and others. He has published more than ten books, about 200 papers, and has edited four series.

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Hardcover $139.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Knowledge Socialism
Book Subtitle
The Rise of Peer Production: Collegiality, Collaboration, and Collective Intelligence
Editors
  • Michael A. Peters
  • Tina Besley
  • Petar Jandrić
  • Xudong Zhu
Series Title
East-West Dialogues in Educational Philosophy and Theory
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-8126-3
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-8126-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-8125-6
Series ISSN
2661-8753
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 325
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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