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East-West Dialogues in Educational Philosophy and Theory
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Knowledge Socialism

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.

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Michael A. Peters 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. He is the executive editor of the journal, Educational Philosophy and Theory, and founding editor of five international journals: Policy Futures in EducationE-Learning and Digital Media, and Knowledge Cultures, The Video Journal of Education and Pedagogy, and Open Review of Education Research. His interests include philosophy, education and social policy and he has written over eighty books, including most recently: Wittgenstein and Education: Pedagogical Investigations (2017) with Jeff Stickney, The Global Financial Crisis and the Restructuring of Education (2015), Paulo Freire: The Global Legacy (2015) both with Tina Besley, Education Philosophy and Politics: Selected Works (2011); Education, Cognitive Capitalism and Digital Labour (2011), with Ergin Bulut; and Neoliberalism and After? Education, Social Policy and the Crisis of Capitalism (2011). He has acted as an advisor to governments and UNESCO on these and related matters in the USA, Scotland, NZ, South Africa and the EU. He was made an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of NZ in 2010 and awarded honorary doctorates by the State University of New York in 2012 and University of Aalborg in 2015.
Tina Besley is a Distinguished Professor at the Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University. She was previously Professor and Associate Dean International, at the University of Waikato’s Faculty of Education; Reserach 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 Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia. Tina has published over 10 books and numerous articles and is co-editor of Knowledge Cultures, associate editor of Educational Philosophy and TheoryOpen Review of Educational ResearchVideo Journal of Education and Pedagogy and the Beijing International Review of Education.
Petar Jandrić is an educator and researcher. He has published seven books, dozens of scholarly articles and chapters, and numerous popular articles. His work has been published in Croatian, English, German, Ukrainian, Spanish and Serbian, and he regularly participates in national and international educational projects and policy initiatives. 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 society. He has worked at the Croatian Academic and Research Network, University of Edinburgh, Glasgow School of Art and the University of East London. He is currently a Professor and the Director of the BSc(Informatics) program at the Zagreb University of Applied Sciences and a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Zagreb. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Postdigital Science and Education.

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  • Due: May 14, 2021
  • ISBN 978-981-13-8125-6
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Knowledge Socialism
Book Subtitle
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
2021
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-8126-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-8125-6
Series ISSN
2661-8753
Edition Number
1
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