Alternative Education for the 21st Century

Philosophies, Approaches, Visions

  • Philip A. Woods
  • Glenys J. Woods

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Philip A. Woods, Glenys J. Woods
    Pages 1-13
  3. Ian Stronach, Heather Piper
    Pages 49-64
  4. Kevin Rathunde
    Pages 189-208
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 249-283

About this book


This is a unique collection of leading examples of education grounded in alternative philosophies and cultures – from initiatives to create more democratic schools, through Quaker, Buddhist, Islamic, Montessori and Steiner/Waldorf schools, to Maori and First Nations education in Canada and Palestinian Jewish schools in Israel.


culture democracy education Israel learning liberty Maria Montessori school schooling social justice Summerhill sustainability

Editors and affiliations

  • Philip A. Woods
    • 1
  • Glenys J. Woods
    • 2
  1. 1.University of GloucestershireUK
  2. 2.University of GloucestershireUK

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