International Perspectives on Home Education

Do We Still Need Schools?

  • Editors
  • Paula Rothermel

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Paula Rothermel
      Pages 1-17
  3. Home Education: The Learning Process

  4. Home Education: Tensions and Criticisms

  5. Political Conflict

  6. Home Education: Lifestyle and Choice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 209-209
    2. Ari Neuman, Aharon Aviram
      Pages 211-222
  7. Home Education: Models: War, Poverty and Necessity

  8. Home Education: Cultural and Intercultural Relations

  9. Back Matter
    Pages 321-333

About this book


This collection brings together the research of an eclectic mix of leading names in home-based education studies worldwide. It uses home education to explore contemporary education outside of school and place it into a global, political and critical context, and will be essential reading for home educators, academics and policymakers alike.


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Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Education Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-49611-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-44685-5
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