The field of education in the 21st century is broad in scope and is multidisciplinary. To help scholars and students understand the various disciplines that comprise the field of education, the editors view the various fields as texts to be historicized and explicated. Each field is a discipline with its own scholars, language, and research.
The various reference works will present comprehensive and accurate portraits of the various disciplines. What readers will encounter in these reference works is what the various fields are saying, and/or have been saying during their various histories. This can open up conversations among current established scholars and future, next generation scholars nationally and internationally. These complicated conversations would 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.
Authors are cordially invited to submit proposals and/or full manuscripts to the Acquisitions Editor,
Evelien van der Veer.
William M. Reynolds, Ed.D. (1986), University of Rochester, teaches at Georgia Southern University. He has authored, co-edited and co-authored several books, most recently
Forgotten Places: Critical Studies in Rural Education (Peter Lang, 2017),
Practicing Critical Pedagogy: The Influences of Joe L. Kincheloe (Springer, 2016),
Expanding Curriculum Theory: Dis/positions and Lines of Flight 2nd edition (Routledge, 2016) and
Critical Studies of Southern Place: A Reader (Peter Lang, 2014). He also serves as editor and co-editor for several book series, among which
Brill Guides to Scholarship in Education and
Critical Media Literacies Series.
Series Editors: William M. Reynolds,
Georgia Southern University Brad Porfilio,
San José State University