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    On Cioran's Criticism of Utopian Thinking and the History of Education.Bruno Vanobbergen & Paul Smeyers - 2007 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 39 (1):44–55.
    The starting point of our research is the recent discussion within history of education about the aim and scope of historical educational research. More specifically, it deals with the relationship between the past and the future and is characterized by two clashing paradigms. The recent discussion within history of education is from the perspective of philosophy of education extremely interesting. Particularly intriguing is the way in which history of education defines its role of giving shape to a future. Given the (...)
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    Wanted: Real Children. About Innocence and Nostalgia in a Commodified Childhood.Bruno Vanobbergen - 2004 - Studies in Philosophy and Education 23 (2/3):161-176.
    Today childhood takes place within amultimedia context where education, marketingand entertainment operate together in one bigmelting pot. Childhood is commodified, asituation not everybody seems happy with. Dueto increasing exposure with violence and sexualactivities, for example in children's games,children seem to lose the chance to be realchildren. In the discussions about thiscommodified childhood, innocence and nostalgiaseem omnipresent concepts. In this article wefirst analyse the discourse about the innocenceof childhood as presented by Neil Postman inhis bestseller ``The Disappearance ofChildhood.'' Here, childhood is (...)
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    "We Are One Big, Happy Family": Beyond Negotiation and Compulsory Happiness.Bruno Vanobbergen, Michel Vandenbroeck, Rudi Roose & Maria Bouverne-De Bie - 2006 - Educational Theory 56 (4):423-437.
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    “We Are One Big, Happy Family”: Beyond Negotiation and Compulsory Happiness.Bruno Vanobbergen, Michel Vandenbroeck, Rudi Roose & Bouverne‐De Bie - 2006 - Educational Theory 56 (4):423-437.
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