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    Lost in Translation: The Power of Language.Sandy Farquhar & Peter Fitzsimons - 2011 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 43 (6):652-662.
    The paper examines some philosophical aspects of translation as a metaphor for education—a metaphor that avoids the closure of final definitions, in favour of an ongoing and tentative process of interpretation and revision. Translation, it is argued, is a complex process involving language, within and among cultures, and in the exercise of power. Drawing on Foucault's analysis of power, Nietzschean contingency, and the inversion of meaning that characterises the work of Heidegger and Derrida, the paper points towards Ricoeur's notion of (...)
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    Narrative Identity and Early Childhood Education.Sandy Farquhar - 2012 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 44 (3):289-301.
    An intensification of interest in early childhood by government, parents, and employers, focuses primarily on the provision of private early childhood education services outside of the home. With a focus on New Zealand, the paper argues that the form of early education now promoted is a particular form of care and education that moves children away from family and community narratives embedded in the historical, cultural and humanist intentions of the national curriculum Te Whāriki (Ministry of Education, 1996). It argues (...)
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    Seeing Through the Metaphor: The OECD Quality Toolbox for Early Childhood.Sandy Farquhar & Peter Fitzsimons - 2016 - Semiotica 2016 (212):97-110.
    Name der Zeitschrift: Semiotica Jahrgang: 2016 Heft: 212 Seiten: 97-110.
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    Well-Being Narratives and Young Children.Eila Estola, Sandy Farquhar & Anna-Maija Puroila - 2013 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 46 (8):1-13.
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    Notes on Contributorsepat_851 335.. 336.Sandy Farquhar - 2012 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 44 (3).
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  6. Philosophy of Early Childhood Education: Transforming Narratives.Sandy Farquhar & Peter FitzSimons (eds.) - 2008 - Blackwell.
    Philosophy of Early Childhood Education: Transforming Narratives provides an insightful reflection on some contemporary issues and theories underpinning early childhood education. The essays in this volume penned by an international group of educators are both critical and transformative, offering new insights on the practices and policies within early childhood education. Provides a critical reflection on some current issues within early childhood education Offers perspectives outside traditional narratives of early childhood Encourages the emergence of new paradigms for early childhood education Promotes (...)
     
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