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  1. Towards a Philosophy of Academic Publishing.Michael A. Peters, Petar Jandrić, Ruth Irwin, Kirsten Locke, Nesta Devine, Richard Heraud, Andrew Gibbons, Tina Besley, Jayne White, Daniella Forster, Liz Jackson, Elizabeth Grierson, Carl Mika, Georgina Stewart, Marek Tesar, Susanne Brighouse, Sonja Arndt, George Lazaroiu, Ramona Mihaila, Catherine Legg & Leon Benade - 2016 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 48 (14):1401-1425.
    This article is concerned with developing a philosophical approach to a number of significant changes to academic publishing, and specifically the global journal knowledge system wrought by a range of new digital technologies that herald the third age of the journal as an electronic, interactive and mixed-media form of scientific communication. The paper emerges from an Editors' Collective, a small New Zealand-based organisation comprised of editors and reviewers of academic journals mostly in the fields of education and philosophy. The paper (...)
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    Philosophers and Professors Behaving Badly: Responses to ‘Named or Nameless’ by Besley, Jackson & Peters. An EPAT Collective Writing Project.Tina Besley, Liz Jackson, Michael A. Peters, Nesta Devine, Cris Mayo, Georgina Tuari Stewart, E. Jayne White, Barbara Stengel, Gina A. Opiniano, Sean Sturm, Catherine Legg, Marek Tesar & Sonja Arndt - forthcoming - Educational Philosophy and Theory:1-13.
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    The Refugee Crisis and Education: How Should Educators Respond?Nesta Devine - 2015 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 47 (13-14):1375-1376.
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    Autonomy, Agency and Education: He Tangata, He Tangata, He Tangata.Nesta Devine & Ruth Irwin - 2005 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 37 (3):317–331.
    In this paper the authors take up James Marshall's work on the individual and autonomy. Their suggestion is that although the liberal notion of the autonomous individual might give us a standard of reference for the freedom of persons, the liberal tradition also circumscribes that freedom by prescribing it both as an attribute of persons and as a necessity for persons to exercise, in the form of choice, even though the range of choice is in fact limited. Starting from an (...)
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    Self-Cultivation and the Legitimation of Power: Governing China Through Education.Bin Wu & Nesta Devine - 2017 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 50 (13):1192-1202.
    A revival of Confucianism in post-Mao China helped the government legitimate its power in the face of a new socio-political and economic situation. This paper specifically explores the role of Confucian self-cultivation in China’s governance. Drawing on Beetham’s theory of legitimation of power and Weber’s tri-typology of authority, we argue that self-cultivation, appealing to ingrained cultural values and traditions, fulfils the criteria of legitimation of power through two principles, namely, differentiation and community interest. In the context of suzhi education and (...)
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    Spectral Strangers: Charlotte Brontë’s Teachers.Nesta Devine - 2013 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 45 (4):383-395.
    In this article I attempt to engage with Charlotte Brontë as both a teacher and a philosopher. In her depiction of two impoverished gentlewomen as teachers Brontë is, as is often pointed out, drawing on her own history, but she is also exploring two conflicting contemporary philosophic notions: the romantic ideal and the ideal of rationality, as they are played out in the lives of women. Brontë uses the plot device of taking her teachers into new environments, from where as (...)
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    The Perils of the Archive, Or: Songs My Father Sang Me.Nesta Devine - 2018 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 51 (10):1014-1019.
    Working at the commencement from Derrida’s ‘Archive Fever’ this article explores Derrida’s definition of the archive – topographical, nomological, archontic – and alongside this official archive counters with an alternative archive, non-topographical, non-nomological, non-archontic forms of archive.The story of the accusations launched at Gerry Adams introduces some questions regarding the authenticity and authorisations of archives. This story evokes the competing archives of childhood and the possibility of critique arising from recognition of the tensions between competing archives. The article addresses the (...)
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    First Page Preview.Nesta Devine, John Freeman-Moir, Aidan Hobson, Ruyu Hung, Peter Roberts, Claudia Rozas Gomez, Elias Schwieler, Alan Scott & Richard Smith - 2013 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 45 (4):409-419.
    Joseph Conrad’s ‘The secret sharer’ has often been associated with what can be called initiation stories. However, in this article I argue that Conrad’s text is more than that. It can, I suggest, be read as an allegory of the inaccessibility to reveal the essence of being in command, being in education, and also the inaccessibility of the essence of the meaning of the text itself. It keeps its secret by allegorically staging alternative readings. This inaccessibility gives rise to a (...)
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    On the Public Pedagogy of Conspiracy: An EPAT Collective Project.Michael A. Peters, Nesta Devine, Peter Roberts, Sean Sturm, Sharon Rider, Andrew Gibbons, Fazal Rizvi & James Dunagan - forthcoming - Educational Philosophy and Theory:1-13.
    What is it about conspiracies that make them so attractive and easy to believe yet difficult to debunk? Is the epistemological process of debunking the best or only pedagogy for dislodging conspiracies? Are all conspiracies irrational and/or unverifiable? To what extent, if at all, do today’s social media conspiracies differ from conspiracies in the past?
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    Is Analytic Marxism Possible? A ‘Socialist’ Interpretation of Public Choice Theory.Nesta Devine - 2005 - Philosophy of Management 5 (2):89-95.
    Much management literature depends on the philosophical writings of F A Hayek and James M Buchanan. As such it is recognisably not Marxist but is in fact antithetical to Marxism. But there is a small, significant body of literature which attempts to recruit the ideas of writers in the field of ‘Public Choice’ to the service of updated Marxist thinking about management. In this paper I argue that this endeavour, although it illustrates the common origins of neoliberalism and Marxism, cannot (...)
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  11. Collective Obituary for James D. Marshall.Tina Besley, Brighouse, Ruth Irwin, Susan L. Robertson, Peter Roberts, Nicholas C. Burbules, Mark Olssen, Hugh Lauder, Richard Smith, David Aspin, Marc Depaepe, Kevin Harris, Denis Philips, Bruce Haynes, Nesta Devine, Robert Shaw, Graham Hingangaroa Smith, Roger Dale, Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Paul Smeyers, Lynda Stone, Colin Lankshear & Michael Peters - 2021 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 54 (4):331-349.
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    Lessons From History: Agnotology and the Crown.Nesta Devine - forthcoming - Educational Philosophy and Theory:1-5.
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    Infantologies II: Songs of the Cradle.Andrew Gibbons, Michael A. Peters, Georgina Tuari Stewart, Marek Tesar, Neil Boland, Viktor Johansson, Nicky de Lautour, Nesta Devine, Nina Hood & Sean Sturm - forthcoming - Educational Philosophy and Theory:1-16.
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    Spectral Post.Nesta Devine - 2018 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 50 (14):1485-1486.
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    Women, Philosophy, and Education.Nesta Devine & Georgina Stewart - 2019 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 51 (7):681-683.
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    Reflections on Elwyn Richardson Commemoration.Nesta Devine - 2016 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 48 (7):729-733.
    This article was written as the final presentation to be delivered at our day of reflection on the educational work of Elwyn Richardson. As such, the tone is somewhat different to that which is usual for this journal, but I elect to leave it substantially the same as it was when delivered. I address first the question of what we do when we mourn or remember someone like Elwyn Richardson, who made an important contribution to New Zealand’s educational history. Then (...)
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    Revisiting the Early World.Nesta Devine & Leon Benade - 2016 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 48 (7):657-659.
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    Agency and Social Capital in Chinese International Doctoral Students’ Conversion to Christianity.Qun Ding & Nesta Devine - 2017 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 49 (12):1161-1172.
    Chinese international students constitute the largest proportion of overseas students in several English-speaking countries such as the UK and New Zealand. Little research has been done concerning those undertaking doctoral study. This qualitative study explores how Chinese overseas doctoral students become involved in church communities and how some of them convert to Christianity in New Zealand. In-depth interviews were conducted with nine Chinese doctoral students from different social backgrounds. Five of these reported varying degrees of interest in and commitment to (...)
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    Reflections on Jonathan Boston’s Paper.Nesta Devine - 2014 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 46 (9):995-999.
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    Deleuze, Education and Becoming - by Semetsky, I.Nesta Devine - 2008 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 40 (3):453–455.
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    Creating Our (Educational) Futures.Nesta Devine & Andrew Gibbons - 2015 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 47 (9):856-862.
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    Infantasies: An EPAT Collective Project.Andrew Gibbons, Michael A. Peters, Andrea Delaune, Petar Jandrić, Amy N. Sojot, David W. Kupferman, Marek Tesar, Viktor Johansson, Marta Cabral, Nesta Devine & Nina Hood - 2021 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 53 (14):1442-1453.
    This is a collective writing project that is part of the larger design of Infantologies, Infanticides and Infantilizations; a quartet that explores the philosophy of infants from thematic perspectives, that puts infants at the centre of our reflections, and that encourages a different academic style of thinking.
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