Special series

Social Pedagogy and Transgression

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Published: 01/06/24

Social Pedagogy and Transgression

A International Journal of Social Pedagogy Special Series. This special issue is shaped by bell hooks’ understanding of transgression and education through her 1994 book ‘Teaching to Transgress’. bell hooks was an American author, educationalist and social activist who understood transgressive education as the practice of freedom, characterised by an integral experience without dissociation between body, mind and spirit. In this sense, education unites the will to learn with freedom of movement.

When Social Pedagogy Goes to School: Innovative approaches promoting agency, community and democracy in formal education

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Published: 31/05/23

When Social Pedagogy Goes to School: Innovative approaches promoting agency, community and democracy in formal education

This special series focuses on school practices inspired by social pedagogy principles and approaches. We particularly welcome research articles that explore innovative practices that promote agency, democracy, community – three key concepts in the field of social pedagogy.

Social Pedagogy and Anti-Extremism/Anti-Terrorism

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Published: 31/01/23

Social Pedagogy and Anti-Extremism/Anti-Terrorism

This special issue examines social pedagogical practices, ideals and ambitions of social inclusion and active citizenship in the global context of anti-extremism and anti-terror politics.

Social pedagogical work with children, youth and their families with refugee and migrant background in Europe

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Published: 21/04/21

Social pedagogical work with children, youth and their families with refugee and migrant background in Europe

This special series aims to analyse social pedagogical work with children, youth, and their families in the context of refugees and migration, with varying empirical focuses and theoretical perspectives based on how social pedagogy works.

The Relation of Social Pedagogy and Social Work

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Published: 26/02/21

The Relation of Social Pedagogy and Social Work

This special series marks the relations of social pedagogy and social work in practice and academia in various countries.

Everyday Expertise in Social Pedagogy

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Published: 31/08/20

Everyday Expertise in Social Pedagogy

This special series seeks to draw out what might be involved in such everyday expertise and how social pedagogy equips professionals to meaningfully respond in complex and uncertain situations.

Creativity and Social Pedagogy

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Published: 20/12/19

Creativity and Social Pedagogy

This special series aims to explore creativity and social pedagogy in greater detail; articles draw on a wide range of topics from across the social professions to discuss these forms of creative activity, including theatre and drama, film, poetry, music, and symbols.

Social Pedagogy in the Nordic Countries

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Published: 28/09/18

Social Pedagogy in the Nordic Countries

This special series aims to both discuss the existence of these lines as such and show examples of social pedagogical work on the arenas of both general and special social education