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Peer-Reviewed Articles

Schmidt, P. (2017). Authority and pedagogical framing. Philosophy of Music Education Review, 24(1), 8-23.


Laes, T. & Schmidt, P. (2016). Activism within music education: Working towards inclusion and policy change in the Finnish music school context. British Journal of Music Education, 33(1), 5–23.


Schmidt, P., & Morrow, S. (2015). Hoarse with no name: Chronic voice problems, policy & music teacher marginalization. Music Education Research, 18(1), 1-18.


Schmidt, P. (2014). NGOs as a framework for an education in and through music: Is the third sector viable? International Journal of Music Education, 32(1), 31-52.


Schmidt, P. (2014). Educating musically in difference: The challenges the arts place upon education. Inter-Ação, 3, 24-39.


Schmidt, P. (2013). Cosmopolitanism and policy: A pedagogical framework for global issues in music education. Arts Education Policy Review, 114(3), 103-111.


Schmidt, P. (2013). Lessons without limit: Risk, critical thinking and empowerment in a meaningful education through music. Art Music Review, 24(1), online.


Schmidt, P. (2013). A rabi, an imam, and a priest walk into a bar. Or, what can music education philosophy learn from comparative cosmopolitanism? Philosophy of Music Education Review, 21(1), 23-40.


Schmidt, P. (2012). Critical leadership and music educational practice. Theory into Practice, 51(3), 221-228.


Schmidt, P. (2012). What we hear is meaning too:  Deconstruction, dialogue and music. Philosophy of Music Education Review, 20(1), 32-56.


Schmidt, P. (2012). Ethics or choosing complexity in music education. Action, Theory and Criticism in Music Education, 11(1), 149-169.


Schmidt, P., & Robbins, J. (2011). Looking backwards to reach forward: A strategic architecture for professional development in music education. Arts Education Policy Review, 112(2), 95-103


Schmidt, P., & Benedict, C. (2011). Politics of not knowing: The disappearing act of an education in music. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 27(3), 134-148.


Schmidt, P. (2011). Music education in urban contexts: A redress. Action, Criticism and Theory Journal, 10(1), 1-14.


Schmidt, P. (2011). Policy, politics, and north-south relations: A strategic architecture in music education. Revista da ABEM, 19(26), 23-36.


Schmidt, P. (2009). Reinventing from within: Thinking spherically as a policy imperative in music education. Arts Education Policy Review, 110(3), 39-47.


Schmidt, P. (2009). Can policy lead in music education? Global visions and local directions. Arts Education Policy Review, 110(3), 3-5.


Schmidt, P. (2009). Observation as Discourse: Conflict & Renunciation in Music Teacher Preparation. Finnish Journal of Music Education, 10(1), 35-46.


Benedict, C. & Schmidt, P. (2008). Pedagogias criticas e praticas musico-educativas: Compartilhando historias, praticas, politicas e conceitos. Revista da ABEM, 20, 7-17.


Schmidt, P. & Benedict, C. (2007). From Whence Social Justice: Interrogating the Improbable in Education. Action, Criticism and Theory (ACT) Journal, 6(4), 21-42.


Schmidt, P. (2007). Democracy and Dissensus:  Constructing Conflict in Music Education. Action, Criticism and Theory (ACT) Journal, 7(1), 10-28.


Schmidt, P. (2007). In Search of a Reality-Based Community: Illusion and Tolerance in Music, Education, and Society. Philosophy of Music Education Review, 15(2), 160-167.


Schmidt, P. (2005). Music Education as Transformative Practice: Creating New Frameworks for Learning Music through a Freirian Perspective. Visions of Research in Music Education, 6.   


Johansen, G., Kannelopolous, P., Schmidt, P., & Wright, R. (Eds). (under contract). The Sociology of Music Education Handbook. New York:


Schmidt, P. (2020). Policy as concept and practice: A guide to Music Educators. Oxford University Press.

Bennett, D., Rowley, J. & Schmidt, P. (2019). Leadership and musician development in Higher Music Education. Volume 1. London: Routledge.


Bennett, D., Rowley, J. & Schmidt, P. (2019). Leadership and pedagogy of curriculum in Higher Music Education. Volume 2. London: Routledge.


Schmidt, P. & Colwell, R. (Eds.) (2017). Policy and the Political Life of Music Education. New York: Oxford University Press.


Benedict, C., Schmidt, P., Spruce, G. & Woodford, P. (Eds.) (2015). Oxford handbook of music education and social justice. Oxford University

Press. 45 chapters.


Schmidt, P., Benedict, C. (Eds). (2012). The place of music in the 21st century: A global view. National Society for the Study of Education

Yearbook. Teachers College Press.

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