1. Sidorkin, A.M. Labor of Learning: Market and the Next Generation of Educational Reform. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2009. PDF

  2. Sidorkin, A.M. Learning Relations: Impure Education, Deschooled Schools, and Dialogue with Evil. New York: Peter Lang, 2002. PDF

  3. Sidorkin, A.M. Beyond Discourse: Education, the Self and Dialogue. Buffalo: SUNY Press, 1999. PDF

  4. Сидоркин, А.М. Парад предрассудков [Parade of Prejudices and Superstitions]. Moscow: Znanie, 1992. 65 000 copies sold.

  5. Сидоркин, А.М. Пособие для начинающих Робеспьеров [A Beginning Robespierre's Guide]. Moscow: Znanie, 1990. 155600 copies sold.


  1. Sidorkin, A.M. and Warford, M.K., Eds. Reforms and Innovation in Education. Springer, Cham, 2017.

  2. Bingham, C. W., and Sidorkin, A.M., Eds.No Education Without Relation. New York: Peter Lang, 2004.

  3. Школа воспитания: 825-й маршрут [School of character: The Route # 825] (Co-edited with V.A. Karakovsky, D.B.Grigoriev, and Ye.I. Sokolova). Moscow: The Pedagogical Society of Russia, 200


  1. Sidorkin, A.M.An Ontological Understanding of Dialogue in Education. Ph.D. diss., University of Washington, 1996.

  2. Сидоркин, А.М. Рaзвитие воспитательной системы школы как закономерный процесс [School as a developing system: Driving Forces and Contradictions], Dissertation. Moscow: Institute for Theory and History of Education, 1990.

  3. Сидоркин, А.М. Методология системного подхода в педагогике [Methodology of the Systems Approach in Educational Theory], Monograph, Moscow: Research Institute for Theory and History of Education, 1989.


  1. Sidorkin, A.M. "Financial Literacy and the Curricularization of Knowledge." International Handbook of Philosophy of Education. Springer, Cham, 2018. 1223-1234.

  2. Sidorkin, A.M. "Human Capital and Innovations in Education." In Reforms and Innovation in Education, pp. 127-139. Springer, Cham, 2017.

  3. Sidorkin, A.M. "The Emancipation of Children," in Pauli Siljander, Kimmo Kontio and Eetu Pikkaraine (Eds.)Schools in Transition. Sense Publishers, 2017, 289-303

  4. Sidorkin, A.M. "On the theoretical limits of education", in Gert Biesta, Julie Allan and Richard Edwards, Eds. Making a Difference in Theory, London and New York: Routledge , 2014, 121-134.

  5. Sidorkin, A.M. "On the Essence of Education," in Making Sense of Education: Fifteen Contemporary Educational Theorists in their own Words, Gert J.J. Biesta, Editor, Springer, 2012.

  6. Sidorkin, A.M. "The Gift and Dialogue", in Dialogiske perspektiver: når vi er forskjellige, Karin Ellingsen Aune og Ellen Saur, Eds., Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, 2007.

  7. Sidorkin, A.M. “Carnival and Dialogue: Opening New Conversations,” Dialogue as a Means of Collective Communication, Patrick M. Jenlink and Bela H. Banathy, Eds, Plenum US, 2004.

  8. Sidorkin, A.M. “Doing and Talking: Two Sides of School,” Dialogue as a Means of Collective Communication, Patrick M. Jenlink and Bela H. Banathy, Editors, Plenum US, 2004.

  9. Sidorkin, A.M. "Relations Are Rational: Toward An Economic Anthropology Of Schooling," No Education Without Relation, Charles Bingham and Alexander Sidorkin, Editors, New York: Peter Lang, 2004.

  10. Sidorkin, A.M. "A Case for a Pedagogy of Relation," No Education Without Relation, Charles Bingham and Alexander Sidorkin, Editors, New York: Peter Lang, 2004.


  1. Sidorkin A.M. “Disruptive Innovation and the Relational Novelty.” Educational Theory, forthcoming.

  2. Sidorkin A.M. "Pragmatic Perfectionism," Philosophy of Education76/3 (2020): 56-60

  3. Sidorkin A.M. "Baumol’s Cost Disease and the Trinitarian Pedagogy." Studies in Philosophy and Education 38 no. 6 (2019): 591-600.

  4. Moe, M., and A. M. Sidorkin. "The Polyphonic Embodied Self and Educational Organization: A Case of Theory Transplantation." Interchange (2018): 1-13.

  5. Saur, E., and A. M. Sidorkin. "Disability, Dialogue, and the Posthuman." Studies in Philosophy and Education 37, no. 6 (2018): 567-578.

  6. Sidorkin, A.M. "There’s more to education than equality of opportunity." Philosophy of Education (2016): 201-203.

  7. Sidorkin, A.M. “The Paranoid Mind and Transcendence.” Philosophy of Education, 2018.

  8. Sidorkin, A.M. "Cyborgs forever." Philosophy of Education (2017) : 101-106.

  9. Sidorkin, A.M. "Education for Jobless Society." Studies in Philosophy and Education 36, no. 1 (2017): 7-20.

  10. Sidorkin, A.M. "Campbell’s Law and the Ethics of Immensurability." Studies in Philosophy and Education 35, no. 4 (2016): 321-332.

  11. Sidorkin, A.M. "Idolaters, Iconoclasts, and Iconophiles: The Productive Ideal and Philosophy of Education." Philosophy of Education (2014): 302-310.

  12. Sidorkin, A.M. "The Morning After: Resilience and a Little Anger." Philosophy of Education (2014): 294-296.

  13. Сидоркин, А. М.. "Прагматический либерализм и модернизация воспитания." Вопросы образования 2 (2014).

  14. Сидоркин А.М.,"Профессиональная подготовка учителей в США: уроки для России" [Teacher training in the US: Lessons for Russia], Вопросы Образования 1, 2013.

  15. Sidorkin, A.M. "The Russian Method." Other Education 1, no. 1 (2012): 61-78.

  16. Sidorkin, A.M. "Mad hatters, jackbooted managers, and the massification of higher education." Educational Theory 62, no. 4 (2012): 487-500.

  17. Sidorkin, A.M. "The institution and the virtue." Philosophy of Education (2012): 439-441.

  18. Sidorkin, A.M. "Are schools improvable? A rumination on positionality." Philosophy of Education (2010): 278-285.

  19. Sidorkin, A.M. “On the Essence of EducationStudies in Philosophy and Education 30/5 (2011): 521-527.

  20. Sidorkin, A.M. "Doomed to Act: Why Postmodern Education May Be Impossible, Not Just (Im) possible." Philosophy of Education (2011): 280-282.

  21. Sidorkin, A.M. "John Dewey: A case of Educational Utopianism." Philosophy of Education (2010): 191-199.

  22. Sidorkin, A.M. "Compliance without Paternalism." Philosophy of Education (2008): 78-80.

  23. Sidorkin, A.M. "What Do We Want Them to Want to Do?" Proceedings of the 11th Biennial Conference Education and Multicultural Education, 2008.

  24. Sidorkin, A.M. "Is schooling a consumer good? A case against school choice, but not the one you had in mind." Philosophy of Education (2007): 75-83.

  25. Sidorkin, A.M.“Human Capital and Labor of Learning: A Case of Mistaken Identity,” Educational Theory, 57/2, 2007, 159-170.

  26. Sidorkin, A.M. "The New Slavery, or Chrysalization of Class." Philosophy of Education (2006): 417-425.

  27. Sidorkin, A.M. "The Student Error," Philosophy of Education (2005): 137-145.

  28. Sidorkin, A.M. "Chayanov's Rule and School Reform." Philosophy of Education (2005): 67-76.

  29. Sidorkin, A.M. "In the event of learning: Alienation and participative thinking in education." Educational Theory 54, no. 3 (2004): 251-262.

  30. Sidorkin, A.M. "Panopticon of a Second Kind: Self-Reforming during the Era of Excellence." Journal of Thought 39, no. 2 (2004): 17-33.

  31. Fischer, J. M., L. Hamer, J. Zimmerman, A.M. Sidorkin, A. Samel, L. Long, and J. McArthur. "The unlikely faces of professional development in urban schools: Preparing at-risk students and colleges for one another." Educational Horizons 82, no. 3 (2004): 203-212.

  32. Sidorkin, A.M. "Student labor and evolution of education." World Futures 60, no. 3 (2004): 183-193.

  33. Sidorkin, Alexander. "Cold Calling and the Wonderful World of Relations." Philosophy of Education (2003): 204-207.

  34. Sidorkin, Alexander. "Lyotard and Bakhtin: Engaged diversity in education." Interchange 33, no. 1 (2002): 85-97.

  35. Bingham, C.W., and A.M. Sidorkin. "Aesthetics and the paradox of educational relation." Journal of Philosophy of Education 35, no. 1 (2000): 21-30.

  36. Sidorkin, A.M. "The Labor of Learning." Educational Theory 51, no. 1 (2001): 91-107.

  37. Sidorkin, A.M. “Authoritarianism and Democracy in Soviet Schools: A Tale of John Dewey’s Ideas and the Woman Who Brought down the Berlin Wall.” East/West Education 19, 1998-2000, 121-130.

  38. Sidorkin, A.M. “Toward a Pedagogy of Relation.” Philosophical Studies in Education 32, 2000, 9-14.

  39. Sidorkin, Alexander. "Dialogue with Evil." Journal of Thought 34, no. 3 (1999): 9-19.

  40. Sidorkin, A.M. "The fine art of sitting on two stools: Multicultural education between postmodernism and critical theory." Studies in Philosophy and Education 18, no. 3 (1999): 143-156.

  41. Sidorkin, A.M. "Redefinition of Plurality: On the Value of Double Messages." Education and Society 16, no. 1 (1998): 99-104.

  42. Sidorkin, A.M. “Alas, Poor Hamlet – or Identity Crisis for Dummies,” Philosophy of Education 1998: 269-71.

  43. Sidorkin, A.M. “Authenticity-Dialogicality-Recognition: An Improbable Journey,” Philosophical Studies in Education (1997): 83-90.

  44. Sidorkin, A.M. "Carnival and domination: Pedagogies of neither care nor justice." Educational Theory 47, no. 2 (1997): 229-23.

  45. Sidorkin, A.M. "The Glass Bead Game." Philosophy of Education (1996): 315-317.

  46. Sidorkin, A.M. “The Pedagogy of the Interhuman.” Philosophy of Education (1995): 412-419.

  47. Sidorkin A.M. “The Communard Movement in Russia,” East-West Education, 16/2 (Fall 1995): 148-59.


  1. Sidorkin, A.M. “Review of Journey into Dialogic Pedagogy (Eugene Matusov),” Power and Education 2/1, 2010: 109-111.

  2. Sidorkin, A.M. “Schools of Recognition: Identity Politics and Classroom Practices,” Review of Charles Bingham, Schools of Recognition. Educational Studies 34/1, Spring 2003: 102-105.

  3. Sidorkin, A.M. "Democracy, education, and antipodes." Review of Creating and Managing the Democratic School by J.Chapman, I.Froumin, and D.Aspin, Eds., East-West Education, Volume 17, Spring and Fall 1996, Numbers 1 and 2: 135-38.


  1. Sidorkin, Alexander. "Educating for a jobless society”. UNESCO Futures of Education Ideas LAB. 16 November 2020.

  2. Сидоркин, А.М. «Открытие нового мира [The Discovery of a New World]», Директор Школы, 8/2020, 61-67.

  3. Sidorkin, A. M., and A. M. Kulakov. "The Problem of the Invisible in Education." (2015). Journal of Siberian Federal University. Humanities & Social Sciences 11 (2015 8) 2632-2637. См также русский вариант "Проблема невидимого в образовании

  4. Sidorkin, A.M. "University Ratings: Imperfect but Indispensable," Higher Education in Russia and Beyond, 04 2015: 8-10.

  5. Сидоркин, А.М. «Зачем России «Орлёнок»?» Ориентир, 2015. № 1(11): 19-22.

  6. Сидоркин, А.М. «Общественно-педагогическая практика в подготовке учителей», Психологическая наука и образование. 2014. Т. 19. № 3. С. 74-77

  7. Сидоркин, А.М. "Революция данных," Учительская газета, №26 от 30 июня 2014 года.

  8. Сидоркин, А.М. «Социальное воспитание в гонке образований», Сибирский педагогический журнал, 2013, Т.2, 16-20

  9. Sidorkin, A.M. "Syllabus, the genre." Syllabus 1, no. 1 (2012).

  10. "Response to Frank Margonis' Review of Labor of Learning: Market and the Next Generation of Educational Reform," Studies in Philosophy and Education 29/6, 2010: 577-578.

  11. Сидоркин, А.М. “Феномен Листпеда с точки зрения дискретности воспитания.” Магия Листпеда: Педагогические принципы адаптационного сбора студентов, N.P. Anijnikeeva, Т.А. Romm eds., Novosibirsk, NSPU Publishing, 2010: 34 - 38.

  12. Сидоркин, А.М. “Как перевести непереводимое: российская традиция воспитания и перспективы глобализации образования. Воспитание: традиции и перспективы . Proceedings of the Fifth Siberian Education Seminar, Novosibirsk, Russia, March 17 - 19 2010): Volume 1. Novosibirsk, NSPU Publishing, 2010: 24 - 26.

  13. Sidorkin, A.M. “Mentorship program essential for new teachers,” Greeley Tribune, April 10, 2008, A8.

  14. Сидоркин, А.М. “Будущее воспитания и воспитание будущего.” Воспитательная работа в школе, 2008, 3: 24-26.

  15. Сидоркин, А.М. “Нерыночная экономика школы.” Narodnoye Obrazovaniye 10, 2008: 223-231.

  16. Sidorkin, A.M. “Spinoza or Spanish?” Straw Poll Contribution, The Philosophers’ Magazine Volume 38, 2007, 10.

  17. Сидоркин, А.М. “Факультет ненужных вещей: Смысл и основная проблема воспитания.” Новые Ценности Образования: Контексты и подтексты образования 5-6/29-30, 2006: 43-48.

  18. Сидоркин, А.М. “Театральность школы.” На путях к новой школе 1, 2004, 3-6.

  19. Сидоркин, А.М. “Российская теория воспитания в контексте мирового образования”, Живая педагогика: Открытость, культура, наука, образование, Moscow: Narodnoye Obrazovanie, 2004, 61-67.

  20. Сидоркин, А.М. "Педагогическая наука и образовательная практика: Экономическая антропология школы." Живая Педагогика: Открытость. Культура. Наука. Образование, Moscow: Narodnoe Obrazovanie, 2004, 244-247

  21. Сидоркин, А.М. "Эволюционная теория коллективного воспитания." На путях к новой школе 5, 2003, 41-43.

  22. Спирин, А., Сидоркин, А.М. “Школа отношений.” Народное образование 3 (2003): 92-97.

  23. Сидоркин, А. М. "Система В. А. Караковского: модель гуманистической воспитательной системы современной массовой школы." Гуманистические воспитательные системы вчера и сегодня (в описаниях их авторов и исследователей). Редактор-составитель Е. И. Соколова ; Под общ. ред. Н. Л. Селивановой. – М. : Педагогическое общество России, 1998. – С. 178–196.

  24. Сидоркин, А.М. “К вопросу о развитии понятия воспитательная система школы” [On development of the concept of School-wide Educational System], Klassnyi Rukovoditel. 1997, Volume 2, 23-28.

  25. Сидоркин, А.М. “К вопросу о развитии понятия воспитательная система школы." Методология, теория и практика воспитательных систем: поиск продолжается, Moscow: Research Institute for Theory of Education and Pedagogy, 1996, 28-33.

  26. Сидоркин, А.М. “Диалог в воспитании.” Народное образование, 1995, 8-9, 110-114.

  27. Сидоркин, А.М. "О начальном этапе моделирования воспитательной системы." Моделирование воспитательных систем: теория — практике: Сб. науч. ст./Под ред. Л.И.Новиковой, Н.Л.Селивановой. М.: РОУ, 1995. - С. 69-77.

  28. Сидоркин, А.М. “Диалог в воспитании: к постановке проблемы.” Гуманизация образования 2/1995, 9-16.

  29. Сидоркин, А.М. “Единство организованности и общинности как условие становления и развития гуманистической воспитательной системы школы.” Воспитательная система массовой школы: проблемы гуманизации. Moscow: Research Institute for Theory and History of Education, 1992, 22-28.

  30. Сидоркин, А. М. "Методы воспитания." Российская педагогическая энциклопедия : В 2-х тт. ; Гл. ред. В. В. Давыдов. – М. : Большая Российская энциклопедия, 1993. – Т. 1. – С. 569–570.

  31. Сидоркин A.M. "Процесс развития воспитательной системы школы. Его закономерности." Воспитательная система учебного заведения. (Материалы Всесоюзной научно-практической конференции г.Николаев). М., 1992. 14-29.

  32. Сидоркин, А.М. “Рождение Николаевского научно-практического центра 'Воспитательная система школы.” Воспитательная система школы. Москва, Педагогическое общество РСФСР, 1991: 27-48.

  33. Сидоркин, А.М. “Вопросы методологии изучения воспитательных систем” Педагогическая теория: идеи и проблемы: Сб. науч. тр. Ответств. ред. В.С.Шубинский. М.: ИТПиМИО, 1992. - С. 80-86.

  34. Сидоркин, А.М. “Воспитательная Система – Школа Караковского.” Народное образование 10/1991: 42-48.

  35. Сидоркин, А.М. “Процесс развития воспитательной системы школы.” Советская Педагогика 11/1991: 65-69.

  36. Сидоркин,А.М. "Методологический синтез теории и истории педагогики в исследовании воспитательных систем." Воспитательные системы школ: история и современность: Тезисы семинара-совещания. — Владимир: ВГПИ, 1990. — С. 8-10.

  37. Сидоркин, А.М. “Воспитательный процесс и воспитательная система” [Educational Process and the Holistic School] Методология и методы современных педагогических исследований [Methodology and Methods of Contemporary Educational Research]. Mos cow: Academy of Educational Sciences, 1989, 10-12.

  38. Сидоркин, А.М. “Соотношение объяснения и понимания в период кризиса одной из специальных наук” [Explanation and Understanding in One Social Science’s Crisis] Объяснение и понимание в специальных общественных науках [The Explanation and Understanding in Social Sciences]. Moscow: Institute of Philosophy, 1989, 171-179.

  39. Сидоркин, А.М. “Общее, особенное и единичное в развитии воспитательной системы школы” [The Universal, the Particular, and the Singular in the Development of a Holistic School]. Воспитательная система учебного заведения как объект педагогического управления [Pedagogical Management of School's Educational System]. Proceedings of the All-Union Conference, V.1. Riga: Latvian State University, 1989, 15-17.

  40. Сидоркин, А.М. “Игровой аспект воспитания” [The Play-like Dimension of Education]. Игра в воспитательном процессе [Play in Educational Process]. Novosibirsk: NGPI, 1989, 62-80.

  41. Сидоркин, А.М. “К вопросу о сущности воспитания: Игровой аспект воспитательного взаимодействия” [On the Essence of Education: Play-like Aspects of the Educational Interaction]. Теоретико-методологичечские проблемы образования в условиях становления системы непрерывного образования [Theoretical and Methodological Educational Issues in the Development of a Continuous Education System]. Moscow: Academy of Educational Sciences, 1988, 96-98.

  42. Сидоркин, А.М. “О сущности педагогических явлений” [On the Essence of Educational Phenomena]. Педагогическая наука в условиях перестройки [Educational Theory and Perestroika]. Moscow: Russian Educational Society, 1988, 65-69.


  1. 2016. Р 18,000,000 Analytical support of identification and diffusion of the most promising innovations in Russian education, Federal Ministry of Education and Science.

  2. 2012. $50,000. Common Core Standards and College Preparedness in Rhode Island, Rhode Island Office of Higher Education

  3. 2012. $3,000. Linkage Grant, The Eurasia Foundation

  4. 2007. $160,000. Reading in the Social Studies Project: Teaching Reading in Civics, Economics, Geography and History grant (Co-PI)

  5. 2005. $36,000. Civics Mosaic, Regional coordinator for the State of Ohio and Toledo region.

  6. 2005. $4,800. Improving Literacy through Service Learning, Partnerships for Community Actions Grant (Co-director, budget administrator)

  7. 2004. $37,000. Civics Mosaic, Civic Education Exchange Program Regional Coordinator.

  8. 2002. $25,000. Ohio Learning Network Implementation Grant, (co-PI)

  9. 2002. $12,000. Ohio Learning Network Readiness Grant, (co-PI)

  10. 2002. $7,000. Undoing the Digital Divide: Infusing Technology in a Social Foundations of Education Course, PICT Project Grant (co-PI)

  11. 2001. $6,000. Manifesto of Relational Pedagogy, National Academy of Education Collaborative Project Grant (co-PI, budget administrator)

  12. 2001. $14,190. Pedagogy of Relation: Mutuality, Authority, And Polyphony, Spencer Foundation Small Research Grant

  13. 2001. $10,00. Using Web Technology to Overcome Fragmentation of a Multi-Sectioned Course, Bowling Green State University Tech Grant (co-PI)

  14. 1999. $6,000. Progressive Prehistory of Soviet Education, National Academy of Education Collaborative Project Grant (co-PI)

  15. 1997. $40,000. Monologism in Education, National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship