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- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 41.50
This richly researched and impressively argued work is a history of public schooling in Alabama in the half century following the Civil War. It engages with depth and sophistication Alabama’s social and cultural life in the period that can be characterized by the three “R”s: Reconstruction, redemption, and racism. Alabama was... more...
- R&L Education 2011; US$ 23.99
Preserving the Public in Public Schools is an exploration of the purposes of public schools, the competing visions of public education, and the values of the public good that comprise the public in public schools. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 26.00
America is being held back by the quality and quantity of learning in college. Many graduates cannot think critically, write effectively, solve problems, understand complex issues, or meet employers' expectations. The only solution - making learning the highest priority in college - demands fundamental change throughout higher education. more...
- Regnery Publishing 2010; US$ 27.95
It?s no secret that our universities have become hotbeds of radical leftist thought. While professors and administrators pay lip-service to concepts like open-mindedness and robust debate, they try to squash any opinion that doesn?t match their radical left world view. Well, world-renowned campus activist David Horowitz wants to bring diversity back... more...
- Encounter Books 2012; US$ 5.99
America is facing a higher education bubble. Like the housing bubble, it is the product of cheap credit coupled with popular expectations of ever-increasing returns on investment, and as with housing prices, the cheap credit has caused college tuitions to vastly outpace inflation and family incomes. Now this bubble is bursting. In this Broadside,... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2012; US$ 27.99
A scathing insider exposť, this account lifts the lid on a higher education system that?s corporatized beyond recognition, steeped in bureaucracy, and dominated by marketing and PR imperatives rather than intellectual pursuit. Fearless, ferocious, and often funny, this exposes a world that stands in stark contrast to the slogans and mottos joyously... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
This insightful book brings together both academics and researchers from a variety of international organizations and aid agencies to explore the complexities of public private partnerships (PPPs) as a resurgent, hybrid mode of educational governance that operates across scales, from the community to the global. The contributors expertly study the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00
This book comes strongly to the defence of educational theory and shows that it has a structure and integrity of its own. The author argues that the validity of educational theory may best be judged in terms of the various assumptions made in it. His argument is illustrated by a review and critique of some particularly influential theories of education:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00
Intended primarily for education students this book provides an introduction to the philosophy of education that tackles educational problems and at the same time relates them to the mainstream of philosophical analysis. Among the educational topics the book discusses are the aims of education, the two cultures debate, moral education, equality as... more...