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- SAGE India 2005; US$ 24.95
When it was first published (in 1991), Political Agenda of Education was hailed as an outstanding contribution to educational theory. This thoroughly revised edition sharpens the focus and explanatory range of the original framework. In particular, the author has incorporated the complex terrain of gender and girls` education while bringing in a more... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 122.00
The School-to-Work movement came together as a major national force for educational reform in the late 1980s and reached its peak in 1994 with the passage of the School-to-Work Opportunities Act. Throughout the 1990s, the movement had a substantial record of creativity and accomplishment. Among other things, it hastened the spread of career development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95
The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy is the first book to provide a comprehensive review of the interdisciplinary profession and practice of educational therapy as it exists today. It describes the scope and practice of educational therapy from its European roots to its growing presence in the United States, and provides case studies to... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 60.00
Reform of education, training and human resource development is an integral part of the transition to a democratic society and market economy. Estonia has made progress in all these areas since reform began in 1990. The challenge for the Ministry of Education has been to promote and support changes that meet the needs of the new economy and society... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 71.00
Reform of education, training and human resource development is an integral part of the transition to a democratic society and market economy. Latvia has made progress in all these areas since reform began in 1990. The challenge for the Ministry of Education and Science has been to promote and support changes that meet the needs of the new economy... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 22.95
In this short and powerful book, celebrated philosopher Martha Nussbaum makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education. Historically, the humanities have been central to education because they have rightly been seen as essential for creating competent democratic citizens. But recently, Nussbaum argues,... more...
- Beacon Press 2007; US$ 17.00
Widening the Circle is a passionate, even radical argument for creating school and classroom environments where all kids, including children labeled as ?disabled? and ?special needs,? are welcome on equal terms. In opposition to traditional models of special education, where teachers decide when a child is deemed ?ready to compete? in ?mainstream?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
Confronting Obstacles to Inclusion uniquely and comprehensively addresses interpretations of inclusive education by drawing upon the experiences and expertise of leading writers and academics who have direct experience of teaching and researching this area around the world. This landmark publication combines theoretical chapters with practical... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2009; US$ 27.95
By misunderstanding teenagers’ instinctive need to do things for themselves, isn’t society in danger of creating a system of schooling that so goes against the natural grain of the adolescent brain, that formal education ends up trivializing the very young people it claims to be supporting? By failing to keep up with appropriate research... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00
The six papers in this e-book emerge from The Centre for Research in Social Policys (CRSP) 25th Anniversary conference Beyond Social Inclusion: Towards a More Equal Society?, held at Loughborough University in January 2009. The papers in this collection bring together a sociological analysis of social policy. All the papers draw upon and use... more...