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- New Press, The 2010; US$ 27.95
Schrecker, the leading historian of the McCarthy-era witch hunts, examines both the key fronts in the present battles over higher ed, and their historical parallels in previous eras ? offering a deeply-researched chronicle of the challenges to academic freedom, set against the rapidly changing structure of the academy itself. The Lost Soul of Higher... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 1998; US$ 75.00
This book represents some of the last writings by Paulo Freire, who has been acclaimed one of the most important educators of the twentieth century. Pedagogy of the Heart is filled with Freire's reminiscences of his early life and meditations under my mango tree. These meditations include discussions of solitude and community, the limit of the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 29.00
Academic freedom has been a principle that undergirds the university since 1915. Beyond this, it also protects a spirit of free inquiry essential to a democratic society. But in the post-9/11 present, the basic principles of academic freedom have been deeply challenged. This timely collection of essays and interviews addresses some of the most urgent... more...
- NYU Press 2001; US$ 75.00
What are the proper aims of education in a liberal democracy? Given the deep disagreement about moral and religious values in modern societies, what is the proper balance between public and private claimants to educational authority? Should parents be given greater control over their children's formal education? Are today's public schools promoting... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00
The is this the book-length work addressing the development of academic freedom and the procedures designed to protect it from the 1915 founding of the AAUP and the AAC to their endorsement of the key document in the history of professorial rights and responsibilities, the 1940 Statement of Principles of Academic Freedom and Tenure. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00
There are currently no books on Catholic higher education that offer a theological foundation for academic freedom. This book presents a theologically grounded understanding of academic freedom that builds on, extends, and completes the prevailing secular understanding for Catholic higher education. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 55.00
Andy Green develops on his earlier historical work on Education and State Formation in a study of education and the nation state in an era of globalization. Education, Globalization and the Nation State offers the first sustained analysis of the implications of globalization for modern education systems. In a series of historical and comparative... more...
- Brandeis University Press 2010; US$ 27.99
The first volume to examine the contributions of women who brought the forces of American progressivism and Jewish nationalism to formal and informal Jewish education more...
- Zed Books 2013; US$ 29.95
Revolting Subjects is a groundbreaking account of social abjection in contemporary Britain, exploring how particular groups are figured as revolting and how they in turn revolt against their subjectification. Utilizing in-depth case studies, including chavs, asylum seekers, Gypsies and Travellers, and the 2011 London riots, this imaginative... more...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 68.00
`This is the new policy bible for educationalists - it is at once systematic, provocative and instructive' - Michael A Peters, Research Professor, University of Glasgow This book provides an international perspective on education policy, and of the role and function of education in the global economy. The authors present a Foucauldian perspective... more...