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- 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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 97.04
Hauptbeschreibung Der Antiochenische bzw. lukianische Text ist eine der wichtigsten Textformen der Septuaginta. Geht dieser Text auf die Bearbeitung durch Lukian (lukianische Redaktion) um 300 n.Chr. zurück, oder repräsentiert er, wie es die Übereinstimmungen mit Josephus, dem Neuen Testament und insbesondere den Qumrantexten nahe... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
Governments around the world are trying to come to terms with new technologies, new social movements and a changing global economy. As a result, educational policy finds itself at the centre of a major political struggle between those who see it only for its instrumental outcomes and those who see its potential for human emancipation. This book is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
Starting with the 1972 publication of his seminal work, Education and the Rise of the Corporate State , Joel Spring has been documenting and analyzing the politics of knowledge and education. Throughout his work he has explored the attempts to use education to advance the economic and political interests of dominant groups. The general term he uses... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 34.99
How do we prepare young people to understand the complex problems confronting our society and their place as citizens in shaping solutions? Until 1997, the contribution of schools to these challenges was ad hoc and uncoordinated, but with the introduction of citizenship education into the National Curriculum in England a new political project... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95
In this ground-breaking book, Joel Spring examines globalization and its worldwide effects on education. A central thesis is that industrial-consumerism is the dominant paradigm in the integration of education and economic planning in modern economic security states. In the twenty-first century, national school systems have similar grades and promotion... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
In Cosmopolitanism and the Age of School Reform, noted educationalist Thomas Popkewitz explores turn-of-the-century and contemporary pedagogical reforms while illuminating their complex relation to cosmopolitanism. Popkewitz highlights how policies that include "all children" and leave "no child behind" are rooted in a philosophy of cosmopolitanism?not... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95
This text is intended to be of use as a guide for students, scholars and researchers of the politics of education and of educational policy studies. The comprehensive work surveys major trends between 1969 and 1994, with chapters synthesising political and policy developments at local, national and state levels in the US as well as in the international... 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...