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  • Learning with Computersby Paul Light; Karen Littleton

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    Contrary to the belief that computers isolate users, Karen Littleton and Paul Light demonstrate that learning with computers is often a collaborative and social activity. Learning with Computers brings together a significant body of research that shows how working with others at the computer can be beneficial to learners of all ages, from the early... more...

  • Social Processes in Children's Learningby Paul Light; Karen Littleton

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This book, first published in 2000, is an investigation of the social processes of children's learning (including computer-based learning) and problem-solving behaviour. more...

  • Sustaining Nonprofit Performanceby Paul C. Light

    Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 20.99

    "The nonprofit sector survives because it has a self-exploiting work force: wind it up and it will do more with less until it just runs out. But at some point, the spring must break." America's nonprofit organizations face a difficult present and an uncertain future. Money is tight. Workloads are heavy, employee turnover is high, and charitable... more...

  • Pathways to Nonprofit Excellenceby Paul C. Light

    Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 19.99

    Fourth in a series of reports on the changing nature of public service in government and the nonprofit sector, Pathways to Excellence focuses on a unique survey of contemporary thinking about creating effective nonprofit organizations. Based on interviews with 250 leading thinkers from the worlds of philanthropy, scholarship, and consulting, as well... more...

  • Government by Investigationby Paul C. Light

    Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    A Brookings Institution Press and Governance Institute publication Paul C. Light examines and evaluates the 100 most significant investigations of policy failures, bureaucratic mistakes, and personal misconduct undertaken by the U.S. federal government between 1945 and 2012. Launched by Congress or the president, sometimes by both at the same time,... more...

  • The Search for Social Entrepreneurshipby Paul C. Light

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 26.99

    Research on social entrepreneurship is finally catching up to its rapidly growing potential. In The Search for Social Entrepreneurship , Paul Light explores this surge of interest to establish the state of knowledge on this growing phenomenon and suggest directions for future research. Light begins by outlining the debate on how to define social... more...

  • Context and Cognitionby Paul Light; George Butterworth

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Originally published in 1993, the study of cognitive development in children had moved from a focus on the intellectual processes of the individual studied in relative isolation, as in the classic work of Piaget, to a concern in the 1970s and 1980s with social cognition characterized by Vygotsky's views. In the years following, the trend toward an... more...

  • Driving Social Changeby Paul C. Light; Catherine B. Reynolds

    Wiley 2010; US$ 27.95 US$ 19.57

    Strategies for long-term social impact This important new book illustrates how to create the social breakthroughs needed to solve urgent global threats such as poverty, disease, and hunger. It then turns to three alternative, but complementary, paths to social breakthrough: social protecting, social exploring, and social advocacy, providing a detailed... more...

  • Growing Up in a Changing Societyby Ronnie Carr; Paul Light; Martin Woodhead

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Learning to Thinkby Paul Light; Sue Sheldon; Martin Woodhead

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...