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  • Beautiful Risk of Educationby Gert J. J. Biesta

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 31.95

    This is a book about what many teachers know but are increasingly being prevented from talking about: that real education always involves a risk. The risk is there because, as W. B. Yeats has put it, education is not about filling a bucket but about lighting a fire. It is there because students are not to be seen as objects to be moulded and disciplined,... more...

  • Beyond Learningby Gert J. J. Biesta

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 42.95

    Many educational practices are based upon ideas about what it means to be human. Thus education is conceived as the production of particular subjectivities and identities such as the rational person, the autonomous individual, or the democratic citizen. Beyond Learning asks what might happen to the ways in which we educate if we treat the question... more...

  • Good Education in an Age of Measurementby Gert J. J. Biesta

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 33.95

    The widespread use of the measurement of educational outcomes in order to compare the performance of education within and across countries seems to express a real concern for the quality of education. This book argues that the focus on the measurement of educational outcomes has actually displaced questions about educational purpose. Biesta explores... more...

  • Shaping the Current Islamic Reformationby B.A. Roberson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95

    The essays that comprise this study eschew stereotypical representations of a politicized Islam in the Mediterranean Region. The contributors consider the reality that lies behind current issues in the area and the role that an embedded Islam has played or may play in the region. more...

  • Local court, provincial society, and justice in the Ottoman Empireby B.A. Ergene

    BRILL 2003; US$ 149.00

    This work covers the functions of Islamic courts within the framework of the late 17th- and early 18th-century Ottoman provincial administration, and explores the process of adjudication and dispute resolution through a juxtaposition of court records from two Anatolian towns, Cankiri and Kastamonu. more...

  • Financial Reporting in the UKby B.A. Rutherford

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Written by a well-known author, this book makes a major contribution to the history of financial reporting, exploring the current and international aspects of standard setting. Compiled through consultation of a considerable amount of relevant literature and interviews with a large number of key players of the ASC, it analyzes the big ?set battles?... more...

  • Preparative Liquid Chromatographyby B.A. Bidlingmeyer

    Elsevier Science 1987; US$ 72.95

    This volume provides a straightforward approach to isolation and purification problems with a thorough presentation of preparative LC strategy including the interrelationship between the input and output of the instrumentation, while keeping to an application focus. The book stresses the practical aspects of preparative scale separations from TLC... more...

  • (Re)Negotiating East and Southeast Asiaby Alice Ba

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 30.95

    Tracing ASEAN debates about Southeast Asia's intra- and extra-regional relations over four decades, this book argues for a process-driven view of cooperation, sheds light on intervening processes of argument and debate, and highlights interacting material, ideational, and social forces in the construction of regions and regionalisms in Southeast Asia,... more...

  • A Spirit of Toleranceby Amadou Ba

    World Wisdom 2007; US$ 9.99

    Tierno Bokar, African mystic and Muslim spiritual teacher, was remarkable for the drama of his life story (which was made into a recent play directed by Peter Brook). His message of religious tolerance and universal love, is profoundly important in a world where different faiths are often at odds with each other more...

  • Surface Miningby B.A. Kennedy

    SME 1990; US$ 119.00

    This SME classic is both a reference book for the working engineer and a textbook for the mining student. This hard cover edition gives a brief history of surface mining and a general overview of the state of surface mining today - topics range from production and productivity to technological developments and trends in equipment. This useful text... more...