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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
In 2000, the school curriculum in England was equipped - for the first time in the country's history - with an extensive set of aims and purposes. In this book, leading experts in the teaching of school subjects examine the significance of the new aims for the reform of the curriculum. In two general introductory chapters John White discusses the validity... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 45.95
This book brings together John White's key writings in one place. Drawing on over 35 years of work, Professor White has selected his most seminal work, covering the mind; state and curriculum; well-being; politics and curriculum. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 51.95
The nature of intelligence and how it can be measured has occupied psychologists, educationalists, biologists and philosophers for hundreds of years. However, there has been little investigation into the rise of the traditional dominant educational ideology that intelligence and IQ have innate limits and are unchanging and unchangeable. This book... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 1997; US$ 110.00
Is the work ethic still viable as society evolves? This book engages with widespread current anxieties about the future of work and its place in a fulfilled human life. It is a philosophical treatment of the nature of work and reconsiders the aims and procedures of education. The author calls for a reshaping of school as the work culture has come to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
John White's study is the most substantial work on what the aims of education should be since Whitehead's Aims of Education of 1929. It draws on material not only from schools and colleges, but also from the broader educative or miseducative nature of the 'ethos' of society and some of its major institutions. Sifting the different views about aims... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 32.95
It is a common assertion that the history of America is written in its Westerns, but how true is this? In this guidebook John White discusses the evolution of the Western through history and looks at theoretical and critical approaches to Westerns such as genre analysis, semiotics, representation, ideology, discourse analysis, narrative, realism,... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2004; US$ 110.00
Artie Shaw led one of America's most accomplished big bands during the 1930s and 1940s, and has sold over 100 million records. An enigmatic figure, Shaw frequently tired of the music business, often forsaking it for extended periods. This study offers a narrative account and analytical assessment of the achievements and concerns of this hugely... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
Across much of the world there is now a standard secondary school curriculum based, with variations, on a traditional array of academic subjects. This book's originality lies in its being the first work to tell the story of its invention, tracing this from the sixteenth century until the present day and highlighting its links, until recent times, with... more...
- Andrews UK 2004; US$ 5.49
There is something for every Red Sox fan in John Whites 101 Things You May Not Have Known About The Boston Red Sox. Major League Baseball has a long and storied history and the Boston Red Sox have more than played their part in it. However, this book is not exclusively a work of reference, or a compendium of lists, or a collection... more...