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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Knowledge, Values and Educational Policy focuses on what schools are for and what should be taught in them, how learning is possible across boundaries, and issues of diversity and equity. Policies and practices relating to schools are also considered. Within this volume, internationally renowned contributors address a number of fundamental... more...
- SynergEbooks 2011; US$ 5.98
Since that horrible night a year ago, when I killed my sister, I dream a lot about running with wolves. In my heart, I experience the joy of breaking free from human bonds and traveling the shadow land with my pack.Last night the dream in which I roamed the wilderness with my brothers and sisters, morphed into a nightmare. A silver alpha male trotted... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
Dr Mike Lauder questions the value of public inquiries. Every day, we hear about another inquiry being set up, or why the last one failed. Time and money is spent on inquiries and on implementing their recommendations, but they do not lead to the learning they should. Based on research into high profile inquiries and commissions, It Should Never Happen... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 42.00
Why are America and Britain wealthier than ever but millions of children live in poverty, neighbourhoods want for basic amenities and the middle classes fear for their families, jobs and futures? The answer is not to be found in globalization, technological innovation, or our personal failings to adapt to changing circumstances as we are so often told.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 47.00
Aiming to show that the faith in educational markets is misplaced, this book seeks to test the key assumptions underlying the faith in markets by linking an analysis of parental choice to flows of students between schools. It is useful for students of educational policy, sociology of education and school effectiveness. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
What unites the contributors to this book is an opposition to Thatcherite policies on education and an agreement upon the need for the development of democracy in education. This volume highlights the importance of an area of neglected theoretical and practical concern: the development of a critique of the philosophy and policies of the new Right,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
The editors have compiled this critical and comparative study of changes which took place in the New Zealand education system in the second half of the twentieth century. For other Western societies who have felt the impact of New Right policies the New Zealand case is interesting because it provides some indication of how policies of decentralization... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 132.95
The first in two decades to exclusively integrate physiological and biomechanical studies of fish locomotion, feeding and breathing, making this book both comprehensive and unique. This book reviews and integrates recent developments in research on fish biomechanics, with particular emphasis on experimental results derived from the application of innovative... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 18.99
For decades, the idea that more education will lead to greater individual and national prosperity has been a cornerstone of developed economies. Indeed, it is almost universally believed that college diplomas give Americans and Europeans a competitive advantage in the global knowledge wars. Challenging this conventional wisdom, The Global Auction forces... more...