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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
In It Should Never Happen Again, 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 to deliver the hoped for outcomes. A great deal of time and taxpayers? money is spent on inquiries and even more on implementing their recommendations, but the author suggests that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 126.00
Many inquiry reports blame management for their failures of foresight . These reports are based on the premise that, with a little more thought, these oversights, and so the crisis, would have been avoided. Is it really that simple? The important question is whether, without hindsight, it would have even been possible to identify the actual factors... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 46.00
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$ 54.95
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$ 54.95
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...
- Springer US 2013; US$ 83.52
The dramatic advances in molecular genetics are becoming incorporated into neurobiologic studies at an ever increasing rate. In developmental neurobiology, the importance of cell cell interactions for neurogenesis and gene expression is be ginning to be understood in terms of the molecular bases for these interactions. This book seeks to emphasize... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Inequalities in educational opportunity have been a persistent feature of all school systems for generations, with conventional explanations of differences in educational attainment tending to be reduced to either quantitative or non-quantitative 'list' theories. In this groundbreaking book, Roy Nash argues that a realist framework for the sociological... more...