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  • Pedagogies of Globalizationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    In this ground-breaking book, Joel Spring examines globalization and its worldwide effects on education. A central thesis is that industrial-consumerism is the dominant paradigm in the integration of education and economic planning in modern economic security states. In the twenty-first century, national school systems have similar grades and promotion... more...

  • The Universal Right to Educationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 46.95

    In this book, Joel Spring offers a powerful and closely reasoned justification and definition for the universal right to education--applicable to all cultures--as provided for in Article 26 of the United Nation's Universal Declaration of Human Rights. One sixth of the world's population, nearly 855 million people, are functionally illiterate, and... more...

  • Wheels in the Headby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 160.00

    In this popular text, Joel Spring provocatively analyzes the ideas of traditional and non-traditional philosophers, from Plato to Paulo Freire, regarding the contribution of education to the creation of a democratic society. Each section focuses on an important theme: ?Autocratic and Democratic Forms of Education;? ?Dissenting Traditions in Education;?... more...

  • The Cultural Transformation of A Native American Family and Its Tribe 1763-1995by Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    This book describes the impact of U.S. government civilization and education policies on a Native American family and its tribe from 1763 to 1995. While engaged in a personal quest for his family's roots in Choctaw tribal history, the author discovered a direct relationship between educational policies and their impact on his family and tribe. Combining... more...

  • Corporatism, Social Control, and Cultural Domination in Education: From the Radical Right to Globalizationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00

    Starting with the 1972 publication of his seminal work, Education and the Rise of the Corporate State , Joel Spring has been documenting and analyzing the politics of knowledge and education. Throughout his work he has explored the attempts to use education to advance the economic and political interests of dominant groups. The general term he uses... more...

  • Season of Obsessionby Joel Spring

    Safari Press 2000; US$ 9.99

    As the author takes the reader through the landscape of the Catskills in upstate New York, a picture of hunting in the finest sense, as it ought to be and as it was when you hunted with your Dad and raced alongside your dogs for downed birds. more...

  • Thursday's Birdby Joel Spring

    Safari Press 2002; US$ 9.99

    The crisp call of a fall hunting day will always be more inviting after you walk through the uplands hunting with Joel Spring. more...

  • Globalization and Educational Rightsby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This is the first book to explore the meaning of equality and freedom of education in a global context and their relationship to the universal right to education. It also proposes evaluating school systems according to their achievement of equality and freedom. Education in the 21st century is widely viewed as a necessary condition for the promotion... more...

  • How Educational Ideologies Are Shaping Global Societyby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    In this book Joel Spring explores three major international educational ideologies that are shaping global society: neo-liberal educational ideology, human rights education, and environmentalism. Neo-liberal ideology reflects a rethinking of nationalist forms of education as the nation-state slowly erodes under the power of a growing global civil... more...

  • Education and the Rise of the Global Economyby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 56.95

    Joel Spring investigates the role of educational policy in the evolving global economy, and the consequences of school systems around the world adapting to meet the needs of international corporations. The new global model for education addresses problems of technological change, the quick exchange of capital, and free markets; policies to resolve... more...