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  • A New Paradigm for Global School Systemsby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    This volume?a major new contribution to Joel Spring?s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education?offers a new paradigm for global school systems. Education for global economic competition is the prevailing goal of most national school systems. Spring argues that recent international studies by economists, social psychologists,... more...

  • Politics of American Educationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 51.95

    Turning his distinctive analytical lens to the politics of American education, Spring looks at contemporary educational policy issues from theoretical, practical, and historical perspectives, providing a comprehensive, thought-provoking overview. more...

  • Globalization of Education: An Introduction, Second Editionby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Continuing Joel Spring?s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Written in his signature clear, narrative style, Spring introduces the processes, institutions, and forces by which schooling has... 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...

  • Ideological Management, Politics of Knowledge, Globalization, and Indigenous Perspectiveby 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...

  • 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...

  • Educating the Consumer-citizenby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 44.95

    In Educating the Consumer-Citizen: A History of the Marriage of Schools, Advertising, and Media, Joel Spring charts the rise of consumerism as the dominant American ideology of the 21st century. He documents and analyzes how, from the early 19th century through the present, the combined endeavors of schools, advertising, and media have led to the... 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...

  • Political Agendas for Education: We Believe in America, Moving America Forwardby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The Fifth Edition of Joel Spring?s ongoing documentation and analysis of political agendas for education reflects the major political issues in education since 2008. This edition focuses on the education sections of the 2012 Republican, Democratic, Green, and Libertarian Party platforms. Taking a fresh look at the social and political forces, educational... more...

  • Education Networksby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Education Networks is a critical analysis of the emerging intersection among the global power elite, information and communication technology, and schools. Joel Spring documents and examines the economic and political interests and forces ?including elite networks, the for-profit education industry, data managers, and professional educators ? that... more...