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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
The sociology of education has been at the forefront of new developments in sociological theory. This book examines and criticizes a number of these new developments and discusses some empirical work on issues of current concern. One of the few books that integrates radical and critical sociology into the field of education, it deals with the resultant... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
The subject matter of this book ? what happens in schools, the effects of curriculum change, the reasons why some children are successful and others are not ? explains just why the sociology of education is one of the most important areas to achieve political importance. There are five sections to the book covering: Educational Achievement; Educational... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 39.99
Multiculturalism and Education considers the way we approach multiculturalism and examines the debates concerning developments in wider social, cultural, political and economic contexts. Grounded in a strong conceptual, theoretical framework, this accessible text will guide the reader through this evolving area. Reflective exercises, interviews, chapter... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 115.99
Education is widely recognized as a fundamental human right, yet the nature of the right remains unclear. Is it an entitlement to go to school, to acquire particular forms of knowledge or develop particular skills or attributes? And why exactly is education so important that we might defend all people's right to it? This book provides a much-needed... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 47.99
Beate Beyer stellt den Kindergarten als den vermeintlich sicheren Ort der Gewährung von Chancengleichheit in den Mittelpunkt und untersucht, inwiefern Erzieherinnen Einstellungsmustern unterliegen, die mit Exklusions- bzw. Inklusionspraktiken einhergehen. Ausgehend von einer mikroanalytischen Perspektive arbeitet sie mithilfe von Interview- und... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 29.15
Should immigrants have to pass a literacy test in order to enter the United States? Progressive-Era Americans debated this question for more than twenty years, and by the time the literacy test became law in 1917, the debate had transformed the way Americans understood immigration, and created the logic that shaped immigration restriction policies... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 12.95
What is the role of education in a world where we no longer have a clear vision of the future and where the idea of a single, universal model of humanity seems like the residue of a bygone age? What role should educators play in a world where young people find themselves faced with deep uncertainty about their future, where the prospects of securing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
Effective communication between the home and school is crucial for any child's education, but where special needs are concerned, creating good partnerships is essential. This book is concerned with home-school relations from an 'inclusive' perspective. Throughout, it highlights issues that are common across all children and families, those that reflect... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 24.99
Heuristic Play is a tightly described, but freely accessed activity, using a specific range of 'found' or everyday objects, and, in its pure sense, is only really applicable to a specific age range (from 12 months to about two and a half). However, there is now plenty of evidence that heuristic play has continuing value for children throughout... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 49.99
Composing Lives in Transition: A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Early School Leavers is structured around ten narrative accounts, each one offering glimpses into the lives of early school leavers from different backgrounds. Framed by the puzzling question of why someone would want to leave school early, the authors worked alongside youths... more...