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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95
Education reform has become part of a political imperative in a number of developed countries around the world. The simultaneous movement to reform schooling and the administrative structures which deliver educational services therefore needs to be studied in order to lay bare its fundamental assumptions. This movement has been labelled "restructuring"... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 179.00
Discursive accounts of the body have been prominent over the years. While acknowledging the usefulness of these, the author, drawing upon specific philosophers of the body and a range of other theorists, focuses attention on the experiencing body which she refers to as 'creatural existence'. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95
Deficit thinking is a pseudoscience founded on racial and class bias. It "blames the victim" for school failure instead of examining how schools are structured to prevent poor students and students of color from learning. Dismantling Contemporary Deficit Thinking provides comprehensive critiques and anti-deficit thinking alternatives to this oppressive... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
Education is often envisioned as a linear, one-way, cause-and-effect process, with teaching as the cause, learning as the effect. But the relationships are less tidy, less passive, and more cyclical than that. There is a continuous cycle of inquiry, discovery, and integration, leading to further inquiry. Technology facilitates the exchange of information,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
Focusing on some of the fallacies in the education system in the UK, the contributors to this text dissect controversial topics including: are higher pass rates the key to success?; is school really a community?; does good management create a good school?; and can A-levels survive? more...
- Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 22.99
Unter dem Schlagwort "Schulentwicklung" wird aktuell viel über Verbesserungen des Schulwesens diskutiert. Im Lehrerkollegium kursiert "Schulentwicklung" als Alltagswort, in der Bildungspolitik ist sie ein politisches Schlagwort und in der Wissenschaft ein theoretischer Begriff. Immer mehr Innovationsprojekte und Modelle werden inzwischen mit diesem... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
In Educating Reason, Harvey Siegel presented the case regarding rationality and critical thinking as fundamental education ideals. In Rationality Redeemed? , a collection of essays written since that time, he develops this view, responds to major criticisms raised against it, and engages those critics in dialogue. In developing his ideas and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
In the World Library of Educationalists , international experts compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces ? extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions ? so the world can read them in a single manageable volume. Readers will be able to follow the themes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 57.95
The time has come to challenge many of the age-old assumptions about schools and school learning. In this timely book leading thinkers from around the world offer a different vision of what schools are for. They suggest new ways of thinking about citizenship, lifelong learning and the role of schools in democratic societies. They question many of the... more...
- Springer 2004; US$ 209.00
This book provides an historical and a conceptual background to post-structuralism, and in part to post-modernism, for readers entering the discussions on post-structuralism. It does not attempt to be at the cutting edge of these debates nor to be advancing research in these areas. more...