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  • Teachers As Cultural Workersby Paulo Freire

    Westview Press 2009; US$ 5.99

    Upon its original publication in Portuguese Teachers as Cultural Workers became an instant success. Translated and published in English and now reissued in paperback with new essays from leading education scholars more...

  • Higher Education in the American Westby Lester F. Goodchild; Richard W. Jonsen; Patty Limerick; David A. Longanecker

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Higher Education in the American West: Regional History and State Contexts is the first comprehensive regional history of American higher education. It offers new historical research on how societal forces and state actions brought about the region's one thousand two hundred institutions of higher learning in 15 western states. more...

  • The Black Campus Movementby Ibram H. Rogers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 32.00

    This book provides the first national study of this intense and challenging struggle which disrupted and refashioned institutions in almost every state. It also illuminates the context for one of the most transformative educational movements in American history through a history of black higher education and black student activism before 1965. more...

  • Re-envisioning Chinese Educationby Guoping Zhao; Zongyi Deng

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Maintaining education as a pedagogical space for human formation, this book is distinctive in looking at the crisis rather than the success of Chinese education. The editors and contributors, mostly overseas and mainland Chinese scholars, argue that modern Chinese education has been built upon a superficial and instrumental embrace of Western modernity... more...

  • The Educated Subject and the German Concept of Bildungby Rebekka Horlacher

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    German education plays a huge role in the development of education sciences and modern universities internationally. It is influenced by the educational concept of Bildung , which defines Germany ?s theoretical and curricular ventures. This concept is famously untranslatable into other languages and is often misinterpreted as education, instruction,... more...

  • The End of Educationby Neil Postman

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95

    In this comprehensive response to the education crisis, the author of Teaching as a Subversive Activity returns to the subject that established his reputation as one of our most insightful social critics. Postman presents useful models with which schools can restore a sense of purpose, tolerance, and a respect for learning. more...

  • A Chance to Make Historyby Wendy Kopp

    PublicAffairs 2011; US$ 14.99

    On Teach For America?s twentieth anniversary, its founder offers an inspiring summation of the lessons learned: The achievement gap can be closed, and there?s nothing elusive about what it will take more...

  • Smart Kids, Bad Schoolsby Brian Crosby

    St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 15.99

    In Smart Kids, Bad Schools, award-winning author and educator Brian Crosby draws on his twenty years as a high school English teacher to offer a candid appraisal of why our schools are failing and what we must do to save them. Crosby's no-holds-barred critique of the broken education system leaves no stone unturned: he is unapologetic and uncompromising... more...

  • New Learningby Mary Kalantzis; Bill Cope

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 72.00

    Fully updated and revised, the second edition of New Learning explores the contemporary debates and challenges in education. more...

  • Shift Edby David E. Houle; Jeff T. (Thomas) Cobb

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 28.95

    A comprehensive guide to transforming American schools Futurist David Houle and educational strategist Jeff Cobb issue a ?call to action? to everyone who is concerned about education in America. He argues that reinventing our system is inevitable and we already have the information and capabilities to make the necessary changes.  Shift Ed  challenges... more...