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  • Education in the United Kingdomby Liam Gearon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    This accessible book provides a basic understanding of the structure and organization of education in the United Kingdom in a time of rapid change and devolved government. It is designed as an introductory guide and reference work for all with an interest in education, including trainee and newly qualified teachers, university lecturers, school-based... more...

  • Old School Still Matters: Lessons from History to Reform Public Education in Americaby Brian Fife

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00

    Despite dramatic, sweeping changes in recent decades, a strong case can be made for guiding the reformation of contemporary public education in the United States on common school ideology of the nineteenth century. The author argues that the common school remains a public institution capable of preparing America's youth to contribute to the community... more...

  • A History of the Sociology of Childhoodby Berry Mayall

    Institute of Education Press 2013; US$ 19.95

    This concise book gives a history of how the sociology of childhood has developed, from its post-war beginnings in the USA to its development in the UK and continental Europe, considering the links between sociological and rights agendas and considering research in many languages. more...

  • A History of Australian Schoolingby Craig Campbell; Helen Proctor

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 40.91

    A social history of school education in Australia, from dame schools and one teacher classrooms in the bush, to the growth of private schools under public funding in recent years. The first systematic history of education published in thirty years, it offers invaluable insights into the issues and debates which characterise one of our most important... more...

  • Mielke, Macht und Meisterschaftby Ingolf Pleil

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 12.29

    Zehn Tage im Januar 1981 erschütterten die DDR-Fußballwelt. Kurz vor der Abreise der Nationalmannschaft nach Südamerika wurden Gerd Weber, Peter Kotte und Matthias Müller verhaftet. Auslöser war der Bericht eines Inoffiziellen Mitarbeiters des Staatssicherheitsdienstes, dass die drei Spieler der SG Dynamo Dresden »bei einem der nächsten Spiele in der... more...

  • Call to Purposeby Matthew Hartley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    A decade ago, the majority of liberal arts colleges, suffering from a decline in resources, drifted from their traditional missions. This study looks at three insitutions and suggests that a clear mission is more than a common goal. more...

  • Learn to Teachby Catherine Scott

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00

    Lively, engaging and thought-provoking, a must read for pre-service teachers and anyone interested in expanding their understanding of learning. more...

  • Health and Wellbeing in Childhoodby Susanne Garvis; Donna Pendergast

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00

    Written by a team of experts, Health and Wellbeing in Childhood is an essential resource for students, educators and carers. more...

  • The Public School Phenomenonby Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 17.99

    The public schools of England have long been praised and reviled in equal measure. Do they perpetuate elites and unjust divisions of social class? Do they improve or corrupt young minds and bodies? Should they be abolished? Are they in fact the form of education we would all wish for our children if we could only afford the fees? Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy's... more...

  • Where Everybody Looks Like Meby Ron Stodghill

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 14.99

    A richly reported account of the forces threatening America's historic black colleges and universities?and how diverse leaders nationwide are struggling to keep these institutions and black culture alive for future generations. American education is under siege, and few parts of the system are more threatened than black colleges and universities.... more...