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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 21.87
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...
- 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00
This eBook draws from papers presented at the 2013 Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society conference, with the broad theme of Education for all? Access, equity and exclusivity in the history of education. Papers include an investigation into the implementation of the Victorian State governments assimilation policy... more...