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- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Drawing on a wide variety of traditions and methods in historical studies, from the humanities and social sciences both, this volume considers the questions, methods, goals, and frameworks historians of education from a wide variety of countries use to create the study of the history of education. more...
- R&L Education 2011; US$ 28.99
This book taps the best American thinkers to answer the essential American question: How do we sustain our experiment in government of, by, and for the people? Authored by an extraordinary and politically diverse roster of public officials, scholars, and educators, these chapters describe our nation's civic education problem, assess its causes,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book provides an overview of the relationship between the sweeping social changes of the post-war period and education in England. It outlines the major demographic cultural and socio-economic developments which made new demands of the education service during the twenty years following the War and analyses the responses made by schools, colleges... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 37.99
Learning With the Lights Off is the first collection of essays to address the phenomenon of film's educational uses in twentieth-century America. Each essay analyzes in close detail some crucial aspect of educational film history, ranging from case studies of films and filmmakers to analyses of genres and broader historical assessments. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This was the first book which globally surveyed the impact of the Second World War on schooling. It offers fascinating comparisons of the impact of total war, both in terms of physical disruption and its effects on the ideology of schooling. By analysing the effects on the education systems of each of the participant nations the contributors throw... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 199.00
This ebook studies the peripheries of education histories versus the 'centre', focusing on indigenous and non-indigenous education in Australia and New Zealand. One author also discusses the Colombo Plan scholars in New Zealand and other articles focus on libraries and also wider topics within the centre/periphery paradigm more...