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- Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 10.50
- Wiley 2011; US$ 24.95 US$ 14.97
The inside story of the most-watched attempt to transform a troubled high school Stray Dogs, Saints, and Saviors tells the real-life story of Locke High School. Locke High– originally known for its excellence–became one of the toughest, most dysfunctional schools in the nation. Then in 2007 teachers voted to bring in an upstart charter... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 36.59
(Neue) Medien haben einen zentralen Stellenwert in der sozialpädagogischen Diskussion. Zu den Aspekten des Aufwachsens in modernen Gesellschaften lassen sich unterschiedliche Zusammenhänge von Medien und Sozialpädagogik denken. Der Band 'Soziale Arbeit und Medien' greift vier weitere Zusammenhänge auf: Medien in der Ausbildung, mediale Präsentation... more...
- SensePublishers 2012; US$ 38.11
Civil society organizations have risen up the global education agenda since the international community adhered to the 'Education For All' Action Framework in the 'World Education Forum' that was held in Dakar in 2000. With the foundation of the Global Campaign for Education (GCE) civil society advocacy has sought to ensure that national governments,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95
This book documents the period when a handful of University of Alabama student activists formed an alliance with President Frank A. Rose, his staff, and a small group of progressive-minded professors in order to transform the university during a time of social and political turmoil. Together they engaged in a struggle against Governor George Wallace... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 75.00 US$ 60.00
This volume, the third in a series of biographical sketches of students at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), is an account of the College and its alumni during the troubled years of the Revolution. Originally published in 1981. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously... more...
- Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 20.00
When Charles Ping first arrived at Ohio University in 1975, the university was experiencing a decline in student enrollment and confronting serious financial challenges. But rather than focusing on its problems, Ping instead concentrated on Ohio University?s potential. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 40.00
Are American schools socially just institutions? Using the methods of political philosopher John Rawls, this book answers that question by arguing for four principles that express the basic purposes that Americans hold for their schools?principles of Personal Liberty, Democracy, Equal Opportunity, and Economic Growth. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 39.00
This book examines the transition of young adults with disabilities from school to tertiary education and work. It analyses the policy experiences of several OECD countries and identifies recent trends in access to education and employment as well as best transition policies and practices. Which factors foster or hinder the transition to tertiary education... more...