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  • Education and Opportunityby Michael Q. McShane

    The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2014; US$ 1.00

    In Education and Opportunity, Michael McShane explains why a quality education is foundational to the future success of our children. However, despite unprecedented levels of federal funding and numerous reforms , many students in America?s current school system never enjoy the excellent education that puts social and vocational success within... more...

  • Still Failing at Fairnessby David Sadker; Karen R. Zittleman

    Scribner 2009; US$ 16.00

    Despite decades of effort to create fair classrooms and schools, gender bias is alive and well, and in some ways growing. School practices continue to send boys and girls down different life paths, too often treating them not as different genders but as different species. Teachers and parents often miss the subtle signs of sexism in classrooms. Through... more...

  • Improving Schools through Community Engagementby Kathy Gardner Chadwick

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Engage your community and help students achieve their full potential! Americans see public schools as a critical community resource and rank education as a priority second only to the economy. How can educators harness this public interest in education to bring parents, families, and communities to action for our schools? Improving Schools Through... more...

  • Equity and Excellence in Educationby Kris Van den Branden; Piet Van Avermaet; Mieke Van Houtte

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Throughout the world, equity and excellence in education is a major issue of concern. International comparative studies such as those carried out by OECD (PISA) have launched a worldwide debate on the effectiveness of educational systems (macro level), schools (meso level) and teachers (micro level) in terms of enhancing equity and excellence. Inspired... more...

  • Education Reconfiguredby Jane Roland Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 47.95

    As philosophers throughout the ages have asked: What is justice? What is truth? What is art? What is law? In Education Reconfigured , the internationally acclaimed philosopher of education, Jane Roland Martin, now asks: What is education? In answer, she puts forward a unified theory that casts education in a brand new light. Martin?s "theory of education... more...

  • American Higher Education, Leadership, and Policyby Penny A. Pasque

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00

    In this critical look at contemporary higher education, Pasque argues that if a more thorough understanding of leaders' perspectives is not offered, then the dominant perspectives within academic discourse will continue to perpetuate the current ideas of higher education's relationship with society. more...

  • Bildung, Politik und Menschenrechtby Marianne Heimbach-Steins; Gerhard Kruip; Axel Bernd Kunze

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2009; US$ 27.92

    Dieses Grundlagenwerk für die bildungsethische Debatte wirft einen Blick auf das Thema Bildungsgerechtigkeit aus christlich-sozialethischer Sicht und geht aktuellen konkreten bildungspolitischen Fragestellungen nach. Die Autoren beschreiben, wie das Menschenrecht auf Bildung in Deutschland für bestimmte Zielgruppen, wie z.B. Armutsfamilien, umgesetzt... more...

  • Bildung und Berufsbildung in der Volksrepublik China: Strukturen, Probleme und Perspektivenby Christina Acuna

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 28.13

    Hauptbeschreibung Nach vorherrschender Meinung gelten Bildung und Ausbildung als Schlüssel zur gesellschaftlichen und wirtschaftlichen Entwicklung eines jeden Landes. Das Bildungswesen stellt somit eine entscheidende Grundlage für das Wachstum und die Modernisierung eines Staates dar. Für die wirksame Erhöhung der wirtschaftlichen Effizienz sowie... more...

  • Conceptualising Women?s Working Livesby Wendy Patton

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    Theoretical work on the career development of women has travelled a journey from critique to creation. Early work responded to and criticised a literature that focused on theorising male roles in a workplace that was conceptualised as providing vertical career paths primarily for middle class males. More recently theorists are creating new constructions... more...

  • Die dienstliche Beurteilungby Frank Bieler; Jürgen Lorse

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2013; US$ 61.66

    Die transparente und rechtlich unangreifbare Leistungsmessung und -bewertung ist eine Daueraufgabe für das gesamte Personalmanagement des öffentlichen Dienstes. Die dienstliche Beurteilung ist aus der Sicht der Rechtsprechung das Schlüsselinstrument, um diese Aufgabe zu erfüllen. Das Buch "Die dienstliche Beurteilung" von Bieler/Lorse gibt... more...