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  • Nasreen's Secret Schoolby Jeanette Winter; Jeanette Winter

    Beach Lane Books 2011; US$ 17.99

    Young Nasreen has not spoken a word to anyone since her parents disappeared. In despair, her grandmother risks everything to enroll Nasreen in a secret school for girls. Will a devoted teacher, a new friend, and the worlds she discovers in books be enough to draw Nasreen out of her shell of sadness? Based on a true story from Afghanistan, this... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Places of Learningby Elizabeth Ellsworth

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This book takes a close look at places of learning located outside of schools, yet deeply concerned with the experience of the learning self. It explores what it might mean to think of pedagogy not in relation to knowledge as a "thing made," but to knowledge in the making. more...

  • Leren of ontberen?by Herman G. van de Werfhorst

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 12.00

    Onderwijsinstitutionele kenmerken zoals de selectie van leerlingen in verschillende stromen, de leeftijd waarop dit gebeurt en de beroepsoriëntatie van leerlingen variëren sterk tussen landen. Er is vanuit de vergelijkende stratificatieliteratuur al veel bekend over de invloed van deze kenmerken op onderwijsongelijkheid en op de invloed van het onderwijs... more...

  • Beyond Social Inclusionby Alan France

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    The six papers in this e-book emerge from The Centre for Research in Social Policy’s (CRSP) 25th Anniversary conference Beyond Social Inclusion: Towards a More Equal Society?, held at Loughborough University in January 2009. The papers in this collection bring together a sociological analysis of social policy. All the papers draw upon and use... more...

  • Sozialpädagogik hinter Gittern: Ein Konzept aufgrund der ersten Längsschnittstudie in der Untersuchungshaft von Daniel Straif

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 8.44

    Was genau bewirken die Mauern und Gittern, hinter denen sich ein unlängst Inhaftierter plötzlich wiederfindet? Wie entwickeln sich die Menschen? Wie laufen eigentlich die ersten Tage in Haft ab? Und vor allem: Wie kann diese Zeit sinnvoll genutzt werden? Der Autor hat sich mit exakt diesen Fragen beschäftigt. Mit Hilfe der ersten Längsschnittstudie,... 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...

  • School, Family, and Community Partnershipsby Joyce L Epstein

    Westview Press 2010; US$ 36.99

    Updated and revised throughout, Joyce Epstein?s classic book provides a framework for thinking about, talking about, and actually building comprehensive programs for school and family partnerships. more...

  • Traumfabrik Harvardby Ulrich Schreiterer

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 19.11

    Hauptbeschreibung Ein Gespenst geht um in der deutschen Hochschulpolitik. »Harvard« heißt es in der Exzellenzdebatte, »amerikanische Verhältnisse« im Kampf gegen Studiengebühren. Alle malen sich ihr eigenes Bild von den Hochschulen in Amerika, mal rosarot, mal pechschwarz. Ulrich Schreiterer zeigt, dass es sich lohnt, genauer hinzuschauen. In seinem... more...