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  • Introduction to Comparative and International Educationby Jennifer Marshall

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    Introducing key themes surrounding globalization and education, this volume provides students with a nuanced and critical examination of important debates, thinkers and sources of information, which includes a range of international case studies. more...

  • Education, Capitalism and the Global Crisisby Stephen Ball; Meg Maguire; Ivor Goodson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Education, Capitalism and the Global Crisis focuses on Andrew Gamble?s book The Spectre at the Feast and its analysis of the background to, conduct of, and possible consequences and opportunities brought about by, the current global economic crisis. The views expressed represent a range of responses to Gamble?s analysis and examination of the... more...

  • Youth Rising?by Mayssoun Sukarieh; Stuart Tannock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Over the last decade, "youth" has become increasingly central to policy, development, media and public debates and conflicts across the world ? whether as an ideological symbol, social category or political actor. Set against a backdrop of contemporary political economy, Youth Rising? seeks to understand exactly how and why youth has become such... more...

  • Problems of Menby John Dewey

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2014; US$ 14.99

    Although primarily addressed to the general reader, the introduction and the last chapters of this work strike straight at reactionary philosophers who obstruct the philosophers who are honest searchers for wisdom. more...

  • A History of Popular Educationby Sjaak Braster; Frank Simon; Ian Grosvenor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Popular Education is a concept with many meanings. With the rise of national systems of education at the beginning of the nineteenth-century, it was related to the socially inclusive concept of citizenship coined by privileged members with vested interests in the urban society that could only be achieved by educating the common people, or in other... more...

  • Youth Citizenship and the Politics of Belongingby Sharlene Swartz; Madeleine Arnot

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Around the world today, young people are being called upon to develop civic competence and carry the burden of forging a political future in the midst of impoverishment, exclusion and inequality. In societies that have experienced civil war, military occupation, mass immigration of displaced people or social conflict, the conditions under which young... more...

  • Disability, Poverty and Educationby Nidhi Singal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    This book is a succinct and distinctive presentation of current research addressing educational issues in relation to children and young people with disabilities in Southern contexts. Even though people with disabilities are disproportionately over-represented in the majority world, there is a lack of texts which bring together empirical insights... more...

  • Literacy and Educationby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Literacy and Education tells the story of how literacy?starting in the early 1980s?came to be seen not as a mental phenomenon, but as a social and cultural one. In this accessible introductory volume, acclaimed scholar James Paul Gee shows readers how literacy "left the mind and wandered out into the world." He traces the ways a sociocultural view... more...

  • Lust, Rausch und Ekstaseby Eckart Liebau; Jörg Zirfas

    transcript 2014; US$ 27.03

    In der Lust, im Rausch und in der Ekstase geht es um die Veränderung von Wahrnehmungs-, Bewusstseins- und Erfahrungsmustern. Sie sind daher genuin sinnliche und im hohen Maß ästhetische Zustände - doch zugleich auch Risiko- und Bildungsszenarien. Die Beiträge des Bandes zeichnen nach, wie Menschen bewusst über Grenzen hinaus und in einen Bereich des... more...

  • Diskrete Differenzenby Anselm Böhmer

    transcript 2014; US$ 37.84

    Bildung ist für den Menschen Selbst- und Weltverständigung. Motiviert durch die Impulse einer »asubjektiven Pädagogik« des tschechischen Dissidenten Jan Patocka (1907-1977) experimentiert Anselm Böhmer mit bildungsphilosophischen Entwürfen aus Geschichte und (jüngerer) Gegenwart. Er nutzt die Bildungstheorie Patockas für die aktuellen Debatten um Bildung... more...