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  • Elite Educationby Claire Maxwell; Peter Aggleton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    Elite Education ? International Perspectives is the first book to systematically examine elite education in different parts of the world. Authors provide a historical analysis of the emergence of national elite education systems and consider how recent policy and economic developments are changing the configuration of elite trajectories and the... more...

  • The Empirical Science of Religious Educationby Mandy Robbins; Leslie J. Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The Empirical Science of Religious Education draws together a collection of innovative articles in the field of religious education which passed the editorial scrutiny of Professor Robert Jackson over the course of his impactful fourteen year career as editor of the British Journal of Religious Education. These articles have made an enormous contribution... more...

  • English Primary Education and the Progressives, 1914-1939by R J W Selleck

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Originally published 1972.This book concerns the progressive movement, its prominent thinkers and its achievements, at a period of vital change in English primary education. The role of progressive educationists, such as Lane, Neill and Montessori is considered. The author asserts that these pioneers gradually made themselves the intellectual orthodoxy... more...

  • Enter the Alternative Schoolby Alia R. Tyner-Mullings

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95

    Enter the Alternative School is an in-depth examination of public school alternatives to traditional educational models in the US. This book analyses how urban education can respond to a system growing increasingly standardised and privatised. As an example, Central Park East Secondary School (CPESS), a public alternative schooling model, successfully... more...

  • Essen - Bildung - Konsumby Birgit Althans; Johannes Bilstein

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 29.99

    Der vorliegende Band präsentiert Diskussionsbeiträge, die sich aus erziehungswissenschaftlicher, historischer, kulturanthropologischer sowie aus kultur- und literaturwissenschaftlicher Perspektive um Essen in Bildungssituationen, um die mit der Ernährung verbundenen körperlichen Praxen und personalen Interaktionen sowie um die kulturanthropologische... more...

  • Ethical School Leadershipby Spencer J. Maxcy

    R&L Education 2002; US$ 42.99

    Typically, educational leadership is not considered a moral-ethical undertaking. But educators face a dismaying array of moral-ethical challenges from academic dishonesty to sexual harassment every day in our nation's schools. Ethical School Leadership provides a systematic approach to resolving these school-based moral-ethical issues. It offers real... more...

  • Ethics and Academic Freedom in Educational Researchby Pat Sikes; Heather Piper

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Formal ethical review of research proposals is now almost the default requirement for all ? staff and students ? planning research under the auspices of colleges and universities in many parts of the world. With notable exceptions, the extant literature discussing educational research ethics takes a meta-ethical overview, is negatively critical about... more...

  • Excellence vs. Equalityby Allan C. Ornstein

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Excellence vs Equality: Can Society Achieve Both Goals? explores the issues faced by societies attempting to preserve democratic ideals and the common good in an era of incommensurate wealth and opportunity. As differences in advantage and ability affect the relationships between institutions and the people who comprise them, the book argues that... more...

  • Failure of Corporate School Reformby Kenneth J. Saltman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 31.95

    Corporate school reforms, especially privatization, union busting, and high-stakes testing have been hailed as the last best hope for public education. Yet, as Kenneth Saltman powerfully argues in this new book, corporate school reforms have decisively failed to deliver on what their proponents have promised for two decades: higher test scores and... more...

  • Freedom at Workby Maria E. Torres-Guzman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    This book explores the freedom to use the language resources we have at our disposal to learn to our fullest, to engage in inquiry about learning and teaching, and to go beyond the surface in topics of schooling and education. Within a particular school context, the author explores how these freedoms came into being, how they took shape, and what they... more...