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  • It Takes a Villageby Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 26.00

    In celebration of the tenth anniversary of It Takes a Village, this splendid edition includes photographs and a new Introduction by Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. A decade ago, then First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton chronicled her quest -- both deeply personal and, in the truest sense, public -- to help make our society into the kind of village... more...

  • The Road to Characterby David Brooks

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 14.09

    In The Road to Character David Brooks, best-selling author of The Social Animal and New York Times columnist, explains why selflessness leads to greater success You could say there are two kinds of virtues in the world, the résumé virtues and the eulogy virtues. The résumé virtues are the ones you list on your CV, the skills that contribute... more...

  • Of Human Potential (Routledge Revivals)by Israel Scheffler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The concept of potential plays a prominent role in the thinking of parents, educators and planners the world over. Although this concept accurately reflects central features of human nature, its current use perpetuates traditional myths of fixity, harmony and value, calculated to cause untold mischief in social and educational practice. First published... more...

  • Shaping School Cultureby Terrence E. Deal; Kent D. Peterson

    Wiley 2010; US$ 30.00 US$ 26.00

    A Guide for Shaping Your School's Culture In this thoroughly revised and updated edition of their classic book, Shaping School Culture, Terrence Deal and Kent Peterson address the latest thinking on organizational culture and change and offer new ideas and strategies on how stories, rituals, traditions, and other cultural practices can be used to... more...

  • Diversity and Educationby Richard H. Milner

    Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 45.95

    Diversity and Education: Teachers, Teaching, and Teacher Education exemplifies many of the major concepts and principles of multicultural education, individually and collectively. The goal of the book is to move beyond the surface to more deeply explore the intersections of diversity, equity and education. Theoretical, empirical, and practical discussion... more...

  • Key Issues in Education Policyby Stephen Ward; Christine E Eden

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 39.00

    This book looks at state involvement in education and education policy. It explains the role of education policy in the context of the general direction of government policy, politics and the economy. more...

  • Biografie, Schule und Geschlechtby Davina Höblich

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 54.99

    Wie gestalten sich Lehrer-Schüler-Beziehungen an Waldorfschulen? Dieses Buch rekonstruiert empirisch das Passungsverhältnis von Schülerbiografie und Schulkultur als das Zusammenspiel von schulischen Erwartungsstrukturen und biografischen Verarbeitungen seitens der SchülerInnen und LehrerInnen. Dabei werden die Einflüsse von Schule auf die Geschlechtersozialisation... more...

  • Kompetenzen der Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklungby Inka Bormann; Gerhard de Haan

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 54.99

    In aktuellen OECD- und UNESCO-Dokumenten sowie dem Nationalen Aktionsplan für die UN-Dekade "Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung" wird gefordert, Kriterien und Standards zu entwickeln, mit denen die Qualität von nachhaltigkeitsbezogenen Bildungsprozessen weiter konkretisiert und der Kompetenzerwerb in formellen und informellen Kontexten festgestellt... more...

  • Knowledge, Pedagogy and Societyby Daniel Frandji; Philippe Vitale

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Over the course of the late-twentieth century Basil Bernstein pioneered an original approach to educational phenomena, taking seriously questions regarding the transmission, distribution and transformation of knowledge as no other before had done. Arguing tirelessly for change, more than any other British sociologist it is Bernstein who presents to... more...

  • Judith Butler: Pädagogische Lektürenby Norbert Ricken; Nicole Balzer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 44.99

    Wie kaum eine andere Philosophin provoziert Judith Butler gegenwärtig die Diskussion zentraler Kategorien wie Körper, Identität und Anerkennung, indem sie verbreitete und nicht selten festgefahrene Denkgewohnheiten irritiert und dekonstruiert. Die Beiträge des Bandes suchen daher eine Lücke zu schließen, indem sie auch an die Arbeiten Judith Butlers... more...