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  • 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

    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...

  • Die Entstehung und Entwicklung der Altenpflegeausbildung: Historische Rekonstruktion des Zeitraums 1950 bis 1994 in Nordrhein-Westfalenby Cornelia Kühn; Mechthilde Heumer

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 9.61

    Hauptbeschreibung Trotz der rasanten Entwicklungen in der Pflegewissenschaft und -forschung in den letzten 20 Jahren ist in Deutschland die Forschungslage zur Geschichte der Pflegberufe wenig ausgebaut. Hier besteht aus mehreren Gründen noch ein großer Nachholbedarf. Unabhängig vom rein historischen Erkenntnisinteresse ist die Betrachtung der Pflegegeschichte... more...

  • Latina/o Hopeby Lourdes Diaz Soto

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    There are an estimated forty-eight million Latinas/os living in the United States, roughly sixteen percent of the population. Not only are they the largest minority group in the country but also the youngest: one out of five children is Latina/o. The rise in the Latina/o population has caused for panic in some areas of the country, resulting in hostile... more...

  • Biografie, Schule und Geschlechtby Davina Höblich

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 49.99

    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 Gerhard de Haan

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Critical Praxis Researchby Tricia M. Kress

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    Critical Praxis Research (CPR) is a teacher research methodology designed to bridge the divide between practitioner and scholar, drawing together many strands to explain the research process not just as something teacher researchers do, but as a fundamental part of who teacher researchers are. Emphasizing the researcher over the method, CPR embraces... more...

  • Roots of Empathyby Mary Gordon; Daniel J. Siegel

    The Experiment 2012; US$ 15.95

    Roots of empathy?an evidence-based program developed in 1996 by longtime educator and social entrepreneur Mary Gordon?has already reached more than 270,000 children in Canada, the U.S., Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and elsewhere. Now, as The New York Times reports that ?empathy lessons are spreading everywhere amid concerns over the pressure on... 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...