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  • Educational Leadership: Perspectives on Preparation and Practiceby Norris M. Haynes; Sousan Arafeh; Cynthia McDaniels

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 74.99

    This book identifies core knowledge that educational leaders need to learn in pre-service preparation and throughout in-service professional development. The contributors discuss established pedagogical and experiential learning models as well as provocative new paradigms of their own to help prepare leaders and reinforce leadership effectiveness.... more...

  • Identity, Neoliberalism and Aspiration in White Working-class Boysby Garth Stahl

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    In recent years there has been growing concern over the pervasive disparities in academic achievement that are highly influenced by ethnicity, class and gender. Specifically, within the neoliberal policy rhetoric, there has been concern over underachievement of working-class young males, specifically white working-class boys. The historic persistence... more...

  • Conflict, Reconciliation and Peace Educationby William Timpson; Elavie Ndura; Apollinaire Bangayimbaga

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    When the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States occurred?causing that nation to wage wars of revenge in Afghanistan and Iraq?the people of Burundi were recovering from nearly forty years of violence, genocide and civil wars that had killed nearly one million and produced another million refugees. Here in this small East African nation, one... more...

  • Landscapes of Specific Literacies in Contemporary Societyby Vicky Duckworth; Gordon Ade-Ojo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This volume makes a timely contribution to our understanding of literacy as a multi-faceted, complexly situated activity. Each chapter provides the reader with a fresh perspective into a different site for literate behaviour, approaches, design and relationships, and offers an exploration into the use of literacy theories to inform policy and practice,... more...

  • Universities in the Flux of Timeby Paul Gibbs; Oili-Helena Ylijoki; Carolina Guzmán-Valenzuela; Ronald Barnett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Higher education and the institution of the university exist in time, their essential nature now continually subject to change: change in students, in knowledge, in structure and in their own communities and those they service. These changes are accompanied by a quickening of time, leading to a heightened intensity of academic life. Yet the nature... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 49.95

    This collection seeks to clarify the broad brushstrokes of Basil Bernstein's theories, developed over the span of more than forty years, by collecting together scholars from every corner of the globe; specialists in education, sociology and epistemology to test and examine Bernstein?s work against the backdrop of their own research. more...