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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Kompetenzen der Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklungby Inka Bormann; 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Judith Butler: Pädagogische Lektürenby Norbert Ricken; Nicole Balzer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • But Don?t Call Me Whiteby Silvia Cristina Bettez

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.95

    Highlighting the words and experiences of 16 mixed race women (who have one white parent and one parent who is a person of color), Silvia Bettez exposes hidden nuances of privilege and oppression related to multiple positionalites associated with race, class, gender and sexuality. These women are ?secret agent insiders? to cultural Whiteness who provide... more...

  • Digitisation Perspectivesby R. Rikowski

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 49.00

    This book examines various views and perspectives on digitisation. Topics covered include electronic theses, search engine technology, digitisation in Africa, citation indexing, reference services, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, new media and scholarly publishing. The final chapter explores virtual libraries, and poses some... more...