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  • Literacy and Educationby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Literacy and Education tells the story of how literacy?starting in the early 1980s?came to be seen not as a mental phenomenon, but as a social and cultural one. In this accessible introductory volume, acclaimed scholar James Paul Gee shows readers how literacy "left the mind and wandered out into the world." He traces the ways a sociocultural view... more...

  • The Politics of Education Expansion and Inequalityby Karl Kitching

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The marketised and securitised shaping of formal education sites in terms of risk prevention strategies have transformed what it means to be a learner and a citizen. In this book, Karl Kitching explores racialised dimensions to suggest how individuals and collectives are increasingly made responsible for their own welfare as ?good? or ?bad? students,... more...

  • Women's Career Development Throughout the Lifespanby Jenny Bimrose; Mary McMahon; Mark Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Women's careers have been a topic of research and discussion in many disciplines including sociology, business, industrial, organisational and vocational psychology, and career guidance. Despite the introduction of equal employment legislation in many countries, women?s patterns of career development continue to reflect structural labour market disadvantage.... more...

  • My Schoolby Lesley Scanlon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Education issues feature almost daily in print media, online, on the radio and on television, much of which focuses on the perceived deficits of students and teachers. Singled out for special attention are low socio-economic status (SES) schools which are frequently characterised by teachers and students with little investment in learning and teaching.... more...

  • New Directions in Social Theory, Education and Embodimentby John Evans; Brian Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    This book exemplifies the nurturing spirit of inter-discursive debate with a view to opening up new theoretical and empirical insights, understanding, and engagement, with debates on issues relating to pedagogy, policy, equity and embodiment. From a variety of social science perspectives, an international force of contributors apply a multitude of... more...

  • Rakete startklar!by Regula Lehmann; Pascal Gläser; Claudia Weiand

    'fontis 2014; US$ 14.99

    Jungen müssen sich in einer komplexen und stark sexualisierten Welt zurechtfinden. Sie kurz vor dem Eintritt in die Pubertät bestmöglich auf die Herausforderungen des Erwachsenwerdens vorzubereiten, ist Ziel dieses Aufklärungsbuches, das aus der Zusammenarbeit der diplomierten Familienhelferin Regula Lehmann und des Sexualpädagogen, Philosophen und... 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...

  • The Child in Societyby Hazel R Wright

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 38.00

    Taking a thematic approach, this is an ideal beginner's text for students to understand the relationship between childhood and society.  more...

  • Shaping of European Educationby Martin Lawn; Romuald Normand

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The range, speed and scale of Europeanizing effects in education, and their complexity, has produced a relatively new field of study. Using scholarship and research drawn from sociology, politics and education, this book examines the rise of international and transnational policy and the flow of data and people around Europe to study Europeanizing... more...