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- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 25.00
I Got Schooled offers a look at America?s educational achievement gap that could only have come from an outsider. Famed director M. Night Shyamalan has long had a serious interest in education. The foundation he and his wife started once gave college scholarships to promising inner-city students, but Shyamalan realized that these scholarships... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99
This book, with its attention to literature and the visual arts as well as traditional non-fiction sources, provides a distinctive, wide-ranging exploration of utopia and education. Utopia is examined not as a model of social perfection but as an active, ongoing, imaginative educational process ? the building of better worlds. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
This book explores Hui (one of the Muslim minority groups in China) students? lived experiences in an elementary school in central P. R. China from the perspectives of philosophical foundations of education and the sociology of education, the impact of their experiences on their identity construction, and what schooling means to Hui students. The... more...
- R&L Education 2013; US$ 28.99
Democracies Always in the Making develops Barbara Thayer-Bacon?s relational and pluralistic democratic theory, as well as translates that socio-political philosophical theory into educational theory and recommendations for school reform in American public schools. Democracy is a goal, an ideal which we must continually strive for that can guide... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.95
Wie passen rechtliche Regelungen, individuelles Verhalten sowie gesellschaftliches Verständnis von 'elterlicher Sorge' zusammen? Vor dem Hintergrund der aktuellen juristischen Debatte um das gemeinsame Sorgerecht nicht miteinander verheirateter Eltern dokumentiert dieses Buch neueste wissenschaftliche Befunde. Vorgestellt werden... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 39.95
Drawing on the tradition of Pragmatic Humanism, this book offers an alternative approach to thinking and talking about liberal and humanistic education that breaks free from what Richard Rorty has called 'outworn vocabularies and attitudes.' This book: -aims to reach beyond and integrate the Classical, Romantic, Existentialist, and Radical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
How we understand education quality is inextricably linked with perspectives on social justice. Questions of inclusion, relevance and democracy in education are increasingly contested, most especially in the global South, and improving the quality of education, particularly for the most disadvantaged, has become a topic of fundamental concern for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
The relationship between education and democratic development has been a growing theme in debates focussed upon public education, but there has been little work that has directly related educational leadership to wider issues of freedom, politics and practice. Engaging with ELMA through the work of Hannah Arendt enables these issues of power to be... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 43.99
Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937) is one of the major social and political theorists of the 20th century whose work has had an enormous influence on several fields, including educational theory and practice. Gramsci and Education demonstrates the relevance of Antonio Gramsci's thought for contemporary educational debates. The essays are written by scholars... more...