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  • Democracies Always in the Makingby Barbara J. Thayer-Bacon

    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...

  • Education in Renaissance Englandby Kenneth Charlton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Covering both formal and informal education, this volume examines Renaissance education in England and Italy, set within the relevant social, political and historical context. more...

  • Gemeinsames Sorgerecht nicht miteinander verheirateter Elternby Karin Jurczyk; Sabine Walper

    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...

  • Enhancing Humanityby N. Aloni

    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...

  • Advancing Equity and Achievement in America's Diverse Schoolsby Camille M. Wilson; Sonya Douglass Horsford

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    Advancing Equity and Achievement in America?s Diverse Schools illustrates how educators, students, families and community partners can work in strategic ways to build on social, cultural, and ethnic diversity to advance educational equity and achievement. By drawing on the latest data on demographic change, constructions of culture and cultural... more...

  • Education Religionby Keith Watson; William I. Ozanne

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    In most countries, whether secular or otherwise, education and religion are closely interlinked and no matter how hard the state tries, it can be very difficult to remove the ties between them. This book investigates the links between education, religion and politics. The dominant feature in creating a common culture between peoples, each of... more...

  • Learning and Collective Creativityby Annalisa Sannino; Viv Ellis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    This book brings together leading representatives of activity-theoretically-oriented and socioculturally-oriented research around the world, to discuss creativity as a collective endeavour strongly related to learning to face the societal challenges of our world. As history shows, major accomplishments in arts and technological innovations have allowed... more...

  • Humor, Laughter and Human Flourishingby Mordechai Gordon

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    This book is a philosophical investigation of the significance of humor and laughter, examining its relation to other human phenomena including truth, nihilism, dreams, friendship, intimacy, aesthetic experience, self-transcendence and education. The author addresses the relative neglect of humor and laughter among philosophers of education with this... more...

  • A Body of Writing, 1990-1999by Bronwyn Davies

    AltaMira Press 2000; US$ 31.99

    Weaving together her most influential writings of the 1990s, Bronwyn Davies offers a unique engagement with poststructuralism that defies the boundaries between theory and embodied practice. Whereas poststructuralists are often accused of excessive abstraction, Davies' sophisticated and nuanced discussions of subjectivity, agency, epistemology, feminism,... more...

  • School Behaviour and Familiesby Sue Roffey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This book focuses on the relationship that schools have with parents and carers, especially in the early stages of behavioral difficulty. It aims to promote the best possible partnership with parents in what is often a sensitive and emotionally fraught situation. It contains an overview of the context and a general theoretical framework for... more...