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  • Language, Culture, and Identity among Minority Students in Chinaby Yuxiang Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    This book explores Hui (one of the Muslim groups in China) students? lived experiences in an elementary school in central 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.  more...

  • Education in Renaissance Englandby Kenneth Charlton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

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

  • Education Quality and Social Justice in the Global Southby Leon Tikly; Angeline M. Barrett

    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...

  • Educational Leadership and Hannah Arendtby Helen M. Gunter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    The relationship between education and democratic development has been a growing theme in debates about public education, but there has been little work that has directly related educational leadership to wider issues of freedom, politics and practice. This significant volume will examine the main texts in the Arendt library and explain each of the... more...

  • Learning and Collective Creativityby Annalisa Sannino; Viv Ellis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    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...

  • Advancing Equity and Achievement in Diverse U.S. Schoolsby Camille M. Wilson; Sonya Douglass Horsford

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    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. more...

  • Education and Religionby Keith Watson; William I. Ozanne

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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. Education and Religion covers all the major religious traditions ? Buddhist, Christian,... more...

  • INTL PERSPECTIVES VETERAN TEACHERSby Miriam Ben-Peretz; Gary McCulloch

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book examines the nature of veteran teachers and their varied roles and contributions to schools and education in different countries and cultures.  It explores what we mean by a ?veteran teacher?, the factors that encourage teachers to remain in the profession, the characteristics of a successful veteran teacher, and the values with which veteran... more...