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  • Bildung und Differenzby Carola Groppe; Gerhard Kluchert; Eva Matthes

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 44.99

    In der empirischen Bildungsforschung wie in der erziehungswissenschaftlichen Diskussion spielt die Aufklärung des Zusammenhangs von Bildung und Differenz eine wichtige Rolle. Der Band, hervorgegangen aus einer Tagung der Sektion Historische Bildungsforschung in der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft, will zu dieser Aufklärung beitragen,... more...

  • Bildung und Gewaltby Johannes Bilstein; Jutta Ecarius; Norbert Ricken; Ursula Stenger

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 54.99

    Im Zentrum des Bandes steht der Diskurs über Gewalt und Gewaltverhältnisse in der Erziehungswissenschaft und die Feststellung, dass es sich hier um ein konstantes pädagogisches Problem handelt. Die erziehungswissenschaftlichen Diskussionen haben sich in den vergangenen Jahrzehnten immer wieder mit den unterschiedlichen Phänomenen und Strukturen von... 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...

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

    AltaMira Press 2000; US$ 34.99

    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...

  • Bourdieu for Educatorsby Fenwick W. English; Cheryl L. Bolton

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 28.00

    Educational change and reform on a larger scale    Bourdieu for Educators: Policy and Practice , brings the revolutionary research and thinking of Pierre Bourdieu (1930[en]2002) of France to public educational leaders in North America, Canada, Australia, and the U.K. This text brings Bourdieu?s corpus into the arena of elementary and secondary... more...

  • But Don?t Call Me Whiteby Silvia Cristina Bettez

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • Changing Livesby Taylor Stoehr

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    Changing Lives recounts the experiences of a dozen men on probation in Massachusetts who took classes for three months to read and talk about great works of literature. The men explored the writings of Malcolm X, Leo Tolstoy and Anton Chekhov, amongst others. In these writings the men discovered many issues relating to their own lives, such as substance... more...

  • Character Education in America's Blue Ribbon Schoolsby Madonna Murphy

    R&L Education 2002; US$ 36.99

    Character Education in America's Blue Ribbon Schools is based upon descriptive, documentary, and qualitative research conducted on the award winning school applications in the United Stated Department of Education's Elementary School Recognition Program, i.e. the Blue Ribbon Schools. The purpose of the program is to focus national attention on schools... more...

  • Childminder (Routledge Revivals)by Brian Jackson; Sonia Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1979, this book looks at the subject of childminding in Britain at the time it was written. It is based on a national survey that was commissioned by the Social Science Research Council and on action to help childminders funded by the Wates Foundation at Manchester University, UK. Previous to this study it was calculated that more... more...

  • Church, State and Schoolsby James Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Originally published 1971, this volume unravels the complicated history of the religious question in British education. The background of the key Acts of Parliament which established the "dual" system ? of Church and Local Authority school ? is examined. The changing policies of different religious groupings are analyzed, and their outcome in legislation... more...