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Philosophy & Social Aspects

  • Aus- und Weiterbildung im Arbeitsschutzby

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 10.24

    Lernen ist ein lebenslanger Prozess. Dies gilt auch für Sicherheit und Gesundheitsschutz bei der Arbeit. Zur Verbesserung der Arbeitsbedingungen auch älterer Mitarbeiter gehört stets auch eine entsprechende Qualifizierung. Gerade kleinere und mittlere Unternehmen stehen hierbei vor großen Herausforderungen und benötigen Unterstützung. Und auch bei... more...

  • International Studies in Educational Inequality, Theory and Policyby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 719.00

    Inequality is a marked and persistent feature of education systems, both in the developed and the developing worlds. Major gaps in opportunity and in outcomes have become more critical than in the past, thanks to the knowledge economy and globalization. This book examines the pursuit of equity as a goal of public policy through a series of national... more...

  • Learning through Communityby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 149.00

    Developed within a network of Canadian researchers and their community partners, this book is a collection of case studies that explore the learning that people do through community engagement. The crucial work here explores learning that is organized by the learners themselves, collectively, rather than as individuals. Reflecting the contributors'... more...

  • Transformation - A Fundamental Idea of Mathematics Educationby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00

    The principle of Transformation is used to shape discussions of mathematics theory Discontinuity in mathematics education is addressed and real world examples given to solve this problem Teaching and learning geometry provides a context for understanding transformation in mathematics education more...

  • Handbook of Resilience in Children of Warby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 179.00

    Explores the cultural contexts of war from ecological and multidisciplinary perspectives Highlights resiliency within high-risk environments for children Developmentally and culturally sensitive to diagnosis and treatment of children traumatized by war Provides insights from successful interventions Identifies context-specific... more...

  • Quality Education in the Early Yearsby Lesley Abbott; Rosemary Rodger

    McGraw-Hill Education 1994; US$ 42.00

    Identifies and explores high quality work in early years education. This work shows us children and adults variously working and playing, talking and communicating, learning and laughing, caring and sharing in a tapestry of case studies which highlight quality experiences and interactions. more...

  • Aa is for Aestheticby Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume reaffirms the indispensable place of the arts in any coherent curriculum. The author hopes that the specific arguments formulated in the book will advance the conservationist post-Modernist aesthetic. more...

  • Living Powers(RLE Edu K)by Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    When originally published this was the first book to offer a collective history of all the arts ? Art, Drama, Dance, Music, Literature and Film ? in the curriculum. It also offers a coherent framework for the teaching of arts which is in line with the best current trends since the Gulbenkian Report of 1982. It insists that the arts, seen together... more...

  • The Symbolic Orderby Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Against the Flowby Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 63.95

    At once provocative and inspiring , Against the Flow is a work of polemic from an internationally respected writer and thinker on arts education. Peter Abbs argues that contemporary education ignores the aesthetic and ethical as a result of being in thrall to such forces as the market economy and managerial and functional dictates. He identifies the... more...