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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 64.95
This collection of essays by American and British authors discusses how the methods and issues of Catholic schooling are becoming of increasing interest to non-Catholic schools - due to the Catholic method of schooling being perceived as more humane. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
By positioning the late Edward Said's political interventions as a public intellectual on behalf of Palestinian populations living under Israeli occupation as a form of intellectual resistance, Abraham moves to consider forms of physical resistance, seeking to better understand the motivations of those who choose to turn their bodies into weapons. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 41.95
Blending interviews with those most closely affected together with views from key commentators and experts the author creates a vivid picture of a system and societal failure; a failure both that is at once both embarrassing and avoidable. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
Elusive Justice addresses how educators think about and act upon, differences in schools - be they based on race, gender, class, or disability - and how discourse and practice about such differences are intimately bound up with educational justice. Rather than skip over contentious or uncomfortable dialogues about difference, Thea Abu El-Haj tackles... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 155.00
The freedom of academics to pursue knowledge and truth in their research, writing, and teaching is a fundamental principle of contemporary higher education in the United States. But this freedom has been hard won and regularly abridged, reinterpreted, and violated. Academic freedom has been central to many issues and controversies in higher education... more...