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Philosophy & Social Aspects

  • Cultivating the Genius of Black Childrenby Debra Ren-Etta Sullivan

    Redleaf Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    Provides the first practical, hands-on resource to help early childhood educators create learning environments in which black children thrive. more...

  • Working Toward Successby Amy E. Van Deuren; Thomas F. Evert; Bette A. Lang

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    This book is a resource for both board members and superintendents, and explores issues related to the board/superintendent relationship and superintendent hiring practices. The book includes contributions from experienced and new superintendents and board members on a wide range of topics that boards and superintendents must navigate together successfully... more...

  • Education in the Comanche Nationby Linda Sue Warner

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    This collection delivers an altogether unique perspective of research on American Indian/Alaska Native education policy and practice by creating a cultural lens, framed as tribal core values, to allow readers to rethink research on and about tribal populations. The policies that affect American Indian education often create a disconnect between an... more...

  • Pedagogy, Image Practices, and Contested Corporealitiesby Sarah Brophy; Janice Hladki

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    This volume focuses on popular film, television, and online representations of contested corporealities and contributes to visual culture studies, disability studies, critical pedagogy, and medical humanities. Emphasizing unruly embodiments that transgress and transform, the volume conceptualizes visual culture as a space of query and accountability.... more...

  • Perspectives on Gratitudeby David Carr

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Psychologists, philosophers, theologians and educationalists have all lately explored various conceptual, moral, psychological and pedagogical dimensions of gratitude in a rapidly expanding academic and popular literature. However, while the distinguished contributors to this work hail from these distinct disciplines, they have been brought together... more...

  • Lit Upby David Denby

    Henry Holt and Co. 2016; US$ 30.99

    A bestselling author and distinguished critic goes back to high school to find out whether books can shape lives It's no secret that millions of American teenagers, caught up in social media, television, movies, and games, don't read seriously-they associate sustained reading with duty or work, not with pleasure. This indifference has become a... more...

  • Mixed-Race Youth and Schoolingby Sandra Winn Tutwiler

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    This timely, in-depth examination of the educational experiences and needs of mixed-race children ("the fifth minority") focuses on the four contexts that primarily influence learning and development: the family, school, community, and society-at-large. The book provides foundational historical, social, political, and psychological information... more...

  • Popper?s Approach to Educationby Stephanie Chitpin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Challenging the theory of induction in teacher education, this book proposes a knowledge-building framework based on the critical rationalism of philosopher of science, Karl Popper. The Objective Knowledge Growth Framework developed in this book is designed to be an effective critical analysis framework for empowering teachers and schools to build... more...

  • Education in Britainby Ken Jones

    Wiley 2016; US$ 74.95

    In the decades after 1944 the four nations of Britain shared a common educational programme. By 2015, this programme had fragmented: the patterns of schooling and higher education in Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and England resembled each other less and less. This new edition of the popular Education in Britain traces and explains this process... more...

  • Mittagsfreizeit an Ganztagsschulenby Osnabrücker Forschungsgruppe

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 29.99

    DasBuch ist eine erste konzentrierte Darstellung zur zeitlich längsten Pause anSchulen im Ganztagsmodus. In der Diskussion um die Entwicklung vonGanztagsschulen werden die unterschiedlichen Funktionen, die die Mittagspausefür Lehrkräfte und Jugendliche hat, nicht in ihren eigentlichen Bedeutungenthematisiert. Aus den wenigen wissenschaftlichen Untersuchungen... more...