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Philosophy & Social Aspects

  • Lift Offby Donovan Livingston; Wes Moore

    Random House Publishing Group 2017; US$ 9.32

    An inspirational rallying call about education, race, and the true nature of equality?the Harvard Graduate School of Education convocation speech praised as ?powerful? by Hillary Rodham Clinton in Teen Vogue and ?inspired? by Justin Timberlake In emotionally charged spoken-word poetry, Livingston shares a message of hope and hard truths, declaring... more...

  • Harold Rosenby John Richmond

    UCL Institute of Education Press 2017; US$ 49.95

    Harold Rosen was a leader of thought in the world of English teaching in the second half of the twentieth century. He and his colleagues forged and sustained a new understanding of the purpose and possibilities of the subject English within the school curriculum. This tribute to Rosen?s life and work contains over 50 pieces of his writing. more...

  • Disruptive Fixationby Christo Sims

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.43

    In New York City in 2009, a new kind of public school opened its doors to its inaugural class of middle schoolers. Conceived by a team of game designers and progressive educational reformers and backed by prominent philanthropic foundations, it promised to reinvent the classroom for the digital age. Ethnographer Christo Sims documented the life of... more...

  • Gender, Education and Workby Christine Eden

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 48.95

    Girls outperform boys in educational achievement, yet women in work are less well paid, are underrepresented in positions of power and carry a disproportionate burden of care and childcare. Gender, Education and Work analyses and interprets the latest data and research in the field to offer detailed historical and sociological explanations for... more...

  • Challenging the School Readiness Agenda in Early Childhood Educationby Miriam B. Tager

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Challenging the normative paradigm that school readiness is a positive and necessary objective for all young children, this book asserts that the concept is a deficit-based practice that fosters the continuation of discriminatory classifications. Tager draws on findings of a qualitative study to reveal how the neoliberal agenda of school reform based... more...

  • The Media War on Black Male Youth in Urban Educationby Darius Prier

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    News media, film, and the music industry have become powerful sources of misrepresentation of Black male life in the social imagination of white society. The pedagogy of popular culture has important implications for educators and youth advocates who desire to challenge the myths and distortions that ultimately harm youth. This volume raises awareness... more...

  • Spätmoderne Jugend ? Erziehung des Beratens ? Wohlbefindenby Jutta Ecarius; Alena Berg; Katja Serry; Ronnie Oliveras

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 36.46

    Die empirische Studie beschäftigt sich mit Erziehungserfahrungen und dem Wohlbefinden von 10- bis 18-Jährigen. Gefragt wird, inwiefern in der Spätmoderne Beschleunigung und Optimierung Auswirkungen auf das  Wohlbefinden  von Heranwachsenden haben und auf welche Weise sie von Mutter und Vater mit einer  Erziehung des Beratens  unterstützt... more...

  • Adult Education in Neoliberal Timesby Marion Bowl

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.78

    This book explores the realities of adult education practice in the current political and economic climate. With a particular focus on examining the effect of the multitude of changes in policy and philosophy over the past 30 years, the book explores how the values and career expectations of adult educators have been affected, and considers the implications... more...

  • Muslims, Schooling and Securityby Shamim Miah

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.76

    This book focuses on the recent educational policy debates surrounding Muslims, schooling and the question of security in light of the Counter Terrorism Security Act ? which has made ?Prevent? a legal duty for schools, colleges and universities. The book examines the infamous ?Trojan Horse? affair in Birmingham, and critically evaluates the security... more...

  • Experiences of Women of Color in an Elite US Public Schoolby Catherine Simpson Bueker

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 87.78

    This study explores the experiences of women of color who attended an elite, predominantly white public high school in the Northeastern United States through one of three points of entry: as town residents attending their local high school, or as commuter or boarding students via two distinct voluntary racial desegregation programs.  Women in... more...