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Philosophy & Social Aspects

  • The World Is Waiting for Youby Tara Grove; Isabel Ostrer

    New Press, The 2015; US$ 16.95

    With contemporary graduation speeches that dissect the world as it is and imagine what it could be, The World Is Waiting for You brings forth eighteen courageous figures who have dared to transform the podium into a pulpit for championing peace, justice, protest, and a better world. “The voices of conformity speak so loudly. Don?t listen to them,?... more...

  • Learning Under Neoliberalismby Susan B. Hyatt; Boone Shear; Susan Wright

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    As part of the neoliberal trends toward public-private partnerships, universities all over the world have forged more intimate relationships with corporate interests and more closely resemble for-profit corporations in both structure and practice.  These transformations, accompanied by new forms of governance, produce new subject-positions among... more...

  • Hegemony and Education Under Neoliberalismby Peter Mayo

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    Based in a holistic exposition and appraisal of Gramsci?s writings that are of relevance to education in neoliberal times, this book--rather than simply applying Gramsci's theories to issues in education--argues that education constitutes the leitmotif of his entire oeuvre and lies at the heart of his conceptualization of the ancient Greek term hegemony... more...

  • Handbuch TraumaPädagogik und Schuleby Monika Jäckle; Beate Bendel

    transcript Verlag 2015; US$ 38.00

    In this handbook, the traumatic experiences of children and adolescents and their manifestations and consequences are systematically placed in a school context for the first time. The interdisciplinary contributions anchor the psychotraumatological knowledge in the field of school education, thus indicating of which support services children who suffer... more...

  • Teaching Gender?by Juliette Wedl; Annette Bartsch

    transcript Verlag 2015; US$ 38.00

    Schule ist kein geschlechtsneutraler Raum. Asymmetrische Geschlechterverhältnisse und Stereotype werden in Lehrmaterialien, Unterrichtsgestaltungen und Interaktionen vielfach (re-)produziert. Eine reflektierte Pädagogik ist gefragt, um den Zweigeschlechtlichkeit zementierenden Differenzierungen entgegenzuwirken. Auf die Gender Studies aufbauend und... more...

  • Universities and Innovation Economiesby Peter Murphy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Universities and Innovation Economies examines the rise and fall of the mass university and post-industrial society, considering how we might revitalize economic and intellectual creativity. Looking to a much more inventive social and economic paradigm to drive long-term growth, the author argues for a smaller, leaner, more effective university model... more...

  • Leading and Managing Early Childhood Settingsby Nadine McCrea

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 56.00

    This book examines what it means to be a leader, manager and administrator across the early childhood education field. more...

  • Brainstorming Common Coreby Eldon "Cap" Lee

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 33.99

    Brainstorming Common Core: Challenging the Way We Think about Education includes ideas developed in the trenches by talking to and servicing parents, educators, and students for over fifty years. more...

  • Too Hot to Handleby Jonathan Zimmerman

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Too Hot to Handle is the first truly international history of sex education. As Jonathan Zimmerman shows, the controversial subject began in the West and spread steadily around the world over the past century. As people crossed borders, however, they joined hands to block sex education from most of their classrooms. Examining key players who supported... more...

  • Social Linguistics and Literaciesby James Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    In its first edition, Social Linguistics and Literacies was a major contribution to the emerging interdisciplinary field of sociocultural approaches to language and literacy, and was one of the founding texts of the ?New Literacy Studies?. This book serves as a classic introduction to the study of language, learning and literacy in their social,... more...