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Philosophy & Social Aspects

  • Teaching as Communicationby Bob Hodge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Good teaching relies on a firm grasp of the communication process. In this innovative text Bob Hodge presents common pitfalls in the communication of teachers, and shows where they are most likely to mistake the communication of pupils. He uses practical examples which enable the reader to see an immediate and direct connection with classroom practises,... more...

  • Understanding HIV and STI Prevention for College Studentsby Leo Wilton; Robert T. Palmer; Dina C. Maramba

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, young people aged 18 to 25 are at a significant risk for acquiring and transmitting HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and other STIs (sexually transmitted infections). Primary developmental processes that place college students particularly at risk include the experience of intimacy, sexual... more...

  • Shaping of European Educationby Martin Lawn; Romuald Normand

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The range, speed and scale of Europeanizing effects in education, and their complexity, has produced a relatively new field of study. Using scholarship and research drawn from sociology, politics and education, this book examines the rise of international and transnational policy and the flow of data and people around Europe to study Europeanizing... more...

  • The ?Reason? of Schoolingby Thomas S. Popkewitz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Problematizing the "reason" of schooling as historical and political, in this book leading international and interdisciplinary scholars challenge the common sense of schooling and the relation of society, education, and curriculum studies. Examining the limits of contemporary notions of power and schooling, the argument is that the principles that... more...

  • Ahead of the Curve: What Parents Need to Know to Get Their Kids Into Collegeby Amber C. Saunders

    Peterson's 2014; US$ 9.99

    Navigating the high school years and getting a student ready for the next step in their education can be challenging for everyone involved. Ahead of the Curve will be your "college adviser in a book," keeping you and your child on the successful path to college. It includes separate chapters for grades 9 through 12 for easy reference. Each section... more...

  • The Teacher Warsby Dana Goldstein

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 26.95

    In her groundbreaking history of 175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague our public schools today. Teaching is a wildly contentious profession in America, one attacked and admired in equal measure. In The Teacher Wars , a rich, lively, and unprecedented history of public school... more...

  • Aus- und Weiterbildung im Arbeitsschutzby

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 10.69

    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...

  • Subjektbildungby Paul Mecheril

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 38.00

    The society shaped by migration, crisscrossed by power and domination relations, can be understood as a political, cultural, legal, and interactive context which subjects consist of individuals. The contributions to the book focus on these phenomena of subject-formation in a theoretically exciting sense as subjectivation and educational processes.... more...

  • Learning and Education in Developing Countriesby Daniel A. Wagner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This comprehensive and up-to-date review of learning and educational quality in developing countries, written by 16 highly knowledgeable specialists from around the world, provides policymakers and researchers accessible perspectives with the Millennium Development Goals in mind. more...

  • Youth Rising? The Politics of Youth in the Global Economyby Mayssoun Sukarieh; Stuart Tannock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Over the last decade, "youth" has become increasingly central to policy, development, media and public debates and conflicts across the world ? whether as an ideological symbol, social category or political actor. Set against a backdrop of contemporary political economy, Youth Rising? seeks to understand exactly how and why youth has become such... more...