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Philosophy & Social Aspects

  • Teaching the Whole Studentby David Schoem; Christine Modey; Edward P. St. John; Beverly Daniel Tatum

    Stylus Publishing 2017; US$ 27.99

    Teaching the Whole Student is a compendium of engaged teaching approaches by faculty across disciplines. These inspiring authors offer models for instructors who care deeply about their students, respect and recognize students? social identities and lived experiences, and are interested in creating community and environments of openness and trust... more...

  • Educating Girlsby Gilah C. Leder; Shirley N. Sampson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.00

    Originally published in 1989. This book addresses a number of issues integral to the education of girls in Australia. Among these are: teacher practices inside and outside the classroom, co-education versus single-sex schooling, curriculum design, students? self-esteem and long-term aspirations. Intervention programs which tackle these issues ? in... more...

  • Teaching Gender?by Tricia Szirom

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.00

    Originally published in 1988. This book provides a unique perspective on the creation of gender and the way in which sex education programs in schools contribute to this. Through a series of conversations with young people, a picture is developed of the way in which young women and young men view their own sexuality and that of the opposite sex. The... more...

  • Doing Sex Educationby Bonnie Trudell

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.00

    Originally published in 1993. This book takes the reader inside the contested issue of sex education by examining how a sexuality curriculum is actually taught to a ninth-grade health class and how it impacts on both the teacher and students. Drawing on observations and interviews with teachers, students, and other school personnel to capture the... more...

  • The Rediscovery of Teachingby Gert J. J. Biesta

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    The Rediscovery of Teaching presents the innovative claim that teaching does not necessarily have to be perceived as an act of control but can be understood and configured as a way of activating possibilities for students to exist as subjects. By framing teaching as an act of dissensus, that is, as an interruption of egological ways of being, this... more...

  • New Futuresby Mary Hughes; Mary Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.00

    Originally published in 1985. This book explores issues around education for women and uses the British experience as an example of what adult education in its variety can offer to women in breaking traditional moulds. The text raises questions about where women are, where they might be, and how education as a whole can be used by women, for women.... more...

  • Making a Man of Himby Christine Heward

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.00

    Originally published in 1988, this book analyses the effect of public boarding school on those boys who grew to manhood under its influence. With access to over 2000 letters written by parents to the Head Master and governors of Ellesmere College in the period 1929-50, it raises issues about the construction of masculinity in the mid-twentieth century.... more...

  • Educational Progressivism, Cultural Encounters and Reform in Japanby Yoko Yamasaki; Hiroyuki Kuno

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Educational Progressivism, Cultural Encounters and Reform in Japan provides a critical analysis of educational initiatives, progressive ideas and developments in curriculum and pedagogy in Japan, from 1900 to the present day. Drawing on evidence of both cultural encounters and internal drivers for progressivism and reform, this book re-evaluates... more...

  • Supporting and Educating Young Muslim Womenby Amanda Keddie

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book draws on the stories of female educators and young Muslim women to explore issues of identity, justice, and education. Situated against a backdrop of unprecedented Islamophobia and new articulations of ?whitelash,? this book draws on case study research conducted over a ten-year period and provides insight into the diverse worlds of young... more...

  • Going Globalby Mary Stiasny; Tim Gore

    UCL Institute of Education Press 2017; US$ 26.71

    Edited by Mary Stiasny and Tim Gore of the University of London, the book arises from the presentations, discussions and panel sessions held at the Going Global conference that took place in Cape Town, South Africa in May 2016. Contributors focus on the role of tertiary education in nation-building. more...