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- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.00
The 18th century was also known as the Pedagogical Century. In 1774, Dessau saw philanthropists founding the first reformed school dedicated to the principles of the Enlightenment. The philanthropists revolutionised teaching by designing a child-centred learning strategy. They no longer wished to impart the learning of scholars but to provide practical... more...
- New Press, The 2012; US$ 17.95
As MacArthur award-winning educator Lisa Delpit reminds us—and as all research shows—there is no achievement gap at birth. In her long-awaited second book, Delpit presents a striking picture of the elements of contemporary public education that conspire against the prospects for poor children of color, creating a persistent gap in achievement during... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95
This book provides a compelling account and analysis of the delicate balance between power and resistance and the ways in which developing conceptions of 'self' must be entered into any theoretical model. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00
Muslim boys are currently 'hot topics' of social and educational debate: they have been associated with global terrorism, fundamentalism,urban rioting and, within the context of schooling, they appear to be suffering from disproportionately high rates of exclusion and low rates of achievement and post-16 progression. This timely and innovative book... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2006; US$ 110.00
'Town and Gown' in the Bush: Contemporary Regional Universities and Transforming Communities' provides a forum for multiple engagements with the relationships (or lack thereof) between contemporary regional universities and their communities, whether in Australia or in other countries. It offers a rich and nuanced understanding of the challenges manifest... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Offers a look at the 'Woman Question' in relation to higher education at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Including contemporary perspectives on gender, this book provides insights into understanding the difficulties that women encounter as they seek to participate fully in the process of knowledge production. more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2004; US$ 18.75
Faisant suite au livre Pour un renouvellement des pratiques d'éducation morale. Six approches contemporaines, le présent ouvrage propose aux enseignants, aux éducateurs et aux animateurs de vie spirituelle et communautaire des écoles primaires et secondaires des illustrations concrètes de diverses approches pédagogiques... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2006; US$ 15.00
L'éducation en matière d'éthique et de religion connaît à l'heure actuelle un virage historique au Québec par la mise en place d'un cours spécifique en la matière à partir de l'automne 2008. Dans cette optique, ce livre traite de la formation dans les domaines de l'éthique et... more...