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  • Education Governance for the Twenty-First Centuryby Paul Manna; Patrick McGuinn

    Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 32.95

    America's fragmented, decentralized, politicized, and bureaucratic system of education governance is a major impediment to school reform. In this important new book, a number of leading education scholars, analysts, and practitioners show that understanding the impact of specific policy changes in areas such as standards, testing, teachers, or school... more...

  • Handbook of Education Politics and Policyby Bruce S. Cooper; James G. Cibulka; Lance D. Fusarelli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.95

    Written by a mix of established and rising stars in school politics, policy, law, finance, and reform this comprehensive Handbook provides a three part framework that helps organize this relatively new and loosely organized field of study.  A central theme running through the book is how to harness politics to school equity and improvement. ... more...

  • Bildungsgrenzen überschreitenby Rolf Brandel

    Springer Fachmedien 2010; US$ 59.99

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  • A Companion to the Philosophy of Educationby Randall Curren

    Wiley 2008; US$ 220.95

    A Companion to the Philosophy of Education is a comprehensive guide to philosophical thinking about education. Offers a state-of-the-art account of current and controversial issues in education, including issues pertaining to multiculturalism, special education, sex education, and academic freedom. Written by an international team of leading... more...

  • Educating the 'Right' Wayby Michael W. Apple

    Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95

    ''Educating the ''Right'' Way'' provided a detailed and systematic critical analysis of the growing power of conservative movements in educational policy and practice.. Since its publication, the worrisome trends it analyzes have worsened and have come into the very center of education in countries throughout the world. In this revised edition, noted... more...

  • American Presidents and Educationby Maurice R. Berube

    ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 83.95

    The role of the president of the United States in regard to education changed significantly following the end of World War II. As the U.S. economy became more sophisticated and the country emerged as the dominant technological and world power, the demand for an educated work force increased. In this work, Maurice R. Berube offers the first comprehensive... more...

  • School's Inby Paul Manna

    Georgetown University Press 2006; US$ 26.95

    For most of the history of the United States, citizens and elected officials alike considered elementary and secondary education to be the quintessential state and local function. Only in the past four decades, from Lyndon B. Johnson's signing of the landmark Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to George W. Bush's ambitious but controversial... more...

  • Shaping Education Policyby Douglas E. Mitchell; Robert L. Crowson; Dorothy Shipps

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95

    Shaping Education Policy is a comprehensive overview of education politics and policy during the most turbulent and rapidly changing period in American history. more...

  • Zwischen Illusion und Schulalltagby Carolin Rotter

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Seit einigen Jahren wird von bildungspolitischer Seite das Ziel verfolgt, den Anteil an Lehrkraften mit Migrationshintergrund im deutschen Schulsystem zu steigern. Mit diesen Lehrkraften wird die Hoffnung verbunden, den Bildungserfolg von SchulerInnen mit Migrationshintergrund zu verbessern. Vor diesem Hintergrund wurden im Rahmen der hier vorgestellten... more...

  • Official Knowledgeby Michael W. Apple

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This third edition of Official Knowledge , a classic text from one of education?s most distinguished scholars, challenges readers to critically examine how certain knowledge comes to be ?official,? and whose agendas this knowledge represents. A probing and award-winning study, this new edition builds on the tradition of its predecessors to question... more...