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  • Activist Educatorsby Catherine Marshall; Amy L. Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95

    Taking an active stand in today's conservative educational climate can be a risky business. Given both the expectations of the profession and the challenge of participation in social justice activism, how do educator activists manage the often competing demands of professional and activist commitments? Activist Educators offers a view into the big... more...

  • American Presidents and Educationby Maurice Berube

    ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 64.00

    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...

  • Bildungsgrenzen überschreitenby Rolf Brandel; Mario Gottwald; Andreas Oehme

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 59.99

    Lebenslanges Lernen in modernen Gesellschaften läuft immer seltener entlang einer standardisierten und bruchlosen Bildungs- und Erwerbsbiographie ab. Übergangssituationen entstehen zum Beispiel an den Schnittstellen zwischen Kindergarten und Schule, Schule und Beruf, Berufsunterbrechung und Wiedereinstieg und schließlich im Alter. Übergänge stellen... more...

  • A Companion to the Philosophy of Educationby Randall Curren

    Wiley 2008; US$ 227.95

    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... more...

  • Controversy in the Classroomby Diana E. Hess

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95

    In a conservative educational climate that is dominated by policies like No Child Left Behind, one of the most serious effects has been for educators to worry about the politics of what they are teaching and how they are teaching it. As a result, many dedicated teachers choose to avoid controversial issues altogether in preference for "safe" knowledge... 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...

  • Educating the Right Wayby Michael W. Apple

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    In this book Apple explores the 'conservative restoration' - the rightward turn of a broad-based coalition that is making successful inroads in determining American and international educational policy. It takes a pragmatic look at what critical educators can do to build alternative coalitions and policies that are more democratic. Apple urges this... more...

  • Education Policy and Evaluationby Louise K. Comfort

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Education Policy and Evaluation: A Context for Change offers one perspective in defining the problems of public policy in education and some suggestions for redirection. Based on research conducted at five major school districts in California, this book reveals children's expectations for public education, as well as the performance of public schools... more...

  • Education and Capitalismby Sarah Knopp; Jeff Bale

    Haymarket Books 2012; US$ 17.00

    Based on their own experiences, teachers across the country offer ideas on resolving the crisis in education. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2008; 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. Key... more...