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  • Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon?by Yong Zhao

    Wiley 2014; US$ 26.95 US$ 18.87

    The secrets behind China's extraordinary educational system ? good, bad, and ugly Chinese students' consistently stunning performance on the international PISA exams? where they outscore students of all other nations in math, reading, and science?have positioned China as a world education leader. American educators and pundits have declared this... more...

  • Developing Reading and Writing in Second-Language Learnersby Timothy Shanahan; Diance August

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 33.95

    A Co-Publication of Routledge, the Center for Applied Linguistics, and the International Reading Association This book is a shorter version of Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners,  reporting the findings of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth. This book concisely summarizes what is known from empirical... more...

  • Learning in Adulthoodby Sharan B. Merriam; Rosemary S. Caffarella; Lisa M. Baumgartner

    Wiley 2012; US$ 67.00 US$ 58.07

    In this updated landmark book, the authors have gathered the seminal work and most current thinking on adult learning into one volume. Learning in Adulthood addresses a wide range of topics including: Who are adult learners? How do adults learn? Why are adults involved in learning activities? How does the social context shape the learning that adults... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficultiesby Penny Lacey; Rob Ashdown; Phyllis Jones; Hazel Lawson; Michele Pipe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95

    The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties is a timely and rich resource with contributions from writing teams of acknowledged experts providing a balance of both academic and practitioner perspectives. The book covers a myriad of topics and themes and has the core purpose of informing and supporting everyone... more...

  • Fabricating Quality in Educationby Jenny Ozga; Peter Dahler-Larsen; Christina Segerholm; Hannu Simola

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    How is European Education Governed? Data is now the lifeblood of education governance. At the international level, organisations like the OECD steer education systems through their programmes of assessment and the European Commission?s project of creating the most successful knowledge economy in the world is driven by data collection, analysis and... more...

  • School Troubleby Deborah Youdell

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    What is the trouble with schools and why should we want to make ?school trouble?? Schooling is implicated in the making of educational and social exclusions and inequalities as well as the making of particular sorts of students and teachers. For this reason schools are important sites of counter- or radical- politics. In this book, Deborah Youdell... more...

  • The State And The Schoolby John Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 65.95

    There was once agreement that education was too important to be left to politicians; now the view is that education is too important to be left to teachers. Whereas the curriculum and syllabus were previously the concern of the professionals, the government now distrusts these professionals. This has resulted in the Secretary for State assuming massive... more...

  • Education for a Changeby Titus Alexander; John Potter

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    This challenging, hard-hitting book is about making schooling relevant to modern society. It starts from the premise that our present education system is ill equipped to serve students and society in the twenty-first century. In a series of positive yet powerful and provocative chapters, the authors look at critical issues shaping schools today, with... more...

  • South Eastern Europeby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 112.00

    The aim of the Stability Pact is to strengthen countries in South Eastern Europe in their efforts to foster peace, democracy, human rights, social development, economic prosperity and a favourable environment for sustainable security, in order to achieve stability in the region. more...

  • Policy as Practiceby Margaret Sutton

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 132.00

    This volume brings together scholars working on ethnographic policy studies to debate and provisionally chart the methodological and theoretical parameters of such a project. It is divided into three sections on theory, methods, and experiences, and features field experiences and case studies. more...