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- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00
This history of one of the most contentious educational issues in America examines bilingual instruction in the United States from the common school era to the recent federal involvement in the 1960s and 1970s. more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 30.04
Bilingualismus oder - vereinfacht ausgedrückt - Zweisprachigkeit ist in der heutigen Gesellschaft durchaus keine Seltenheit mehr, sondern hat sich im Laufe der Jahre unter anderem durch zunehmende Migration zur Norm entwickelt, so dass das Thema verstärkt in den Fokus der Öffentlichkeit gerückt ist. Auf jene Entwicklung Bezug nehmend, beschäftigt sich... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 32.99
The book discusses the notion of knowledge cultures in relation to claims for the new economy and the 'communicative turn', as well as cultural economy and the politics of postmodernity. It focuses on national policy constructions of the knowledge economy, 'fast knowledge' and the role of the so-called 'new pedagogy' and social learning under these... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
Former CIA Personnel Director F.W.M. Janney once wrote, "It is absolutely essential that the Agency have available to it the greatest single source of expertise: the American academic community." To this end, the Central Intelligence Agency has poured tens of millions of dollars into universities to influence research and enlist students... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 42.00
Chile has long considered education as a central priority and as key for its economic development. Over the past two decades the country has made great strides to increase the numbers of young people entering tertiary education. In 2008 Chile embarked on a bold initiative to develop its human capital with a scholarship abroad scheme the Becas... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 212.00
China?s Education Development and Policy, 1978-2008 is translated from the original Chinese version and presents the current assessment of the changes to the educational system in China and how those changes have been perceived during the past thirty years. more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2011; US$ 59.90
The history of modern Chinese schools in Peninsular Malaysia is a story of conflicts between Chinese domiciled there and different governments that happened or happen to rule the land. Before the days of the Pacific War, the British found the Chinese schools troublesome because of their pro-China political activities. They established measures to control... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00
Lifelong learning is not yet a reality for all. Economic and financial factors continue to limit opportunities in ways that are neither efficient nor equitable. Part of the problem is that our societies still have the habit of viewing learning as something for the young, something that is state supported. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
This text provides a framework for understanding higher education in the US and other western countries since the 1970s whereby the logic of the market place has increasingly come to dominate all arenas and, in context, the education system. The author calls this process "commodification" and he describes the transformation of universities in the US... more...