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- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 219.00
Decentralization and Education: Asian Experiences and Conceptual Contributions examines the specific ways in which decentralization policies have affected the structure and delivery of education in eleven Asian nations. Written by top scholars in the field, the case studies provide detailed and rich empirical evidence documenting the tensions as well... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 33.00
Across both the industrialised and the developing worlds, educators have high hopes for information and communications technology (ICT). ICT has been seen as a potentially powerful tool for raising educational performance and increasing access to learning by the disadvantaged. Can it live up to these hopes? And does it have particular relevance to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Anyone who wants to know what is really happening in schools - behind all the hype and political rhetoric about the privatizing reforms in education - should read this book. It clarifies how private interests are influencing the public education process and investigates Labour's successes and failures. In plain English, it shows how schools are set... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Contents: Preface 1. Introduction: Markets, Competition and Higher Education 2. Sophism, Academia and Greek Economics 3. Adam Smith and Sophism: Reaction to the Endowment Model 4. Virtue and Early Academia in the US 5. Academia and the Rise of Capitalism in the US 6. Corporate Capitalism and the University as a Business 7. Collegiate Business Schools... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1996; US$ 53.00
Provides a selective history of English education which presents the connections between decisive periods of educational change and the intellectual and political climate in which it occurred. This book proposes that a democratic educational vision can only effectively be advanced by renewing the 'struggle for democracy'. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
Education policymaking is traditionally seen as a domestic political process. The job of deciding where students will be educated, what they will be taught, who will teach them, and how it will be paid for clearly rests with some mix of district, state, and national policymakers. This book seeks to show how global trends have produced similar changes... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 49.95
ANDY HARGREAVES Department of Teacher Education, Curriculum and Instruction Lynch School of Education, Boston College, MA, U.S.A. ANN LIEBERMAN Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Stanford, U.S.A. MICHAEL FULLAN Ontario Institute for Studies Education, University of Toronto, Canada DAVID HOPKINS Department for Education and Slalls,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 70.00
Gives a brief overview of regional issues and the history of education in the Dominican Republic and describes the development of education in the country over the past 15 years. It presents an analysis of the education system, identifying key directions for the reinforcement of the reforms in light of the challenges encountered by officials, communities,... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 54.95
*How should education be organized in pluralistic and multicultural societies? *What are the roles in education of civil society, markets, governments, and the family? *How can the idea of the civil society help to reorient education policy discussions that are sometimes stuck in either-or juxtapositions of "market versus government" or "individualism... more...