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  • Politics and Educationby R. Murray Thomas

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Politics and Education: Cases from eleven nations tackles the relationship between politics and education. The book presents several dimensions of the politics-education relationship, such as the use of education in achieving political agendas and the effects of the interest of a political group on educational policy. The book present cases from 11... more...

  • Corporatism, Social Control, and Cultural Domination in Education: From the Radical Right to Globalizationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Starting with the 1972 publication of his seminal work, Education and the Rise of the Corporate State , Joel Spring has been documenting and analyzing the politics of knowledge and education. Throughout his work he has explored the attempts to use education to advance the economic and political interests of dominant groups. The general term he uses... more...

  • Der Antiochenische Text der Septuaginta in seiner Bezeugung und seiner Bedeutungby Siegfried Kreuzer; Marcus Sigismund

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 70.96

    Der Antiochenische bzw. lukianische Text ist eine der wichtigsten Textformen der Septuaginta. Geht dieser Text auf die Bearbeitung durch Lukian (lukianische Redaktion) um 300 n.Chr. zurück, oder repräsentiert er, wie es die Übereinstimmungen mit Josephus, dem Neuen Testament und insbesondere den Qumrantexten nahe legen, die älteste Form der Septuaginta... more...

  • Education Policyby Richard Smith

    Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95

    Education Policy sees 12 philosophers of education critique current and recent UK educational policies relating to higher education and faith-based education, assessment, the teaching of reading, vocational and civic education, teacher education, the influence of Europe and the idea of the ‘Big Society’. Twelve philosophers of education... more...

  • Education and the Politicalby Tomasz Szkudlarek

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    The essays in this collection address the relation between education and politics in new ways. Rather than understanding education simply as the object of political decision-making, or as preparation for politics, the authors of this volume see education as implicated in social conflicts and in the political processes that produce and change social... more...

  • Education in a Globalized Worldby Nelly P. Stromquist

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 29.99

    Education at all levels?from primary school to university education?is undergoing a world wide transformation of its objectives, values, and practices. New technologies and communication practices have promoted the West's optimism that market forces can replace the former governmental responsibilities for social welfare and the inclusion of diverse... more...

  • Educational Policy and the Politics of Changeby Miriam Henry; Bob Lingard; Fazal Rizvi; Sandra Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    Governments around the world are trying to come to terms with new technologies, new social movements and a changing global economy. As a result, educational policy finds itself at the centre of a major political struggle between those who see it only for its instrumental outcomes and those who see its potential for human emancipation. This book is... more...

  • Extending Educational Changeby Andy Hargreaves

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 52.95

    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, CA, U.S.A. MICHAEL FULLAN Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada DAVID HOPKINS Department for Education and... more...

  • Lehrerbildung in Gewerblich-Technischen Fachrichtungenby Matthias Becker; Georg Spöttl; Thomas Vollmer

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2012; US$ 31.75

    The concepts for teacher training at vocational schools for commercial-technical subjects are put to the test. Although all stakeholders in this sector advocate high-quality instruction, there are different visions of adequate training. At the same time there is a lack of trainers for these commercial-technical subjects. The publication analyses the... more...

  • Making Evidence Matterby Chris Brown

    Institute of Education Press 2014; US$ 41.95

    This book re-examines the arguments in favour of an evidence-informed approach to education policy; spotlights the factors that lead to a wide variety of evidence being disregarded by policy makers; and sets out why a paradigm of partnership between researchers and policy makers is required in order to improve the future for policy development. more...