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  • Wohlfahrt zwischen Staat und Markt.by Bernd Grzeszick

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 47.29

    Hauptbeschreibung In der vorliegenden Publikation untersucht Bernd Grzeszick Strukturen des Dritten Sektors, der sich zwischen Staat, Markt und Familie bewegt. Er leistet damit einen Beitrag zur zunehmenden wissenschaftlichen Durchdringung dieses Bereichs. Im Zentrum stehen Fragen nach dem Verhältnis von Korporatismus, der Umsetzung von Wettbewerbselementen... more...

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

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 67.62

    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 in a Globalized Worldby Nelly P. Stromquist

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 26.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Strategic Planning for School Managersby Jim Knight

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    This work sets out the broad guidelines for effective strategic planning. It investigates key features necessary for success and provides suggestions for the development of a strategic plan that is relevant for the individual school. more...

  • Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?by Akeel Bilgrami; Jonathan R. Cole

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    In these seventeen essays, distinguished senior scholars discuss the conceptual issues surrounding the idea of freedom of inquiry and scrutinize a variety of obstacles to such inquiry that they have encountered in their personal and professional experience. Their discussion of threats to freedom traverses a wide disciplinary and institutional, political... more...

  • Education and the Politicalby Tomasz Szkudlarek

    Springer 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 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...

  • Extending Educational Changeby Andy Hargreaves

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 52.95

    This volume of the International Handbook of Educational Change deals with the idea and necessity of extending change - conceptually and in action. Extending educational change means making existing approaches to educational change work more effectively in more places, and deepening our understanding sensitivity to those whose interests are at stake.... more...