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  • Education Policyby Les Bell; Howard Stevenson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    The study of educational leadership makes little sense unless it is in relation to who the leaders are, how they are leading, what is being led, and with what effect. Based on the premise that learning is at the heart of leadership and that leaders themselves should be learners, the Leadership for Learning series explores the connections between educational... more...

  • Global Trends in Educational Policyby David P. Baker; Alex Wiseman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 121.99

    Highlights the valuable role that educational policy plays in the development of education and society around the world. The role of policy in the development of education is crucial. Much rests on the decisions, support, and most of all resources that policymakers can either give or withhold in any given situation. more...

  • The Politics of Structural Education Reformby Keith A. Nitta

    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...

  • Fundamental Changeby Michael Fullan

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 32.97

    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...

  • The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Education Policy and Politicsby Bob Lingard; Jenny Ozga

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 52.95

    This Reader brings together selected papers from leading scholars to address the most significant recent development in educational policy and politics: the impact of globalisation.  The papers discuss, document and analyse evidence of globalisation?s effects on the new direction of education policies and practices, and in the production of globalised... more...

  • Education Between State, Markets, and Civil Societyby Heinz-Dieter Meyer; William Lowe Boyd

    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...

  • 'Die Stammutter aller guten Schulen'by Jörn Garber

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 164.83

    The 18th century was also known as the Pedagogical Century. In 1774, Dessau saw philanthropists founding the first reformed school dedicated to the principles of the Enlightenment. The philanthropists revolutionised teaching by designing a child-centred learning strategy. They no longer wished to impart the learning of scholars but to provide... more...

  • International Handbook of Educational Policyby Nina Bascia; Alister Cumming; Amanda Datnow; Kenneth Leithwood; David Livingstone

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 878.31

    This handbook is for policy researchers, analysts, academics and graduate students interested in educational policy, educational reform, educational governance and leadership, teacher quality, literacy, and workplace learning. This handbook is the only one of its kind. It has over fifty chapters written by nearly ninety leading researchers from a number... more...

  • Neo-Liberalism, Globalization and Human Capital Learningby Emery J. Hyslop-Margison; Alan M. Sears

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 131.90

    With a highly accessible and lucid text this book reviews the political shift toward neo-liberal ideology and explores its tremendous impact on education. It maps out in careful detail the theoretical foundations of democratic citizenship by asking the question: What does it mean to learn and live in a democracy and what responsibilities, capacities... more...

  • Education Across Bordersby James Fegan; Malcolm H. Field

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 142.89

    This book offers both a theoretical collection of ideas and real insight into the politics, policies, and legislation that surround across-border interactions. And it puts a greater emphasis on South-North interactions rather than the usual North-South flow. more...