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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 168.43

    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...

  • Education in Political Scienceby Anja P. Jakobi; Kerstin Martens; Klaus Dieter Wolf

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    This pioneering volume is devoted to the analysis of education from the perspective of political science, applying the full range of the discipline?s analytical perspectives and methodological tools. The contributions demonstrate how education policy can be explored systematically from a variety of political science perspectives: comparative politics,... more...

  • Power, Voice and the Public Goodby Rodney K.M. Hopson

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 104.99

    Shows how education and schooling respond to and are driven by larger global networks, demands, and discourses are explored. This book addresses ways of looking at the hope and promise of education and schooling in spite of the advent, realities, and comp more...

  • Globalizing Education, Educating the Localby Ian Stronach

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a critical and deconstructive account of global discourses on education, arguing that these overblown ?hypernarratives? are neither economically, technically nor philosophically defensible. Nor even sane. Their ?mythic economic instrumentalism? mimic rather than meet the economic needs of global capitalism in ways that the Crash... more...

  • The Impact of International Achievement Studies on National Education Policymakingby Alexander W. Wiseman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 141.99

    The chapters in this volume will: discuss the uses of international achievement study results as a tool for national progress as well as an obstacle; provide recommendations for ways that international achievement data can be used in real-world policymaking situations; and discuss what the future of international achievement studies holds. more...