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  • Wohlfahrt zwischen Staat und Markt.by Bernd Grzeszick

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 49.63

    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...

  • 'Die Stammutter aller guten Schulen'by Jörn Garber

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    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...

  • Academic Freedom in a Democratic South Africaby John Higgins; J.M. Coetzee

    Bucknell University Press 2014; US$ 46.99

    This book argues that the core content of academic freedom?the principle of supporting and extending open intellectual enquiry?is essential to realizing the full public value of higher education. John Higgins emphasizes the central role that the humanities, and the particular forms of argument and analysis they embody, bring to this task. more...

  • Back to the Futureby Maria Assunção Flores; Ana Amélia Carvalho; Fernando Ilídio Ferreira; Maria Teresa Vilaça

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    Schools and teachers are facing various challenges in a rapidly changing world. In such circumstances, discussing and sharing concerns of mutual interest regarding policy, practice and research is crucial to creating more sophisticated understandings of the various challenges as a first step in the improvement of education. While the future should... more...

  • The CIA on Campusby Philip Zwerling

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00

    Former CIA Personnel Director F.W.M. Janney once wrote, "It is absolutely essential that the Agency have available to it the greatest single source of expertise: the American academic community." To this end, the Central Intelligence Agency has poured tens of millions of dollars into universities to influence research and enlist students... more...

  • Complexityby Tom P. Abeles

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    We are at a seminal transition point for many institutions. The dinosaurs took millennia to disappear or transform. We should not expect the period of transformation for universities to take that long. And, as with some dinosaurs, we should expect that some will survive relatively unchanged. But for most, in a world made global by the electronic network,... more...

  • Cosmopolitanism and the Age of School Reformby Thomas S. Popkewitz

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    In Cosmopolitanism and the Age of School Reform, noted educationalist Thomas Popkewitz explores turn-of-the-century and contemporary pedagogical reforms while illuminating their complex relation to cosmopolitanism. Popkewitz highlights how policies that include "all children" and leave "no child behind" are rooted in a philosophy of cosmopolitanism?not... more...

  • Das erziehende Gesetzby Eva Schumann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    The volume The Law that Educates explores the little?researched phenomenon of the state as an educational agent. Six essays and discussions examine the state as educator of its citizens from different perspective, beginning with the Early Modern Age and continuing through the 20th century to today?s national and European legal systems.... more...

  • Democratic Education and the Public Sphereby Masamichi Ueno

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book considers John Dewey?s philosophy of democratic education and his theory of public sphere from the perspective of the reconstruction and redefinition of the dominant liberalist movement. By bridging art education and public sphere, and drawing upon contemporary mainstream philosophies, Ueno urges for the reconceptualization of the education... more...

  • Demythologizing Educational Reformsby Arthur T. Costigan; Leslee Grey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    There are dozens of myths surrounding educational reform today, maintaining the school?s role in economic competitiveness, the deficiency of teachers, the benefits of increased testing, and the worthiness of privatization. In this volume, the editors argue that this discussion has been co-opted to reflect the values and worldviews of special interest... more...