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  • 'Die Stammutter aller guten Schulen'by Jörn Garber

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    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 practical... more...

  • International Handbook of Educational Policyby Nina Bascia; Alister Cumming; Amanda Datnow

    Springer 2008; US$ 999.00

    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 2007; US$ 149.00

    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...

  • The Retreat from Public Educationby Orit Ichilov

    Springer 2009; US$ 109.00

    Examines the process of the building of the public education system in Israel. This book describes the significance of public schooling in the process of nation-building, and in the building of a democracy. more...

  • Education Across Bordersby James Fegan; Malcolm H. Field

    Springer 2009; US$ 179.00

    Focuses on the implications of globalization in higher education. This book looks at relations between states and institutions that do not normally attract attention. It considers the challenges for 'non-elite' institutions and examines the potential for knowledge flow and creation in across-border partnerships. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95

    This pioneering volume is devoted to the analysis of education from the perspective of political science, applying the full range of its analytical perspectives and methodological tools. more...

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

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 99.95

    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$ 49.95

    Provides a critical account of how contemporary educational knowledge is put together and presented in the global knowledge economy, redefining the actors in the education process, including principally the child, pupil, and learner, but also the teacher, parent, inspector and policy-maker. more...

  • Globalisation, Ideology and Education Policy Reforms, 11by Joseph Zajda

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    The eleventh in the 12-volume book series Globalisation, Comparative Education and Policy Research, this work sets out to explore the interrelationship between ideology and education reforms, setting it in a global context. With this as its focus, the chapters represent hand-picked scholarly research on major discourses in the field of comparative... more...

  • Anarchism and Educationby Judith Suissa

    PM Press 2010; US$ 16.00

    Arguing that the central role of educational practice in anarchist theory and activism has been overlooked by many theorists, this examination of contemporary educational philosophy counters the assertion that anarchism reflects a naïve or overly optimistic view of human nature. By articulating the philosophical underpinnings of anarchist thought... more...