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  • New Understandings of Teacher's Workby Christopher Day; John Chi-kin Lee

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    Within educational research that seeks to understand the quality and effectiveness of teachers and school, the role emotions play in educational change and school improvement has become a subject of increasing importance. In this book, scholars from around the world explore the connections between teaching, teacher education, teacher emotions, educational... more...

  • International Handbook of Jewish Educationby Helena Miller; Lisa D. Grant; Alex Pomson

    Springer 2011; US$ 599.00

    The International Handbook of Jewish Education, a two volume publication, brings together scholars and practitioners engaged in the field of Jewish Education and its cognate fields world-wide. Their submissions make a significant contribution to our knowledge of the field of Jewish Education as we start the second decade of the 21st century. The Handbook... 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...

  • Marxism/Structuralism/Education (RLE Edu L)by Madan Sarup

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This interdisciplinary textbook provides an introduction to the many theoretical developments and controversies which took place in the sociology and politics of education during the 1970s and 80s. The book Discusses the arguments concerning humanist and structuralist Marixsm. Provides a clear and concise introduction to structuralism... more...

  • World Yearbook of Education 2012by Gita Steiner-Khamsi; Florian Waldow

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The phenomenon of "travelling reforms" has become an object of great professional interest and intensive academic scrutiny. The fact that the same set of educational reforms is transferred from one country to another made scholars wonder whether policy transfer has increased as a result of globalization. But also the fact that policy makers increasingly... more...

  • How Schools Do Policyby Stephen J Ball; Meg Maguire; Annette Braun

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Over the last 20 years, international attempts to raise educational standards and improve opportunities for all children have accelerated and proliferated. This has generated a state of constant change and an unrelenting flood of initiatives, changes and reforms that need to be ?implemented? by schools. In response to this, a great deal of attention... 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...

  • Die Lehrfreiheit - ein verlorenes Grundrecht?by Ann-Katrin Kaufhold

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 70.04

    Hauptbeschreibung Nach wie vor beschäftigen sich Rechtsprechung und Literatur intensiv mit der in Art. 5 Abs. 3 GG garantierten Freiheit von Wissenschaft, Forschung und Lehre. Gleichwohl haben sie die Lehrfreiheit weitgehend aus dem Blick verloren. Das Schattendasein der Garantie freier Lehre kontrastiert dabei mit grundlegenden Strukturveränderungen... more...

  • Understanding Education Policyby Tiffany Jones

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.95

    Analysis of education policy often follows a particular orientation, such as conservative or neo-liberal. Yet, readers are often left to wonder the true meaning and conceptual framing behind these orientations. Without this knowledge, the policy analysis lacks true rigor, its value is diminished as the results may prove difficult to reproduce.Understanding... more...

  • Politics, Policies and Pedagogies in Educationby Bob Lingard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    In the World Library of Educationalists , international experts compile career long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces of work ? extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions ? so the world can read them in a single manageable volume. Readers will be able to follow... more...