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  • 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...

  • Politics of Indignationby Peter Mayo

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99

    Politics of Indignation is a challenging, accessible and exciting book. Not only does it provide a critical analysis of the neoliberal onslaught on public education in many countries including Cuba, Nicaragua and the Arab world, it also offers new insights into the dynamics of control, while demonstrating how and where resistance ... more...

  • Understanding Education Policyby Tiffany Jones

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 46.80

    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...

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

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 38.11

    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...

  • Politics, Policies and Pedagogies in Educationby Bob Lingard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Das erziehende Gesetzby Eva Schumann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 130.59

    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...

  • Language Policy Challenges in Multi-Ethnic Malaysiaby Saran Kaur Gill

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 97.97

    Relevant to a broad sweep of multi-ethnic societies facing similar challenges in language and education policy as well as nation-building, this work analyzes the policy implications of the dynamic tension between ethnic and national identity in Malaysia. more...

  • Start. Das Schweizer Handbuch für Studentenby Der Schweizerische Beobachter; Claudia Imfeld; Nicole Krättli; Käthi Zeugin;; Buch&Grafik; Grafisches Centrum Cuno

    Beobachter-Edition 2014; Not Available

    Welche Möglichkeiten bietet das Hochschulbildungssystem in der Schweiz? Was gilt es bei Studien- und Hochschulwahl zu beachten? Wie läuft das Studium ab, und wie ist der Schritt in die Arbeitswelt anzupacken? Dieser Ratgeber liefert Mittelschulabgängern und Erstsemestrigen Antworten auf die grundlegenden Fragen: Warum, was und wo studieren? Er beleuchtet... more...

  • Systems of Reason and the Politics of Schoolingby Miguel Pereyra; Barry Franklin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The 1980s were an important decade for educational inquiry. It was the moment of the ?linguistic turn,? with its emphasis on the role of language as a constructor of reality, a structuring agent for institutions such as schools, and a medium for translating knowledge into elements of power for processes of social regulation. Drawing on the work and... more...