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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Internal Evaluation in the 21st Centuryby Boris B. Volkov; Michelle E. Baron

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00

    EDITORS'NOTES 1 Boris B. Volkov, Michelle E. Baron 1. Internal Evaluation a Quarter-Century Later: A Conversation With Arnold J. Love 5 Boris B. Volkov This chapter features a conversation with Dr. Arnold J. Love, a longtime proponent of internal evaluation and one of the most cited internal evaluation authors. 2. Internal Evaluation,... 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...

  • 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 and... 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...

  • Politics of Indignationby Peter Mayo

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99

    Peter Mayo is a Professor in sociology of education and adult education in the Department of Education Studies at University of Malta, where he researches and teaches in sociology of education, adult education and comparative education.. He has published over a 100 articles in refereed journals such as Das Argument in Germany, British Journal... more...

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

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 62.98

    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 Netherlands 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...