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- 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 144.95
The chapters in this volume will: discuss the uses of international achievement study results as a tool for national progress as well as an obstacle; provide recommendations for ways that international achievement data can be used in real-world policymaking situations; and discuss what the future of international achievement studies holds. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...