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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
Set in Malaysia, this book encompasses language and cultural policy challenges that many other multi-ethnic nations currently have to address. The people of Malaysia constitute a diverse ethnic, linguistic and cultural population and one of the continuing challenges is the development and establishment of the Malaysian people?s ethnic, national and... more...
- Beobachter-Edition 2014; US$ 25.99
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 Schooling: School Reform and Sciences of Education in the Tradition of Thomas S. PopkewitzTaylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
In most countries in the world, school education is the business of the state. Even if forms and functions differ, the imparting of elementary knowledge is universally regarded as a public function. Yet this is neither self-evident nor self-explanatory. The degree of involvement of state agencies in the supervision, financing and organization of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
There are dozens of myths surrounding educational reform today, maintaining the school?s role in economic competitiveness, the deficiency of teachers, the benefits of increased testing, and the worthiness of privatization. In this volume, the editors argue that this discussion has been co-opted to reflect the values and worldviews of special interest... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2005; US$ 34.95
The fourth book in the influential DPR series [Discourse, Power, Resistance] provides another stringent critique of current education. Led by Peter McLaren on Global Imperialism and Terror it sets education firmly in a global political context. more...
- Institute of Education Press 2006; US$ 34.95
Examining identity formation, this book argues that teachers and learners are pressed to conform their professional identity to a model imposed by distant policy makers who have different concerns. It is useful for acadamics and students working at various levels of education, and for policymakers and managers. more...
- 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...