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  • The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Education Policy and Politicsby Bob Lingard; Jenny Ozga

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 52.95

    This Reader brings together selected papers from leading scholars to address the most significant recent development in educational policy and politics: the impact of globalisation.  The papers discuss, document and analyse evidence of globalisation?s effects on the new direction of education policies and practices, and in the production of globalised... more...

  • Reforming Educationby Benjamin Levin

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 63.95

    Ambitious programs of education reform have been introduced by many governments around the world. Reforming Education is an important study of large-scale education reform in five different settings: England, New Zealand, the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Manitoba and the US state of Minnesota. The book looks at a variety of reforms covering:... more...

  • The Politics of Structural Education Reformby Keith A. Nitta

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Education policymaking is traditionally seen as a domestic political process. The job of deciding where students will be educated, what they will be taught, who will teach them, and how it will be paid for clearly rests with some mix of district, state, and national policymakers. This book seeks to show how global trends have produced similar changes... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Fundamental Changeby Michael Fullan

    Springer 2007; US$ 49.95

    Divided into three categories: those dealing with macro educational change at the societal level; those relating to large scale initiatives based on reform strategies; and, those pertaining to fundamental transformations of professional development strategies, the chapters in this book attempt to push forward on the agenda of fundamental change. more...

  • 'Die Stammutter aller guten Schulen'by Jörn Garber

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    The 18th century was also known as the Pedagogical Century. In 1774, Dessau saw philanthropists founding the first reformed school dedicated to the principles of the Enlightenment. The philanthropists revolutionised teaching by designing a child-centred learning strategy. They no longer wished to impart the learning of scholars but to provide practical... more...

  • Second International Handbook of Educational Changeby Andy Hargreaves; Ann Lieberman; Michael Fullan; David Hopkins

    Springer 2010; US$ 779.00

    The two volumes of the second edition of the "International Handbook of Educational Change" comprise a totally new, and updated collection of the most critical and cutting-edge ideas in educational change. Written by the most influential thinkers in the field, these volumes cover educational change at both the theoretical and practical levels.... 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...