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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Stärkung kommunaler Bildungskompetenzenby

    Richard Boorberg Verlag 2014; US$ 34.55

    Die Schriftenreihe greift aktuelle Entwicklungen im kommunalen Sektor auf. Die Verknüpfung von Wissenschaft und Praxis ist dabei ein besonderes Anliegen. In der Reihe erscheinen sowohl Monographien, die mit rechtsdogmatischer Fundierung Probleme der kommunalen Praxis behandeln, als auch Tagungsbände mit praxisbezogenen und wissenschaftlich reflektierten... 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... more...

  • Im Reformhausby Anne Hamilton; Jürgen Kaube

    zu Klampen 2015; US$ 12.72

    Die deutsche Bildungspolitik glänzt durch Kurzatmigkeit und Reformeifer. Kaum ein Jahr vergeht, ohne dass die Kultusministerien umfangreiche Richtlinien und Erlässe verabschieden und deren prompte Umsetzung einklagen. Gleichbehandlung ist das Zauberwort, die Folgen ihrer Verwirklichung bleiben unreflektiert. Mittlerweile wird das Abitur als Instrument... more...

  • Education Across Bordersby James Fegan; Malcolm H. Field

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 179.00

    Emphasizing South-North interactions Global in scope and contributors Presents essential supplemental reading material for a variety of courses, levels and academic purposes more...

  • The Retreat from Public Educationby Orit Ichilov

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 109.00

    Timely and highly salient topic Unique case study on the role of public schooling in the process of nation building Fully examines the social and educational consequences of privatization Goes beyond the traditional evaluation of markets by the criteria of efficiency and utility Relevant to educational policy studies as well as to citizenship... more...

  • Neo-Liberalism, Globalization and Human Capital Learningby Emery J. Hyslop-Margison; Alan M. Sears

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 149.00

    With a highly accessible and lucid text this book reviews the political shift toward neo-liberal ideology and explores its tremendous impact on education. It maps out in careful detail the theoretical foundations of democratic citizenship by asking the question: What does it mean to learn and live in a democracy and what responsibilities, capacities... more...

  • Fundamental Changeby Michael Fullan

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 49.95

    This book offers a state-of-the-art collection of the most important ideas and evidence of educational change, bringing together some of today?s most influential thinkers and writers on the topic. This book functions at three levels: macro educational change at the societal level; large scale initiatives based on particular reform strategies; and... more...

  • Politics of Indignationby Peter Mayo

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    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...