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  • Academic Freedom in a Democratic South Africaby John Higgins; J.M. Coetzee

    Bucknell University Press 2014; US$ 46.99

    This book argues that the core content of academic freedom?the principle of supporting and extending open intellectual enquiry?is essential to realizing the full public value of higher education. John Higgins emphasizes the central role that the humanities, and the particular forms of argument and analysis they embody, bring to this task. more...

  • The Disciplining of Educationby Jerome Satterthwaite; Elizabeth Atkinson; Wendy Martin

    Institute of Education Press 2004; US$ 32.50

    The contributors to this text explore and critique government control over educational practice and research in the US and the UK, and examine the impact of this control on teachers and learners. more...

  • Discourses of Education in the Age of New Imperialismby Jerome Satterthwaite; Elizabeth Atkinson

    Institute of Education Press 2005; US$ 34.95

    This fourth volume in the Discourse, Power, Resistance series takes the theme into new territory, setting educational thinking and practice firmly in its global political context. Drawing on schools of thought as diverse as Marxism and eco-feminist theology, the contributors to Part 1 (Global Imperialism and Terror: The Theory and Practice of Othering),... more...

  • Discourse, Resistance and Identity Formationby Jerome Satterthwaite; Wendy Martin; Lorna Roberts

    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 policy-makers and managers. more...

  • Politics and Educationby R. Murray Thomas

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Politics and Education: Cases from eleven nations tackles the relationship between politics and education. The book presents several dimensions of the politics-education relationship, such as the use of education in achieving political agendas and the effects of the interest of a political group on educational policy. The book present cases from 11... more...

  • The Learning Society Revisitedby Torsten Husen

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Torsten Husén has brought together in this volume a collection of his own essays, the topics of which reflect his long and distinguished career both as an academic and as a practical researcher. The essays are grouped under six main themes on which he has worked over the years: research and policy making; educational reforms; equality and meritocracy;... more...

  • Frauen in Kunst und Kulturby Heiner Barz; Meral Cerci

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 19.99

    Wie ist es um die Gleichstellung von Mann und Frau in öffentlich geförderten Kulturinstitutionen in Deutschland bestellt? Welche Einstellungen und Barrieren sind gegebenenfalls für nicht erreichte Gleichstellungsziele verantwortlich? Auf diese Fragen gibt die im Auftrag des Frauenkulturbüros NRW erstellte Studie Antworten am Beispiel von NRW, des... more...

  • Empirische Forschung in gesellschaftswissenschaftlichen Fachdidaktikenby Georg Weißeno; Carla Schelle

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    Die Fachdidaktiken sollen verstärkt empirisch forschen und sichtbar werden. Vor allem die Umstellung auf die Kompetenzorientierung hat einschneidende Veränderungen in den Forschungsdesigns und -leistungen mit sich gebracht. Die gesellschaftswissenschaftlichen Fachdidaktiken sind in den letzten Jahren forschungsintensiver geworden. Dieser Band will... more...

  • Policy and Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Studentsby Tiffany Jones

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book addresses policy research on homophobic and transphobic bullying in schools. It covers quantitative and qualitative research into policy impacts for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex students. It draws on a large-scale Australian study of the impacts of different kinds of policy at the national, state, sector and school level.... more...

  • Im Reformhausby Anne Hamilton; Jürgen Kaube

    zu Klampen 2015; US$ 13.35

    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...