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  • Public policy on democratizing access to education for marginalized groupsby Mary Gatta

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    This e-book explores the ways in which public policy can be used to move forward agendas that promote access to educational opportunities for marginalized populations from many vantage points. The underlying premise of the issue is that public policy must employ a framework that takes into account the experiences of marginalized groups in educational... more...

  • Pedagogies of Globalizationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    In this ground-breaking book Joel Spring examines globalization and its worldwide effects on education. A central thesis is that industrial-consumerism is the dominant paradigm in the integration of education and economic planning in modern economic security states. Although there are local variations, the most striking feature is the sameness of... more...

  • Contesting Neoliberal Educationby Dave Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95

    This book, written by an impressive international array of scholars and activists, explores the mechanisms and ideologies behind neoliberal education, while evaluating and promoting resistance on a local, national and global level. more...

  • Education, Democracy, and the Moral Lifeby Susan Verducci; Gert Biesta

    Springer 2008; US$ 39.95

    The essays in this book explore the interconnections between democracy, education and the moral life. Rarely are all three engaged and integrated at once so that issues in political and moral theory apply directly to critical issues in education. The authors discuss such questions as the responsibility of education and its institutions to cultivate... more...

  • Handbook of Social Justice in Educationby William Ayers; Therese M. Quinn; David Stovall

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 126.95

    The Handbook of Social Justice in Education  is a comprehensive, up-to-date review of the field, addressing from multiple perspectives, education theory, research, and practice in historical and ideological context, with an emphasis on social movements for justice. more...

  • The Lost Soul of Higher Educationby Ellen Schrecker

    New Press, The 2010; US$ 27.95

    Schrecker, the leading historian of the McCarthy-era witch hunts, examines both the key fronts in the present battles over higher ed, and their historical parallels in previous eras ? offering a deeply-researched chronicle of the challenges to academic freedom, set against the rapidly changing structure of the academy itself. The Lost Soul of Higher... more...

  • Academic Freedom in the Post-9/11 Eraby Edward J. Carvalho; David B. Downing

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 31.00

    Academic freedom has been a principle that undergirds the university since 1915. Beyond this, it also protects a spirit of free inquiry essential to a democratic society. But in the post-9/11 present, the basic principles of academic freedom have been deeply challenged. This timely collection of essays and interviews addresses some of the most urgent... more...

  • Moral and Political Educationby Stephen Macedo; Yael Tamir

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 89.00

    What are the proper aims of education in a liberal democracy? Given the deep disagreement about moral and religious values in modern societies, what is the proper balance between public and private claimants to educational authority? Should parents be given greater control over their children's formal education? Are today's public schools promoting... more...

  • Establishing Academic Freedomby Timothy Reese Cain

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    The is this the book-length work addressing the development of academic freedom and the procedures designed to protect it from the 1915 founding of the AAUP and the AAC to their endorsement of the key document in the history of professorial rights and responsibilities, the 1940 Statement of Principles of Academic Freedom and Tenure. more...

  • Academic Freedom and the Telos of the Catholic Universityby Kenneth Garcia

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    There are currently no books on Catholic higher education that offer a theological foundation for academic freedom. This book presents a theologically grounded understanding of academic freedom that builds on, extends, and completes the prevailing secular understanding for Catholic higher education. more...