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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...

  • 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...

  • Education, Globalization and the Nation Stateby Prof Andy Green

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 58.00

    Andy Green develops on his earlier historical work on Education and State Formation in a study of education and the nation state in an era of globalization. Education, Globalization and the Nation State offers the first sustained analysis of the implications of globalization for modern education systems. In a series of historical and comparative... 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...

  • The Women Who Reconstructed American Jewish Education, 1910-1965by Carol K. Ingall

    Brandeis University Press 2010; US$ 34.99

    The first volume to examine the contributions of women who brought the forces of American progressivism and Jewish nationalism to formal and informal Jewish education more...

  • Revolting Subjectsby Imogen Tyler

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 29.95

    Revolting Subjects is a groundbreaking account of social abjection in contemporary Britain, exploring how particular groups are figured as revolting and how they in turn revolt against their subjectification. Utilizing in-depth case studies, including ‘chavs’, asylum seekers, Gypsies and Travellers, and the 2011 London riots, this imaginative... more...

  • Education and State Formationby Andy Green

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00

    Re-issue of a seminal, widely-acclaimed study on the origins of national education systems in Europe and the USA with a new Postscript exploring education and state formation in East Asia. more...

  • Counterrevolution and Repression in the Politics of Educationby Sean Noah Walsh

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 74.99

    In this book, Sean Noah Walsh applies Herbert Marcuse?s observations on counterrevolution to recent developments in education politics. Seemingly disparate issues such as the exercise of state power to reorganize curricula, the derision of intellectuals, the permeation of consumerism into the collegiate experience, and the expansion of online teaching... more...