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  • Anarchism and Educationby Judith Suissa

    PM Press 2010; US$ 16.00

    Arguing that the central role of educational practice in anarchist theory and activism has been overlooked by many theorists, this examination of contemporary educational philosophy counters the assertion that anarchism reflects a na´ve or overly optimistic view of human nature. By articulating the philosophical underpinnings of anarchist thought... more...

  • Politics of Indignationby Peter Mayo

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    Politics of Indignation is a challenging, accessible and exciting book. Not only does it provide a critical analysis of the neoliberal onslaught on public education in many countries including Cuba, Nicaragua and the Arab world, it also offers new insights into the dynamics of control, while demonstrating how and where resistance ... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Study Of Educational Politicsby Jay D. Scribner; Donald H. Layton

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 65.95

    This text is intended to be of use as a guide for students, scholars and researchers of the politics of education and of educational policy studies. The comprehensive work surveys major trends between 1969 and 1994, with chapters synthesising political and policy developments at local, national and state levels in the US as well as in the international... more...

  • The State and the Politics of Knowledgeby Michael W. Apple

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 51.95

    The State and the Politics of Knowledge extends the insightful arguments Michael Apple provided in Educating the "Right" Way in new and truly international directions. Arguing that schooling is, by definition, political, Apple and his co-authors move beyond a critical analysis to describe numerous ways of interrupting dominance and creating truly... more...

  • World Yearbook of Education 2005by David Coulby; Evie Zambeta

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This volume deals with two major and apparently opposing forces within education and society: globalization and nationalism. Globalization is often considered in economic terms - of continued growth of international trade and a concentration of wealth in corporate hands - yet it also encompasses technological, political and cultural change. The World... more...

  • Anarchism and Educationby Judith Suissa

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Although there have been a few historical accounts of the anarchist school movement, there has been no systematic work on the philosophical underpinnings of anarchist educational ideas - until now. Anarchism and Education offers a philosophical account of the neglected tradition of anarchist thought on education. Although few anarchist thinkers... more...

  • 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...

  • Flexibility and Lifelong Learningby Katherine Nicoll

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 53.95

    What can the politics of discourse tell us about the discourse of politics? How are flexibility and lifelong learningápositioned within policy? Flexibility and lifelong learning have become key aspects of education policy in nation states and bodies such as the European Union and Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development in recent years.... more...