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  • Complexityby Tom P. Abeles

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    We are at a seminal transition point for many institutions. The dinosaurs took millennia to disappear or transform. We should not expect the period of transformation for universities to take that long. And, as with some dinosaurs, we should expect that some will survive relatively unchanged. But for most, in a world made global by the electronic network,... more...

  • Academic Freedomby Stephen H. Aby; James Kuhn

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 155.00

    The freedom of academics to pursue knowledge and truth in their research, writing, and teaching is a fundamental principle of contemporary higher education in the United States. But this freedom has been hard won and regularly abridged, reinterpreted, and violated. Academic freedom has been central to many issues and controversies in higher education... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 51.95

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Education and the Stateby Carla Aubry; Michael Geiss; Veronika Magyar-Haas; Jürgen Oelkers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    In most countries in the world, school education is the business of the state. Even if forms and functions differ, the imparting of elementary knowledge is universally regarded as a public function. Yet this is neither self-evident nor self-explanatory. The degree of involvement of state agencies in the supervision, financing and organization of the... 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...

  • Global Trends in Educational Policyby David P. Baker; Alex Wiseman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 103.00

    Highlights the valuable role that educational policy plays in the development of education and society around the world. The role of policy in the development of education is crucial. Much rests on the decisions, support, and most of all resources that policymakers can either give or withhold in any given situation. more...

  • How Schools Do Policyby Stephen J Ball; Meg Maguire; Annette Braun

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This book deals with the very real challenges that managing, filtering and coping with constant policy change, throws up for different people, located in different positions in secondary schools. more...

  • International Handbook of Educational Policyby Nina Bascia; Alister Cumming; Amanda Datnow

    Springer 2008; US$ 999.00

    This handbook is for policy researchers, analysts, academics and graduate students interested in educational policy, educational reform, educational governance and leadership, teacher quality, literacy, and workplace learning. This handbook is the only one of its kind. It has over fifty chapters written by nearly ninety leading researchers from a number... more...

  • Education Policyby Les Bell; Howard Stevenson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Examines the wider policy environment affecting today's schools and colleges, exploring the factors that shape policy and the implications of globalization on learning at all levels. more...

  • Policy-Making in Educationby Miriam Ben-Peretz

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 28.99

    This book is based on the notion that an adequate response to globalization challenges requires a holistic approach to several different dimensions - immigration, technology, economy, and environment - as well as effective collaboration and coordination among the central domains of education: curriculum, teaching, and teacher education. more...