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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
There are dozens of myths surrounding educational reform today, maintaining the school?s role in economic competitiveness, the deficiency of teachers, the benefits of increased testing, and the worthiness of privatization. In this volume, the editors argue that this discussion has been co-opted to reflect the values and worldviews of special interest... more...
- 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...
- 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...
Systems of Reason and the Politics of Schooling: School Reform and Sciences of Education in the Tradition of Thomas S. PopkewitzTaylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The 1980s were an important decade for educational inquiry. It was the moment of the ?linguistic turn,? with its emphasis on the role of language as a constructor of reality, a structuring agent for institutions such as schools, and a medium for translating knowledge into elements of power for processes of social regulation. Drawing on the work and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95
This work sets out the broad guidelines for effective strategic planning. It investigates key features necessary for success and provides suggestions for the development of a strategic plan that is relevant for the individual school. more...
- Beobachter-Edition 2014; US$ 25.99
Welche Möglichkeiten bietet das Hochschulbildungssystem in der Schweiz? Was gilt es bei Studien- und Hochschulwahl zu beachten? Wie läuft das Studium ab, und wie ist der Schritt in die Arbeitswelt anzupacken? Dieser Ratgeber liefert Mittelschulabgängern und Erstsemestrigen Antworten auf die grundlegenden Fragen: Warum, was und wo studieren? Er beleuchtet... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
The volume The Law that Educates explores the little?researched phenomenon of the state as an educational agent. Six essays and discussions examine the state as educator of its citizens from different perspective, beginning with the Early Modern Age and continuing through the 20th century to today?s national and European legal systems. more...
- 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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
Set in Malaysia, this book encompasses language and cultural policy challenges that many other multi-ethnic nations currently have to address. The people of Malaysia constitute a diverse ethnic, linguistic and cultural population and one of the continuing challenges is the development and establishment of the Malaysian people?s ethnic, national and... more...