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  • The Politics of Authentic Engagementby Kathy Leslie; Judy Taccogna

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 34.99

    Strategies described in this book teach how to serve as a listener, teacher, leader facilitator, and initiator in engaging others within professional settings to do meaningful work that benefits students. more...

  • Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?by Akeel Bilgrami; Jonathan R. Cole

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    In these seventeen essays, distinguished senior scholars discuss the conceptual issues surrounding the idea of freedom of inquiry and scrutinize a variety of obstacles to such inquiry that they have encountered in their personal and professional experience. Their discussion of threats to freedom traverses a wide disciplinary and institutional, political... more...

  • Im Reformhausby Anne Hamilton; Jürgen Kaube

    zu Klampen 2015; US$ 12.72

    Die deutsche Bildungspolitik glänzt durch Kurzatmigkeit und Reformeifer. Kaum ein Jahr vergeht, ohne dass die Kultusministerien umfangreiche Richtlinien und Erlässe verabschieden und deren prompte Umsetzung einklagen. Gleichbehandlung ist das Zauberwort, die Folgen ihrer Verwirklichung bleiben unreflektiert. Mittlerweile wird das Abitur als Instrument... 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...

  • Demythologizing Educational Reformsby Arthur T. Costigan; Leslee Grey

    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...

  • 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...

  • Stärkung kommunaler Bildungskompetenzenby

    Richard Boorberg Verlag 2014; US$ 34.55

    Die Schriftenreihe greift aktuelle Entwicklungen im kommunalen Sektor auf. Die Verknüpfung von Wissenschaft und Praxis ist dabei ein besonderes Anliegen. In der Reihe erscheinen sowohl Monographien, die mit rechtsdogmatischer Fundierung Probleme der kommunalen Praxis behandeln, als auch Tagungsbände mit praxisbezogenen und wissenschaftlich reflektierten... more...

  • The Learning Society Revisitedby Torsten Husen

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

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  • Systems of Reason and the Politics of Schoolingby Miguel Pereyra; Barry Franklin

    Taylor 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...

  • Strategic Planning for School Managersby Jim Knight

    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...