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- SensePublishers 2014; US$ 49.99
This book examines the shifting portrayal of the nation in school textbooks in 14 countries during periods of rapid political, social, and economic change. Drawing on a range of analytic strategies, the authors examine history and civics textbooks, and the teaching of such texts, along with other prominent curricular materials?children?s readers, a... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2007; US$ 24.00
À notre époque de bouleversement des programmes, de multiplication des sources d'information et d'accélération de la production de manuels, il importe plus que jamais de réfléchir sur la complexité du manuel scolaire, un outil aux multiples facettes. Des questions reliées à l'histoire d'une... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2006; US$ 31.50
Dans le présent ouvrage, certaines équipes étudient lutilisation du manuel lors de lintervention éducative ; dautres se penchent sur le manuel comme discours ou sur la description des pratiques relatives à la conception, à la production et à la diffusion de manuels ; dautres enfin... more...
- SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99
In an era when corporate and political leaders are using their power to control every aspect of the schooling process in North America, there has been surprisingly little research on the impact of textbook content on students. The contributors of this volume and its partner (The New Politics of the Textbook: Problematizing the Portrayal of Marginalized... more...
- SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99
In an age of unprecedented corporate and political control over life inside of educational institutions, this book provides a needed intervention to investigate how the economic and political elite use traditional artifacts in K-16 schools to perpetuate their interests at the expense of minoritized social groups. The contributors provide a comprehensive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
It is surprising that there is so little research on textbooks, given their centrality to teaching and learning in elementary and secondary schools. Textbooks have become a focus of political and cultural controversy, advocating a multicultural curriculum that has sparked some vigorous protests. Research is absent in this debate; therefore, questions... more...
- Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 120.00
Education systems and textbooks in selected countries of the Middle East are increasingly the subject of debate. This volume presents and analyzes the major trends as well as the scope and the limits of education reform initiatives undertaken in recent years. In curricula and teaching materials, representations of the "Self" and the "Other" offer... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 37.99
In Tyranny of the Textbook , a retired educational director, gives a fascinating look behind-the-scenes of how K-12 textbooks are developed, written, adopted, and sold. Readers will come to understand why all the reform efforts have failed. Most importantly, the author clearly spells out how the system can change so that reforms and standards... more...