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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00
While the different forms of student-community engagement emerge from a range different histories they share the aim of developing more rounded and competent professionals and value both academic and practitioner knowledge. Although such programmes are not new they are becoming more significant internationally, particularly in relation to questions... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 59.99
Universitäten sind gegenwärtig einem Sog von Reformen und enormen Belastungen ausgesetzt, die ihre Lebenswelt, aber auch die Beziehungen zu ihrer lebensweltlichen Umwelt stark verändern. Die Beiträge in diesem Band gehen diesen Veränderungsprozessen nach. Sie thematisieren epistemologische wie organisatorische Fragen, befassen sich mit Autobiographien... more...
- SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99
Since most research on work focuses on paid work, and most literature on education concentrates on schools, it is not surprising that studies on the relations between work and learning emphasize the relations between paid employment and organized education. This unique book deals with an area that has been rarely covered in the literature on work and... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00
Take a cutting edge look at the civic engagement of young people. Increasingly recognized as an important feature of democratic functioning in communities, it has also become clear that the civic domain is indispensable as a context for understanding human development processes. This volume proposes the following central theses in relation to youth... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.99
Gunther Graßhoff untersucht fallrekonstruktiv das komplexe Zusammenwirken von schulischen und familialen Generationsbeziehungen von jugendlichen Waldorfschülern. Während die Waldorfschule an einem traditionellen, auf Autorität und Vorbild beruhenden Lehrer-Schüler-Konzept festhält, muss man in der Beziehung zwischen Eltern und Heranwachsenden von Prozessen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
With increasing focus on excellence in research and teaching, the service role of the individual academic is often neglected. This book calls for greater recognition of this important aspect of academic life, highlighting the importance of mentoring, committee work and pastoral care in the daily running of universities. Drawing from extensive examples... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
How do educators engage students in community action projects without telling them what to think, how to think, or what to do? Is it possible to integrate social justice organizing into the curriculum without imposing one?s political views on students? In Actions Speak Louder than Words , longtime activist and teacher educator Celia Oyler delves... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
An Adventure in Service-Learning argues that education can provide not just knowledge and skills but it can also encourage the development of values and responsibility Service-Learning is a teaching method unlike any other. It allows students to use their classroom theory to help others through relevant service or volunteering activity. In so doing,... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2013; US$ 17.00
America?s latest war, according to renowned social critic Henry Giroux, is a war on youth. While this may seem counterintuitive in our youth-obsessed culture, Giroux lays bare the grim reality of how our educational, social, and economic institutions continually fail young people. Their systemic failure is the result of what Giroux identifies as ?four... more...