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- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 39.99
What do we mean by inequality comparisons? If the rich just get richer and the poor get poorer, the answer might seem easy. But what if the income distribution changes in a complicated way? Can we use mathematical or statistical techniques to simplify the comparison problem in a way that has economic meaning? What does it mean to measure inequality?... more...
- F+W Media 2006; US$ 14.95
Often traced back to the stonemason guilds of the Middle Ages, freemasons were supposedly found among all the great minds of the Renaissance, including Da Vinci. Regardless, the movement really took off in the 1700s, when anyone who was anyone was a freemason?from George IV and Mozart to George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. Over the next hundred... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 15.99
How do other countries create ?smarter? kids? What is it like to be a child in the world?s new education superpowers? The Smartest Kids in the World ?gets well beneath the glossy surfaces of these foreign cultures and manages to make our own culture look newly strange....The question is whether the startling perspective provided by this masterly... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2012; US$ 21.00
WINNER 2015 ? CBC Bookie Awards - Non-Fiction WINNER 2014 ? RBC Taylor Prize WINNER 2013 ? Canadian Booksellers Association Non-Fiction Book of the Year FINALIST 2014 ? Hilary Weston Writers? Trust Prize for Non-Fiction FINALIST 2013 ? Trillium Award ?King is a Canadian icon . . . The Inconvenient Indian is labeled a history book but it... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.95
CHAPTER 2 The Context for Corporate Reform Federal law and policy turned the education reform movement of the twenty-first century into a powerful force that no school or district dared to ignore. Since the publication in 1983 of a report called A Nation at Risk , federal and state policy makers have searched for policy levers with... more...
- Westview Press 2008; US$ 29.99
Author Jay MacLeod ?s classic ethnography?a defining work on the cycle of social reproduction and inequality as lived through the young men from the Clarendon Heights housing project?now includes a third section that continues the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 75.95
Culture and Global Change presents a comprehensive introduction to the cultural aspects of third world development. It contains 25 chapters from leading writers in the field who each explore a particular aspect of 'culture' and the significance and meaning of cultural issues for different people in throughout the contemporary world. With chapters... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 45.00
Protecting Children in Time provides a highly original analysis of the origins and development of the taken-for-granted notion that it is possible through social intervention to protect children from avoidable harm and even death, to protect children in time . By using case-studies which span the past 120 years of 'modern' practices and drawing... more...