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  • The Politics of Knowledge in Educationby Elizabeth Rata

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the decline of the teaching of epistemic, conceptual knowledge in schools, its replacement with everyday social knowledge, and its relation to changes in the division of labor within the global economy. It argues that the emphasis on social knowledge in postmodern and social constructionist pedagogy compounds the problem, and examines... more...

  • Education and Opportunityby Michael Q. McShane

    The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2014; US$ 1.00

    In Education and Opportunity, Michael McShane explains why a quality education is foundational to the future success of our children. However, despite unprecedented levels of federal funding and numerous reforms , many students in America?s current school system never enjoy the excellent education that puts social and vocational success within... more...

  • People with Dementia Speak Outby Lucy Whitman; Graham Stokes

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 24.95

    In this book, contributors from a wide range of backgrounds reflect on their experiences of living with dementia, and what impact the condition has had on their lives. This timely collection offers a much-needed opportunity to hear the voices of people with dementia, as they demystify the condition and break down stigma and stereotypes. more...

  • Against Common Senseby Kevin K. Kumashiro

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    Drawing on his own experience teaching diverse grades and subjects, Kevin Kumashiro examines aspects of teaching and learning toward social justice, and suggests concrete implications for K-12 teachers and teacher educators. more...

  • Equity and Excellence in Educationby Kris Van den Branden; Piet Van Avermaet; Mieke Van Houtte

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Throughout the world, equity and excellence in education is a major issue of concern. International comparative studies such as those carried out by OECD (PISA) have launched a worldwide debate on the effectiveness of educational systems (macro level), schools (meso level) and teachers (micro level) in terms of enhancing equity and excellence. Inspired... more...

  • Penser le dialogue en éducation éthiqueby Nancy Bouchard; Marie-France Daniel

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2010; US$ 18.75

    aussi bien les compositeurs, musicologues, interprètes et étudiants en musique que les chercheurs en art ou en poïétique. more...

  • Education Reconfiguredby Jane Roland Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 47.95

    As philosophers throughout the ages have asked: What is justice? What is truth? What is art? What is law? In Education Reconfigured , the internationally acclaimed philosopher of education, Jane Roland Martin, now asks: What is education? In answer, she puts forward a unified theory that casts education in a brand new light. Martin?s "theory of education... more...

  • Places of Learningby Elizabeth Ellsworth

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This book takes a close look at places of learning located outside of schools, yet deeply concerned with the experience of the learning self. It explores what it might mean to think of pedagogy not in relation to knowledge as a "thing made," but to knowledge in the making. more...

  • Leren of ontberen?by Herman G. van de Werfhorst

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 12.00

    Onderwijsinstitutionele kenmerken zoals de selectie van leerlingen in verschillende stromen, de leeftijd waarop dit gebeurt en de beroepsoriŽntatie van leerlingen variŽren sterk tussen landen. Er is vanuit de vergelijkende stratificatieliteratuur al veel bekend over de invloed van deze kenmerken op onderwijsongelijkheid en op de invloed van het onderwijs... more...

  • American Higher Education, Leadership, and Policyby Penny A. Pasque

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00

    In this critical look at contemporary higher education, Pasque argues that if a more thorough understanding of leaders' perspectives is not offered, then the dominant perspectives within academic discourse will continue to perpetuate the current ideas of higher education's relationship with society. more...