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  • 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 beroepsoriëntatie van leerlingen variëren 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...

  • Improving Literacy at Workby Alison Wolf; Karen Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95

    Modern societies demand high levels of literacy. The written word is pervasive; individuals with poor literacy skills are deeply disadvantaged; and governments are increasingly pre-occupied with the contribution that skills can make to economic growth. As a result, the basic skills of adult workers are of concern as never before, a focus for workplace... more...

  • Memory and Pedagogyby Claudia Mitchell; Teresa Strong-Wilson; Kathleen Pithouse; Susann Allnutt

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Memory work ? the conscious remembering and study of individual and shared memories ? is increasingly being acknowledged as a key pedagogical tool in working with children. Giving students opportunities and support to remember and study their selves as individuals and as communities allows them to see their future as something that belongs to them,... more...

  • Mothers Unitedby Andrea Dyrness

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 69.00

    In urban American school systems, the children of recent immigrants and low-income parents of color disproportionately suffer from overcrowded classrooms, lack of access to educational resources, and underqualified teachers. The challenges posed by these problems demand creative solutions that must often begin with parental intervention. But how can... more...

  • Orte des Lernensby Rudolf Egger; Regina Mikula; Sol Haring; Andrea Bernhard; Angela Pilch Ortega

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 37.54

    Damit Lernprozesse auch tatsächlich als lebenslange und lebensnahe Handlungsformen gesehen werden können, sind auch die oft unspezifizierten Lernorte der Subjekte stärker in den pädagogischen Blick zu nehmen. Gerade für bildungsungewohnte Menschen spielen informelle Lernwelten eine große Rolle. Im Bildungsdiskurs müssen deshalb die hier wirkenden spezifischen... more...

  • Jungen ? Pädagogikby Doro-Thea Chwalek; Miguel Diaz; Susann Fegter; Ulrike Graff

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 25.34

    Ergebnisse aus der Bildungs- und Jugendforschung haben in den letzten Jahren dazu beigetragen, dass Jungen und männlichen Heranwachsenden eine gesteigerte Aufmerksamkeit in der (Fach-)Öffentlichkeit entgegengebracht wird. In diesem Kontext hat ein Perspektivwechsel in der Auseinandersetzung um Fragen der Geschlechtergerechtigkeit in Bildungsinstitutionen... more...

  • Conceptualising Women?s Working Livesby Wendy Patton

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    Theoretical work on the career development of women has travelled a journey from critique to creation. Early work responded to and criticised a literature that focused on theorising male roles in a workplace that was conceptualised as providing vertical career paths primarily for middle class males. More recently theorists are creating new constructions... more...