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  • Affirmative Action and Racial Equityby Uma M. Jayakumar; Liliana M. Garces

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas placed a greater onus on higher education institutions to provide evidence supporting the need for affirmative action policies on their respective campuses. It is now more critical than ever that institutional leaders and scholars understand the evidence in support... more...

  • Aristotelian Character Educationby Kristján Kristjánsson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book provides a reconstruction of Aristotelian character education, shedding new light on what moral character really is, and how it can be highlighted, measured, nurtured and taught in current schooling. Arguing that many recent approaches to character education understand character in exclusively amoral, instrumentalist terms, Kristjánsson... 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...

  • Educating Deaf Studentsby Marc Marschark; Harry G. Lang; John A. Albertini

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 28.99

    Educating Deaf Students: From Research to Practice considers what is known, what isn't known, and what should be known about the education of deaf students. Using a research-based approach, the authors evaluate the educational and research literatures with an eye toward systematic inquiry and generality of findings. 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...

  • Beyond Social Inclusionby Alan France

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    The six papers in this e-book emerge from The Centre for Research in Social Policy’s (CRSP) 25th Anniversary conference Beyond Social Inclusion: Towards a More Equal Society?, held at Loughborough University in January 2009. The papers in this collection bring together a sociological analysis of social policy. All the papers draw upon and use... more...

  • Sozialpädagogik hinter Gittern: Ein Konzept aufgrund der ersten Längsschnittstudie in der Untersuchungshaft von Jugendlichen.by Daniel Straif

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 8.17

    Was genau bewirken die Mauern und Gittern, hinter denen sich ein unlängst Inhaftierter plötzlich wiederfindet? Wie entwickeln sich die Menschen? Wie laufen eigentlich die ersten Tage in Haft ab? Und vor allem: Wie kann diese Zeit sinnvoll genutzt werden? Der Autor hat sich mit exakt diesen Fragen beschäftigt. Mit Hilfe der ersten Längsschnittstudie,... 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...

  • School, Family, and Community Partnershipsby Joyce L Epstein

    Westview Press 2010; US$ 36.99

    Updated and revised throughout, Joyce Epstein?s classic book provides a framework for thinking about, talking about, and actually building comprehensive programs for school and family partnerships. more...

  • Traumfabrik Harvardby Ulrich Schreiterer

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 19.06

    Hauptbeschreibung Ein Gespenst geht um in der deutschen Hochschulpolitik. »Harvard« heißt es in der Exzellenzdebatte, »amerikanische Verhältnisse« im Kampf gegen Studiengebühren. Alle malen sich ihr eigenes Bild von den Hochschulen in Amerika, mal rosarot, mal pechschwarz. Ulrich Schreiterer zeigt, dass es sich lohnt, genauer hinzuschauen. In seinem... more...