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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 68.95
What can schools do to eliminate sexism and racism? By the 1990's with shifting demographics, disillusionment with conventional liberal policies and new political coalitions, the politics of race and gender requires new analyses. The chapters in this book demonstrate how the politics of race and gender enter into proposals for parental choice, business... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 69.95
Examining, in the widest sense, the changes in political philosophy that have occurred in Western capitalist states since the early 1980s, this book focuses on the introduction of neo-liberal principles in the combined area of social and education policy. New Zealand presents a paradigm example of the neo-liberal shift in political philosophy. From... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Peter Pericles Trifonas has assembled internationally acclaimed theorists and educational practitioners whose essays explore various constructions, representations, and uses of difference in educational contexts. These essays strive to bridge competing discourses of difference--for instance, feminist or anti-racist pedagogical models--to create a more... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 57.95
This interdisciplinary text explores the scope for applying psychoanalytical ideas to gender inequalities that are inherent in the educational system. Although modern education aims to egalitarian and meritocratic, it is still true that in most cases it does not improve the life chances of girls to the extent that it ought to, or does for boys. Based... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
What are the obligations of the university to society and its communities? What are the virtues of university education? What are the university's ethical responsibilities to its students? The role of citizenship and civic responsibility in higher education is a highly contested yet crucial element of any consideration of the role of university... more...
- JIST Publishing 2005; US$ 16.95
This essential guide is a fun, relevant way to introduce students to key character traits. The Young Person's Character Education Handbook helps students understand why character is important and how character contributes to success in school, at home, and in life. Each unit describes one positive character trait in an engaging and consistent way for... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 179.00
Social Geographies, as spatial location, is a factor relevant to understanding the variety of people?s interpretations and appropriations of educational innovations and changes. Their location in the social space also influences their response to change. In the field of educational change, social space means for example, skin colour, gender distribution... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 35.00
Equity in education does not imply an equal distribution of resources to all students. OECD countries support students with disabilities, learning difficulties and disadvantages by providing them with additional resources to help them access the curriculum and benefit as fully as possible from education. more...