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  • Global Trends in Educational Policyby David P. Baker; Alex Wiseman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 103.00

    Highlights the valuable role that educational policy plays in the development of education and society around the world. The role of policy in the development of education is crucial. Much rests on the decisions, support, and most of all resources that policymakers can either give or withhold in any given situation. more...

  • Connecting Character to Conductby Rita Stein; Roberta Richin; Richard Banyon; Francine Banyon; Marc Stein

    ASCD 2000; US$ 22.95

    The decisions today?s students make ripple outward to their immediate family and school community; some affecting society in the form of academic underachievement and school violence. How can we help students make the right decisions and do the right things? Test preparation and academic rigor alone cannot help our students learn well. more...

  • Wisdom and Eloquenceby Robert Littlejohn; Charles T. Evans

    Crossway 2006; US$ 13.99

    To succeed in the world today, students need an education that equips them to recognize current trends, to be creative and flexible to respond to changing circumstances, to demonstrate sound judgment to work for society's good, and to gain the ability to communicate persuasively. This book argues for returning to the classical liberal arts educational... more...

  • For Goodness Sakeby Walter Feinberg

    Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95

    When it comes to religious education, many assume that only members of a religious community have an interest in the religious content of curricula. Drawing on examples from Christian, Jewish and Muslim schools across the US, this book challenges that perception by demonstrating that what happens within schools has an impact on the wider public. more...

  • Educating the 'Right' Wayby Michael W. Apple

    Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95

    ''Educating the ''Right'' Way'' provided a detailed and systematic critical analysis of the growing power of conservative movements in educational policy and practice.. Since its publication, the worrisome trends it analyzes have worsened and have come into the very center of education in countries throughout the world. In this revised edition, noted... more...

  • ICT and Learningby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 33.00

    Across both the industrialised and the developing worlds, educators have high hopes for information and communications technology (ICT). ICT has been seen as a potentially powerful tool for raising educational performance and increasing access to learning by the disadvantaged. Can it live up to these hopes? And does it have particular relevance to... more...

  • Educational Decentralizationby Christopher Bjork

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 219.00

    Decentralization and Education: Asian Experiences and Conceptual Contributions examines the specific ways in which decentralization policies have affected the structure and delivery of education in eleven Asian nations. Written by top scholars in the field, the case studies provide detailed and rich empirical evidence documenting the tensions as well... more...

  • The Privatization of State Educationby Chris Green

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Anyone who wants to know what is really happening in schools - behind all the hype and political rhetoric about the privatizing reforms in education - should read this book. It clarifies how private interests are influencing the public education process and investigates Labour's successes and failures. In plain English, it shows how schools are set... more...

  • Economics, Competition and Academiaby D.R. Stabile

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Contents: Preface 1. Introduction: Markets, Competition and Higher Education 2. Sophism, Academia and Greek Economics 3. Adam Smith and Sophism: Reaction to the Endowment Model 4. Virtue and Early Academia in the US 5. Academia and the Rise of Capitalism in the US 6. Corporate Capitalism and the University as a Business 7. Collegiate Business Schools... more...

  • Education and the Struggle for Democracyby Wilfred Carr; Anthony Hartnett

    McGraw-Hill Education 1996; US$ 53.00

    Provides a selective history of English education which presents the connections between decisive periods of educational change and the intellectual and political climate in which it occurred. This book proposes that a democratic educational vision can only effectively be advanced by renewing the 'struggle for democracy'. more...