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Corporatism, Social Control, and Cultural Domination in Education: From the Radical Right to GlobalizationTaylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Starting with the 1972 publication of his seminal work, Education and the Rise of the Corporate State , Joel Spring has been documenting and analyzing the politics of knowledge and education. Throughout his work he has explored the attempts to use education to advance the economic and political interests of dominant groups. The general term he uses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
Governments around the world are trying to come to terms with new technologies, new social movements and a changing global economy. As a result, educational policy finds itself at the centre of a major political struggle between those who see it only for its instrumental outcomes and those who see its potential for human emancipation. This book is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book brings together key articles that trace the development of British education policy since 1975 and provides a valuable route map to developments within education policy during this period. It includes twenty-six seminal articles from the Oxford Review of Education written by many of the leading authors in the field and covering issues... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.95
This work discusses and analyzes New Labour's emerging policies in the area of 14+ education and training. The authors present an account of developments in the area of post-compulsory education and training in the workplace and outline the challenges to be faced in the next decade. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
In the 1990s education has become one of the major social and political questions of the day. This book has been written to provide an authoritative guide to the issues which underlie the formulation of educational policy. It stands both as a substantial historical study in its own right and as an essential background and introduction to the current... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 35.95 US$ 31.16
Education Policy sees 12 philosophers of education critique current and recent UK educational policies relating to higher education and faith-based education, assessment, the teaching of reading, vocational and civic education, teacher education, the influence of Europe and the idea of the ‘Big Society’. Twelve philosophers of education... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 27.70
?Entsprechend dem interdisziplinär angelegten Studium der Bildungswissenschaften versammelt der Band Beiträge aus Bildungspolitik, Erziehungswissenschaft, Soziologie und Schulforschung. Die AutorInnen analysieren die Aktualität Humboldts für die heutige Organisationsform der Universität und thematisieren - ohne die Kritik an den Akkreditierungsorganen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95
This book presents a clear overview of the debates that surrounded the making of the 1944 Act, which affected every aspect of education in this country. It gives a detailed account of the tripartite divisions into 'three types of child' that were sanctioned in the reforms of the 1940s. At the same time, it also emphasises the idea of education as a... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 31.99
Education at all levels?from primary school to university education?is undergoing a world wide transformation of its objectives, values, and practices. New technologies and communication practices have promoted the West's optimism that market forces can replace the former governmental responsibilities for social welfare and the inclusion of diverse... more...
- De Gruyter 1995; US$ 70.00
Diese Pilotstudie zur Schulpolitik in der amerikanischen Besatzungszone stellt die Reformbestrebungen vor, beschreibt die Positionen des bayerischen Kultusministeriums (personifiziert in Alois Hundhammer) und thematisiert die Entnazifizierung der Lehrerschaft. Eindringlich ist das Bild vom Schulalltag in der Trümmerzeit: Bis zu 85 Schüler pro Klasse... more...