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  • The Pendulum Swingsby Bernard Barker

    Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    Since 1988, education reform has been driven by what the author shows to be a delusion. As the pendulum swings towards a general election in 2010, this book argues that New Labour's education policies have become the single biggest obstacle to school improvement. more...

  • Education, Culture, and Politics in West Germanyby Arthur Hearnden; Edmund J. King

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Education, Culture and Politics in West Germany focuses on the educational system of West Germany in the post-war period. This book is divided into nine chapters that specifically tackle the economic recovery, social development, and political system of West Germany. After briefly dealing with the creation of cultural federalism in West Germany, this... more...

  • Berufsbildungsforschungby Peter Schlögl; Krisztina Dér

    transcript 2014; US$ 25.95

    Berufsbildungsforschung ist stark von Fragen der Praxis und der Politik geprägt. Hinter den tagesaktuellen Themen - etwa des nationalen Qualifikationsrahmens, des Ausbildungsplatzangebots, der Evaluationsforschung etc. - stehen aber in der Regel grundlegendere Fragestellungen, denen in der zumeist auftragsbezogenen Forschungsarbeit wenig Raum gegeben... more...

  • The Path to a Larger Lifeby Prichard Committee

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 20.00

    In the spring of 1989, the Kentucky Supreme Court declared the state's entire system of common schools to be unconstitutional-an epochal decision that will have enormous impact on the future of the commonwealth and its citizens. In the wake of that decision, educational leaders, legislators, and concerned citizens struggle to define Kentucky's educational... more...

  • Transformative Researchers and Educators for Democracyby João M. Paraskeva

    SensePublishers 2015; US$ 49.99

    The 2012 Critical Transformative Educational Leadership and Policy Annual Conference hosted by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth met head-on with issues of neoliberalism, educational democracy, cultural politics, public education, and seeing teachers and administrators as critical transformational leaders. This book is a collection of the... more...

  • Making Evidence Matterby Chris Brown

    Institute of Education Press 2014; US$ 41.95

    This book re-examines the arguments in favour of an evidence-informed approach to education policy; spotlights the factors that lead to a wide variety of evidence being disregarded by policy makers; and sets out why a paradigm of partnership between researchers and policy makers is required in order to improve the future for policy development. more...

  • Trajectories in the Development of Modern School Systemsby Daniel Tröhler; Thomas Lenz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    As contemporary education becomes increasingly tied to global economic power, national school systems attempting to influence one another inevitably confront significant tensions caused by differences in heritage, politics, and formal structures. Trajectories in the Development of Modern School Systems provides a comprehensive theoretical and empirical... more...

  • Mapping Corporate Education Reformby Wayne Au; Joseph J. Ferrare

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Mapping Corporate Education Reform outlines and analyzes the complex relationships between policy actors that define education reform within the current, neoliberal context. Using social network analysis and powerful data visualization tools, the authors identify the problematic roots of these relationships and describe their effects both in the... more...

  • Canadian Educationby Brenda L. Spencer; Kenneth D. Gariepy; Kari Dehli; James Ryan

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99

    Canadian Education: Governing Practices and Producing Subjects is an absolutely critical volume bridging a number of key areas in Canadian education ? classroom politics, schools, teachers? work, higher education, and much more ? with the theoretical contributions of Michel Foucault. The result is illuminating, engaging, and critically provocative.... more...

  • A Study of the Secondary School History Curriculum in Chile from Colonial Times to the Presentby Carmen Gloria Zúñiga; Tom O'Donoghue; Simon Clarke

    SensePublishers 2015; US$ 49.99

    "The focus of this book is on the secondary school history curriculum in Chile from colonial times to the present. By way of background, attention is paid to the development of the history curriculum in the three countries which have most influenced educational developments in Chile, namely, England, the United States of America and Spain. The academic... more...