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  • Critical Pedagogy and Social Changeby Seehwa Cho

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    At its core, the main goal of critical pedagogy is deceptively simple?to construct schools and education as agents of change. While noble and ambitious, it is not always realistic in a climate of increased commodification, privatization of schooling, and canned curriculum. By assuming rather than articulating its own possibilities, critical pedagogy... more...

  • Can Education Change Society?by Michael W. Apple

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Despite the vast differences between the Right and the Left over the role of education in the production of inequality one common element both sides share is a sense that education can and should do something about society, to either restore what is being lost or radically alter what is there now. The question was perhaps put most succinctly by... more...

  • The Skin That We Speakby Lisa Delpit; Joanne Kilgour Dowdy

    The New Press 2008; US$ 17.95

    Introduction LISA DELPIT In a study conducted in 1974 to assess the development of attitudes in preschool children toward “Black English? (BE)and “Standard English? (SE), Marilyn Rosenthal, the researcher, painted two identical cardboard boxes with similarly drawn faces. Two tapes had previously been made by the same bi-dialectal African American... more...

  • Tap, Click, Readby Lisa Guernsey; Michael H. Levine

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95

    With young children gaining access to a dizzying array of games, videos and other digital media, will they ever learn to read? The answer is yes – if we ensure that the media at children’s fingertips is harnessed to promote the skills and knowledge that enable reading, instead of undermining them. Tap, Click, Read  helps educators... more...

  • Sexual Harassment in Education and Work Settings: Current Research and Best Practices for Preventionby Michele Paludi; Michele Paludi; Jennifer Martin; Jennifer Martin; James Gruber; James Gruber; Susan Fineran; Susan Fineran

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 73.00

    Based on an idea conceived at a conference for the International Coalition of Sexual Harassment, this book offers up-to-date information about sexual harassment and other forms of sexual misconduct in academic and workplace settings, as well as legal and guidance updates and best practices that discuss prevention methods. The chapters are written... more...

  • Neoliberal Education Reformby Sarah A. Robert

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    The restructuring of teaching is a global issue, the result of a transnational movement of policy. Gender shapes the occupational reform and binds the global-to-the-local movement of reform ideas. Gender is also implicated in how policy is done and how it leads to particular outcomes. This volume examines the behind-the-scenes work done to make sense... more...

  • Bulgariaby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00

    Science and technology (S&T) are of vital importance to every country, large or small, in developing a knowledge-based economy. The success of S&T in leading countries is derived from science policies that encourage long-sighted programmes and are closely linked to pro-active budgetary controls. 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 beroepsoriėntatie van leerlingen variėren 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...

  • Recognizing and Serving Low-Income Students in Higher Educationby Adrianna Kezar

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    Written for administrators, faculty, and staff in Higher Education who are working with low income and first-generation college students, Recognizing and Serving Low-Income Students in Higher Education uncovers organizational biases that prevent post-secondary institutions from adequately serving these students. This volume offers practical guidance... more...