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  • Learning and Literacy over Timeby Julian Sefton-Green; Jennifer Rowsell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Learning and Literacy over Time addresses two gaps in literacy research?studies offering longitudinal perspectives on learners and the trajectory of their learning lives inside and outside of school, and studies revealing how past experiences with literacy and learning inform future experiences and practices. It does so by bringing together researchers... more...

  • Changing Educationby Janet McKenzie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    For courses in Sociology (Sociology of Education, Applied Social Studies, Research Methods, Family Studies); Education (Educational Studies, Educational Management and Teacher training - including B.Ed. and PGCE); Social Policy (Education Policy, Research Methods) and History (Contemporary History, Social History, Research Methods, Family Histories).... more...

  • The Theory and Practice of Development Educationby Douglas Bourn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Development education is much more than learning about development; it is a pedagogy for the globalised societies of the twenty-first century that incorporates discourses from critical pedagogy and postcolonialism, and a mechanism for ensuring that differing perspectives are reflected within education, particularly those from developing countries.... more...

  • School's Outby Catherine Connell

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    How do gay and lesbian teachers negotiate their professional and sexual identities at work, given that these identities are constructed as mutually exclusive, even as mutually opposed? Using interviews and other ethnographic materials from Texas and California, School?s Out explores how teachers struggle to create a classroom persona that balances... more...

  • Interrogating Critical Pedagogyby Pierre Wilbert Orelus; Rochelle Brock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Educators, teacher practitioners, and social activists have successfully used critical pedagogy as a tool to help marginalized students develop awareness and seek alternative solutions to their poor educational and socioeconomic situations. However, this theory is often criticized as being mostly dominated by privileged white males, bringing issues... 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...

  • Education and Social Justiceby Joseph Zajda

    Springer 2006; US$ 135.00

    Explores the problematic relationship between education, social justice and the State, against the background of comparative education research. This book critiques the status quo of stratified school systems, and the unequal disctribution of cultural capital and value added schooling. 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 beroepsoriŽntatie van leerlingen variŽren 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 Social Class and Serving Low-Income Students in Higher Educationby Adrianna Kezar

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    This†contributed volume†uncovers the biases that prevent post-secondary institutions from serving low-income students and offers guidance for adopting policies and practices to help these students thrive. more...