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  • The New Politics Of Race And Genderby Catherine Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 68.95

    What can schools do to eliminate sexism and racism? By the 1990's with shifting demographics, disillusionment with conventional liberal policies and new political coalitions, the politics of race and gender requires new analyses. The chapters in this book demonstrate how the politics of race and gender enter into proposals for parental choice, business... more...

  • Individualism And Communityby Michael Peters; James Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 69.95

    Examining, in the widest sense, the changes in political philosophy that have occurred in Western capitalist states since the early 1980s, this book focuses on the introduction of neo-liberal principles in the combined area of social and education policy. New Zealand presents a paradigm example of the neo-liberal shift in political philosophy. From... more...

  • International Education in Practiceby Mary Hayden; Jeff Thompson; George Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 62.95

    Edited by three leading figures in the field, this book offers an absolutely authoritative interpretation of international education today. Under the umbrella of groups such as the International Baccalaureate Organization, academic research, increasing student numbers and interest from national school systems, international schools are rapidly developing... more...

  • Multicultural Educationby Patricia Ramsey; Leslie R. Williams; Edwina Vold

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 195.00

    The second edition of this source book contains essays and annotations on a number of issues related to multicultural education. The authors define multicultural education as a process-oriented creation of learning experiences that foster an awareness of, respect for, and enjoyment of the diversity of our society and world. Inherent in this definition... more...

  • Leading Diverse Schoolsby James Ryan (OISE UniversityofToronto

    Springer 2003; US$ 99.00

    Exploring the challenges that school administrators face in ethnically diverse contexts, this text is based on an empirical study and shows how principals do or do not promote inclusive practices in their schools. more...

  • Spaced Outby Felicity Armstrong

    Springer 2003; US$ 95.00

    This work contributes to an understanding of the varied and complex ways inclusion and exclusion can be understood. It provides an analysis into the nature of categorization, labelling and discursive practices within official discourse and procedures. more...

  • Contextualizing Inclusive Educationby David Mitchell

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Inclusive education is a complex and problematic concept that raises many questions. A team of prominent academics present fresh and critical perspectives on these issues, drawing upon their global resources and knowledge. The over-arching theme of this book is that social, political, economic and cultural contexts play a central role in determining... more...

  • Citizenship and Higher Educationby James Arthur; Karen Bohlin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    What are the obligations of the university to society and its communities? What are the virtues of university education? What are the university's ethical responsibilities to its students? The role of citizenship and civic responsibility in higher education is a highly contested yet crucial element of any consideration of the role of university... more...

  • Men and the Classroomby Sheelagh Drudy; Maeve Martin; John O'Flynn; Mairide Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    The teaching of young children has long been dominated by women. This global phenomenon is firmly rooted in issues related to economic development, urbanization, the position of women in society, cultural definitions of masculinity and the values of children and childcare. Yet, amongst the media scare stories and moral panics about underachieving... more...

  • Faith Schoolsby Jo Cairns; Roy Gardner; Denis Lawton

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95

    Until fairly recently the separation of pupils according to religion was felt to be compatible with a comprehensive education. That consensus no longer holds and there is a strong positive lobby either to absorb faith schools altogether within the state system or at least to dilute their membership ensuring they include children from other faiths,... more...