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  • State and Market in Higher Education Reformsby Hans G. Schuetze; Germán Álvarez Mendiola; Diane Conrad

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    Universities have never been static. Even so, it is fair to say they have experienced a most radical transformation in the past twenty years. During this period, the role and responsibility of the state generally have been broadly limited while allowing ‘market forces’--private ownership and control--more influence. But even where the state... more...

  • Effects of Higher Education Reformsby Martina Vukasovic; Peter Maassen; Monika Nerland; Bjørn Stensaker

    Springer 1900; US$ 69.95

    Higher education is in transition. On the one hand, over the last decades it has become politically and economically more important and thus also an object of reforms. On the other hand, higher education has become less special and is no longer able to justify its unique governance arrangements. This volume presents a collection of contributions that... more...

  • Die dienstliche Beurteilungby Frank Bieler; Jürgen Lorse

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2013; US$ 60.08

    Die transparente und rechtlich unangreifbare Leistungsmessung und -bewertung ist eine Daueraufgabe für das gesamte Personalmanagement des öffentlichen Dienstes. Die dienstliche Beurteilung ist aus der Sicht der Rechtsprechung das Schlüsselinstrument, um diese Aufgabe zu erfüllen. Das Buch "Die dienstliche Beurteilung" von Bieler/Lorse gibt... more...

  • Children’s Human Rights and Public Schooling in the United Statesby Julia Hall

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.95

    Promotion Text for Children’s Human Rights and Public Schooling in the United States Julia Hall The United States tends to portray itself as a human rights leader. However, human rights concerns are confronted everyday by people in this democracy, including children. The purpose of this volume is to bring attention to the fact that against the... more...

  • Mädchen- und Frauenbildung in Europaby Juliane Jacobi

    Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 31.98

    Neuere Gesamtdarstellungen der deutschen Bildungsgeschichte berücksichtigen die Mädchenbildung allenfalls marginal. Auch europäische Perspektiven werden in ihnen fast gar nicht eingenommen. In ihrem komparativ angelegten Buch - der Summe ihrer langjährigen wissenschaftlichen Beschäftigung mit dem Thema Mädchen- und Frauenbildung - folgt Juliane Jacobi... more...

  • Boys will be boysby Linda S. Bausch

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    This book addresses the issue of preadolescent boys literacy practices and the social construction of their identities as they navigate multiple classroom literacies. Exploring the role of the teacher, the role of multiple literacies and the way they ?count? or do not count in the classroom curriculum through qualitative and quantitative findings,... more...

  • Education and Opportunityby Michael Q. McShane

    The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2014; US$ 1.00

    In Education and Opportunity, Michael McShane explains why a quality education is foundational to the future success of our children. However, despite unprecedented levels of federal funding and numerous reforms , many students in America?s current school system never enjoy the excellent education that puts social and vocational success within... more...

  • Leo Strauss, Education, and Political Thoughtby J. G. York; Michael A. Peters; Shadia B. Drury; Jon Fennell; Tim McDonough; Heinrich Meier; Neil G. Robertson; Timothy L. Simpson; J.G York; Catherine H. Zuckert; Michael Zuckert

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2011; US$ 69.99

    This collection by some of the leading scholars of Strauss' work is the first devoted to Strauss' thought regarding education. It seeks to address his conception of education as it applies to a range of his most important concepts, such as his views on the importance of revelation, his critique of modern democracy and the importance of modern classical... more...

  • Inklusion im Sekundarbereichby Ewald Kiel

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 22.65

    Die Inklusionsdebatte ist über weite Strecken geprägt von bildungspolitisch-programmatischen Statements. Die Frage nach den Umsetzungen und nach den Herausforderungen eines inklusiven Bildungssystems wird bislang selten gestellt. Der in der Diskussion vielleicht am meisten vernachlässigte Bereich ist die Sekundarstufe. Die notwendigen Veränderungen... more...

  • Building School-Community Partnershipsby Mavis G. Sanders

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    Mavis G. Sanders is assistant professor of education in the School of Professional Studies in Business and Education, research scientist at the Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk (CRESPAR), and senior advisor to the National Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University. Her most recent book is Schooling... more...