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  • Bildungsgerechtigkeit jenseits von Chancengleichheitby Fabian Dietrich; Martin Heinrich; Nina Thieme

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99

    Mit der im Kontext der 'PISA-Diskussion' erfolgenden Wiederentdeckung der 'Illusion der Chancengleichheit' geht eine wenig diskutierte oder kritisch hinterfragte Tradierung einer spezifischen Vorstellung von Bildungsgerechtigkeit als Chancengleichheit einher. Der Ruf nach Chancengleichheit ist janusköpfig: Seine schlagkräftigen Evidenzen drohen elementare... more...

  • Bildungsprozesse in bürgerschaftlichen Initiativenby Siglinde Naumann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.99

    Mit einem Geleitwort von Sigrid Nolda more...

  • Bildungsreform als Sozialreformby Michael Opielka

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 49.99

    Die Bildungspolitik ist Bestandteil eines zeitgemäßen Konzeptes von Sozialpolitik. Was in der angloamerikanischen Welt seit langem wissenschaftlich geläufig ist, wird seit dem "PISA-Schock" auch in Deutschland unabweisbar. Kein anderes OECD-Mitgliedsland hat ein Bildungssystem, das soziale Ungleichheiten mehr verstärkt anstatt zur Chancengleichheit... more...

  • Black Male Teachersby Chance W. Lewis; Ivory Toldson; James L. Moore

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 124.95

    This edited volume offers sound suggestions for advancing diversity in the teaching profession. It provides teacher education programs with needed training materials to accommodate Black male students, and school district administrators and leaders with information to help recruit and retain Black male teachers. more...

  • Black Youth Mattersby Cecile Wright; P.J. Standen; Tina Patel

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    How do young black students respond, resist, and work to transform their school experience? How do young people adapt, survive, and then succeed in spite of their negative school experience? For an increasing number of marginalized black youth, the paths to social success can actually lie outside school walls. Black Youth Matters presents a compelling,... more...

  • Body Projects in Japanese Childcareby Eyal Ben-Ari

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Examines the place of body practices and the management of emotions in Japanese preschools. Early childhood socialization is explored as a set of 'body projects': a series of practices undertaken (over time) to design the body according to prevailing cultural definitions and images. more...

  • Building Knowledge Culturesby Michael A. Peters; Tina Besley

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 32.99

    The book discusses the notion of knowledge cultures in relation to claims for the new economy and the 'communicative turn', as well as cultural economy and the politics of postmodernity. It focuses on national policy constructions of the knowledge economy, 'fast knowledge' and the role of the so-called 'new pedagogy' and social learning under these... 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...

  • The Burdens of Aspirationby Elsa Davidson

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 22.10

    During the tech boom, Silicon Valley became one of the most concentrated zones of wealth polarization and social inequality in the United States?a place with a fast-disappearing middle class, persistent pockets of poverty, and striking gaps in educational and occupational achievement along class and racial lines. Low-wage workers and their families... more...

  • Capitalists and Conquerorsby Peter McLaren

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 40.99

    This book offers a scathing critique of the Bush Jr. administration and its drive for world domination, while also challenging conservative and liberal positions on global capitalism, the war in Iraq, the concept of democracy and political agency, and the role of public schooling. Capitalists and Conquerors offers readers a bold new socialist vision... more...