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  • The Right to Learnby Ken Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    The concept of the 'learning society' brings to mind access to education for all and a culture of lifelong learning. But government interventions in education such as the National Curriculum and standardized tests have only served to consolidate the connection between learning and schooling. Schools, furthermore, now have to juggle an increasingly... more...

  • A Practical Guide to Fund-Raising in Schoolsby Paul Morris

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 60.95

    A practical guide to fund-raising for schools. Funding for schools from the customary sources has become more difficult and schools are having to raise funds through schemes involving community and commercial support. This guide explains everything that schools need to know about funding, including; *researching funds available *commercial funding... more...

  • Knowledgeable Womenby Sara Delamont

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.00

    In Knowledgeable Women Sara Delamont traces the history of women's education and the elites it produces. She examines class and gender divisions in the structure and contest of education in Britain and the USA from 1850 to the present day. Her empirical focus is of course elites - especially elite women - but the justification for this is the belief... more...

  • Education, Knowledge and Truthby David Carr

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 205.00

    This collection aims to explore different conceptions of epistemological inquiry and their influence on pedagogy and the curricular content of primary and secondary education. It is arguable that curriculum policy makers have continued to subscribe to a foundationalist paradigm of rational educational planning. This is, however, considered largely... more...

  • 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...

  • Lessons for the Futureby Dr David Hicks; David Hicks

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 195.00

    Drawing on the latest research in futures studies, this book provides new insights into ways of helping both students and teachers think more critically and creatively about their own future and that of wider society. It acknowledges the crucial role of education in helping young people understand the nature of local and global change and the social... more...

  • World Yearbook of Education 2004by Andrew Brown; Niki Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    A real revolution is taking place in the way in which we conceptualise and practise education and learning. This book sets out to explore the immense impact which digital technology is having on education around the world and the ways in which it is used by a wide range of individuals and communities. Contributors analyse changes in technology such... more...

  • Pedagogies of Differenceby Peter Pericles Trifonas

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Peter Pericles Trifonas has assembled internationally acclaimed theorists and educational practitioners whose essays explore various constructions, representations, and uses of difference in educational contexts. These essays strive to bridge competing discourses of difference--for instance, feminist or anti-racist pedagogical models--to create a more... more...

  • Education, Gender And Anxietyby Jenny Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 57.95

    This interdisciplinary text explores the scope for applying psychoanalytical ideas to gender inequalities that are inherent in the educational system. Although modern education aims to egalitarian and meritocratic, it is still true that in most cases it does not improve the life chances of girls to the extent that it ought to, or does for boys. Based... more...