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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
China?s investment in U.S. higher education has raised considerable debate, but little research has been directed to the manner in which this investment unfolds and takes shape on the ground in local contexts. Confucius and Crisis in American Universities fills this gap by closely investigating how Chinese-funded U.S. programs are understood and... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95
To understand contemporary times, we must appreciate the extent to which our lives are affected by the cultural and political struggle between "official" narratives and the counternarratives which emerge as oppositional responses. Counternarratives develops a concept of "postmodern counternarratives" as a frame for exploring the politics of media,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 26.99
This book explains how the mismatch between function and form is creating circumstances that are putting the future of public education at risk, leading to system dysfunction, deregulation, and privatization. Public education needs to be redesigned and reformatted to match the function of the age in which we now live. more...
- R&L Education 2000; US$ 47.99
Are you wondering how to nurture a better relationship with the parents of your students? This book provides teachers with comprehensive methods to bridge the gap between school and home in order to enhance the development of their students. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
This double issue presents summaries of the scholarly and practical-reform accomplishments of the first five years of the Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk (CRESPAR). This bold, five-year initiative addressed several of the problems that most directly challenge the values and practical aspirations of modern democracies.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 35.99
Essays by some of the world's leading educators provide a revolutionary portrait of new ideas and developments in education that can influence the possibility of social and political change. The authors take into account such diverse terrain as feminism, ecology, media, and individual liberty in their pursuit of new ideas that can inform the fundamental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
At its core, the main goal of critical pedagogy is deceptively simple?to construct schools and education as agents of change. While noble and ambitious, it is not always realistic in a climate of increased commodification, privatization of schooling, and canned curriculum. By assuming rather than articulating its own possibilities, critical pedagogy... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00
The chapters in this edited collection present a comprehensive review of empirical work related to critical teacher education. The book takes a strong position against the dominant ideologies that currently control education policy and decision making. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00
Explores the differences and similarities between two groups: lifelong activists who have been engaged in campaigns and socials movements over many years and circumstantial activists, those protestors who come to activism due to a series of life circumstances. Outlines the pedagogy of activism and the process of learning to become an activist. more...