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  • Comparative Education Researchby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 329.00

    Approaches and methods in comparative education research are of obvious importance, but do not always receive adequate attention. This book contributes new insights within the longstanding traditions of the field. A particular feature is the focus on different units of analysis. Individual chapters compare places, systems, times, cultures, values,... more...

  • Frontiers in Sociology of Educationby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 219.00

    This book provides a roadmap for sociologists and other social scientists to undertake bold new directions in this field of study. It makes landmark contributions to its subject, and offers comprehensive analysis and reports from cutting-edge researchers. more...

  • Key Works in Critical Pedagogyby

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 49.95

    Key Works in Critical Pedagogy: Joe L. Kincheloe comprises sixteen papers written within a twenty-year period in which Kincheloe inspired legions of educators with his incisive analyses of education. Kincheloe was a prolific thinker and writer who produced an enormous number of books and chapters and journal articles.In a career cut short by his untimely... more...

  • Public Vices, Private Virtues?: Assessing the Effects of Marketization in Higher Educationby

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 69.95

    Recent years have seen the strengthening of a discourse that emphasises the virtues of markets, competition and private initiative, vis-à-vis the vices of public intervention in higher education. This volume presents a timely reflection about the effects this increasing marketization has been producing in many higher education systems worldwide. The... more...

  • Journeys in Social Education: A Primerby

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 29.00

    Social education is quite a journey. Given the ongoing debate and struggle with ?defining? social education, the following is at present a ?working definition? -  "While we resist ?defining? social education, we believe that social education emphasizes three areas of study: critical pedagogy, cultural/media studies, and social studies education.  We... more...

  • Getting Thereby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    This book chronicles the lived experience/educational journeys of women who found themselves moving forward together pursuing doctoral degrees in Educational Leadership. Grounded in the realities of women?s lives these inspirational first-person narratives have the potential to raise awareness regarding women?s socialization, expectations, and the... more...

  • Precarious International Multicultural Education:Hegemony, Dissent and Rising Alternativesby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.95

    Multiculturalism and multicultural education are at a paradoxical moment. There is work that continues as if the multicultural hegemony was still intact and on the other hand work articulated as if multiculturalism was decidedly passe. The essays in this collection will be of considerable interest to academics, policy makers and students of both multiculturalism... more...

  • The Knowledge Economy and Lifelong Learningby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    This book presents some of the most trenchant critical analyses of the widespread claims for the recent emergence of a knowledge economy and the attendant need for greater lifelong learning. The book contains two sections: first, general critiques of the limits of current notions of a knowledge economy and required adult learning, in terms of historical... more...

  • Mathematik lernen, darstellen, deuten, verstehenby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 69.99

    Wie lernen Kinder Mathematik? Wie können Lernende und Lehrende Mathematik so darstellen , dass intensive Kommunikationsprozesse beim Mathematiklernen angeregt werden? Deuten SchülerInnen bestimmte mathematische Darstellungen während des Lernprozesses anders als Lehrende? Wie können Lehrende Kinder dabei unterstützen, Mathematik zu verstehen... more...

  • Effects of Higher Education Reforms: Change Dynamicsby

    SensePublishers 2012; 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...