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  • The Fountain of Knowledgeby Shiri Breznitz

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Today, universities around the world find themselves going beyond the traditional roles of research and teaching to drive the development of local economies through collaborations with industry. At a time when regions with universities are seeking best practices among their peers, Shiri M. Breznitz argues against the notion that one university's successful... more...

  • Practical Visionariesby Pam Hirsch; Mary Hilton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    An examination of women educationists in nineteenth and early twentieth century Britain. Working with new paradigms opened up by feminist scholarship, it reveals how women leaders were determined to transform education in the quest for a better society. Previous scholarship has either neglected the contributions of these women or has misplaced them.... more...

  • The Schooled Societyby David Baker

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    Only 150 years ago, the majority of the world's population was largely illiterate. Today, not only do most people over fifteen have basic reading and writing skills, but 20 percent of the population attends some form of higher education. What are the effects of such radical, large-scale change? David Baker argues that the education revolution has... more...

  • Gender and Ethnicity in Schoolsby Martyn Hammersley; Peter Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    A serious but highly accessible look at recent work on the issues of gender and race. Gender and Ethnicity in Schools raises crucial educational and political issues, paying particular attention to the pupils' experience of school. more...

  • Linking Home and Schoolby Hugh Waller; Sheila Wolfendale; Jenny Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Equity, Opportunity and Education in Postcolonial Southeast Asiaby Cynthia Joseph; Julie Matthews

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Equity, Opportunity and Education in Postcolonial Southeast Asia addresses the ways in which colonial histories, nationalist impulses and forces of globalization shape equity and access to education in Southeast Asia. Although increasingly identified as a regional grouping (ASEAN), Malaysia, Indonesia, Burma, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines... more...

  • On Teaching and Learningby Jane Vella

    Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00

    On Teaching and Learning takes the ideas explored in renowned educator Jane Vella’s best-selling book Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach to the next level and explores how dialogue education has been applied in educational settings around the world. Throughout the book, she shows how to put the principles and practices of dialogue education... more...

  • The Education of Women in the United Statesby Averil Evans McClelland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 170.00

    First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • New Literacies around the Globeby Cathy Burnett; Julia Davies; Guy Merchant; Jennifer Rowsell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    The increasing popularity of digitally-mediated communication is prompting us to radically rethink literacy and its role in education; at the same time, national policies have promulgated a view of literacy focused on the skills and classroom routines associated with print, bolstered by regimes of accountability and assessments. As a result, teachers... more...

  • Dalit Women's Education in Modern Indiaby Shailaja Paik

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Inspired by egalitarian doctrines, the Dalit communities in India have been fighting for basic human and civic rights since the middle of the nineteenth century. In this book, Shailaja Paik focuses on the struggle of Dalit women in one arena - the realm of formal education ? and examines a range of interconnected social, cultural and political questions.... more...