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  • Regulierung der Kulturberufe in Deutschlandby Christiane Schnell

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 59.99

    Für ihre Auskunftsbereitschaft, Berge von Materialien und ihr großes Bemühen, meine Fragen detailliert und genau zu beantworten, danke ich allen Vertreterinnen und Vertretern der beforschten Organisationen und Institutionen. Ihre Sachkenntnis war für die vorliegende Arbeit unverzichtbar. Für die freundliche Bereitschaft und ihr Vertrauen möchte ich... more...

  • Demokratische Schulentwicklungby Gabi Elverich

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 54.99

    Extrem rechte Tendenzen bei Jugendlichen werfen die Frage nach Handlungsmöglichkeiten der Institution Schule auf. Gabi Elverich rekonstruiert in ihrer ethnografischen Fallstudie einen Umsetzungsprozess demokratischer Schulentwicklung an einer ostdeutschen Schule. Sie untersucht Potenziale, Grenzen und Herausforderungen dieser Handlungsstrategie und... more...

  • Politische Bildung in und durch Schuleby Christoph Leser

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 54.99

    Aktuelle Diskussionen um politische Bildung behandeln die Begriffe des Demokratie-Lernens und der demokratischen Schulkultur. Durch ?erfahrene Demokratie? sollen die SchülerInnen zu mündigen BürgerInnen werden. Die pädagogische Norm gerät in Konflikt mit der zugleich notwendigen Legitimation und Durchsetzung der Ansprüche der Institution gegen jene... more...

  • Können Staaten voneinander lernen?by Thomas Sommerer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 54.99

    Wenn eine Regierung eine Politik neu einführt oder verändert, wird dies in der vergleichenden politikwissenschaftlichen Analyse immer häufiger mit der Ausbreitung und freiwilligen Übernahme erfolgreicher oder attraktiver Politikmodelle aus dem Ausland in Zusammenhang gebracht. Mit einer quantitativen Analyse zeigt Thomas Sommerer, in welchem Ausmaß... more...

  • Vocational Educationby Stephen Billett

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    This book discusses what constitutes vocational education as well as its purposes, objects, formation and practices. It analyses the socially directed nature of vocations and argues that vocational education must realise important personal and social goals. more...

  • Youth Employment and Skills Development in The Gambiaby Nathalie Lahire; Richard Johanson; Ryoko Tomita Wilcox

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 9.99

    The report aims to gain a better understanding of youth employment outcomes in the hope of crafting more sound and responsive policies. The first part of this study provides an analysis of how youth spend their time and the determinants of this time use. The second part of the study provides an overview and analysis of the technical and vocational... more...

  • Assessing the Generic Outcomes of Collegeby Gary R. Pike

    Wiley 2011; US$ 14.95 US$ 12.96

    What does college teach, really? As demands for accountability intensify, meaningful measurement of broad college outcomes becomes increasingly important. Here, you'll take a journey through the history of assessment instruments, starting with the creation of the first general outcomes assessment tools in the 1980s. You'll follow the evolution of the... more...

  • Not for Profitby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76

    In this short and powerful book, celebrated philosopher Martha Nussbaum makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education. Historically, the humanities have been central to education because they have been seen as essential for creating competent democratic citizens. But recently, Nussbaum argues,... more...

  • The role of vocational education in supporting social inclusionby Kathleen Collett

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    This e-book addresses a set of linked inequalities which prevent individuals from participating fully in the social, political and economic life of the societies in which they live. The roots of social exclusion lie in the interaction between poverty and a lack of access to housing, education, health and other services, sometimes caused by discrimination... more...

  • The Impact of the Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning on the Development of Work Related Learning in the UKby Pauline Armsby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    The Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) initiative in England, Wales and Northern Ireland aimed to develop teaching and learning and invest in practice to produce benefits for students, teachers and institutions. Of the 81 CETLs it is not possible to say how many had some dimension of Work Related Learning (WRL) involved in them,... more...