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- McGraw-Hill Education 1990; US$ 42.00
Focuses upon the role that education and schooling have played in the creation, maintenance and transformation of the human species. This book also considers the negative and positive consequences of schooling and education. It is useful for students of education, for those concerned about the future of education and schooling. more...
Preface to the philosophy of education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 24)Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
The author believes that most 'philosophy of education' until now has been little more than the promotion of particular ideologies, and that progress can be made only by a more analytical approach. He therefore outlines the nature of 'philosophy of education' and defines some of its major problems by examining key notions such as the value of education,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 85.00
Collaborating with the genius of C.S. Lewis, and particularly his brilliant work The Abolition of Man, the authors offer a multi-facetted, interdisciplinary investigation of perennial questions that impact human development and freedom. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 35.00
Trends Shaping Education 2010 brings together evidence showing the effects on education of globalisation, social challenges, changes in the workplace, the transformation of childhood, and ICT. To make the content accessible, each trend is presented on a double page, containing an introduction, two charts with brief descriptive text and a set of... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 33.00
What does the OECD have to say about the state of education today? What are the main OECD messages on early childhood education, teacher policies and tertiary education? What about student performance, educational spending and equity in education? OECD work on these important education topics and others have been brought together in a single accessible... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 139.00
Under the weight of a combination of forces, many of the older paradigms of learning are being questioned in our time. Among the updated research that elicits such critique is that which deals directly with effective pedagogy, clearly illustrating the enhanced effects on learning when it is dealt with as a holistic developmental enterprise rather than... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 25.00
One day in 1938, John Dewey addressed a room of professional educators and urged them to take up the task of “finding out just what education is.” Reading this lecture in the late 1940s, Philip W. Jackson took Dewey’s charge to heart and spent the next sixty years contemplating his words. The stimulating result of a lifetime... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
Andreotti illustrates how postcolonial theory is applied in the contexts of educational research/critique and in pioneering pedagogical projects. She offers an accessible and useful overview and comparison of theoretical debates related to critiques of Western/Northern hegemony. more...