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  • Modern Educational Mythsby Bob O'Hagan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Focusing on some of the fallacies in the education system in the UK, the contributors to this text dissect controversial topics including: are higher pass rates the key to success?; is school really a community?; does good management create a good school?; and can A-levels survive? more...

  • Restructuring Schoolsby W. Lowe Boyd; H. Beare

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    Education reform has become part of a political imperative in a number of developed countries around the world. The simultaneous movement to reform schooling and the administrative structures which deliver educational services therefore needs to be studied in order to lay bare its fundamental assumptions. This movement has been labelled "restructuring"... more...

  • Dismantling Contemporary Deficit Thinkingby Richard R. Valencia

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95

    Deficit thinking is a pseudoscience founded on racial and class bias. It "blames the victim" for school failure instead of examining how schools are structured to prevent poor students and students of color from learning. Dismantling Contemporary Deficit Thinking provides comprehensive critiques and anti-deficit thinking alternatives to this oppressive... more...

  • Rationality Redeemed?by Harvey Siegel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    In Educating Reason, Harvey Siegel presented the case regarding rationality and critical thinking as fundamental education ideals. In Rationality Redeemed? , a collection of essays written since that time, he develops this view, responds to major criticisms raised against it, and engages those critics in dialogue. In developing his ideas and... more...

  • Learning Communities in Educationby Barry Cocklin; Kennece Coombe; John Retallick

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 201.00

    Learning Communities in Education explores the theory and practice of learning communities from an international perspective. Covering primary/elementary, secondary and tertiary levels in a variety of educational contexts, leading researchers discuss: * theoretical issues and debate * processes and strategies for creating learning communities * learning... more...

  • Poststructuralism, Philosophy, Pedagogyby James D. Marshall

    Springer 2004; US$ 209.00

    This book provides an historical and a conceptual background to post-structuralism, and in part to post-modernism, for readers entering the discussions on post-structuralism. It does not attempt to be at the cutting edge of these debates nor to be advancing research in these areas. more...

  • Learning about Educationby David Hamilton

    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...

  • C.S. Lewisby Steven R. Loomis; Jacob P. Rodriguez

    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...

  • Trends Shaping Education 2010by OECD Publishing; Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

    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...

  • Education Today 2010by OECD Publishing; Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

    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...