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  • The Crossing Pointby Mary Caroline Richards

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 16.99

    A stunning example of poetic questioning. more...

  • Leaders Make the Futureby Robert Johansen

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2012; US$ 29.95

    We are in a time of accelerating disruptive change. In a VUCA world—one characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity—traditional leadership skills won't be enough, noted futurist Bob Johansen argues. Drawing on the latest forecasts from the Institute for the Future—the first futures think tank ever to outlive its forecasts—this... more...

  • 1814-Juli 1817by Rebekka Horlacher; Daniel Tröhler

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 252.00

    Der neue Band der Briefe an Pestalozzi umfasst die Zeit zwischen 1814 und Juli 1817 und damit das Ende Napoleons, den Wiener Kongress sowie die grosse europäische Wirtschaftskrise der Jahre 1816/17. Letztere wirkte sich ökonomisch nachteilig auf Pestalozzis Anstalt aus, die aufgrund der öffentlichen Fehden der Mitarbeiter ohnehin einen... more...

  • In the Mirror of the Pastby Ivan Illich

    Marion Boyars 1991; US$ 22.99

    During the 1980s Ivan Illich added another dimension to his thought through the study of Medieval history. In the current volume he aims to demonstrate the extent to which the groundwork for the institutions that characterize our world today was laid in the twelfth century. The topics with which Illich engages center on health, housing, schooling,... more...

  • Theory & Practice in Education (RLE Edu K)by R F Dearden

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The main concern of the volume is the relation of theory to practice in education but the book also reviews the state of educational theory, and its relation to politics. Beginning with a group of papers on specific areas of the relation between theory and practice, the book goes on to discuss aspects of the curriculum, such as curricular principles... more...

  • Education as a Social Factor (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)by Leonard M Jacks

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume presents a short survey of education at the beginning of the twentieth century. It considered the main educational agencies of that time, the home, the Church, the school and the university and the role to be played by each in preparing the citizens of the future. The author maintains that religion and education are intimately connected... more...

  • Friedrich Froebel and English Education (RLE Edu K)by Evelyn Lawrence

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This collection of essays describes Froebel’s life and the history of his influence on the education of young children in Britain. It also traces the religious roots of his philosophy and discusses his psychological and educational principles in the light of developments in these fields since his day. more...

  • An Essay Towards A Philosophy of Education (RLE Edu K)by Charlotte M Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This was the last and most important and comprehensive work of Charlotte Mason, (founder of the Parents’ National Educational Union). For more than half a century the practical results of her original thought on education could be seen in all parts of the world in the Charlotte Mason Method and the Parents’ Union Schools. more...

  • Education (RLE Edu K)by Herbert Phillipson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Contributing to early debates on nature versus nurture, schools and the social environment, town planning and a free comprehensive education, the author discusses key educational issues against the background of a distintegrating Europe in the midst of war. more...

  • Education for Peace (RLE Edu K)by Herbert Read

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book deals with the everlasting problem of war and peace. In it, the author argues that mankind must be predisposed for peace by the right kind of education and he discusses how to devise methods of education which will prevent war. more...