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  • Toward Wholenessby Mary Caroline Richards

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 19.99

    A fascinating study about a uniquely artistic individual. more...

  • The Crossing Pointby Mary Caroline Richards

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 16.99

    A stunning example of poetic questioning. more...

  • Rancire, Public Education and the Taming of Democracyby Maarten Simons; Jan Masschelein

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    Rancière, Public Education and the Taming of Democracy introduces the political and educational ideas of Jacques Rancière, a leading philosopher increasingly important in educational theory. In light of his ideas, the volume explores the current concern for democracy and equality in relation to education. The book introduces and discusses... 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$ 190.26

    This new volume of letters to Pestalozzi covers the period between 1814 andJuly 1817. It thus encompasses the fall of Napoleon, the Congress of Vienna, and the great European economic crisis of 1816?17. This crisis adversely affected Pestalozzi?s Institute, already suffering from a reduction in enrollment because of public feuding among... 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...

  • Die Kölner Universität im Mittelalterby Albert Zimmermann; Gudrun Vuillemin-Diem

    De Gruyter 1989; US$ 273.84

    Die MISCELLANEA MEDIAEVALIA präsentieren seit ihrer Gründung durch Paul Wilpert im Jahre 1962 Arbeiten des Thomas-Instituts der Universität zu Köln. Das Kernstück der Publikationsreihe bilden die Akten der im zweijährigen Rhythmus stattfindenden Kölner Mediaevistentagungen, die vor über 50 Jahren von Josef Koch, dem Gründungsdirektor... 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...

  • The Global Reception of John Dewey's Thoughtby Rosa Bruno-Jofré; Jürgen Schriewer

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume explores the reception of John Dewey?s ideas in various historical and geographical settings such as Japan, China, Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Spain, Russia, and Germany, analyzing how and why Dewey?s thought was interpreted in various ways according to mediating local discursive and ideological configurations and formations. 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...