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  • Destroying the Republicby John Chodes

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95

    Jabez Curry was an aristocratic Alabamian. In the ante-bellum South he had a distinguished career in both the Alabama Assembly and the United States Congress. He tirelessly advocated the principles of state sovereignty and limited Federal Governmental pow more...

  • Critical Perspectives on bell hooksby Maria del Guadalupe Davidson; George Yancy

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    In Critical Perspectives on bell hooks , contributors in the field of education, philosophy, and social work offer critical reflections on bell hooks? work where she has been most influential. This is a must-read for scholars, professors, and students interested in issues of race, class and gender. more...

  • Antonio Gramsci (Routledge Revivals)by Harold Entwistle

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    Antonio Gramsci is one of the few Marxist theoreticians to have considered the role and nature of education, yet paradoxically his revolutionary, political and social theory seems at odds with his conservative approach to the content and processes of schooling. This book, originally published in 1979, examines his educational, political and cultural... more...

  • On Educationby Bertrand Russell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 31.95

    Russell outlines the transformative power of a progressive and thoughtful education - which for Russell takes the form of education in knowledge - with characteristic clarity and humour. more...

  • Dewey's Democracy and Education Revisitedby Patrick M. Jenlink

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 43.99

    This book presents a collection of contemporary discourses that reconsider the relationship of democracy as a political ideology and American ideal (i.e., Dewey's progressivist ideas) and education as the foundation of preparing democratic citizens in America. more...

  • Marcuse's Challenge to Educationby Douglas Kellner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 69.99

    Marcuse?s Challenge to Education, a collection of unpublished lecture notes by the thinker himself as well as essays by scholars who have explicated his theories, examines Herbert Marcuse?s ground-breaking critique of education as well as his own pedagogical alternatives. Edited by Douglas Kellner, this compilation provides an overview of the various... more...

  • Ideas for Educatorsby Nathan Eklund; Adrienne Gilby

    Search Institute Press 2009; US$ 39.95

    Written by two experienced teachers, this series of newsletters on CD-ROM offers educators and administrators a quick and easy way to learn and incorporate the Developmental Assets® into daily teaching practices. The newsletters can be printed out from the CD-ROM or sent via e-mail as complete documents, modified to fit a school?s individual needs,... more...

  • In Praise of the Cognitive Emotions (Routledge Revivals)by Israel Scheffler

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1991, In Praise of Cognitive Emotions comprises fourteen of Scheffler's most recent essays - all of which challenge contemporary notions of education and rationality. While defending the ideal of rationality, he insists that rationality not be identified with a mental faculty or a mechanism of inference but taken rather as the capactity... more...

  • Democracy and Educationby John Dewey

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    Democracy and Education: an introduction to the philosophy of education is a book written in 1916 by John Dewey. His recurrent and intertwining themes of education, democracy and communication are effectively summed up in the following excerpt from the first chapter, "Education as a Necessity of Life".— Excerpted from Wikipedia, the... more...

  • Education and the Significance of Lifeby Jiddu Krishnamurti

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    The teacher probes the Western problems of conformity and loss of personal values while offering a fresh approach to self-understanding and the meaning of personal freedom and mature love. more...