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  • Leaders Make the Futureby Robert Johansen

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2012; US$ 29.95

    NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED What are the new leadership skills needed to succeed in the decade ahead? In this second edition Bob Johansen, bestselling author and longtime CEO of the Institute for the Future, teams with the prestigious Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), not only describing and updating the 10 new essential leadership skills... more...

  • In the Mirror of the Pastby Ivan Illich

    Marion Boyars 1991; US$ 17.49

    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...

  • Education and the Significance of Lifeby Jiddu Krishnamurti

    HarperCollins 2010; Not Available

    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...

  • 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 Educationby 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 Peaceby 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...

  • The Dark Places of Education (RLE Edu K)by Willi Schohaus

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The book is divided into two parts. The first forms a survey of the inadequacies of the Swiss school system in the early twentieth century (but the issues it discusses were universal ones which were just as prevalent in the English school system of that time). The second part of the book is a collection of testimonies from former pupils on the worst... more...

  • The Logic of Education (RLE Edu K)by Paul H Hirst; R S Peters

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the implications for the curriculum, for teaching and for the authority structure of schools and colleges of an analysis of ?education? in which the development of knowledge and understanding is accorded a central position. The book explains what philosophy of education is, and by concentrating on its central concepts, initiates... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    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...