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  • Education and Social Changeby John L. Rury

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95

    This brief, interpretive history of American schooling focuses on the evolving relationship between education and social change. Like its predecessors, this new edition adopts a thematic approach, investigating the impact of social forces such as industrialization, urbanization, immigration, globalization, and cultural conflict on the development... more...

  • Mathematics for Common Entrance Twoby Serena Alexander; Tammy Poggo

    Hodder Education Group 2015; US$ 28.78

    Reviewed by ISEB's Mathematics editor, Year 7 and 8 books cover Common Entrance Levels 1 and 2 and introduce Level 3 for extension work. The content covered exceeds National Curriculum requirements at KS3 and lays the foundations for success at 13+. Endorsed by ISEB to ensure full coverage of the Common Entrance 13+ syllabus. Grasp new concepts... more...

  • Öffentliche Erziehung im Strukturwandelby Konstanze Wetzel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 30.83

    Die AutorInnen dieses Bandes gehen der Frage nach, wie eine komplexe, aufeinander abgestimmte öffentliche Erziehung der Heranwachsenden gestaltet werden kann und welche Reformschritte dafür notwendig sind. Es wird deutlich, dass der nachhaltige soziale Wandel auch die Bildung und Erziehung der Kinder und Jugendlichen schon jetzt vielfältig verändert... more...

  • Bruce M. Russett: Pioneer in the Scientific and Normative Study of War, Peace, and Policyby Harvey Starr

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 52.60

    This book provides a comprehensive treatment of Russett’s scientific contributions, with key examples of his major studies. It will greatly benefit today’s International Relations students, deepening their understanding of the field’s theory and methods. Bruce M. Russett was a founder of, and continues to be a pioneer in, the empirical analytical... more...

  • Higher Education in Americaby Derek Bok

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 19.95 US$ 18.15

    Higher Education in America is a landmark work--a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the current condition of our colleges and universities from former Harvard president Derek Bok, one of the nation's most respected education experts. Sweepingly ambitious in scope, this is a deeply informed and balanced assessment of the many strengths... more...

  • The Almanac of American Education 2014-2015by Deirdre A. Gaquin; Gwenavere W. Dunn

    Bernan Press 2015; US$ 75.00

    The Almanac of American Education helps users understand and compare the quality of education at the national, state, and county levels. Compiled from official U.S. government and reliable private sources, the book contains historical and current data, insightful analysis, and useful graphs that provide compelling insights into the state of education... more...

  • Neoliberalizing Educational Reformby Keith M. Sturges

    SensePublishers 2015; US$ 42.82

    “In this era, when ‘commonsense’ in educational discourse is so deeply framed by neoliberalism, we must better understand both the uniquely situated and the insidiously interconnected nature of so-called reforms. Thank you to Keith M. Sturges and colleagues for illuminating exactly this in their important and hard-hitting new book that reveals not... more...

  • Reclaiming the Teaching Professionby J. Amos Hatch

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 30.00

    This book details, and provides a systematic critique of, the shaky assumptions at the foundation of the market-based reform initiatives that dominate the contemporary education scene. It names and exposes the motives and methods of the powerful philanthropists, politicians, business moguls, and education entrepreneurs who are behind the reform movement.... more...

  • The Struggle for Modern Tibet: The Autobiography of Tashi Tseringby Melvyn C. Goldstein; William R Siebenschuh; Tashi Tsering

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    This captivating autobiography by a Tibetan educator and former political prisoner is full of twists and turns. Born in 1929 in a Tibetan village, Tsering developed a strong dislike of his country's theocratic ruling elite. As a 13-year-old member of the Dalai Lama's personal dance troupe, he was frequently whipped or beaten by teachers for minor infractions.... more...

  • Beweisvorstellungen und eigenständiges Beweisenby Svenja Grundey

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 56.54

    Svenja Grundey untersucht qualitativ-empirisch das komplexe Zusammenspiel zwischen Beweisvorstellungen und eigenständigem Beweisen von Lernenden in der Sekundarstufe II im Bereich „Analysis“. Begründen und Beweisen stellen wichtige Kompetenzen von Schülerinnen und Schülern dar, wobei Lehren und Lernen von Beweisen mit vielfältigen Schwierigkeiten verbunden... more...