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  • Reforming Boston Schools, 1930–2006by J. Cronin

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2008; US$ 39.73

    Boston s schools in 2006 won the Eli Broad Prize for the Most Improved Urban School System in America. But from the 1930s into the 1970s the city schools succumbed to scandals including the sale of jobs and racial segregation. This book describes the black voices before and after court decisions and the struggles of Boston teachers before and after... more...

  • A Social History of Educational Studies and Researchby Gary McCulloch; Steven Cowan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    A Social History of Educational Studies and Research examines the development of the study of education in the UK in its broader educational, social and political context since its early beginnings in the first part of the twentieth century. By providing a historical analysis of the contested growth of the field this book examines the significant... more...

  • The End of Exceptionalism in American Educationby Jeffrey R. Henig

    Harvard Education Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    Over the past fifty years, the “special status” of education decision-making has been eroded. Once the province of local and state school boards, decisions about schools and schooling have begun to emerge in every level and branch of government. In The End of Exceptionalism in American Education , Jeffrey R. Henig traces the roots of this tectonic... more...

  • From the Courtroom to the Classroomby Claire E. Smrekar; Ellen B. Goldring; Ronald F. Ferguson

    Harvard Education Press 2009; US$ 28.99

    From the Courtroom to the Classroom examines recent developments pertaining to school desegregation in the United States. As the editors note, it comes at a time marked by a “general downplaying of race and ethnicity as criteria for the allocation of public resources, as well as a weakening of the political forces that support busing to achieve... more...

  • The Power of Resistanceby Rowhea M. Elmesky; Carol Camp Yeakey; Olivia C. Marcucci

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 154.95

    This book is guided through the powerful ideological frameworks of culture and social reproduction and looks specifically to the role of schooling as a vehicle for catalysing change. more...

  • Restructuring American Educationby Ray Rist

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Structured schools, free schools, graded schools, ungraded schools, no schools at all—the conflicts over public education in America rage on, for contemporary schools have not lived up to our expectations. The essence of the criticism reflected in the essays in this volume is that America's dual educational goals—free inquiry and social mobility-are... more...

  • Re-Imagining Comparative Educationby Peter Ninnes; Sonia Mehta

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95

    The original essays included here, by up and coming scholars in the field, illustrate the potential and diversity of post-foundational ideas as applied to comparative education concerns. more...

  • Radical Reformsby Christopher Chapman; Helen Gunter

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This book draws on the lessons from one of the most intensive periods of educational reform in any country during recent times. The post-1997 English experience, under a New Labour government, is used to illustrate the opportunities and challenges associated with attempting to develop a world class education system. Such reforms are fiercely contested... more...

  • Education in Sierra Leoneby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 14.99

    Recently emerging from a decade-long civil war, Sierra Leone is making a remarkable recovery. The future holds great promise as well as many challenges for the education system in Sierra Leone. The rapid expansion of enrollments in primary school after the war will place pressure on the secondary school level and careful planning will be required to... more...

  • 1805-1809by Rebekka Horlacher; Daniel Tröhler; Sandra Aebersold; Carla Aubry; Barbara Caluori; Luca Godenzi; Norbert Grube; Claudia Mäder

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 280.00

    Der zweite Band der Briefe an Pestalozzi umfasst die Jahre 1805 bis 1809 und enthält knapp 400 Briefe. Im napoleonischen Europa avancierte "Volkserziehung" zu einem wichtigen Punkt auf der nationalen Agenda, so dass die Methode Pestalozzis praktische Relevanz bekam. Darüberhinaus zeigen die Briefe, auf welche Gegenargumente die Bewunderer... more...