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  • Empire and Educationby A. Angulo

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2012; US$ 30.82

    This book is about education and American imperialism from the War of 1898 to the War on Terror. Very little coordinated or sustained research has been devoted to the broader contours of America, education, and empire. And third, this volume seeks to inspire new directions in the study of American educational history. more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2008; US$ 38.01

    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...

  • Creating a Useful Science of Educationby R. Barker Bausell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 23.50

    This book poses and answers two questions: (a) whether it is possible for the science of education to develop into a discipline that could constructively impact the education of students and, if so (b) what type of research would be required for this transformation. more...

  • Quiet Evolutionby S. Robin Harris

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1967; Not Available

    This study is concerned with the nature and significance of changes in the educational system of Ontario in relation to the dimensions and organization of the system itself. The author also investigatse the disadvantages as well as the advantages of the present approach to education in Ontario. more...

  • Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrowby Roslyn Arlin Mickelson; Stephen Samuel Smith; Amy Hawn Nelson

    Harvard Education Press 2017; US$ 35.99

    Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow  provides a compelling analysis of the forces and choices that have shaped the trend toward the resegregation of public schools. By assembling a wide range of contributors—historians, sociologists, economists, and education scholars—the editors provide a comprehensive view of a community’s experience with desegregation... more...