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  • Intellectual Resistance and the Struggle for Palestineby Matthew Abraham

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    By positioning the late Edward Said's political interventions as a public intellectual on behalf of Palestinian populations living under Israeli occupation as a form of intellectual resistance, Abraham moves to consider forms of physical resistance, seeking to better understand the motivations of those who choose to turn their bodies into weapons. more...

  • Academic Freedom: A Guide to the Literatureby Stephen Aby; James Kuhn

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 64.00

    The freedom of academics to pursue knowledge and truth in their research, writing, and teaching is a fundamental principle of contemporary higher education in the United States. But this freedom has been hard won and regularly abridged, reinterpreted, and violated. Academic freedom has been central to many issues and controversies in higher education... more...

  • The State and the Politics of Knowledgeby Michael W. Apple

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 51.95

    The State and the Politics of Knowledge extends the insightful arguments Michael Apple provided in Educating the "Right" Way in new and truly international directions. Arguing that schooling is, by definition, political, Apple and his co-authors move beyond a critical analysis to describe numerous ways of interrupting dominance and creating truly... more...

  • Back to the Futureby Maria Assunção Flores; Ana Amélia Carvalho; Fernando Ilídio Ferreira; Maria Teresa Vilaça

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 41.34

    Schools and teachers are facing various challenges in a rapidly changing world. In such circumstances, discussing and sharing concerns of mutual interest regarding policy, practice and research is crucial to creating more sophisticated understandings of the various challenges as a first step in the improvement of education. While the future should... more...

  • Mapping Corporate Education Reformby Wayne Au; Joseph J. Ferrare

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Mapping Corporate Education Reform outlines and analyzes the complex relationships between policy actors that define education reform within the current, neoliberal context. Using social network analysis and powerful data visualization tools, the authors identify the problematic roots of these relationships and describe their effects both in the... more...

  • Education and the Stateby Carla Aubry; Michael Geiss; Veronika Magyar-Haas; Jürgen Oelkers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    In most countries in the world, school education is the business of the state. Even if forms and functions differ, the imparting of elementary knowledge is universally regarded as a public function. Yet this is neither self-evident nor self-explanatory. The degree of involvement of state agencies in the supervision, financing and organization of the... more...

  • Handbook of Social Justice in Educationby William Ayers; Therese M. Quinn; David Stovall

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 126.95

    The Handbook of Social Justice in Education, a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the field, addresses, from multiple perspectives, education theory, research, and practice in historical and ideological context, with an emphasis on social movements for justice. Each of the nine sections explores a primary theme of social justice and education:... more...

  • How Schools Do Policyby Stephen J Ball; Meg Maguire; Annette Braun

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Over the last 20 years, international attempts to raise educational standards and improve opportunities for all children have accelerated and proliferated. This has generated a state of constant change and an unrelenting flood of initiatives, changes and reforms that need to be ‘implemented’ by schools. In response to this, a great deal of attention... more...

  • Frauen in Kunst und Kulturby Heiner Barz; Meral Cerci

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 14.88

    Wie ist es um die Gleichstellung von Mann und Frau in öffentlich geförderten Kulturinstitutionen in Deutschland bestellt? Welche Einstellungen und Barrieren sind gegebenenfalls für nicht erreichte Gleichstellungsziele verantwortlich? Auf diese Fragen gibt die im Auftrag des Frauenkulturbüros NRW erstellte Studie Antworten am Beispiel von NRW, des... more...

  • International Handbook of Educational Policyby Nina Bascia; Alister Cumming; Amanda Datnow; Kenneth Leithwood; David Livingstone

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 943.78

    Nina Bascia, Alister Cumming, Amanda Datnow, Kenneth Leithwood and David Livingstone This Handbook presents contemporary and emergent trends in educational policy research, in over ?fty chapters written by nearly ninety leading researchers from a number of countries. It is organized into ?ve broad sections which capture many of the current dominant... more...