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  • Why Not the Best Schools? The England Reportby Michael Goodfellow; Michael Walton

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2009; US$ 29.95

    Why Not the Best Schools?: The England Report is part of a set of six country reports that support Why Not the Best Schools? by Brian Caldwell and Jessica Harris (ACER Press 2008). Why Not the Best Schools? draws on the findings of the International Project to Frame the Transformation of Schools conducted in Australia, China, England, Finland, the... more...

  • Die Prager Universität im Mittelalterby František Šmahel

    BRILL 2006; US$ 212.00

    This volume includes twenty-one studies on the history of the University of Prague in the 14th to 16th centuries. Focusing upon the Faculty of Liberal Arts, the book deals with the academic learning, mainly from a doctrinal point of view. more...

  • The Right to Learnby Ides Nicaise

    Policy Press 2000; US$ 34.50

    This book reports on a wide-ranging research study into education and social exclusion in Europe. It explores differing strategies to improve educational success among disadvantaged children. The countries studied, UK, Ireland, Belgium, The Netherlands, Portugal and Spain, reflect the diversity in systems and policies that currently exist. The book... more...

  • Education and Social Integrationby Susanne Wiborg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00

    This book traces national policies behind the efforts of integrating education systems in Europe. In some regions of Europe, such as the Nordic countries, a high level of social integration was achieved by introducing radical comprehensive education systems. By contrast, in countries such as Germany and England, comprehensive education either failed... more...

  • Academic Interests and Catholic Confessionalisationby Bruno Boute

    BRILL 2010; US$ 278.00

    Focussing on an anomaly - highly controverisal, but at face value useless privileges granted to the university of Louvain -, this book explores the entanglement of material, political, religious and intellectual interests nurtured by early modern academics in the Confessional Age. more...

  • Geschichte der Universität Unter den Linden 1810-2010by Konrad Jarausch; Matthias Middell; Annette Vogt; Reimer Hansen; Ilko-Sascha Kowalczuk

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 142.99

    Die "Alma Mater Berolinensis" wurde auf Initiative Wilhelm von Humboldts durch König Friedrich Wilhelm III am 16. August 1809 gegründet und nahm 1810 ihren Forschungs- und Lehrbetrieb auf. Von 1828 bis 1945 führte sie den Namen "Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität", seit 1949 ist sie die Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Die Berliner Universität... more...

  • Social Paralysis and Social Changeby Neil J. Smelser

    University of California Press 1991; US$ 70.00

    Neil Smelser's Social Paralysis and Social Change is one of the most comprehensive histories of mass education ever written. It tells the story of how working-class education in nineteenth-century Britain—often paralyzed by class, religious, and economic conflict—struggled forward toward change. This book is ambitious in scope. It is both a detailed... more...

  • Gelehrte zwischen Humanismus und Reformationby Martin Wallraff

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 56.00

    The publication series of the Frey-Grynaeisches Institut in Basel puts the emphasis on the link between academic theology and its environment in terms ofhumanities and cultural studies. Many points of departure for this approach are supplied by the humanistic legacy of the city of Basel and the history of the institute itself, which... more...

  • The University of London, 1858-1900by F.M.G. Willson

    Boydell & Brewer 2004; US$ 130.00

    A history of London University in the second half of the nineteenth century, focusing on political as well as academic developments. more...