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  • Leren of ontberen?by Herman G. van de Werfhorst

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 12.00

    Onderwijsinstitutionele kenmerken zoals de selectie van leerlingen in verschillende stromen, de leeftijd waarop dit gebeurt en de beroepsoriëntatie van leerlingen variëren sterk tussen landen. Er is vanuit de vergelijkende stratificatieliteratuur al veel bekend over de invloed van deze kenmerken op onderwijsongelijkheid en op de invloed van het onderwijs... more...

  • Knowledgeable Womenby Sara Delamont

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.00

    In Knowledgeable Women Sara Delamont traces the history of women's education and the elites it produces. She examines class and gender divisions in the structure and contest of education in Britain and the USA from 1850 to the present day. Her empirical focus is of course elites - especially elite women - but the justification for this is the belief... more...

  • Lessons for the Futureby Dr David Hicks; David Hicks

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Drawing on the latest research in futures studies, this book provides new insights into ways of helping both students and teachers think more critically and creatively about their own future and that of wider society. It acknowledges the crucial role of education in helping young people understand the nature of local and global change and the social... more...

  • Pedagogies of Differenceby Peter Pericles Trifonas

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Peter Pericles Trifonas has assembled internationally acclaimed theorists and educational practitioners whose essays explore various constructions, representations, and uses of difference in educational contexts. These essays strive to bridge competing discourses of difference--for instance, feminist or anti-racist pedagogical models--to create a more... more...

  • Social Geographies of Educational Changeby F. Hernandez; I.F. Goodson

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 127.55

    Social Geographies, as spatial location, is a factor relevant to understanding the variety of people’s interpretations and appropriations of educational innovations and changes. Their location in the social space also influences their response to change. In the field of educational change, social space means for example, skin colour, gender distribution... more...

  • Equity in Educationby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 35.00

    Equity in education does not imply an equal distribution of resources to all students. OECD countries support students with disabilities, learning difficulties and disadvantages by providing them with additional resources to help them access the curriculum and benefit as fully as possible from education. more...

  • Diverse Sexuality and Schoolsby David Campos

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    An overview of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students in American schools - what they endure, their special needs and the programmes and groups that support them. It features a directory of organizations, associations and government agencies associated with GLBT youth. more...

  • Privilege and Diversity in the Academyby Frances A. Maher

    Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 34.95

    Over the past several decades, higher education has been transformed by the entry of faculty of color and women into the university system. Through detailed institutional ethnographies of three very different universities, Privilege and Diversity in the Academy explores how this diversification has dismantled and reconfigured relationships of privilege... more...

  • Engaging Teachersby Trevor Gale; Kathleen Densmore

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    Engaging Teachers makes a deliberate attempt to reclaim the education discourse captured by new right politics and connect it with a radical democratic agenda for schooling. On its agenda are education markets, policy, leadership, professionalism, and communities. Engaging with these is conceived on at least two levels. First, as an invitation to teachers... more...

  • Elusive Justiceby Thea Renda Abu El-Haj

    Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95

    Addresses how educators think about and act upon differences in schools. Through ethnographic portraits of two schools with a commitment to social justice, this book analyzes the ways discourses about difference provide a key site for both producing and resisting inequalities. more...