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  • Integration Interruptedby Karolyn Tyson

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 17.99

    Carefully reconsidering how and why black students have come to equate school success with whiteness, Integration Interrupted argues that when students understand race to be connected with achievement, it is a powerful lesson conveyed by schools, not their peers. Drawing on over ten years of ethnographic research, Karolyn Tyson shows how equating... more...

  • Planning Programs for Adult Learnersby Rosemary S. Caffarella; Sandra Ratcliff Daffron; Ronald M. Cervero

    Wiley 2013; US$ 46.00 US$ 41.40

    Planning Programs for Adult Learners , Third Edition covers the development of adult education programs in clear, specific detail. This popular step-by-step guide contains information on every area of program planning for adult learners, from understanding the purpose of educational programs to obtaining suitable facilities to incorporating technology... more...

  • The Dreamkeepersby Gloria Ladson-Billings

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.99

    In the second edition of her critically acclaimed book The Dreamkeepers , Gloria Ladson-Billings revisits the eight teachers who were profiled in the first edition and introduces us to new teachers who are current exemplars of good teaching. She shows that culturally relevant teaching is not a matter of race, gender, or teaching style. What matters... more...

  • The Adult Learnerby Malcolm S. Knowles; Elwood F. Holton III; Richard A. Swanson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.30

    How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles’s pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the 1970s. The resulting principles of a self-directed,... more...

  • School Troubleby Deborah Youdell

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.41

    What is the trouble with schools and why should we want to make ‘school trouble’? Schooling is implicated in the making of educational and social exclusions and inequalities as well as the making of particular sorts of students and teachers. For this reason schools are important sites of counter- or radical- politics. In this book, Deborah Youdell... more...

  • Fabricating Quality in Educationby Jenny Ozga; Peter Dahler-Larsen; Christina Segerholm; Hannu Simola

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.14

    How is European Education Governed? Data is now the lifeblood of education governance. At the international level, organisations like the OECD steer education systems through their programmes of assessment and the European Commission’s project of creating the most successful knowledge economy in the world is driven by data collection, analysis and... more...

  • The State And The Schoolby John Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 51.56

    There was once agreement that education was too important to be left to politicians; now the view is that education is too important to be left to teachers. Whereas the curriculum and syllabus were previously the concern of the professionals, the government now distrusts these professionals. This has resulted in the Secretary for State assuming massive... more...

  • Education for a Changeby Titus Alexander; John Potter

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 37.38

    This challenging, hard-hitting book is about making schooling relevant to modern society. It starts from the premise that our present education system is ill equipped to serve students and society in the twenty-first century. In a series of positive yet powerful and provocative chapters, the authors look at critical issues shaping schools today, with... more...

  • South Eastern Europeby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 112.00

    The aim of the Stability Pact is to strengthen countries in South Eastern Europe in their efforts to foster peace, democracy, human rights, social development, economic prosperity and a favourable environment for sustainable security, in order to achieve stability in the region. more...

  • Policy as Practiceby Margaret Sutton

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 132.00

    This volume brings together scholars working on ethnographic policy studies to debate and provisionally chart the methodological and theoretical parameters of such a project. It is divided into three sections on theory, methods, and experiences, and features field experiences and case studies. more...