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  • Wellbeing, Education and Contemporary Schooling by Malcolm Thorburn
    Wellbeing, Education and Contemporary Schooling (English, Paperback) Malcolm Thorburn

    Wellbeing, Education and Contemporary Schooling examines the role of wellbeing in schools and argues that it should be integral to core policy objectives in health and education. The whole school focus chosen is conducive to the review of wellbeing in schools, and assists in better understanding the complex relationships between learners and teachers in policy contexts, where every teacher has a...

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  • The Little Red Schoolbook by Soren Hansen
    The Little Red Schoolbook (Paperback) Soren Hansen, Jesper Jensen

    Reissue of the uncensored and original edition of the little book that tried to change the world.

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  • Evolution of the Learning Brain by Paul Howard-Jones
    Evolution of the Learning Brain (English, Paperback) Paul Howard-Jones

    How does learning transform us biologically?...

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  • From My Heart by Neil Hawkes
    From My Heart (English, Paperback) Neil Hawkes

    Values-based Education is the philosophy and practice that inspires both children and adults to be the best that they can be.

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  • The Teacher Wars by Dana Goldstein
    The Teacher Wars (English, Paperback) Dana Goldstein

    A New York Times Bestseller...

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  • Moral Development by Elizabeth C. Vozzola
    Moral Development (English, Paperback) Elizabeth C. Vozzola

    "This class-tested text provides a comprehensive overview of the classical and current theories of moral development and applications of these theories in various counseling and educational settings"--

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  • Foucault, Power, and Education by Stephen J. Ball
    Foucault, Power, and Education (English, Paperback) Stephen J. Ball

    Foucault, Power, and Education invites internationally renowned scholar Stephen J. Ball to reflect on the importance and influence of Foucault on his work in educational policy. By focusing on some of the ways Foucault has been placed in relation to educational questions or questions about education, Ball highlights the relationships between Foucault's concepts and methods, and educational...

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  • The Making of Indigeneity, Curriculum History, and the Limits of Diversity by Ligia (Licho) Lopez Lopez
    The Making of Indigeneity, Curriculum History, and the Limits of Diversity (English, Hardback) Ligia (Licho) Lopez Lopez

    Conceptually rich and grounded in cutting-edge research, this book addresses the often-overlooked roles and implications of diversity and indigeneity in curriculum. Taking a multidisciplinary approach to the development of teacher education in Guatemala, López provides a historical and transnational understanding of how "indigenous" has been negotiated as a subject/object of scientific inquiry in...

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  • Democracy's Schools by Johann N. Neem
    Democracy's Schools (English, Paperback) Johann N. Neem

    By studying the origins of America's public schools, Neem urges us to focus on the defining features of democratic education: promoting equality, nurturing human beings, preparing citizens, and fostering civic solidarity.

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  • Not for Profit by Martha C. Nussbaum
    Not for Profit (English, Paperback) Martha C. Nussbaum

    In this short and powerful book, celebrated philosopher Martha Nussbaum makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education....

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  • A Time to Stir by Paul Cronin
    A Time to Stir (English, Hardback) Paul Cronin

    For seven days in April 1968, students occupied five buildings on the Columbia University campus. A Time to Stir captures the reflections of those who participated in and witnessed the Columbia rebellion with more than sixty essays that shed light on the politics, passions, and ideals of the 1960s and the complicated legacy of the uprising.

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  • Finding Our Way Home by Nikki Simpson
    Finding Our Way Home (English, Paperback) Nikki Simpson

    Finding Our Way Home: Women's Accounts of Being Sent to Boarding School shares the personal stories of sixteen women, all of whom were sent away to board at an early age. Their accounts delve into the depths of long suppressed emotions and feelings, and the lifelong impact that the early separation from their families has had....

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  • Bluestockings by Jane Robinson
    Bluestockings (Paperback) Jane Robinson

    In 1869, when five women enrolled at university for the first time in British history, the average female brain was thought to be 150 grams lighter than a man's. Doctors warned that if women studied too hard their wombs would wither and die. This title tells the story of the fight for female education in Britain.

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  • On Critical Pedagogy by Henry A. Giroux
    On Critical Pedagogy (English, Paperback) Henry A. Giroux

    Focuses on crucial elements associated with critical pedagogy. This title presents an overview of the term as it applies to schooling and to larger cultural spheres. It examines some of the major economic, social, and political forces undermining the promise of democratic schooling in both public and higher education.

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  • Class Dismissed by John Marsh
    Class Dismissed (English, Paperback) John Marsh

    In Class Dismissed, John Marsh debunks a myth cherished by journalists, politicians, and economists: that growing poverty and inequality in the United States can be solved through education. Using sophisticated analysis combined with personal experience in the classroom, Marsh not only shows that education has little impact on poverty and inequality, but that our mistaken beliefs actively shape...

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  • Developing Narrative Theory by Ivor F. Goodson
    Developing Narrative Theory (English, Paperback) Ivor F. Goodson

    "We live in an age of narrative: life stories are a crucial ingredient in what makes us human and, in turn, what kind of human they make us. In recent years, narrative analysis has grown in interest and use across many areas of research; up until now, however, this rapidly developing approach has lacked the firm theoretical underpinning that would allow researchers to both approach such research...

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  • The American School by Joel Spring
    The American School (English, Paperback) Joel Spring

    This current, comprehensive history of American education is designed to stimulate critical analysis and critical thinking by offering alternative interpretations of each historical period. In his signature straight-forward, concise style, Joel Spring provides a variety of interpretations of American schooling, from conservative to leftist, in order to spark the reader's own critical thinking...

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  • America's Dream Palace by Osamah F Khalil
    America's Dream Palace (English, Hardback) Osamah F Khalil

    As the postwar U.S. national security establishment required Middle Eastern expertise, it cultivated a beneficial relationship with universities. But by the time the Bush administration declared its Global War on Terror, Osamah Khalil shows, think tank agendas aligned with neoconservative goals were the drivers of America's foreign policy.

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  • The Datafication of Primary and Early Years Education by Alice Bradbury
    The Datafication of Primary and Early Years Education (English, Paperback) Alice Bradbury, Guy Roberts-Holmes

    The Datafication of Primary and Early Years Education explores and critically analyses the growing dominance of data in schools and early childhood education settings. Recognising the shift in practice and priorities towards the production and analysis of attainment data that are compared locally, nationally and internationally, this important book explores the role and impact of digital data in...

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  • The Graduate School Mess by Leonard Cassuto
    The Graduate School Mess (English, Hardback) Leonard Cassuto

    American graduate education is in disarray. Graduate study in the humanities takes too long and those who succeed face a dismal academic job market. Leonard Cassuto gives practical advice about how faculty can teach and advise students so that they are prepared for the demands of the working worlds they will join, inside and outside the academy.

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