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  • 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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  • American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century (English, Paperback) Michael N. Bastedo

    Perna, Gary Rhoades, Roman Ruiz, Lauren Schudde, Sheila Slaughter, Daryl G. Smith

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  • Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice (English, Paperback) Maurianne Adams

    For twenty years, Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice has been the definitive sourcebook of theoretical foundations, pedagogical and design frameworks, and curricular models for social justice teaching practice. Thoroughly revised and updated, this third edition continues in the tradition of its predecessors to cover the most relevant issues and controversies in social justice education in a...

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  • Williamson College of the Trades (English, Paperback) Andrew Miller

    Williamson College of the Trades was founded in 1888 by Quaker businessman and philanthropist Isaiah V. Williamson, whose objective was to provide financially disadvantaged young men with a useful trade. Located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, the school accepted its first students in the fall of 1891. Then, as now, the young men received free room, board, and tuition while dividing their day...

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  • Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality (English, Paperback) Joel Spring

    Joel Spring’s history of school polices imposed on dominated groups in the United States examines the concept of deculturalization—the use of schools to strip away family languages and cultures and replace them with those of the dominant group. The focus is on the education of dominated groups forced to become citizens in territories conquered by the U.S., including Native Americans, Enslaved...

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  • The Growth Mindset Coach (English, Paperback) Annie Brock, Heather Hundley


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  • Ohio State University in the Sixties (English, Hardback) William J Shkurti

    At 5:30 p.m. on May 6, 1970, an embattled Ohio State University President Novice G. Fawcett took the unprecedented step of closing down the university. Despite the presence of more than 1,500 armed highway patrol officers, Ohio National Guardsmen, deputy sheriffs, and Columbus city police, university and state officials feared they could not maintain order in the face of growing student protests....

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

    In Not for Profit, celebrated philosopher Martha Nussbaum makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education. Historically, the humanities have been central to study because they have been seen as essential for creating competent democratic citizens. But recently, Nussbaum argues, the aims of education have gone disturbingly awry. We increasingly treat...

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  • Trinity Tales (Paperback) Catherine Heaney

    Encompassing the worlds of science, the arts and everything in between, this new instalment of Trinity Tales features actors Dominic West and Mario Rosenstock, writers and journalists Turtle Bunbury, Claire Kilroy and Belinda McKeon, eminent scientists such as Austin Duffy, and sportsman Mark Pollock.

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  • What Kind of Citizen? (English, Paperback) Joel Westheimer

    How can schools teach the skills required for a strong democracy to flourish? What Kind of Citizen? asks readers to imagine the kind of society they would like to live in - and then shows the ways in which schools can be used to make that vision a reality.

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  • New Mexico's Stormy History (Paperback) Elmer Eugene Maestas

    Conquistador General Don Diego de Vargas led hundreds of Spanish pioneers to resettle New Mexico after the 1680 Indian Revolt. This little-known colonial period brought peace and prosperity to settlers and Native Americans in what later became northern New Mexico and parts of surrounding states. Spanish Royalty awarded many faithful soldiers and settlers with grants of land to establish farms,...

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  • 100 Great African Kings and Queens (English, Paperback) Pusch Commey, Innocent Dembetembe

    Volume one of 100 GREAT AFRICAN KINGS AND QUEENS chronicle the amazing exploits of 10 extraordinary monarchs of the African continent. Spanning over 2000 years they range from Makeda, the magnificent Queen of Sheba, to the fearsome King Shaka of the Zulus. There is the famous last Pharaoh of Egypt, Cleopatra V11 of Egypt, and there is the richest man who ever lived, Emperor Mansa Musa of Mali....

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  • A New History of the Humanities (English, Paperback) Rens Bod

    Offers the first overarching history of the humanities from Antiquity to the present.

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  • The Great Heresies (Paperback) Hilaire Belloc $10.02
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  • Caring (English, Paperback) Nel Noddings

    With numerous examples to supplement her rich theoretical discussion, the author builds a compelling philosophical argument for an ethics based on natural caring, as in the care of a mother for her child. She discusses the extent to which we may truly care for plants, animals, or ideas.

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  • Law and Social Justice in Higher Education (English, Paperback) Crystal Renee Chambers

    The latest volume in the Core Concepts in Higher Education Series explores the complexity of law in higher education and both the limits and opportunities of how law can promote inclusivity and access on campus. Through a historical and legal framework, this volume explores the histories of undergraduate students and the law as it relates to equity, race, gender, social class, and sexual...

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  • The Holy Grail (English, Hardback) Vaidyanatha Ayyar

    This book chronicles Indias quest for universal elementary education (UEE) with focus on the period after 1986, a period during which India made spectacular strides progressing from a country which accounted for a third to one with a minuscule 0.3% of the out-of-school children in the world. This was also the period in which following the Jomtien Conference on Education for All and the acute...

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  • Organizing Enlightenment (English, Paperback) Chad Wellmon

    In order to survive, the university would have to institutionalize a new order of knowledge, one that was self-organizing, internally coherent, and embodied in the very character of the modern, critical scholar.

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  • Sustainability Education (English, Paperback) Paula Jones, David Selby

    How do we equip learners with the values, knowledge, skills, and motivation to help achieve economic, social and ecological well-being? This book provides background on the status of sustainability within higher education, including chapters discussing interdisciplinarity, international perspectives and pedagogy.

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