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  • Pedagogy of the Heart
    Pedagogy of the Heart (English, Paperback) Paulo Freire

    Pedagogy of the Heart represents some of the last writings by Paulo Freire. In this work, perhaps more so than any other, Freire presents a coherent set of principles for education and politics. For those who have read Freire's other works the book includes new discussions of familiar subjects including community, neoliberalism, faith, hope, the oppressed, and exile. For those coming to Freire for...

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  • Can Education Change Society?
    Can Education Change Society? (English, Paperback) Michael W. Apple

    Despite the vast differences between the Right and the Left over the role of education in the production of inequality one common element both sides share is a sense that education can and should do something about society, to either restore what is being lost or radically alter what is there now. The question was perhaps put most succinctly by the radical educator George Counts in 1932 when he...

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  • The Great University Gamble
    The Great University Gamble (English, Paperback) Andrew McGettigan

    A critical and deeply informed survey of the brave new world of UK Higher Education emerging from government cuts and market-driven reforms.

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  • From My Heart
    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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  • Law and Social Justice in Higher Education
    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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  • Understanding the University
    Understanding the University (English, Paperback) Ronald Barnett

    Understanding the University constitutes the final volume in a trilogy ? the first two books having beenBeing a University (2010) and Imagining the University (2012) ? and represents the trilogy's ultimate aims and endeavours. The three volumes together offer a unique attempt at a fairly systematic and exhaustive level to map out just what it might be seriously to understand the extraordinarily...

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  • Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality
    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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  • Teachers' Strangest Tales
    Teachers' Strangest Tales (English, Paperback) Iain Spragg

    Featuring the flamboyant swimming teacher who spent his spare time fighting bears, the story of how a fight with his teacher paved the way for Al Capone's infamous crime empire, and the bizarre tale of the American teacher who sued her own pupils for not paying attention in her lesson, this book is a real education.

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  • The Value of the Humanities
    The Value of the Humanities (English, Paperback) Helen Small

    In The Value of the Humanities prize-winning critic Helen Small assesses the value of the Humanities, eloquently examining five historical arguments in defence of the Humanities.

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  • Not for Profit
    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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  • Bluestockings
    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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  • Caring
    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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  • Democracy's Schools
    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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  • The Datafication of Primary and Early Years Education
    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 Staircase Girls
    The Staircase Girls (English, Paperback) Catherine Seymour

    The fascinating story of the lives of the working-class women who looked after the students of Cambridge University.

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  • Adventurous Learning
    Adventurous Learning (English, Paperback) Simon Beames, Mike Brown

    Adventurous Learning interrogates the word ?adventure' and explores how elements of authenticity, agency, uncertainty and mastery can be incorporated into educational practices. It outlines key elements for a pedagogy of adventurous learning and provides guidelines grounded in accessible theory. Teachers of all kinds can adapt these guidelines for indoor and outdoor teaching in their own...

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  • The University of Oxford
    The University of Oxford (English, Paperback) G. R. Evans

    The University of Oxford was a medieval wonder. After its foundation in the late 12th century it designed one of Europe's most admired syllabuses for the study of the liberal arts and theology, and attracted teachers of international calibre and fame. This book deals with Oxford's revolutionary events, as well as its intellectual journey.

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  • America's Dream Palace
    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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  • Wellbeing, Education and Contemporary Schooling
    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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  • Not For Profit
    Not For Profit (English, Hardback) Martha C. Nussbaum

    Anxiously focused on national economic growth, we increasingly treat education as though its primary goal were to teach students to be economically productive rather than to think critically and become knowledgeable and empathetic citizens. This title is suitable for those who care about the deepest purposes of education.

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