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Hardcover. Eick explores the history of a comprehensive high school from the world views of its assorted student body, confronting issues of race, ethnicity, class, gender, nationality, and religion. Her case study examines the continuities and differences in student relationships over five decades. Series: Secondary Education in a Changing World. Num Pages: 244 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JNFR; JNLC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 220 x 149 x 18. Weight in Grams: 376. The Case of Miller High. Series: Secondary Education in a Changing World. 246 pages, illustrations. Eick explores the history of a comprehensive high school from the world views of its assorted student body, confronting issues of race, ethnicity, class, gender, nationality, and religion. Her case study examines the continuities and differences in student relationships over five decades. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: JNFR; JNLC. Dimension: 220 x 149 x 18. Weight: 376.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
246
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230107083
ISBN
9780230107083
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 51.46
€ 45.25

Paperback. This study explores the history of the New School that developed in the postwar period and its role in communicating antifascism to young people in the Soviet zone. Blessing traces how the decisions about how to educate young people after the National Socialist dictatorship became part of a broader discussion about the future of the German nation. Num Pages: 288 pages, 12 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJPG; HBTB; JNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 219 x 150 x 18. Weight in Grams: 394.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230107304
ISBN
9780230107304
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 122.24

Hardcover. The Hope of American School Reform tells the story of the origins of the reform in science and math education. The book is drawn, in part, on new research from previously untapped archival sources. The aim of this work is to contribute to our understanding of a major effort to reform school curricula. Num Pages: 278 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JNF; JNKC; JNKR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 219 x 165 x 18. Weight in Grams: 424.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230107977
ISBN
9780230107977
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 51.46
€ 45.52

Paperback. This book situates young people within theoretical and political considerations that offer up a new 'analytic of youth,' one that posits not only the emergence of a new way to talk about youth but also a new language for understanding and critically engaging the politics that frame their lives. Num Pages: 237 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JNAM; JNF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 210 x 141 x 14. Weight in Grams: 298. Democracy or Disposability?. 256 pages. This book situates young people within theoretical and political considerations that offer up a new 'analytic of youth,' one that posits not only the emergence of a new way to talk about youth but also a new language for understanding and critically engaging the politics that frame their lives. Cateogry: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. BIC Classification: JNAM; JNF. Dimension: 210 x 141 x 14. Weight: 290.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230108707
ISBN
9780230108707
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 51.46
€ 44.57

Hardcover. Critical Race, Feminism, and Education: A Social Justice Model provides a transformative next step in the evolution of critical race and Black feminist scholarship. Focusing on praxis, the relationship between the construction of race, class, and gender categories and social justice outcomes is analyzed. Series: Postcolonial Studies in Education. Num Pages: 206 pages, biography. BIC Classification: HPQ; JFFK; JFSL3; JNAM; JNFR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 156 x 17. Weight in Grams: 366.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
216
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230109575
ISBN
9780230109575
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.01

Hardcover. Given the current educational climate of high stakes testing, standardized curriculum, and 'approved' reading lists, incorporating unauthorized, popular literature into the classroom becomes a political choice. The authors examine why teachers choose to read Harry Potter, how they use the books, and the resulting teacher-student interactions. Series: Secondary Education in a Changing World. Num Pages: 215 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JNFR; JNU; YQE. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 143 x 18. Weight in Grams: 376.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
216
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230110281
ISBN
9780230110281
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 51.46
€ 45.00

Hardcover. This book explores educational and cultural experiences of 'part-time' unveilers during their undergraduate degree programs in public institutions in Turkey. The term 'part-time unveiler' refers to undergraduate female students who cover their hair in their private lives but who remove the headscarf while at a Turkish university. Series: Middle East Today. Num Pages: 229 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DVT; HRHC; JFC; JNF; JNMN; JPV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 225 x 144 x 19. Weight in Grams: 398.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
230
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230110373
ISBN
9780230110373
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.11

Hardcover. As a mini-ethnographic study, this book draws on critical and multicultural theories to explore the cross-cultural complexities of teacher/student interactions in the classroom. Num Pages: 198 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JNA; JNFR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 219 x 17. Weight in Grams: 388.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
210
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230110496
ISBN
9780230110496
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 51.46
€ 45.06

Hardcover. Of interest to scholars both within and outside the U.S., this volume reports how curriculum studies scholars in Mexico understand their field's intellectual history, its present circumstances, and the relations among these intersecting domains with globalization. Series: International and Development Education. Num Pages: 288 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1KLCM; JNF; JNKC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 166 x 21. Weight in Grams: 458.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230114807
ISBN
9780230114807
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 51.46
€ 45.60

Paperback. Progressive educational approaches are currently in crisis in the face of globalization and conservative retrenchment. This book proposes a new framework for critical pedagogy that develops strategies for responding to the proceduralization of schooling and public life in general. Num Pages: 209 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JNAM; JNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 144 x 210 x 12. Weight in Grams: 266.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
209
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230116443
ISBN
9780230116443
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 51.46
€ 44.27

Hardcover. Across much of the world there is now a standard secondary school curriculum based on a traditional array of subjects. This is the first work to tell the story of its invention, from the sixteenth century until the present day. The book concludes with a sketch of an alternative: a curriculum based on a well-argued set of fundamental aims. Series: Secondary Education in a Changing World. Num Pages: 207 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JNF; JNLC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 139 x 17. Weight in Grams: 352. Series: Secondary Education in a Changing World. 208 pages, 0. Across much of the world there is now a standard secondary school curriculum based on a traditional array of subjects. This is the first work to tell the story of its invention, from the sixteenth century until the present day. The book concludes with a sketch of an alternative: a curriculum based on a well-argued set of fundamental aims. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: JNF; JNLC. Dimension: 223 x 139 x 17. Weight: 352.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230120563
ISBN
9780230120563
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 51.46
€ 44.97

Hardcover. University rankings have gained popularity around the world, and are now a significant factor shaping reputation. This book is the first comprehensive study of rankings from a global perspective, making an important contribution to our understanding of the rankings phenomenon. Num Pages: 268 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JFF; JHBC; JNF; JNM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 138 x 21. Weight in Grams: 454.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230243248
ISBN
9780230243248
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.43

Hardcover. This book sets out an original Youth Work-based SRE programme and explores how a range of socioeconomic, cultural and sexual norms, values and attitudes differently shape decision-making on sex, intimacy and future plans across different contexts. Num Pages: 231 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JFSP2; JHBK5; JNF; JNU. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 139 x 18. Weight in Grams: 412.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230278868
ISBN
9780230278868
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 122.47

Paperback. This volume offers a close look at four cases of indigenous language revitalization: MA ori in Aotearoa/New Zealand, Sami in Scandinavia, Hnahno in Mexico and Quechua and other indigenous languages in Latin America. Essays by experts from each case are in turn discussed in international perspective by four counterpart experts. Editor(s): Hornberger, Nancy H.; Hogan-Brun, Gabrielle. Series: Palgrave Studies in Minority Languages and Communities. Num Pages: 198 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DN; 1KLCM; 1MBN; CFB; JNFR. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 215 x 138 x 12. Weight in Grams: 244. Policy and Practice on Four Continents. Series: Palgrave Studies in Minority Languages and Communities. 200 pages, 8 tables, 2 figures. Editor(s): Hornberger, Nancy H. This volume offers a close look at four cases of indigenous language revitalization: MA ori in Aotearoa/New Zealand, Sami in Scandinavia, Hnahno in Mexico and Quechua and other indigenous languages in Latin America. Essays by experts from each case are in turn discussed in international perspective by four counterpart experts. Cateogry: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. BIC Classification: 1DN; 1KLCM; 1MBN; CFB; JNFR. Dimension: 215 x 138 x 12. Weight: 244.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
198
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230285002
ISBN
9780230285002
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 63.34

This book analyzes policies in eight European countries that aim to intervene in the reproduction of social and educational inequalities. In order to understand why some policies succeed and others fail, it is necessary to look at education systems through cross-national comparison. Editor(s): Demeuse, Marc; Frandji, Daniel; Greger, David; Rochex, Jean-Yves. Num Pages: 340 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1D; JFFJ; JNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 219 x 144 x 25. Weight in Grams: 530.
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
340
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230302037
ISBN
9780230302037
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 123.83

Hardcover. Analyzes a community from the standpoint of immigrant mothers in South Central Los Angeles who were concerned about the education of their children and the violence in their communities. Written in Spanish and English, the text brings together the women's observations as they put into action their developing political consciousness. Series: Education, Politics and Public Life. Num Pages: 193 pages, 3 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JNFR; JNP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 161 x 242 x 16. Weight in Grams: 452.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
194
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230338265
ISBN
9780230338265
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 51.46
€ 45.20

Paperback. This book analyzes a school setting and community from the standpoint of a group of immigrant mothers in South Central Los Angeles who were concerned about the education of their children and the violence in their communities. Series: Education, Politics and Public Life. Num Pages: 193 pages, 3 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: 1KBBWF; JNFR; JNP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 10. Weight in Grams: 306.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
194
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230338272
ISBN
9780230338272
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 51.46
€ 44.39

Paperback. America is being held back by the quality and quantity of learning in college. Many college graduates cannot think critically, write effectively, solve problems, understand complex issues, or meet employers' expectations. Num Pages: 205 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JNF; JNM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 229 x 12. Weight in Grams: 306.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
216
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230339835
ISBN
9780230339835
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 29.62

Hardcover. Written for practitioners and practitioners-in-training of education development, this book reviews education issues in developing countries and provides in-depth case studies from Egypt, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. Num Pages: 225 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1FCA; 1FKP; 1HBE; JNF; JPQB; JPRB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 143 x 19. Weight in Grams: 414.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
242
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230340176
ISBN
9780230340176
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.21

Hardcover. The progressive raising of the school-leaving age has had momentous repercussions for our understanding of childhood and youth, for secondary education, and for social and educational inequality. This book assesses secondary education and the raising of the school-leaving age in the UK and places issues and debates in an international context. Series: Secondary Education in a Changing World. Num Pages: 276 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JNF; JNLC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 139 x 20. Weight in Grams: 456.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230340398
ISBN
9780230340398
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 51.46
€ 44.77

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