An Introduction to French Politics and Society, 2nd Edition
Contemporary France provides an essential introduction for students of French politics and society. Contemporary developments are explored but placed within the deeper historical, intellectual, cultural and social context that makes for insightful analysis. This second edition has been fully...
To Be Published April 15th 2016 by Routledge
Research, Policy and Practice
The International Handbook of Educational Effectiveness draws together the leading academics and researchers in the field to reflect on the history, traditions and the most recent developments in this dynamic and influential field. This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of: the...
To Be Published August 26th 2015 by Routledge
Ludwig Wittgenstein and Martin Heidegger are arguably the two most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. Their work not only reshaped the philosophical landscape, but also left its mark on other disciplines, including political science, theology, anthropology, ecology, mathematics,...
To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge
Challenging the Orthodoxy?
This book provides a contemporary overview of school effectiveness and improvement. It charts the development theory and research in this area and looks at the contribution made to policy and practice. It also challenges some assumptions that have become ingrained into the theoretical and...
Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge
The Past, Present and Future of School Effectiveness and School Improvement
Series: Contexts of Learning
David Reynolds is recognised internationally as one of the leaders of the school effectiveness and school improvement movement, and Failure Free Education? brings together for the first time many of his most influential and provocative pieces. Drawing on the author’s work from over three decades,...
Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge
VMware and Microsoft Platforms in the Virtual Data Center
Executives of IT organizations are compelled to quickly implement server virtualization solutions because of significant cost savings. However, most IT professionals tasked with deploying virtualization solutions have little or no experience with the technology. This creates a high demand for...
Published May 17th 2006 by Auerbach Publications
Communities Organize for Economic Change
This book presents a vision for farreaching economic change in America connected to practical grassroots steps. It points to an economic system in which corporate success merges with the long-term welfare of the workers and the general population. The author examines the continued reality of social...
Published March 31st 2002 by Routledge
International Perspectives on School Effectiveness
In this book the authors have conducted extensive research and describe what makes a successful school and how this varies in different countries. The book follows the progress of a cohort of 7-year-old children through their schools over a two-year period. It covers schools in the US, Canada, Hong...
Published March 21st 2002 by Routledge
British Policy and World Power in the Twentieth Century, 2nd Edition
Series: Studies In Modern History
This book brings together the often separated histories of diplomacy, defence, economics and empire in a provocative reinterpretation of British 'decline'. It also offers a broader reflection on the nature of international power and the mechanisms of policymaking. For this Second Edition,...
Published July 24th 2000 by Routledge
What constitutes quality schooling? What are the implications for educational practice and administration? The text looks at these questions and examines international research evidence and reform initiatives with particular emphasis on North America, UK, Australasia and the Third World. It offers...
Published December 2nd 1999 by Routledge