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  1. Selling Us the Fortress

    The Promotion of Techno-Security Equipment for Schools

    By Ronnie Casella

    In the wake of school shootings and the more recent threats of terrorism, schools - like many public institutions - have begun installing techno-security equipment ranging from surveillance cameras to microchip tracking systems. Is this equipment necessary and who really benefits from its use?...

    Published January 26th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Educating the Right Way

    Markets, Standards, God, and Inequality, 2nd Edition

    By Michael W. Apple, Michael W. Apple

    In this book Apple explores the 'conservative restoration' - the rightward turn of a broad-based coalition that is making successful inroads in determining American and international educational policy. It takes a pragmatic look at what critical educators can do to build alternative coalitions...

    Published January 26th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Test Development

    Edited by Suzanne Lane, Mark Raymond, Thomas M. Haladyna, Steven M. Downing, Thomas M. Haladyna

    Despite the fact that test development is a growth industry that cuts across all levels of education and all the professions, there has never been a comprehensive, research-oriented Handbook to which everyone (developers and consumers) can turn for guidance. That is the mission of this book. The...

    Published January 18th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Organizing for School Change

    By Karen Seashore Louis

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    Improving education is a key priority for governments around the world. While many suggestions on how best to achieve this are currently under debate, years of academic research have already revealed more about how to encourage change than is sometimes assumed. This volume brings together for the...

    Published December 15th 2005 by Routledge

  5. The Subaltern Speak

    Curriculum, Power, and Educational Struggles

    Edited by Michael W. Apple, Kristen L. Buras

    The question of whose perspective, experience and history is privileged in educational institutions has shaped curriculum debates for decades. In this insightful collection, Michael W. Apple and Kristen L. Buras interrogate the notion that some knowledge is worth more than others. The Subaltern...

    Published December 8th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Diagnosing 'Disorderly' Children

    A critique of behaviour disorder discourses

    By Valerie Harwood

    Based on the author's in-depth research with children diagnosed with behavioural difficulties, this book provides a thorough critique of today's practices, examining: the traditional analyses of behavioural disorders and the making of disorderly children the influence of the 'expert knowledge' on...

    Published December 1st 2005 by Routledge

  7. Developing a Pedagogy of Teacher Education

    Understanding Teaching & Learning about Teaching

    By John Loughran

    A pedagogy of teacher education must go well beyond the simple delivery of information about teaching. This book describes and explores the complex nature of teaching and of learning about teaching, illustrating how important teacher educators' professional knowledge is and how that knowledge...

    Published December 1st 2005 by Routledge

  8. Losing Heart

    The Moral and Spiritual Miseducation of America's Children

    By H. Svi Shapiro

    In this book Svi Shapiro explores the ideological and attitudinal functions of schools, looking especially at what is called the 'hidden curriculum.' He offers both an analysis of the role of education in producing and maintaining attitudes and values that contribute to our competitive, socially...

    Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Every Child Matters

    A New Role for SENCOS

    By Rita Cheminais

    Every Child Matters is an essential and ground breaking resource for SENCos and senior managers which will enable them to meet the new and diverse roles emerging for them as schools develop. Based on the latest national legislation and developments in education, the book provides practical...

    Published November 30th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  10. On Education

    By Harry Brighouse

    Series: Thinking in Action

    What is education for? Should it produce workers or educate future citizens? Is there a place for faith schools - and should patriotism be taught? In this compelling and controversial book, Harry Brighouse takes on all these urgent questions and more. He argues that children share four fundamental...

    Published November 1st 2005 by Routledge