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Life in Schools: An Introduction to Critical Pedagogy in the Foundations of ...

Peter McLaren - Education - 2003 - 311 pages
This text demonstrates a provocative investigation of the political, social, and economic factors underlying classroom practices, offering a unique introduction to the ...
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Conflict of interests: the politics of American education

Joel H. Spring - Education - 1988 - 192 pages
Providing a critical understanding of the political and social forces shaping educational politics in the United States, this concise text describes and analyzes how policy is ...
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The American school: from the Puritans to No Child Left Behind

Joel H. Spring - Education - 2008 - 494 pages
This current, comprehensive history of American education is designed to stimulate critical analysis and critical thinking by offering alternative interpretations of each ...
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L.S. Vygotsky - Psychology - 1978 - 159 pages
The great Russian psychologist L. S. Vygotsky has long been recognized as a pioneer in developmental psychology. But his theory of development has never been well understood in ...
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Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality: A Brief History of the ...

Joel H. Spring - Discrimination in education - 1997 - 125 pages
New in the Second Edition: A new Chapter 1 discusses the racial and cultural values brought to North America by English colonists and the early plans for the education of ...
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Barron's GRE: Graduate Record Examination

Sharon Green, Ira K. Wolf - Study Aids - 2009 - 591 pages
This manual's new edition offers prospective graduate students intensive preparation for the GRE Graduate Record Exam. Opening chapters provide a perspective on the exam with a ...
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The Education of John Dewey: A Biography

Jay Martin - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 562 pages
In the 1930s a band of smart and able young men, some still in their twenties, helped Franklin D. Roosevelt transform an American nation in crisis. They were the junior ...
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Social foundations of American education

Robert C. Serow, Perry Anthony Castelli, Vivian Castelli - Education - 2000 - 479 pages
This book offers a balanced perspective on the social foundations of American education. It includes chapters covering the issues and trends in American education; family ...
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