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Knowledge Culture And Power

Knowledge  Culture And Power Author Anthony R. Welch
ISBN-10 9781135386559
Release 2005-08-04
Pages 252
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First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



Gender Literacy Curriculum

Gender Literacy   Curriculum Author Alison Lee
ISBN-10 9781135345174
Release 2014-03-18
Pages 256
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First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



Literacy and Development

Literacy and Development Author Brian V. Street
ISBN-10 9781134566198
Release 2002-11-01
Pages 240
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Literacy and Development is a collection of case studies of literacy projects around the world. The contributors present their in-depth studies of everyday uses and meanings of literacy and of the literacy programmes that have been developed to enhance them. Arguing that ethnographic research can and should inform literacy policy in developing countries, the book extends current theory and itself contributes to policy making and programme building. A large cross-section of society is covered, with chapters on Women's literacy in Pakistan, Ghana, and Rural Mali, literacy in village Iran, and an 'Older Peoples' Literacy Project. This international collection includes case studies from: Peru, Pakistan, India, South Africa, Bangladesh, Mali, Nepal, Iran, Eritrea, Ghana.



Language and Language in Education Planning in the Pacific Basin

Language and Language in Education Planning in the Pacific Basin Author Robert B. Kaplan
ISBN-10 1402010621
Release 2003-01-31
Pages 276
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Language and Language-in-Education Planning in the Pacific Basin examines and reviews the ecological context (including, e.g., the historical, political and educational issues) of language planning in 14 countries in the Pacific basin: Japan, the two Koreas, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. The planning goals pursued in these states are then examined in terms of an overarching view of language planning. The book provides the only up-to-date overview and review of language policy in the region and challenges those interested in language policy and planning to think about how such goals might be achieved in the context of language ecology. In a world where languages and their uses and users are changing rapidly, and where governments and other political bodies are driving planned language change, there is a need to understand and consider how and why language planning is done. The book will be of interest to specialists interested in language and education, and to more general readers wishing to understand the dynamics of history and politics and its impact on language and language-in-education policy decisions.



The Kurdish Nationalist Movement

The Kurdish Nationalist Movement Author David Romano
ISBN-10 9781139450720
Release 2006-03-02
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David Romano's 2006 book focuses on the Kurdish case to try and make sense of ethnic nationalist resurgence generally. In a world rent by a growing number of such conflicts, the questions posed about why, how and when such challenges to the state are mounted are becoming increasingly urgent. Throughout the author analyses these questions through the lens of social movement theory, considering in particular politico-social structures, resource mobilization strategies and cultural identity. His conclusions offer some thought-provoking insights into Kurdish nationalism, as well as into the strengths and weaknesses of various social movement theories. While the book offers a rigorous conceptual approach, the empirical material - the result of the author's personal experiences - makes it a compelling read. It will find a readership amongst students of the Middle East, and also amongst those interested in ethnic relations, minority rights, terrorism, state repression, social movement theories and many other related issues.



Redesigning English

Redesigning English Author Sharon Goodman
ISBN-10 9780415131230
Release 1996
Pages 250
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In this book the authors examine how language has adapted to the rapid changes in communication technology. It is especially timely in the light of the internet and its effect upon human interaction.



Kurdistan Times

Kurdistan Times Author
ISBN-10 IND:30000008447678
Release 1990
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Education Policy

Education Policy Author James D. Marshall
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105025192209
Release 1999-01-01
Pages 828
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'. . . a major piece of work and deserves a wide audience.' - Justin Dillon, Environmental Education Research 'As the book presents a rich collection of research in the area, at one place for the convenience of researchers, the scholars would undoubtedly feel it worth having.' - Jandhyala B.G. Tilak, Journal of Educational Planning and Administration There have been dramatic changes in education policy throughout the world in the final quarter of the 20th Century. This important volume presents an invaluable collection of previously published and specially commissioned articles which capture these major changes in educational policy. Driven by demands for efficiency and performance, traditional liberal views of education as promoting and providing the ideals of an educated elite and empowered autonomous individuals have been supplanted. Increasingly there have been moves from localized and national policies towards international policies, and a closer integration of schools into the world. Education policy and associated management styles have overtly incorporated current market-led economic theories and in major western nations where education has been seen as a traditional welfare right, policy has moved to a commodification of education and to various forms of privatisation.



Comparative perspectives on language and literacy

Comparative perspectives on language and literacy Author Unesco. Regional Office for Education in Africa
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105114960508
Release 1999
Pages 636
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Understanding Work and Literacy

Understanding Work and Literacy Author Geraldine Elizabeth Castleton
ISBN-10 1875578897
Release 1999
Pages 36
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The nature and effects of current common understandings of the relationship between work and literacy were examined along with the typical design and objectives of workplace literacy programs for members of Australia's work force. Special attention was paid to the following topics: changing demands of work and literacy at work; discourses of literacy at work as skill; new ways of work and new worker identities; effects of new discourses of and at work; current understandings of workplace literacy training; potential futures for workplace literacy training; workplaces as "communities of practice"; opportunities for authentic workplace literacy provision; and mechanisms to access workplaces to promote literacy. It was concluded that, in addition to recognizing the opportunities existing legislation provides for the marketing and development of appropriate workplace literacy training, those involved in the field of workplace literacy must acknowledge the shelf life of legislation and the need for active promotion of continuing legislation that works for the benefit of all workplace participants. It was further concluded that the fluid political situation within which workplace literacy training occurs and its contingency on factors extending beyond traditional and emerging educational contexts and concerns must also be acknowledged. (Contains 41 references.) (MN)



Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Literacy Research

Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Literacy Research Author Richard Beach
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105114566461
Release 2005
Pages 506
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Since publication of the first edition, literacy researchers have drawn increasingly on sociocultural and sociolinguistic theories of literacy learning to examine literacy learning practices within literacy events and contexts. This second edition examines the relationships between current disciplinary and theoretical perspectives associated with these social and cultural perspectives shaping literacy research.



Discourse and power in educational organizations

Discourse and power in educational organizations Author David Corson
ISBN-10 UOM:39015037329771
Release 1995-09
Pages 348
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In today's post-modern and post-traditional institutions, power is mainly exercised through the generation of consent, through the distribution of ideologies and through the subtle indoctrination of self-disciplining practices, rather than through the use of force or brute authority. This change in the nature of institutional practices focuses the role that language has always had in the exercise of power. To address the topic as it affects educational organizations, the editor combines two central traditions in contemporary social science inquiry; concern for the post-modern and post-positivist condition of the contemporary world; and concern for the praxis of critical theory. Contributors to the book's 14 chapters approach their topics from either or both of these traditions. In his introductions to the two parts of the book, the editor suggests how these traditions can combine and at the same time respond to the challenges of educational concerns within the post-modern condition



Sociology of Education

Sociology of Education Author Joyce Barakett
ISBN-10 0130810355
Release 2000
Pages 155
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The Cumulative Book Index

The Cumulative Book Index Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015058373781
Release 1995
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Dialogues in Educational Research

Dialogues in Educational Research Author Darol M. Cavanagh
ISBN-10 PSU:000022333261
Release 1992
Pages 317
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OZBIB

OZBIB Author Lois Carrington
ISBN-10 UVA:X006094525
Release 1999
Pages 282
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Navigating the Common Good in Teacher Education Policy

Navigating the Common Good in Teacher Education Policy Author Nikola Hobbel
ISBN-10 9781351252287
Release 2018-05-11
Pages 238
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Navigating the Common Good in Teacher Education Policy examines the changing relationships between the state and the common (or public) good. Using teacher education policy as the frame of analysis, the authors examine history, cultural context, and lived experiences in 12 countries and the European Union to explicate which notions of justice, social inclusion and exclusion, and citizenship emerge. By situating teacher education policy within a larger philosophical framework regarding the relationship between the state and conceptions of the "common good," this book analyzes the ideological and political desires of the state---how the state understands the common good, the future of national identity, and to what end schooling is imagined.