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Schoolhouse Shams

Schoolhouse Shams Author Peter Downs
ISBN-10 9781610488334
Release 2013
Pages 211
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Written by a parent and school board member, who first embraced many of the ideas of the modern school reform movement, Schoolhouse Shams lays bare much of the mythology and misinformation that underpin many of the failed school reform policies of the last decade. Many of the top strategies of the highly publicized school reform movement already have been tried out in St. Louis with disastrous results. Along with demonstrating the failure of school reform prescriptions to improve education, the experience of St. Louis demonstrates that the ideological premise of the reform movement, that a focus on providing opportunities for private profit-taking will necessarily improve schools, is both wrong and conflicts with the ideals of democracy, accountability, and justice.

Improving school climate culture

Improving school climate   culture Author Peggy Gonder
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105016292810
Release 1994
Pages 120
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Education As My Agenda

Education As My Agenda Author Gertrude S. Williams
ISBN-10 9781403981400
Release 2005-10-14
Pages 311
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Beginnings * Teacher Training at Cheyney State * Teacher at Charles Carroll of Carrollton * Counselor at Mordecai Gist * Vice Principal at Barclay School * Principal at Barclay, Part One: "Barclay Is Everybody's Business" * Principal at Barclay, Part Two: "Gertie Is So Goddamned Stubborn" * Principal at Barclay, Part Three: "We Decided to Create a Middle School" * Principal at Barclay, Part Four: "We Did Not Want a Poor Man's Curriculum" * Principal at Barclay, Part Five: "The Program Was Not a Panacea" * Retirement.

The Madrasa in Asia

The Madrasa in Asia Author Farish A. Noor
ISBN-10 9789053567104
Release 2008
Pages 303
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Summary: "Since the rise of the Taliban and Al Qaeda, the traditional Islamic schools known as the madrasa have frequently been portrayed as hotbeds of terrorism. For much longer, the madrasa has been considered by some as a backward and petrified impediment to social progress. However, for an important segment of the poor Muslim populations of Asia, madrasas constitute the only accessible form of education. This volume presents an overview of the madrasas in countries such as China, Indonesia, Malayisia, India and Pakistan."--Publisher description.

How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

How Europe Underdeveloped Africa Author Walter Rodney
ISBN-10 9781788731201
Release 2018-10-02
Pages 312
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The classic work of political, economic, and historical analysis, powerfully introduced by Angela Davis In his short life, the Guyanese intellectual Walter Rodney emerged as one of the leading thinkers and activists of the anticolonial revolution, leading movements in North America, South America, the African continent, and the Caribbean. In each locale, Rodney found himself a lightning rod for working class Black Power. His deportation catalyzed 20th century Jamaica's most significant rebellion, the 1968 Rodney riots, and his scholarship trained a generation how to think politics at an international scale. In 1980, shortly after founding of the Working People's Alliance in Guyana, the 38-year-old Rodney would be assassinated. In his magnum opus, How Europe Underdeveloped Africa, Rodney incisively argues that grasping "the great divergence" between the west and the rest can only be explained as the exploitation of the latter by the former. This meticulously researched analysis of the abiding repercussions of European colonialism on the continent of Africa has not only informed decades of scholarship and activism, it remains an indispensable study for grasping global inequality today.

Local Knowledge

Local Knowledge Author Clifford Geertz
ISBN-10 0786723750
Release 2008-08-04
Pages 464
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In essays covering everything from art and common sense to charisma and constructions of the self, the eminent cultural anthropologist and author of The Interpretation of Cultures deepens our understanding of human societies through the intimacies of "local knowledge." A companion volume to The Interpretation of Cultures, this book continues Geertz’s exploration of the meaning of culture and the importance of shared cultural symbolism. With a new introduction by the author.

American Children in Chronic Poverty

American Children in Chronic Poverty Author Cynthia Esposito Lamy
ISBN-10 9780739176696
Release 2013
Pages 197
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A growing body of research informs us that an effective, efficient fight against chronic American poverty, producing benefits far exceeding costs, is possible. It begins by protecting children from developmental risks. This book describes those risks, along with the programs and policies we know protect children and families. A policy framework for the pursuit of an intrepid new goal – the purposeful protection of America's most vulnerable children on a large scale – would end chronic poverty as we know it.

Compendium of the impending crisis of the South

Compendium of the impending crisis of the South Author Hinton Rowan Helper
ISBN-10 OXFORD:N10587803
Release 1860
Pages 214
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The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

The Best Democracy Money Can Buy Author Greg Palast
ISBN-10 9781101213230
Release 2003-02-25
Pages 408
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"Palast is astonishing, he gets the real evidence no one else has the guts to dig up." Vincent Bugliosi, author of None Dare Call it Treason and Helter Skelter Award-winning investigative journalist Greg Palast digs deep to unearth the ugly facts that few reporters working anywhere in the world today have the courage or ability to cover. From East Timor to Waco, he has exposed some of the most egregious cases of political corruption, corporate fraud, and financial manipulation in the US and abroad. His uncanny investigative skills as well as his no-holds-barred style have made him an anathema among magnates on four continents and a living legend among his colleagues and his devoted readership. This exciting collection, now revised and updated, brings together some of Palast's most powerful writing of the past decade. Included here are his celebrated Washington Post exposé on Jeb Bush and Katherine Harris's stealing of the presidential election in Florida, and recent stories on George W. Bush's payoffs to corporate cronies, the payola behind Hillary Clinton, and the faux energy crisis. Also included in this volume are new and previously unpublished material, television transcripts, photographs, and letters.


Leftism Author Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn
ISBN-10 UOM:39015019393407
Release 1974
Pages 653
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Montessori Dewey and Capitalism

Montessori  Dewey  and Capitalism Author Jerry Kirkpatrick
ISBN-10 9780978780326
Release 2008
Pages 212
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Synthesizing ideas from such disparate thinkers as educator Maria Montessori, philosophers John Dewey and Ayn Rand, and Austrian economist Ludwig von Mises, this work presents a philosophy of education that requires laissez-faire capitalism for its full realization. (Education/Teaching)

Getting Around Brown

Getting Around Brown Author Gregory S. Jacobs
ISBN-10 9780814207208
Release 1998
Pages 291
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The resulting middle-class abandonment of urban education in Columbus produced an increasingly poor, African American city school system and a powerful form of defensive activism within the overwhelmingly white suburban systems.

Culture Curriculum and Identity in Education

Culture  Curriculum  and Identity in Education Author H. Milner
ISBN-10 9780230105669
Release 2010-03-01
Pages 232
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This book analyzes equity and diversity in schools and teacher education. Within this broad and necessary context, the book raises some critical issues not previously explored in many multicultural and urban education texts.

A Game As Old As Empire

A Game As Old As Empire Author Steve Hiatt
ISBN-10 9781442961579
Release 2009-01-22
Pages 320
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John Perkins links his experiences to new revelations that expose the drive for empire that lies behind the rhetoric of globalization....Economic hit men (EHMs) are highly paid professionals who cheat countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars. They funnel money from the World Bank, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and other foreign ''aid'' organizations into the coffers of huge corporations and the pockets of a few wealthy families who control the planet's natural resources. Their tools include fraudulent financial reports, rigged elections, payoffs, extortion, sex, and murder. They play a game as old as empire, but one that has taken on new and terrifying dimensions during this time of globalization.

Joan and Peter

Joan and Peter Author H.G. Wells
ISBN-10 9781531258924
Release 2018-03-22
Pages 879
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H.G. Wells was a legendary British author who wrote in many genres. Wells’ most famous works were science fiction novels such as The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, and The Invisible Man. This edition of Wells’ Joan and Peter includes a table of contents.

I Must Speak Out

I Must Speak Out Author Carl Watner
ISBN-10 0930073339
Release 1999
Pages 485
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From the Army to College

From the Army to College Author Jillian Ventrone
ISBN-10 9781442248076
Release 2015-09-28
Pages 222
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Making the transition from the military to higher education can be tricky. This clear guidebook will make the process easy, accessible, and understandable to any current or former member of the Army pursuing higher education while on active-duty or just leaving the service.