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Rethinking Heritage Language Education

This collection presents new investigations into the role of heritage languages and the correlation between culture and language from a pedagogic and cosmopolitical point of view. Rethinking Heritage Language Education is an edited collection that brings together emerging and established researchers interested in the education field of Heritage Language Education to negotiate its concepts and…

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Intercultural Education and Literacy, An ethnographic study of indigenous knowledge and learning in the Peruvian Amazon

Indigenous peoples around the world are calling for control over their education in order to reaffirm their identities and defend their rights. In Latin America the indigenous peoples, national governments and international organisations have identified intercultural education as a means of contributing to this process. The book investigates education for and by indigenous peoples and…

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Citizenship, Education and Violence, On Disrupted Potentialities and Becoming

The focus of this book is to offer a humane rocesponse to dealing with violence. An interpretive analysis is presented in order to think differently about violence in schools and about how a citizenship education of becoming can deal with the unpredictable consequences of violence in its own potentiality. It seems to the authors that,…

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Adult Learners, Adult Education And The Communityaa

Adults are continually learning outside of conventional education frameworks, acquiring new skills and knowledge in a range of community settings, Stephen Brookfield explores the extent and quality of this informal independent learning and the ways in which adult educators can work with independent adult learners to support and enhance their learning.

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Political Sociology of Adult Education

Critical Theorist Carlos Alberto Torres offers a political sociology of adult learning and education, based on Critical Social Theory and the always inspiring work of Paulo Freire. Empirically grounded and theoretically sophisticated, this new book follows the footsteps of his classic book published in the early nineties The Politics of Nonformal Education in Latin America.…

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Reforms in Higher Education

This text addresses the reforms in the financial and administrative structure of higher education, government intervention in introducing new managerial techniques and quality audits, and the implications of these changes for both academics and administrators. It is one of a series of four volumes which look at the educational dilemmas facing governments, professional educators and…

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Research in Education

Research in Education

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Special Education in Latin America, Experiences and Issues

Ground-breaking assessment of special education services for students with mild disabilities in eight Latin American countries.

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Quality Education

Quality Education

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The Code of Ethics for the Health Education Profession, A Case Study Book

The first and only book published in response to the new unified code developed by the National Coalition of Health Education Organizations, The Code of Ethics for the Health Education Profession: A Case Study Book provides a unique tool for all health educators, regardless of professional organization or practice setting. For each Code of Ethics…