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              Social Context Reform: A Pedagogy of Equity and Opportunity
               

              Social Context Reform: A Pedagogy of Equity and Opportunity (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Thomas, Paul; Porfilio, Brad J.; Gorlewski, Julie; Carr, Paul R.

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              Currently, both the status quo of public education and the No Excuses Reform policies are identical. The reform offers a popular and compelling narrative based on the meritocracy and rugged individualism myths that are supposed to define American idealism. This volume will refute... this ideology by proposing Social Context Reform, a term coined by Paul Thomas which argues for educational change within a larger plan to reform social inequity-such as access to health care, food, higher employment, better wages and job security. Since the accountability era in the early 1980s, policy, public discourse, media coverage, and scholarly works have focused primarily on reforming schools themselves. Here, the evidence that school-only reform does not work is combined with a bold argument to expand the discourse and policy surrounding education reform to include how social, school, and classroom reform must work in unison to achieve goals of democracy, equity, and opportunity both in and through public education. This volume will include a wide variety of essays from leading critical scholars addressing the complex elements of social context reform, all of which address the need to re-conceptualize accountability and to seek equity and opportunity in social and education reform.
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              ISBN 9781138286986
              Released NZ 18 Nov 2016
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics
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              Social Context Reform: A Pedagogy of Equity and Opportunity
               

              Social Context Reform: A Pedagogy of Equity and Opportunity (Hardback)

              Edited by Thomas, Paul; Porfilio, Brad J.; Gorlewski, Julie; Carr, Paul R.

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              Currently, both the status quo of public education and the No Excuses Reform policies are identical. The reform offers a popular and compelling narrative based on the meritocracy and rugged individualism myths that are supposed to define American idealism. This volume will refute... this ideology by proposing Social Context Reform, a term coined by Paul Thomas which argues for educational change within a larger plan to reform social inequity-such as access to health care, food, higher employment, better wages and job security. Since the accountability era in the early 1980s, policy, public discourse, media coverage, and scholarly works have focused primarily on reforming schools themselves. Here, the evidence that school-only reform does not work is combined with a bold argument to expand the discourse and policy surrounding education reform to include how social, school, and classroom reform must work in unison to achieve goals of democracy, equity, and opportunity both in and through public education. This volume will include a wide variety of essays from leading critical scholars addressing the complex elements of social context reform, all of which address the need to re-conceptualize accountability and to seek equity and opportunity in social and education reform.
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              ISBN 9781138788619
              Released NZ 18 Jun 2014
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics
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              The Phenomenon of Obama and the Agenda for Education: Can Hope Audaciously Trump Neoliberalism?
                

              The Phenomenon of Obama and the Agenda for Education: Can Hope Audaciously Trump Neoliberalism? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Carr, Paul R.; Porfilio, Brad J.

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              A volume in Critical Constructions: Studies on Education and Society Series Editor: Curry Stephenson Malott, Queens College/CUNY Who should read this book? Anyone who is touched by public education - teachers, administrators, teacher-educators, students, parents, politicians, pun...dits, and citizens - ought to read this book. It will speak to educators, policymakers and citizens who are concerned about the future of education and its relation to a robust, participatory democracy. The perspectives offered by a wonderfully diverse collection of contributors provide a glimpse into the complex, multilayered factors that shape, and are shaped by, institutions of schooling today. The analyses presented in this text are critical of how globalization and neoliberalism exert increasing levels of control over the public institutions meant to support the common good. Readers of this book will be well prepared to participate in the dialogue that will influence the future of public education in this nation - a dialogue that must seek the kind of change that represents hope for all students. As for the question contained in the title of the book--Can hope audaciously trump neoliberalism?- -, Carr and Porfilio develop a framework that integrates the work of the contributors, including Christine Sleeter and Dennis Carlson, who wrote the forward and afterword respectively, that problematizes how the Obama administration has presented an extremely constrained, conservative notion of change in and through education. The rhetoric has not been matched by meaningful, tangible, transformative proposals, policies and programs aimed at transformative change. There are many reasons for this, and, according to the contributors to this book, it is clear that neoliberalism is a major obstacle to stimulating the hope that so many have been hoping for. Addressing systemic inequities embedded within neoliberalism, Carr and Porfilio argue, is key to achieving the hope so brilliantly presented by Obam
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              ISBN 9781617354502
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              Critical-Service Learning As A Revolutionary Pedagogy: An International Project of Student Agency in Action
                

              Critical-Service Learning As A Revolutionary Pedagogy: An International Project of Student Agency in Action (Hardback)

              Edited by Porfilio, Brad J.; Hickman, Heather

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              A volume in Critical Constructions: Studies on Education and Society Series Editor: Curry Stephenson Malott, Queens College/CUNY This volume will be a valuable resource to instructors who teach in the fields of teacher education, social studies, educational leadership, social wor...k, social, cultural and philosophical foundations of education, sociology, political science, and global studies as well as their students. Due to the volume's international focus, we also expect that it will purchased by a large number of university libraries, researchers, educators and others in a number of countries.
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              ISBN 9781617354335
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              Pedagogies of Kindness and Respect: On the Lives and Education of Children
               

              Pedagogies of Kindness and Respect: On the Lives and Education of Children (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              Edited by Carr, Paul R.; Porfilio, Brad J.; Gorlewski, Julie A.

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              Presents a wide variety of concepts from scholars and practitioners who discuss pedagogies of kindness, an alternative to the no excuses ideology now dominating the way that children are raised and educated in the US. This book demonstrates an informed awareness of this history a...nd the ways that old and new ideas can counter these conditions.
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              ISBN 9781433127007
              Publisher Peter Lang
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              Critical-Service Learning As A Revolutionary Pedagogy: An International Project of Student Agency in Action
                

              Critical-Service Learning As A Revolutionary Pedagogy: An International Project of Student Agency in Action (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Porfilio, Brad J.; Hickman, Heather

              • RRP: $167.99
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              A volume in Critical Constructions: Studies on Education and Society Series Editor: Curry Stephenson Malott, Queens College/CUNY This volume will be a valuable resource to instructors who teach in the fields of teacher education, social studies, educational leadership, social wor...k, social, cultural and philosophical foundations of education, sociology, political science, and global studies as well as their students. Due to the volume's international focus, we also expect that it will purchased by a large number of university libraries, researchers, educators and others in a number of countries.
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              ISBN 9781617354328
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              The Phenomenon of Obama and the Agenda for Education: Can Hope Audaciously Trump Neoliberalism?
                

              The Phenomenon of Obama and the Agenda for Education: Can Hope Audaciously Trump Neoliberalism? (Hardback)

              Edited by Carr, Paul R.; Porfilio, Brad J.

              • RRP: $309.99
              • $222.95
              • Save $87.04
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              A volume in Critical Constructions: Studies on Education and Society Series Editor: Curry Stephenson Malott, Queens College/CUNY Who should read this book? Anyone who is touched by public education - teachers, administrators, teacher-educators, students, parents, politicians, pun...dits, and citizens - ought to read this book. It will speak to educators, policymakers and citizens who are concerned about the future of education and its relation to a robust, participatory democracy. The perspectives offered by a wonderfully diverse collection of contributors provide a glimpse into the complex, multilayered factors that shape, and are shaped by, institutions of schooling today. The analyses presented in this text are critical of how globalization and neoliberalism exert increasing levels of control over the public institutions meant to support the common good. Readers of this book will be well prepared to participate in the dialogue that will influence the future of public education in this nation - a dialogue that must seek the kind of change that represents hope for all students. As for the question contained in the title of the book--Can hope audaciously trump neoliberalism?- -, Carr and Porfilio develop a framework that integrates the work of the contributors, including Christine Sleeter and Dennis Carlson, who wrote the forward and afterword respectively, that problematizes how the Obama administration has presented an extremely constrained, conservative notion of change in and through education. The rhetoric has not been matched by meaningful, tangible, transformative proposals, policies and programs aimed at transformative change. There are many reasons for this, and, according to the contributors to this book, it is clear that neoliberalism is a major obstacle to stimulating the hope that so many have been hoping for. Addressing systemic inequities embedded within neoliberalism, Carr and Porfilio argue, is key to achieving the hope so brilliantly presented by Obam
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              ISBN 9781617354519
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              Educating for Peace in a Time of Permanent War: Are Schools Part of the Solution or the Problem?
               

              Educating for Peace in a Time of Permanent War: Are Schools Part of the Solution or the Problem? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Carr, Paul R.; Porfilio, Brad J.

              • RRP: $111.00
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              This volume seeks to provide a range of policy, pedagogical, curriculum and institutional analyses aimed at facilitating meaningful engagement toward a more robust and critical examination of the role that schools play in framing war, militarization and armed conflict.

              ISBN 9780415712224
              Released NZ 8 Jul 2013
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Research in Education
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              Educating for Peace in a Time of Permanent War: Are Schools Part of the Solution or the Problem?
               

              Educating for Peace in a Time of Permanent War: Are Schools Part of the Solution or the Problem? (Hardback)

              Edited by Carr, Paul R.; Porfilio, Brad J.

              • RRP: $353.00
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              Little is done in schools at the formal and informal levels to address war and peace, especially in relation to what can and should be done to bring about peace. This volume seeks to provide a range of policy, pedagogical, curriculum and institutional analyses aimed at facilitati...ng meaningful engagement toward a more robust and critical examination of the role that schools play in framing war, militarization and armed conflict.
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              ISBN 9780415899208
              Released NZ 16 May 2012
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Series Routledge Research in Education
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              Effective or Wise?: Teaching and the Meaning of Professional Dispositions in Education
               

              Effective or Wise?: Teaching and the Meaning of Professional Dispositions in Education (Hardback, New edition)

              Edited by Porfilio, Brad J.; Gorlewski, David A.; Hopkins, Jed; Gorlewski, Julie A.

              In our work as educators, we all aspire to be effective. We also aspire to be wise. If teachers are to represent and advocate for education, we must become the stewards of a discourse that nurtures education's possibilities. This book explores how teacher dispositions are defined..., developed, cultivated, and assessed.
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              ISBN 9781433121319
              Publisher Peter Lang
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              Series Counterpoints
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