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  1. R. S. Peters (1977). Education and the Education of Teachers. Routledge & K. Paul.
    educated man1 Some further reflections 1 The comparison with 'reform' In reflecting, in the past, on the sort of term that 'education' is I have usually ...
  2. Eduardo Giannetti Fonsecdaa (1991). Beliefs in Action: Economic Philosophy and Social Change. Cambridge University Press.
    This book is concerned with the role of economic philosophy ("ideas") in the processes of belief-formation and social change. Its aim is to further our understanding of the behavior of the individual economic agent by bringing to light and examining the function of non-rational dispositions and motivations ("passions") in the determination of the agent's beliefs and goals. Drawing on the work of David Hume and Adam Smith, the book spells out the particular ways in which the passions come to affect (...)
  3. Frederick C. Wendel (1996). Outstanding School Administrators: Their Keys to Success. Praeger.
    Presents the insights and attitudes elicited from 491 K-12 administrators designated as outstanding by those in leadership positions.
  4. Cleve Morrivans (1976/1994). Philosophy and the American School: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education. University Press of America.
  5. John B. Bennett (1998). Collegial Professionalism: The Academy, Individualism, and the Common Good. Oryx Press.
  6. Sherman M. Stanage (1987). Adult Education and Phenomenological Research: New Directions for Theory, Practice, and Research. Krieger.
  7. David Harvey (1969). Explanation in Geography. London, Edward Arnold.
  8. Roger P. Mourad (1997). Postmodern Philosophical Critique and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Higher Education. Bergin & Garvey.
    What is the significance of postmodern philosophy for the pursuit of knowledge generally?
  9. George L. Henderson & Marvin Waterstone (eds.) (2009). Geographic Thought : A Praxis Perspective. Routledge.
    For researchers and students interested in the connections between theoretically informed work and the possibilities for bettering people's everyday lives, this ...
  10. Chris Beckett (2005). Values & Ethics in Social Work: An Introduction. Sage.
    In social work there is seldom an uncontroversial `right way' of doing things. So how will you deal with the value questions and ethical dilemmas that you will be faced with as a professional social worker? This lively and readable introductory text is designed to equip students with a sound understanding of the principles of values and ethics which no social worker should be without. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, this book successfully explores the complexities of ethical issues, (...)
  11. Edith Kuiper & Jolande Sap (eds.) (1995). Out of the Margin: Feminist Perspectives on Economics. Routledge.
    Out of the Margin is the first book to consider feminist concerns across the whole domain of economics. In recent years there has been a tremendous increase in interest on the relation between gender and economics. Feminists have found much of concern in the way the economics has written women out of its history, built its theories around masculinist values, failed to take proper account of women and their work when measuring the economy and ignored most of the policy issues (...)
  12. John M. Braxton (1999). Faculty Misconduct in Collegiate Teaching. Johns Hopkins University Press.
    In Faculty Misconduct in Collegiate Teaching, higher education researchers John Braxton and Alan Bayer address issues of impropriety and misconduct in the teaching role at the postsecondary level. Braxton and Bayer define and examine norms of teaching behavior: what they are, how they come to exist, and how transgressions are detected and addressed. Do faculty members across various collegiate settings, for example, share views about appropriate and inappropriate teaching behaviors, as they share expectations regarding actions related to research? And what (...)
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  13. Barry Smart & George Ritzer (eds.) (2001). Handbook of Social Theory. Sage.
    This book is an indispensable resource for anyone interested in the roots, current debates and future development of social theory. It draws together a team of international scholars, and presents an authoritative and panoramic critical survey of the field. The first section, examines the classical tradition. Included here are critical discussions of Comte, Spencer, Marx, Durkheim, Weber, Simmel, Mead, Freud, Mannheim and classical feminist thought, demonstrating not only the critical significance of classical writings, but also their continuing relevance. The second (...)
  14. Ursula Rao, John Hutnyk & Klaus-Peter Köpping (eds.) (2005). Celebrating Transgression: Method and Politics in Anthropological Studies of Culture: A Book in Honour of Klaus Peter Köpping. Berghahn Books.
    This book brings key authors in anthropology together to debate and transgress anthropological expectations.
  15. M. Duane Nellis, Janice J. Monk & Susan L. Cutter (eds.) (2004). Presidential Musings From the Meridian: Reflections on the Nature of Geography by Past Presidents of the Association of American Geographers. West Virginia University Press.
    For decades, presidents of the Association of American Geographers have written insightful columns in the AAG Newsletter. One of the most popular sections of the newsletter, these columns illustrate the changes and consistencies of geography over the past thirty-four years. They offer an insight into the past of the geography discipline and a broader perspective on the future. Previously inaccessible even to most professional geographers, the Presidential Columns will now be available in Presidential Musings from the Meridian: Reflections of the (...)
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  16. Ronald M. Glassman & Vatro Murvar (eds.) (1984). Max Weber's Political Sociology: A Pessimistic Vision of a Rationalized World. Greenwood Press.
  17. Cornel M. Hamm (1989). Philosophical Issues in Education: An Introduction. Falmer Press.
    No previous experience in formal studies in either philosophy or education is a requirement for a full comprehension of the text.
  18. Deborah A. Redman (1991). Economics and the Philosophy of Science. Oxford University Press.
    Economists and other social scientists in this century have often supported economic arguments by referring to positions taken by philosophers of science. This important new book looks at the reliability of this practice and, in the process, provides economists, social scientists, and historians with the necessary background to discuss methodological matters with authority. Redman first presents an accurate, critical, yet neutral survey of the modern philosophy of science from the Vienna Circle to the present, focusing particularly on logical positivism, sociological (...)
  19. Ian H. Angus (2000). (Dis)Figurations: Discourse/Critique/Ethics. Verso.
    Recent paradigmatic shifts in favor of the 'discourse' approach in social theory are explored and debated.
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  20. D. C. Phillips (1992). The Social Scientist's Bestiary: A Guide to Fabled Threats to, and Defenses of, Naturalistic Social Science. Pergamon Press.
  21. A. G. Rud (2011). Albert Schweitzer's Legacy for Education: Reverence for Life. Palgrave Macmillan.
  22. Thomas F. Green (1971). The Activities of Teaching. New York,Mcgraw-Hill.
  23. David E. Fenner (ed.) (1998). Ethics in Education. Routledge.
    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
  24. Jonathan Aldred (2009). The Skeptical Economist: Revealing the Ethics Inside Economics. Earthscan.
    Introduction : ethical economics? -- The sovereign consumer -- Two myths about economic growth -- The politics of pay -- Happiness -- Pricing life and nature -- New worlds of money : public services and beyond -- Conclusion.
  25. Mark Youngblood Herring (1988). Ethics and the Professor: An Annotated Bibliography, 1970-1985. Garland Pub..
  26. Tony Becher (1994). Graduate Education in Britain. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
  27. Jeanette Edwards, Penelope Harvey & Peter Wade (eds.) (2007). Anthropology and Science: Epistemologies in Practice. Berg.
    What does it mean to know something - scientifically, anthropologically, socially? What is the relationship between different forms of knowledge and ways of knowing? How is knowledge mobilised in society and to what ends? Drawing on ethnographic examples from across the world, and from the virtual and global "places" created by new information technologies, Anthropology and Science presents examples of living and dynamic epistemologies and practices, and of how scientific ways of knowing operate in the world. Authors address the nature (...)
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  28. Richard A. Brosio (2000). Philosophical Scaffolding for the Construction of Critical Democratic Education. P. Lang.
  29. Karl Jaspers (1989). Karl Jaspers on Max Weber. Paragon House.
  30. Brian Fay (1996). Contemporary Philosophy of Social Science: A Multicultural Approach. Blackwell.
    This volume provides a lucid and distinct introduction to multiculturalism and the philosophy of social science.
  31. Peter T. Manicas (1987). A History and Philosophy of the Social Sciences. Basil Blackwell.
  32. Michael Herzfeld (1987). Anthropology Through the Looking-Glass: Critical Ethnography in the Margins of Europe. Cambridge University Press.
    Using Greek ethnography as a mirror for an ethnography of anthropology itself, this book reveals the ways in which the discipline of anthropology is ensnared in the same political and social symbolism as its object of study. The author pushes the comparative goals of anthropology beyond the traditional separation of tribal object from detached scientific observer, and offers the discipline a critical source of reflexive insight based on empirical ethnography rather than on ideological speculation alone.
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  33. Robert W. Wright (1991). Economics, Enlightenment, and Canadian Nationalism. Mcgill-Queen's University Press.
    Rejecting the orthodox economic model as an inappropriate representation of social reality, Robert Wright proposes an alternative adapted from Foucault's ...
  34. Edward Kuhlman (1994). Agony in Education: The Importance of Struggle in the Process of Learning. Bergin & Garvey.
  35. Susan Jacob (1996). Ethics and Law for School Psychologists. J. Wiley & Sons.
    The revised classic on the professional and legal standards of school psychology This completely updated edition of the leading ethics and law guide provides ...
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  36. John R. Short (2000). Alternative Geographies. Prentice Hall.
  37. Max Lewis Rafferty (1968). Max Rafferty on Education. New York, Devin-Adair Co..
  38. Keith Graham (2002). Practical Reasoning in a Social World: How We Act Together. Cambridge University Press.
    In this book Keith Graham examines the philosophical assumptions behind the ideas of group membership and loyalty. Drawing out the significance of social context, he challenges individualist views by placing collectivities such as committees, classes or nations within the moral realm. He offers a new understanding of the multiplicity of sources which vie for the attention of human beings as they decide how to act, and challenges the conventional division between self-interest and altruism. He also offers a systematic account (...)
  39. Eugénie Angèle Samier & Richard J. Bates (eds.) (2006). Aesthetic Dimensions of Educational Administration & Leadership. Routledge.
    The Aesthetic Dimensions of Educational Administration and Leadership provides an aesthetic critique of educational administration and leadership. It demonstrates the importance of aesthetics on all aspects of the administrative and leadership world: the ways ideas and ideals are created, how their expression is conveyed, the impact they have on interpersonal relationships and the organizational environment that carries and reinforces them, and the moral boundaries or limits that can be established or exceeded. The book is divided into three sections. · Section (...)
  40. James L. Peacock (2001). The Anthropological Lens: Harsh Light, Soft Focus. Cambridge University Press.
    Anthropology is a complex, wide-ranging, and ever-changing field. This clear, coherent, and well-crafted book is a revised version of a very successful text first published in 1986, designed to supplement standard textbooks and monographs. It covers the central concepts, distinctive methodologies, and philosophical as well as practical issues of cultural anthropology, and it is accessible to the anthropological novice, and of value to the professional. The updated version covers current issues in cultural anthropology, and includes topics such as globalization, gender, (...)
  41. Karl Federn (1939/1971). The Materialist Conception of History. Westport, Conn.,Greenwood Press.
  42. Quin McLoughlin (1991). Relativistic Naturalism: A Cross-Cultural Approach to Human Science. Praeger.
  43. Subroto Roy (1989/1991). Philosophy of Economics: On the Scope of Reason in Economic Inquiry. Routledge.
    The Philosophy of Economics is the first work to seriously and successfully bridge twentieth-century economics and twentieth-century philosophy. Subroto Roy draws these two disciplines together and examines the basic intellectual roots of economics. This is also the first work by an economist to employ the writings of Wittgenstein and to tackle seriously the import of modern philosophy for economic thought. Unlike others in the field, Roy discusses not only the contributions of Popper, Kuhn, and Lakatos but also those of Frege, (...)
  44. Richard Harvey Brown (1989). Social Science as Civic Discourse: Essays on the Invention, Legitimation, and Uses of Social Theory. University of Chicago Press.
    Richard Harvey Brown's pioneering explorations in the philosophy of social science and the theory of rhetoric reach a culmination in Social Science as Civic Discourse . In his earlier works, he argued for a logic of discovery and explanation in social science by showing that science and art both depend on metaphoric thinking, and he has applied that logic to society as a narrative text in which significant action by moral agents is possible. This new work is at once (...)
  45. Robert Willmott (2002). Education Policy and Realist Social Theory: Primary Teachers, Child-Centred Philosophy, and the New Managerialism. Routledge.
    Over the last two decades, the framework of economic competitiveness has become the defining aim of education. This book thoughtfully and persuasively argues against this new vision of education.
  46. St John & P. Edward (2009). College Organization and Professional Development: Integrating Moral Reasoning and Reflective Practice. Routledge.
    Professional responsibility -- Social justice -- Professional development -- Actionable knowledge -- Expert knowledge and skills -- Strategy and artistry -- Professional effectiveness -- Critical social challenges -- Transformational practice -- Conclusions.
  47. Paul V. Taylor (1993). The Texts of Paulo Freire. Open University Press.
  48. Tim May & Malcolm Williams (eds.) (1998). Knowing the Social World. Open University Press.
  49. David Thomas (1979). Naturalism and Social Science: A Post-Empiricist Philosophy of Social Science. Cambridge University Press.
    This 1979 text addresses the ways in which the dominant theories in large areas of Western social science have been subject to strong criticisms, particularly ...
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  50. Philip Carl Salzman & Patricia C. Rice (eds.) (2008). Thinking Anthropologically: A Practical Guide for Students. Pearson Prentice Hall.
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