Educational Policy & Theory

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No Place to Learn

Why Universities Aren't Working

UBC Press

Arguing that too much emphasis is placed on specialized research and too little on teaching, this book contends that students seeking higher education in Canada are being short-changed.

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Pursuing Academic Freedom

"Free and Fearless"?

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

A collection of essays that calls into question the discrepancy between theory and reality in academic freedom

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Early Childhood Care and Education in Canada

Past, Present, and Future

UBC Press

Larry Prochner and Nina Howe reflect the variation within the field by bringing together a multidisciplinary group of experts to address key issues in the field.

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Education, Student Rights and the Charter

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

How the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and other human rights legislation apply to education.

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European Dimensions

Education, Training and the European Union

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

European Dimensions addresses the European Union's desire for a unified approach to education and its content. It explores the origins of the EU's present interest in education and also addresses the tensions that underlie its policies. This book takes a hard-headed look at the EU's position on education and assesses its impact at national level.

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China's Intellectual Dilemma

Politics and University Enrolment, 1949-1978

UBC Press

The first full-length study to relate China’s educational system to China’s development strategy from 1949 to 1978, this book analyses the difference between traditional Confucian and Marxist-Leninist concepts of education, between egalitarian social goal and economic priorities.

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