Social Enterprise

Author: Janelle A. Kerlin
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 1584658169
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The first comparative look at how social enterprise is shaped by local conditions worldwide

Uncharitable

Author: Dan Pallotta
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 1584659556
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A courageous call to free charity from its ideological and economic constraints

Citizen Environmentalists

Author: James Longhurst
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 1584658592
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A telling look at the lives and strategies of women environmental activists in the long 1960s, solidly grounded in a national context

Key Questions In Education

Author: John T. Smith
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474268765
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The media is full of reference to failing schools, troublesome pupils, underperforming boys, disappearing childhood and a teaching profession in crisis as more and more teachers contemplate abandoning their careers. Key Questions in Education looks at the current and historical debates of each of these issues, examining how a multitude of stakeholders have viewed, and still view, childhood and schooling. In highlighting how these same or similar issues have persistently been debated throughout time, John T. Smith shows something of their complexity and the need to break apart these key enduring questions in education. Each chapter covers a key question such as: How far should the state interfere in education? Should schools feed their pupils? and Why do children misbehave? Analysing each key question, chapters discuss how such issues were viewed or defined in the past, what solutions and outcomes were envisaged and compare and contrast how this relates to where we are now. Clear links are made throughout between historical sources and current ideology, policy, practice and research. In opening up these debates through case studies and vignettes, students are encouraged to reflect on how these contentious issues might be resolved and how this affects them as future educators.

Civil Society

Author: Brian O'Connell
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9780874519259
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A guide for what citizen leaders and teachers must do to ensure that our democracy will last another century.

Civic Agriculture

Author: Thomas A. Lyson
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 1611683033
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A engaging analysis of food production in the United States emphasizing that sustainable agricultural development is important to community health.

From Command To Community

Author: Nicholas V. Longo
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 161168014X
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Diverse essays create a new definition of leadership education based in colleges and universities

U S Mexico Borderlands

Author: Oscar Jáquez Martínez
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780842024471
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"Excellent collection of scholarly essays and primary documents. Covers 1830s-1990s, with the emphasis on the post-1910 era. Work is divided into seven sections, each covering a key issue in borderlands history. Good introduction to each entry"--Handbookof Latin American Studies, v. 58.