Providing an introduction to the social, political and legal foundations of education and to the profession of teaching, this work engages students in critical thinking about the role and purposes of schooling in American society.
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Joel Spring received his Ph.D. in educational policy studies from the University of Wisconsin. He is currently a Professor at Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His great-great-grandfather was the first Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation in Indian Territory and his grandfather, Joel S. Spring, was a local district chief at the time Indian Territory became Oklahoma. He currently teaches at Queens College of the City University of New York. His major research interests are history of education, multicultural education, Native American culture, the politics of education, global education, and human rights education. He is the author of over twenty books and the most recent are How Educational Ideologies are Shaping Global Society; Education and the Rise of the Global Economy; The Universal Right to Education: Justification, Definition, and Guidelines; Globalization and Educational Rights; and Educating the Consumer Citizen: A History of the Marriage of Schools, Advertising, and Media.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill College, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 11th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0072558849
Book Description Mcgraw-Hill College, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110072558849
Book Description Mcgraw-Hill College, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0072558849