Grappling with the question of the balance between individual liberty and the collective good, Tough Choices draws on insights from behavioral economics, psychology, and educational theory to make a case for structured paternalism, which provides for equalization of opportunity while protecting the freedom of individuals to choose.
Princeton University Press, 2010
From Japan’s changing teacher work patterns, to educational stratification in China, to the impact of migration in Singapore—the diverse educational systems of East Asia are grappling with serious change. This volume investigates national responses to regional trends.
Research in Sociology of Education, Vol. 17., Emerald Group Publishing, May 2010
How can literacy tools—narratives, question-asking, spoken-word poetry, drama, writing, digital communication, images, and video—be used to encourage critical inquiry among students? This innovative resource provides examples and adaptable lessons from diverse classrooms and connects to an active website where readers can share ideas with a growing professional community.
Teachers College Press, April 2010
From the rapid upheaval in 1990s Europe to more gradual changes in East Asia, the social world influences individual development. In this volume, international experts explore socio-political and technological changes taking place around the world and explain their impact on development across the lifespan.
Sage Publications, 2010
This overview of sociolinguistics includes explorations of nationalism and popular culture, style and identity, critical language awareness, multimodal literacies, classroom discourse, and across-language education (from the teaching of English as an international language to Indigenous language revitalization).
Multilingual Matters, June 2010
An exploration of the visionary grassroots Healthy Communities • Healthy Youth project, this book traces how eight local initiatives applied its framework to youth development and offers a flexible blueprint for promoting the well-being of children and teens.
Springer, June 2010