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A University and a Neighborhood: University of Southern California in Los Angeles, 1880-1984

By Roseman; Curtis C.; Wallach; Ruth; Taube; Dace; McCann, Linda; DeVerteuil; Geoffrey; Zachary, Claude

Los Angeles, CA U.S.A.: Figueroa Press, 2006. This is an illustrated history of the University of Southern California and its surrounding neighborhood, with large black & white and color photographs on nearly every page, maps of the campus and the neighborhood, and a 21st century neighborhood profile (orange laminated cover with black & white photo of the university area; a bright, clean, tight copy). First Edition. Paperback. As New. 9 1/4" X 8 3/4".

$39.95

Women's Studies Then and Now (Women's Studies Quarterly, Volume XXX, Numbers 3 & 4, Fall/Winter 2002)
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Women's Studies Then and Now (Women's Studies Quarterly, Volume XXX, Numbers 3 & 4, Fall/Winter 2002)

By Fish, Cheryl J.; Lin, Yi-Chun Tricia (editors)

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Feminist Press at City University of New York, 2002. This issue of the journal Women's Studies Quarterly continues the discussion of issues raised at the conference Then and Now: The Politics of Women's Studies at City University of New York's Graduate Center in 2000, and includes essays that examine women's studies programs; the first section, Women's Studies at Thirty Years: Looking Backward, Looking Ahead, includes essays based on talks at the conference; other sections include Case Studies from the Campuses: The Status of Women's Studies Today; Women's Studies Now: Across the Great Divides; Reading, Writing, and Asynchronicity; Teaching, Life, and Work: Critical Pedagogies (brown & white covers with very slight edge wear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy). Paperback. Near Fine.

$19.95

Travel Notes from the New Literacy Studies: Instances of Practice (New Perspectives on Language and Education)
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Travel Notes from the New Literacy Studies: Instances of Practice (New Perspectives on Language and Education)

By Pahl, Kate; Rowsell, Jennifer (editors)

Clevedon, Engand, U.K.: Multilingual Matters, 2006. This collection of studies from around the world shows how the emerging discipline of the New Literacy Studies can be translated into practice; each study looks at the intersection between multimodality and New Literacy Studies through observed instances of practice (pictorial cover has very slight edge wear & corner creases; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy). Trade Paperback. Very Good.

$29.95

A Path to Understanding

By Kramer, Stella

New York, NY, U.S.A., 1933. This book, by the author of two works on the history of the English craft guilds, is a critique of the system of higher education, in particular the elective system, and a proposal for a coherent course of study (green cloth with gold lettering, bright on the front cover, faded on the spine, rubbed on back, slight edge wear, pages slightly tanned, previous owner's name on front end paper; otherwise a good, clean, tight copy). Hard Cover. Very Good.

$40.00

Educating the Other: Gender, Power and Schooling (Master Classes in Education)
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Educating the Other: Gender, Power and Schooling (Master Classes in Education)

By Paechter, Carrie

London, England, U.K.: Falmer Press, 1998. This study of gender issues within education examines what happens to girls in school and shows how and why their education remains subordinated to that of boys, and how this analysis can be used as a basis for investigating the position of other subordinated groups (green cover with white lettering, two sentences on one page have partially erased underlining; otherwise the remainder of the text is unmarked; a bright, clean, tight copy). Trade Paperback. Very Good. 6 5/8" X 9 3/4".

$34.95

Theories of Education: Studies of Significant Innovation in Western Educational Thought

By Bowen, James

Sydney, Australia: John Wiley and Sons Australasia, 1974. This book provides an introduction to the philosophy and theory of education through a systematic analysis of the major educational theories; in nine sections of commentary and readings, it covers the spectrum of educational thought from the traditional positions of Plato and Aristotle, through the opposed progressive positions of Rousseau and Dewey, up to contemporary variations on and reactions to these positions in the work of Makarenko, Skinner, Neill, Peters, and Illich (tan cover with brown lettering, slight edgewear and corner crease, otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; no drop shipment). First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good.

$50.00

Incentives and Planning in Social Policy: Studies in Health, Education, and Welfare

By Stein, Bruno; Miller, S. M. (editors)

Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: Aldine Publishing Company, 1973. This book is the outcome of a project conducted at New York University and supported by the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare to produce academic research on social policy questions with particular emphasis on the infomation needs of government policy-makers; six of the studies were selected and rewritten for this book to illustrate the scope and method of social research, especially in relation to the crucial issues of health, education, and welfare; these studies are significant not only for their findings related to planning and incentives but also as exemplars of the direction of social policy analysis (light blue textured cloth with gold lettering, very slight edgewear; white dust jacket with red & blue lettering, faded spine, slight edgewear, otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy). First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$16.00

Children's Early Text Construction

By Pontecorvo, Clotilde (editor); Orsolini, Margherita (editor); Burge, Barbara (editor); Resnick, Lauren B. (editor)

Mahwah, NJ, U.S.A.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1996. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket.

$50.00