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American Education

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ISBN-10: 1138850934

ISBN-13: 9781138850934

Edition: 17th 2016 (Revised)

Authors: Joel H. Spring

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Joel Spring's American Education introduces readers to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to the profession of teaching in the United States. In his signature straightforward and concise approach to describing complex issues, Spring illuminates events and topics and that are often overlooked or whitewashed, giving students the opportunity to engage in critical thinking about education. In this edition he looks closely at the global context of education in the U.S. Featuring current information and challenging perspectives--with scholarship that is often cited as a primary source, students will come away from this clear, authoritative text informed on…    
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Book details

List price: $35.99
Edition: 17th
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 9/21/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 346
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

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…