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              Books by David F. Labaree

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              The Trouble with Ed Schools
               

              The Trouble with Ed Schools (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Labaree, David F.

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              Examines the historical developments and contemporary factors that have resulted in the unenviable status of American schools of education, often portrayed as intellectual wastelands, impractical and irrelevant. This book offers insights into the problems of these beleaguered ins...titutions.
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              ISBN 9780300119787
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2006
              Publisher Yale University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Making of an American High School: The Credentials Market and the Central High School of Philadelphia, 1838-1939
               

              The Making of an American High School: The Credentials Market and the Central High School of Philadelphia, 1838-1939 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Labaree, David F.

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              An analysis of the origins and development of Central High School, the first public high school in Philadelphia. Using Central as a case study, Labaree argues that the public high school is the product of the struggle between egalitarianism and meritocracy that is endemic to a de...mocratic society.
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              ISBN 9780300054699
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1992
              Publisher Yale University Press
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              How to Succeed in School Without Really Learning: The Credentials Race in American Education
               

              How to Succeed in School Without Really Learning: The Credentials Race in American Education (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Labaree, David F.

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              An examination of the competing ideological traditions that have fought for dominance in American public schools since the 19th century. It considers what the social consequences are when certification and degrees become more important than the acquisition of knowledge.

              ISBN 9780300078671
              Released NZ 15 Apr 1999
              Publisher Yale University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Someone Has to Fail: The Zero-Sum Game of Public Schooling

              Someone Has to Fail: The Zero-Sum Game of Public Schooling (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Labaree, David F.

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              Shows how the very organization of the locally controlled, administratively limited school system makes reform difficult. This title argues that the choices of educational consumers have always overwhelmed top-down efforts at school reform.

              ISBN 9780674063860
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2012
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Education, Markets, and the Public Good: The Selected Works of David F. Labaree
               

              Education, Markets, and the Public Good: The Selected Works of David F. Labaree (Paperback, New edition)

              By Labaree, David F.

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              Covers such topics as: the structure of the educational system; conflicting purposes of education; the core problems of practice in teaching and teacher education; and, barriers to curriculum reform. This book is a useful resource for anyone wanting to know more about the develop...ment of schools and schooling.
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              ISBN 9780415369954
              Released NZ 26 Oct 2006
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series World Library of Educationalists
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              Education, Markets, and the Public Good: The Selected Works of David F. Labaree
               

              Education, Markets, and the Public Good: The Selected Works of David F. Labaree (Hardback)

              By Labaree, David F.

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              Covers such topics as: the structure of the educational system; conflicting purposes of education; the core problems of practice in teaching and teacher education; and, barriers to curriculum reform. This book is a useful resource for anyone wanting to know more about the develop...ment of schools and schooling.
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              ISBN 9780415369947
              Released NZ 19 Oct 2006
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series World Library of Educationalists
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              Schooling and the Making of Citizens in the Long Nineteenth Century: Comparative Visions
               

              Schooling and the Making of Citizens in the Long Nineteenth Century: Comparative Visions (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Troehler, Daniel; Popkewitz, Thomas S.; Labaree, David F.

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              This book is a comparative history that explores the social, cultural, and political formation of the modern nation through the construction of public schooling. It asks how modern school systems arose in a variety of different republics and non-republics across four continents d...uring the long nineteenth century.
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              ISBN 9781138184800
              Released NZ 29 Sep 2015
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Research in Education
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              Schooling and the Making of Citizens in the Long Nineteenth Century: Comparative Visions
               

              Schooling and the Making of Citizens in the Long Nineteenth Century: Comparative Visions (Hardback)

              Edited by Troehler, Daniel; Popkewitz, Thomas S.; Labaree, David F.

              • RRP: $353.00
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              This book is a comparative history that explores the social, cultural, and political formation of the modern nation through the construction of public schooling. It asks how modern school systems arose in a variety of different republics and non-republics across four continents d...uring the long nineteenth century.
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              ISBN 9780415889001
              Released NZ 22 Mar 2011
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Research in Education
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              A Perfect Mess: The Unlikely Ascendancy of American Higher Education

              A Perfect Mess: The Unlikely Ascendancy of American Higher Education (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Labaree, David F.

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              Read the news about America's colleges and universities-rising student debt, affirmative action debates, and conflicts between faculty and administrators-and it's clear that higher education in this country is a total mess. But as David F. Labaree reminds us in this book, it's al...ways been that way. And that's exactly why it has become the most successful and sought-after source of learning in the world. Detailing American higher education's unusual struggle for survival in a free market that never guaranteed its place in society-a fact that seemed to doom it in its early days in the nineteenth century-he tells a lively story of the entrepreneurial spirit that drove American higher education to become the best. And the best it is: today America's universities and colleges produce the most scholarship, earn the most Nobel prizes, hold the largest endowments, and attract the most esteemed students and scholars from around the world. But this was not an inevitability. Weakly funded by the state, American schools in their early years had to rely on student tuition and alumni donations in order to survive. This gave them tremendous autonomy to seek out sources of financial support and pursue unconventional opportunities to ensure their success. As Labaree shows, by striving as much as possible to meet social needs and fulfill individual ambitions, they developed a broad base of political and financial support that, grounded by large undergraduate programs, allowed for the most cutting-edge research and advanced graduate study ever conducted. As a result, American higher education eventually managed to combine a unique mix of the populist, the practical, and the elite in a single complex system. The answers to today's problems in higher education are not easy, but as this book shows, they shouldn't be: no single person or institution can determine higher education's future. It is something that faculty, administrators, and students-adapting to society's needs-will determin
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              ISBN 9780226637006
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2019
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              A Perfect Mess: The Unlikely Ascendancy of American Higher Education

              A Perfect Mess: The Unlikely Ascendancy of American Higher Education (Hardback)

              By Labaree, David F.

              • RRP: $47.99
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              Read the news about America's colleges and universities-rising student debt, affirmative action debates, and conflicts between faculty and administrators-and it's clear that higher education in this country is a total mess. But as David F. Labaree reminds us in this book, it's al...ways been that way. And that's exactly why it has become the most successful and sought-after source of learning in the world. Detailing American higher education's unusual struggle for survival in a free market that never guaranteed its place in society-a fact that seemed to doom it in its early days in the nineteenth century-he tells a lively story of the entrepreneurial spirit that drove American higher education to become the best. And the best it is: today America's universities and colleges produce the most scholarship, earn the most Nobel prizes, hold the largest endowments, and attract the most esteemed students and scholars from around the world. But this was not an inevitability. Weakly funded by the state, American schools in their early years had to rely on student tuition and alumni donations in order to survive. This gave them tremendous autonomy to seek out sources of financial support and pursue unconventional opportunities to ensure their success. As Labaree shows, by striving as much as possible to meet social needs and fulfill individual ambitions, they developed a broad base of political and financial support that, grounded by large undergraduate programs, allowed for the most cutting-edge research and advanced graduate study ever conducted. As a result, American higher education eventually managed to combine a unique mix of the populist, the practical, and the elite in a single complex system. The answers to today's problems in higher education are not easy, but as this book shows, they shouldn't be: no single person or institution can determine higher education's future. It is something that faculty, administrators, and students-adapting to society's needs-will determin
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              ISBN 9780226250441
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2017
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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