The Global Assault on Teaching, Teachers, and Their Unions: Stories for Resistance (Paperback)

The Global Assault on Teaching, Teachers, and Their Unions: Stories for Resistance By L. Weiner (Editor), M. Compton (Editor) Cover Image
By L. Weiner (Editor), M. Compton (Editor)
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Description


Public education's character is increasingly under assault as privatization of education is advanced. This collection of essays by noted scholars, teacher activists, and teacher's union leaders from around the world fuses insights with background and analysis to make real the goal of quality education for all the world's children.

About the Author


Mary Compton is Past President of the UK National Union of Teachers, the largest teacher union in Europe, and currently isa practicing classroom teacher of modern languages and English as well as a trade union activist. Lois Weiner is Professor, Elementary and Secondary Education, New Jersey City University and the author of the AERA award-winning book Preparing Teachers for Urban Schools: Lessons from Thirty Years of School Reform, among others.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780230606302
ISBN-10: 023060630X
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: May 18th, 2008
Pages: 281
Language: English