Social Relations in a Secondary School by David Hargreaves

By David Hargreaves

Drawing at the nice wealth of data and event of schooling practitioners and theorists, the volumes within the Sociology of schooling set of the overseas library of Sociology discover the extremely important dating among schooling and society. those books turned ordinary texts for real and proceeding academics. Drawing upon comparative fabric from Israel, France and Germany, titles during this set additionally speak about the main questions of ladies' and exact wishes schooling, and the psychology of schooling.

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Educating the Consumer-citizen: A History of the Marriage of by Joel Spring

By Joel Spring

In Educating the Consumer-Citizen: A historical past of the wedding of colleges, advertisements, and Media, Joel Spring charts the increase of consumerism because the dominant American ideology of the twenty first century. He records and analyzes how, from the early nineteenth century in the course of the current, the mixed endeavors of colleges, advertisements, and media have resulted in the construction of a consumerist ideology and ensured its valuable position in American lifestyles and international culture.

Spring first defines consumerist ideology and consumer-citizen and explores their 19th-century origins in faculties, kid's literature, the commercialization of yank towns, ads, newspapers, and the advance of shops. He then strains the increase of consumerist ideology within the twentieth century by means of taking a look heavily at: the effect of the house economics occupation at the schooling of ladies as shoppers and the advance of an American delicacies according to packaged and processed meals; the impact of ads photographs of activities heroes, cowboys, and the clean-shaven businessman in shaping male id; the results of the expansion of the highschool as a mass establishment at the improvement of adlescent shopper markets; the implications of industrial radio and tv becoming a member of with the colleges to coach a consumer-oriented inhabitants in order that, by way of the Nineteen Fifties, consumerist photographs have been tied to the chilly battle and awarded because the "American lifestyle" in either media and colleges; the consequences of the civil rights circulate on integrating formerly excluded teams into the patron society; the alterations the women's circulate demanded in textbooks, university curricula, media, and advertisements that ended in a brand new photo of ladies within the purchaser industry; and the ascent of speedy nutrients schooling. Spring includes the tale into the twenty first century by way of interpreting the evolving marriage of faculties, advertisements, and media and its ongoing function in teaching the consumer-citizen and developing an built-in patron market.

This ebook should be of large curiosity to students, execs, and scholars throughout foundations of schooling, historical past and sociology of schooling, academic coverage, mass communications, American background, and cultural stories. it really is hugely applicable as a textual content for classes in those areas.

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Mass Transportation Problems: Applications (Probability and by Svetlozar T. Rachev, Ludger Rüschendorf

By Svetlozar T. Rachev, Ludger Rüschendorf

The 1st entire account of the speculation of mass transportation difficulties and its purposes. In quantity I, the authors systematically advance the idea with emphasis at the Monge-Kantorovich mass transportation and the Kantorovich-Rubinstein mass transshipment difficulties. They then speak about numerous diverse methods in the direction of fixing those difficulties and make the most the wealthy interrelations to numerous mathematical sciences - from useful research to chance conception and mathematical economics. the second one quantity is dedicated to purposes of the above difficulties to themes in utilized chance, conception of moments and distributions with given marginals, queuing concept, threat concept of likelihood metrics and its purposes to varied fields, between them common restrict theorems for Gaussian and non-Gaussian restricting legislation, stochastic differential equations and algorithms, and rounding difficulties. invaluable to graduates and researchers in theoretical and utilized likelihood, operations learn, computing device technology, and mathematical economics, the must haves for this publication are graduate point chance conception and actual and practical research.

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Changing Identities in Higher Education: Voicing by Ronald Barnett, Roberto Di Napoli

By Ronald Barnett, Roberto Di Napoli

In this well timed and cutting edge publication students from Europe, the united kingdom, North the USA and Australia, discover their very own feel of identification, reflecting either on their learn and scholarly pursuits, and their paintings reports.

Taking the shape of a debate, Changing Identities in greater Education is helping to widen the modern area for debates at the way forward for greater schooling itself. The ebook is divided into 3 parts:

  • part one presents a set of essays every one on a suite of identities inside greater schooling (academic, scholar, administrative/managerial and academic developers).
  • part comprises responses to half one from authors conversing from their very own expert and scholarly identification standpoint
  • part 3 illustrates views at the identities of scholars, supplied through scholars themselves.

With its unique, dialogic shape and sundry content material, this ebook is of curiosity to all these involved in present debates in regards to the kingdom and nature of upper schooling this day and people attracted to questions of id. It makes in particular valuable examining for college students of upper schooling, teachers in education, lecturers and executives alike.

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Classroom Interactions and Social Learning: From Theory to by Kristiina Kumpulainen

By Kristiina Kumpulainen

Today's classroom provides a wealth of possibilities for social interplay among scholars, resulting in elevated curiosity in lecturers and researchers into the social nature of learning.
While school room interplay could be a useful device for studying, it doesn't inevitably bring about beneficial studying reports. via case reports, this e-book highlights using new analytical methodologies for learning the content material and styles of kid's interactions and the way those give a contribution to their development of knowledge.
Classroom interplay and Social Learning may be of curiosity to scholars and in carrier lecturers and researchers eager about school room discourse and studying.

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Oracle Database 11g A Beginner's Guide, 1st Edition by Ian Abramson, Michael Abbey, Michael Corey

By Ian Abramson, Michael Abbey, Michael Corey

- Созданиеи управление базами данных с помощью Oracle9i Database Configuration Assistant
- Мониторинг и настройка использования файлов, транзакций, запросов и памяти
- Реализация сегментов отката и системно-управляемый откат
- Перенос приложения и оперативный процесс изменения таблиц
- Диагностика и оптимизация эффективности системы с помощью STATSPACK
- Реализация процедур реального аудита и безопасности
- Операции автоматического резервного копирования и восстановления с помощью RMAN
- Реализация разделов для управления очень большими базами данных
- Распределение вычислительной мощности и совместное использование данных на серверах с помощью Oracle Net
- Применение служб Oracle9i/AS для улучшения гибкости, масштабируемости и доступности-

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Java Programming with Oracle JDBC by Donald Bales

By Donald Bales

JDBC is the most important Java expertise for relational database entry. Oracle is arguably the main widespread relational database platform in the area. during this publication, Donald Bales brings those applied sciences jointly, and exhibits you ways to leverage the complete energy of Oracle's implementation of JDBC.

You commence via studying the all-important mysteries of building database connections. this is probably the most troublesome parts for programmers new to JDBC, and Donald covers it good with precise details and examples displaying tips on how to make database connections from purposes, applets, Servlets, or even from Java courses working in the database itself.

Next comes thorough insurance of JDBC's relational SQL gains. you will factor SQL statements and get effects again from the database, easy methods to learn and write info from huge, streaming info forms corresponding to BLOBs, CLOBs, and BFILEs, and you will tips on how to interface with Oracle's different integrated programming language, PL/SQL.

If you are taking good thing about the Oracle's quite new skill to create item tables and column items in keeping with user-defined datatypes, you may be proud of Don's thorough therapy of this topic. Don exhibits you the way to take advantage of JPublisher and JDBC to paintings seamlessly with Oracle database items from inside Java courses. you are going to additionally easy methods to entry nested tables and arrays utilizing JDBC.

Donald concludes the publication with a dialogue of transaction administration, locking, concurrency, and performance--topics that each expert JDBC programmer has to be widely used with. when you write Java courses to run opposed to an Oracle database, this ebook is a must-have.

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