Practical Oracle Security: Your Unauthorized Guide to by Josh Shaul

By Josh Shaul

This is often the single sensible, hands-on advisor to be had to database directors to safe their Oracle databases. This ebook may help the DBA to evaluate their present point of possibility in addition to their present safety posture. it's going to then offer sensible, appropriate wisdom to safely safe the Oracle database.

  • The purely sensible, hands-on advisor for securing your Oracle database released by way of autonomous experts.
  • Your Oracle database doesn't exist in a vacuum, so this e-book exhibits you the way to soundly combine your database into your enterprise.

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Inequality Across Societies, Volume 14: Families, Schools, by Patricia Baker, David Baker, Emily Hannum

By Patricia Baker, David Baker, Emily Hannum

Such a lot societies position nice religion within the glossy school's strength to supply young children a extra filthy rich destiny, from greater jobs to wider social possibilities. In flip, political leaders all over the world push to extend western kinds of education, developing extra slots for kids, from preschool via collage degrees. but regardless of this awesome institutional swap, are societies changing into equitable, particularly for these teams dwelling at the margins of civil society? Why, in too many instances, has education did not bring on its promise of decreasing monetary and social disparities? This quantity addresses those questions, taking the reader right into a number of international locations and cultural settings. With experiences from Europe, the center East, Africa, and Asia, the quantity illuminates how colleges can lessen or toughen the layered stratification of society, even in international locations with non-western traditions. The participants, diversified of their personal origins and viewpoints, develop our realizing of stratification through highlighting how a nation's background, specific associations, and cultural context form the school's potency as an agent of fairness. The chapters circulation past person conceptions of attainment and distinguish near-universal as opposed to country-specific mechanisms that signify the interaction among college enlargement and inequality. It indicates how colleges can lessen or toughen the layered stratification of society, even in countries with non-western traditions.

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Understanding Education Policy: The ‘Four Education by Tiffany Jones

By Tiffany Jones

Analysis of schooling coverage frequently follows a specific orientation, similar to conservative or neo-liberal. but, readers are usually left to ask yourself the real which means and conceptual framing in the back of those orientations. with out this data, the coverage research lacks precise rigor, its price is lowered because the effects may perhaps turn out tough to reproduce.

Understanding schooling Policy offers an overarching framework of 4 key orientations that lie underneath a lot coverage research, but are not often used with accuracy: conservative, liberal, serious and post-modern. It information each one orientation's program to coverage making, implementation and total impression. The e-book additionally argues the price of analysing a policy’s orientation to enhance the readability of its research and make allowance broader developments around the schooling coverage box to emerge.

The ebook bargains functional examples, key vocabulary and mirrored image actions which offer equitable, but serious attention to all schooling orientations. this enables readers to determine the advantages and downsides of every viewpoint and realize their very own biases.

This advent to schooling coverage research deals theoretically huge, hugely sensible insurance. it really is adaptable to many different types of coverage research parts and should entice a variety of readers with an curiosity in schooling coverage, from scholars undertaking particular study to coverage makers searching for a deeper method to re-think their work.

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A Curriculum of Fear: Homeland Security in U.S. Public by Nicole Nguyen

By Nicole Nguyen

Welcome to Milton highschool, the place worry is a teacher’s most sensible device and each scholar is a soldier within the warfare on terror. A suffering public institution open air the nation’s capital, Milton sat squarely on the heart of 2 developments: starting to be worry of resurgent terrorism and mounting strain to run faculties as task education websites. In reaction, the college demonstrated a really expert native land protection program. 

A Curriculum of Fear takes us into Milton for a daily examine how one of these software works, what it capability to scholars and employees, and what it says concerning the militarization of U.S. public colleges and, extra greatly, the nation of public schooling during this nation. Nicole Nguyen publications us via a curriculum of nationwide security–themed periods, electives, and internships designed via public-private partnerships with significant safety contractors like Northrop Grumman and federal enterprises just like the NSA. She introduces us to scholars within the strategy of turning into a corps of “diverse employees” for the nationwide protection undefined, studying to be “vigilant” voters; and he or she indicates us the typical realities of a software meant to enhance the college, revitalize the neighborhood, and put off the fulfillment gap. 

With connection with serious paintings on institution militarization, neoliberal institution reform, the effect of the worldwide battle on terror on way of life, and the political makes use of of fear, A Curriculum of Fear maps the contexts that gave upward thrust to Milton’s place of origin defense application and its recognition. eventually, because the first ethnography of one of these software, the e-book presents a nerve-racking shut come upon with the hot common imposed through the worldwide conflict on terror—a institution right away below siege and actively getting ready for the siege itself.

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Ethical Leadership and Decision Making in Education: by Joan Poliner Shapiro

By Joan Poliner Shapiro

The 3rd version of the best-selling textual content, Ethical management and choice Making in Education, keeps to handle the expanding curiosity in ethics and assists academic leaders with the complicated dilemmas in today’s not easy and various society. via dialogue and research of real-life ethical dilemmas that academic leaders face of their colleges and groups, authors Shapiro and Stefkovich show the applying in their 4 moral paradigms―the ethics of justice, care, critique, and career. After a demonstration of the way the a number of moral Paradigm method should be utilized to genuine dilemmas, the authors current a sequence of instances written by means of scholars and teachers within the box representing the dilemmas confronted through training academic leaders in city, suburban, and rural settings in an period filled with complexities and contradictions. Following every one case are questions that decision for considerate, complicated pondering and support readers come to grips with their very own moral codes and observe them to functional occasions.

New within the 3rd Edition:

  • An whole new bankruptcy on privateness as opposed to security, together with moral matters akin to strip searches, gang club, cyber-bullying, and sexting.
  • New situations infused into chapters on early formative years schooling, assorted pupil populations, and technology.
  • Updates all through to mirror modern matters and up to date scholarship within the box of moral leadership.

Including educating notes for the trainer stressing the significance of self-reflection, this article is well adaptable for a number of makes use of with a variety of audiences. Ethical management and selection Making in Education is a helpful ebook for either aspiring and training directors, instructor leaders, and academic coverage makers.

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Privileged Thinking in Today's Schools: The Implications for by David Barnett, Visit Amazon's Carol Christian Page, search

By David Barnett, Visit Amazon's Carol Christian Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Carol Christian, , Richard Hughes, Rocky Wallace

Privileged considering in state-of-the-art faculties is alive and good and indicates its grotesque head in quite a few ways in which frequently pass undetected (or aren't addressed) by way of the educators down within the trenches. during this selection of situations and episodes, lots of which have been skilled through the authors of their years as tuition directors, you will discover an array of provocative examples of social injustice within the school room, and what you are able to do to avoid it on your personal institution neighborhood. because the authors candidly and vulnerably exhibit their very own 'blind spots' and biases that happened 'on their watch,' readers might be in a position to have a look within the replicate to boot, hence taking a serious step in greater advocating for these scholars 'left at the fringe' in study rooms and faculties.

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"I Love Learning; I Hate School": An Anthropology of College by Susan D. Blum

By Susan D. Blum

Frustrated via her scholars' functionality, her relationships with them, and her personal daughter’s difficulties in class, Susan D. Blum, a professor of anthropology, got down to comprehend why her scholars discovered their academic adventure at a top-tier establishment so profoundly tricky and unsatisfying. via her learn and in conversations along with her scholars, she stumbled on a troubling mismatch among the targets of the college and the desires of students.

In "I Love studying; I Hate School," Blum tells intertwined yet inseparable tales: the result of her study into how scholars examine contrasted with the best way traditional schooling works, and the private narrative of ways she herself was once reworked through this knowing. Blum concludes that the dominant different types of better schooling don't fit the myriad varieties of studying that aid students―people in general―master significant and useful abilities and data. scholars are in a position to studying large quantities, however the methods greater schooling is dependent frequently leads them to fail to benefit. greater than that, it ends up in sick results. during this critique of upper schooling, infused with anthropological insights, Blum explains why lots goes fallacious and gives feedback for the way to carry lecture room studying extra in response to acceptable different types of engagement. She demanding situations our approach of schooling and argues for a “reintegration of studying with life.”

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Reconstructing Policy in Higher Education: Feminist by Elizabeth J. Allan, Susan Iverson, Rebecca Ropers-Huilman

By Elizabeth J. Allan, Susan Iverson, Rebecca Ropers-Huilman

Reconstructing coverage in greater Education highlights the paintings of comprehensive and award-winning students and gives concrete examples of ways feminist poststructuralism successfully informs learn tools and will function a necessary instrument for coverage makers, analysts, and practitioners. The examine examines quite a number themes of curiosity to students and execs together with: reasons of upper schooling, administrative management, athletics, variety, scholar activism, social category, the background of girls in postsecondary associations, and caliber and technological know-how within the globalized college.

Students enrolled in greater schooling and academic coverage courses will locate this publication bargains them instruments for pondering in a different way approximately coverage research and academic perform. greater schooling school, managers, deans, presidents, and coverage makers will locate this ebook contributes considerably to their very own coverage research, perform, and discourse.

Elizabeth J. Allan is an affiliate Professor of upper schooling on the collage of Maine the place she is additionally an affiliated school member with the Women’s stories software.

Susan V. Iverson is an Assistant Professor of upper schooling management & pupil body of workers at Kent kingdom college the place she can also be an affiliated school member with the Women’s experiences software.

Rebecca Ropers-Huilman is a Professor of upper schooling on the college of Minnesota.

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