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Homophobia in the Hallways: Heterosexism and Transphobia in Canadian Catholic Schools
Homophobia in the Hallways: Heterosexism and Transphobia in Canadian Catholic Schools
By Tonya D. Callaghan

In Homophobia in the Hallways, Tonya D. Callaghan interrogates institutionalized homophobia and transphobia in the publicly-funded Catholic school systems of Ontario and Alberta.

Available May 2018
Constructing Policy Change: Early Childhood Education and Care in Liberal Welfare States
Constructing Policy Change: Early Childhood Education and Care in Liberal Welfare States
By Linda A. White

In Constructing Policy Change, Linda A. White examines the expansion of early childhood education and care (ECEC) policies and programs in liberal welfare states, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK, and the USA.

Published Aug 2017
Succeeding Together?: Schools, Child Welfare, and Uncertain Public Responsibility for Abused or Neglected Children
Succeeding Together?: Schools, Child Welfare, and Uncertain Public Responsibility for Abused or Neglected Children
By Kelly Gallagher-Mackay

Succeeding Together? is an institutional ethnography that analyses front-line accounts from mothers, teachers, and child welfare workers to explore the educational issues facing abused and neglected children outside of foster care.

Published Apr 2017
Adaptive Education: An Inquiry-Based Institution
Adaptive Education: An Inquiry-Based Institution
By Robert VanWynsberghe and Andrew C. Herman

Adaptive Education explains how schools and universities can incorporate research processes into their activities, institutionalize a policy of inquiry and experimentation, and make teaching an evidence-based profession.

Published Apr 2016
Public Attitudes Towards Education in Ontario, 1998:: 12th OISE Survey
Public Attitudes Towards Education in Ontario, 1998:: 12th OISE Survey
By D.W. Livingstone, D. Hart, and Lynn E. Davie

The twelfth survey is based on interviews conducted in late 1998 with a random sample of 1000 Ontario adults, and questionnaires completed by over 100 randomly selected corporate executives. Trends in attitude changes are presented for the general public and executives. 

Published Feb 2015
University Leadership and Public Policy in the Twenty-First Century: A President's Perspective
University Leadership and Public Policy in the Twenty-First Century: A President's Perspective
By Peter MacKinnon

Drawing on more than a decade of service as president of one of Canada’s major research universities, Peter MacKinnon offers an insider’s perspective on the challenges involved in bringing students, faculty, and governments together in the pursuit of excellence.

Published Dec 2014
Teacher Education in a Transnational World
Teacher Education in a Transnational World
Edited by Rosa Bruno-Jofré and James Scott Johnston

Teacher Education in a Transnational World discusses the historical, sociological, and philosophical issues associated with teacher education in a global context.

Published Nov 2014
Creating Knowledge, Strengthening Nations: The Changing Role of Higher Education
Creating Knowledge, Strengthening Nations: The Changing Role of Higher Education
Edited by Glen A. Jones, Patricia McCarney, and Michael L. Skolnik

Editors Glen A. Jones, Patricia L. McCarney, and Michael L. Skolnik have brought together a diverse group of contributors to describe how internal and external forces arising from globalization are exerting pressure to change the role of higher education in society and how universities are dealing with these pressures.

Published Nov 2011
Between Caring & Counting: Teachers Take on Education Reform
Between Caring & Counting: Teachers Take on Education Reform
By Lindsay Kerr

Counteracting despair with hope, Kerr explores self-reflexive suggestions for teacher-educators to exercise agency in their lives and to continue to work toward a just and equitable public education system.

Published Oct 2006
Public Attitudes Towards Education in Ontario 1998: The Twelfth OISE/UT Survey
Public Attitudes Towards Education in Ontario 1998: The Twelfth OISE/UT Survey
By D.W. Livingstone, D. Hart, and Lynn E. Davie

The twelfth survey is based on interviews conducted in late 1998 with a random sample of 1000 Ontario adults, and questionnaires completed by over 100 randomly selected corporate executives. Trends in attitude changes are presented for the general public and executives. 

Published Dec 1999