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Conflicting Missions?

Teachers Unions and Educational Reform

by Tom Loveless

  • 149 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Brookings Institution Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organization & management of education,
  • Trade unions,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Labor Unions,
  • Teaching Personnel,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • USA,
  • Teachers" unions,
  • Educational Policy & Reform,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - Unions,
  • Educational change,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8050117M
    ISBN 100815753047
    ISBN 109780815753049

    Conflicting Missions takes a detailed and academic (and make no mistake this is an academic book) look at Cuba's decision-making process and actions in intervening in Africa. It begins with it's.   “Conflict is not something to avoid or ignore. It is an opportunity for the triumph of grace.” Share on Facebook. And as we consider that hard and scary conversation that needs to happen — to gently remove the speck from our brother’s eye, to address the elephant in the room — we acknowledge our weakness. In ourselves, we are unable.

      Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, This sweeping history of Cuban policy in Africa from to is based on unprecedented research in African, Cuban, and American archives. (Among Gleijeses's many sources are Cuban archival materials to which he is the only non-Cuban to ever have access.)Book Edition: Omnibus E-Book. A peace mission to Syria in , which only involved UN observers, was not successful in stemming the Arab Spring conflict there, and subsequent UN efforts to protect Syrian civilians were marginally successful at best. A UN peacekeeping force was deployed in the Central African Republic in , in response to fighting between Christian and.

    Education and work. Gleijeses gained a PhD in international relations from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, and knows Afrikaans, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.. His book, Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington and Africa, –, was an exhaustive re-examination of the Cuban involvement in the decolonization of Africa. The risks to core missions posed by institutional conflicts of interest can be as serious as those created by individual conflicts. Moreover, if institutions do not prudently manage relationships with industry and are exposed to public criticism for inadequately or improperly managing conflicts, the work of many individual researchers, educators, and clinicians associated with the institution Cited by: 1.


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It begins with it's assistance to newly liberated Algeria and moves on from there to a look at the Simba Uprising in the Congo, Cuba's aid to the PAIGC in Guinea-Bissau /5.

Teachers Unions and Educational Reform' offers insightful analysis of the conflicts and proposals for unions and educational reform." Harvard Educational Review, 4/1/ "The authors provide a balanced view and avoid portraying unions as the 4/5(1).

"With the publication of Conflicting Missions, Piero Gleijeses establishes his reputation as the most impressive historian of the Cold War in the Third World. Drawing on previously unavailable Cuban and African as well as American sources, he tells a story that's full of fresh and surprising information.

Conflicting Missions. helps close the knowledge gap by providing a clear, balanced analysis of the role of teachers unions in education volume emerges from a conference organized Author: Tom Loveless. Conflicting missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Gleijeses (Sch. of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins Univ.; Shattered Hope: The Conflicting Missions?

book Revolution and the United States, ) offers a Cold War study not of two superpowers but 5/5(1). Reflecting a variety of perspectives and opinions, Conflicting Missions.

offers a balanced analysis of a controversial topic. It is a useful starting point for readers who want to discover the complexity of teachers unions and their influence—both positive and negative—on the Cited by: Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, In this Book.

Additional Information. And best of all, he does this with a remarkable sensitivity to the perspectives of the protagonists. This book will become an instant classicJohn Lewis Gaddis, Cited by: This is a compelling and dramatic account of Cuban policy in Africa from to and of its escalating clash with U.S.

policy toward the continent. Piero Gleijeses's fast-paced narrative takes the reader from Cuba's first steps to assist Algerian rebels fighting France into the secret war between Havana and Washington in Zaire in where Cubans led by Che Guevara.

Conflicting Missions takes a detailed and academic (and make no mistake this is an academic book) look at Cuba's decision-making process and actions in intervening in Africa. It begins with it's assistance to newly liberated Algeria and moves on from there to a look at the Simba Uprising in the Congo, Cuba's aid to the PAIGC in Guinea-Bissau /5(4).

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Conflicting missions. by,Brookings Institution Press edition, in English Conflicting missions?Pages: His book Conflicting Missions was awarded the Ferrell prize of the Society of Historians of American Foreign relations and it has been the subject of high praise by numerous reviewers.

He is the author of five books and monographs and has written numerous articles for journals, newspapers and journals as well as contributing chapters to a. : Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, () by Gleijeses, Piero and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books /5(96).

Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, Pretoria by Piero Gleijeses (Book) "Conflicting Missions" examines Cuban policy and history in Africa starting in the 's and culminating in the Cuban experiences in Angola during the 's - especially their clashes with the South African Defence Force in the south of the country.

A very comprehensive account of the Cuban role in Africa backed up. vi THE USE OF FORCE IN UN PEACE OPERATIONS 5. After the cold war: use-of-force dilemmas resurface I.

The immediate post-cold war missions and the use of force II. Use-of-force norms under strain III. The peace enforcement debate IV. The UN reconsiders the use-of-force issue 6. Somalia: crossing the Mogadishu Line I. Conflicting Missions cover the period toending just after the withdrawal of South African troops from Angola after Operation “ Savannah ” that year.

Gleijeses is currently preparing a second volume covering the period up to Conflicting Missions provides the first comprehensive history of the Cuba's role in Africa and settles a longstanding controversy over why and when Fidel Castro decided to intervene in Angola in The book definitively resolves two central questions regarding Cuba's policy motivations and its relationship to the Soviet Union when Castro.

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Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Conflicting Missions paints a critical and at times damning picture of Cuban involvement in Africa in the early years of the Revolution, revealing the mixture of ideological commitment and total ignorance of Africa which drove the 2, Cubans who served on internationalist missions .Get this from a library!

Conflicting missions?: teachers unions and educational reform. [Tom Loveless;] -- "[The papers in this book] ask whether unions affect educational productivity, most notably in terms of an impact on student achievement.

They analyze how teachers union function as professional.