Part I: Teachers. 1. The Changing World of Teachers; The Editors. 2. Perspectives on the Teaching Career; M. Huberman, et al. 3. Becoming a Teacher: Self and the Social Location of Teacher Education; R.V. Bullough, Jr. 4. The Life and Work of Teachers; I.F. Goodson. 5. Teaching as Women's Work; D.A. Spencer. 6. Feminism and the Teacher's Work; S. Delmont, A. Coffey. 7. Racialisation of Difference and the Cultural Politics of Teaching; B. Troyna, F. Rizvi. 8. Increasing the Racial and Ethnic Diversity of the U.S. Teaching Force; A.M. Villegas. 9. Towards a Social Understanding of Teachers: Swedish Positions and Experiences; S. Lindblad. 10. Teachers in the Transformation of the School System in German Unification; C. Handle. 11. Empowerment of the Powerless Through the Politics of the Apolitical: Teacher Professionalisation in Hong Kong; Kai-Ming Cheng, Suk-Ying Wong. 12. Teacher Unions and Teacher Professionalism in the U.S.: Reconsidering a Familiar Dichotomy; N. Bascia. 13. Coping with Reform: The Intermix of Teacher Morale, Teacher Burnout, and Teacher Accountability; A.G. Dworkin. 14. Recent Research on the Role of the Teacher; B.J. Biddle. 15. Research on Teacher Leadership: Assessing the State of the Art; M.A. Smylie. 16. Policy, Productivity, and Teacher Evaluation; E.R. House, S.D. Lapan. 17. Restructuring Teachers' Labour: `Troubling' Post-Fordism; S.L. Robertson. Part II: Teaching. 1. The Study of Teaching: Modern and Emerging Conceptions; TheEditors. 2. Understanding Student Thinking and Learning in the Classroom; G. Nuthall. 3. What Do Students Know? Facing Challenges of Distance, Context, and Desire in Trying to Hear Children; D. Loewenberg Ball. 4. Teaching for Understanding; P.C. Blumenfeld, et al. 5. Peer Cultures and Their Challenge for Teaching; B.J. Bank. 6. The Micropolitics of Teaching; J. Blase. 7. The New Politics of Teaching; P.W. Cookson, Jr., C. Shube Lucks. 8. The Changing Social Context of Teaching in Western Europe; J.H.C. Vonk. 9. The Changing Social Context of Teaching in the United States; L. Darling-Hammond, M. Bullmaster. 10. Teaching and Social Policy: Images of Teaching for Democratic Change; J. Smyth. 11. Teaching in Context: From Socialization to Redemption; P. Wexler. 12. Teachers As Innovators; J. Randi, L. Corno. 13. Teacher Learning: Implications of New Views of Cognition; R.T. Putnam, H. Borko. 14. Cultures of Teaching and Educational Change; A. Hargreaves. 15. A Bill of Goods: The Early Marketing of Computer-Based Education and Its Implications for the Present Moment; D.D. Noble. 16. Reform Efforts in American Schools: Will Faddism Continue to Impede Meaningful Change? T.L. Good, et al.