The new book written by RNDr. Jany Straková, Ph.D. is titled International Large-Scale Assessment Surveys: methodology, benefits, risks, and opportunities. It informs the reader about historal aspects of the development of international research, methodology and processing of collected data. It also seeks answers on questions related to the critique of research, how can be research utilized and if research can be harmful, further what are the lessons learnt and which aspects we should be focused on.
The book can be downloaded here.