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- Wiley 1982; US$ 4.95
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background — all to help you gain greater insight into great works you're bound to study for school or pleasure. In CliffsNotes on Emily Dickinson: Selected Poems, you explore some 85 poems from one of America's... more...
- New Press, The 2012; US$ 26.95
As MacArthur award-winning educator Lisa Delpit reminds us?and as all research shows?there is no achievement gap at birth. In her long-awaited second book, Delpit presents a striking picture of the elements of contemporary public education that conspire against the prospects for poor children of color, creating a persistent gap in achievement during... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
Using initiatives by non-governmental organizations to promote women's empowerment in rural India, this book draws new conclusions about the three-way relationship between neoliberalism, women's education, and spatialization of the state. Sharma gets to the heart of the assumptions and blindspots inherent in these programs and makes an important contribution... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00
Muslim boys are currently 'hot topics' of social and educational debate: they have been associated with global terrorism, fundamentalism,urban rioting and, within the context of schooling, they appear to be suffering from disproportionately high rates of exclusion and low rates of achievement and post-16 progression. This timely and innovative book... more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 34.95
Make professional development unforgettable Teaching busy adults can be a daunting task. How do you grab their attention and make material memorable? Expert Marcia Tate knows how adults learn best and shares 20 professional development strategies that work. What you?ll find in the 2nd edition: 20 learning strategies proven to engage... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 14.00
Graduate schools churn out tens of thousands of Ph.D.’s and M.A.’s every year. Half of all college courses are taught by adjunct faculty. The chances of an academic landing a tenure-track job seem only to shrink as student loan and credit card debts grow. What’s a frustrated would-be scholar to do? Can he really leave academia?... more...
- Temple University Press 2011; US$ 30.95
"To Serve a Larger Purpose" calls for the reclamation of the original democratic purposes of civic engagement and examines the requisite transformation of higher education required to achieve it. The contributors to this timely and relevant volume effectively highlight the current practice of civic engagement and point to the institutional... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2006; US$ 110.00
'Town and Gown' in the Bush: Contemporary Regional Universities and Transforming Communities' provides a forum for multiple engagements with the relationships (or lack thereof) between contemporary regional universities and their communities, whether in Australia or in other countries. It offers a rich and nuanced understanding of the challenges manifest... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 22.83
Hauptbeschreibung Bis zu 9000 Kinder und Jugendliche in Deutschland leben nach einer Schätzung der Hilfsorganisation terre des hommes zeitweise auf der Straße, schlafen in Bahnhöfen und Bushaltestellen, leben von kleinen Gelegenheitsjobs, Bettelei, bisweilen von Diebstahl und Prostitution. Wie kommt es dazu und welche Erfahrungen machen sie? Und... more...
- Peterson's 2012; US$ 6.99
Most scholarship guides are aimed only at the straight-A student, not this guide! Peterson's The "C" Students Guide to Scholarships shows that it is possible for average or even below-average students to win some of the millions of dollars in available scholaship awards. It is the essential guide to finding scholarships when your grades suck! Author... more...