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- Taylor & Francis 1995; US$ 51.95
This text explores the scope for applying psychoanalytical ideas to gender inequalities that are still inherent in the educational system. It covers areas including gender differences in subject choice and polarisation in reading, writing and drawing, and suggests areas for future research. more...
- Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 46.95
This new and topical book, written by editors of the international journal Gender and Education and aimed at educational professionals, draws together the findings and arguments from the wealth of material available on gender and achievement. more...
- Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 34.95
Over the past several decades, higher education has been transformed by the entry of faculty of color and women into the university system. Through detailed institutional ethnographies of three very different universities, Privilege and Diversity in the Academy explores how this diversification has dismantled and reconfigured relationships of privilege... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 47.99
Looking across national contexts and drawing on ethnographic studies of schools in the UK and Australia, this book explores the implications of the contemporary education policy context and processes and practices inside schools for students as learners and for educational inequalities. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 40.95
In the colorblind era of Post-Civil Rights America, race is often wrongly thought to be irrelevant or, at best, a problem of racist individuals rather than a systemic condition to be confronted. Race, Whiteness, and Education interrupts this dangerous assumption by reaffirming a critical appreciation of the central role that race and racism still... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95
How do young black students respond, resist, and work to transform their school experience? How do young people adapt, survive, and then succeed in spite of their negative school experience? For an increasing number of marginalized black youth, the paths to social success can actually lie outside school walls. Black Youth Matters presents a compelling,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 66.00
Caldas and Bankston provide a critical, dispassionate analysis of why desegregation in the United States has failed to achieve the goal of providing equal educational opportunities for all students. They offer case histories through dozens of examples of failed desegregation plans from all over the country. The book takes a very broad perspective on... more...
- Scribner 2010; US$ 22.99
Failing at Fairness, the result of two decades of research, shows how gender bias makes it impossible for girls to receive an education equal to that given to boys. Girls' learning problems are not identified as often as boys' are Boys receive more of their teachers' attention Girls start school testing higher in every academic subject, yet... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 172.00
This topical collection highlights the main issues faced by girls in Britain today, and endeavours to put girls back on the educational agenda. It is essential reading for students, academics and researchers in education, sociology, and girls' studies, as well as for school teachers and education policy makers. more...