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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 20.95
Affirmative Action examines the larger structure of institutional white privilege in education, and compares the magnitude of white racial preference with the policies typically envisioned when the term "racial preference" is used. In doing so, the book demonstrates that the American system of education is both a reflection of and a contributor to... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 115.99
Education is widely recognized as a fundamental human right, yet the nature of the right remains unclear. Is it an entitlement to go to school, to acquire particular forms of knowledge or develop particular skills or attributes? And why exactly is education so important that we might defend all people's right to it? This book provides a much-needed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
Provides an overview of the political historical context of race and gender politics in schools, followed by an in-depth analysis. The chapters include work of scholars and policy analysts on policy and policy implementation at all levels of school politics in the USA, Australia, and Israel. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 35.00
Equity in education does not imply an equal distribution of resources to all students. OECD countries support students with disabilities, learning difficulties and disadvantages by providing them with additional resources to help them access the curriculum and benefit as fully as possible from education. more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95
Addresses how educators think about and act upon differences in schools. Through ethnographic portraits of two schools with a commitment to social justice, this book analyzes the ways discourses about difference provide a key site for both producing and resisting inequalities. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 39.95
In examining how widening access to education contributes to social justice, this anthology composes a tribute to the life and work of the Nigerian educationist Michael A Omolewa. It includes twenty-seven contributions that discuss foundational issues related to the educational dimensions of social justice. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 109.99
The book critically examines the overall interplay between globalisation, social inequality and education. It draws upon recent studies in the areas of globalisation, educational inequalities and the role of the State. It explores conceptual frameworks and methodological approaches applicable in the research covering the State, globalisation, social... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 52.95
This volume presents the most recent research on Title I federal compensatory education programs. Over the past three decades, Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act has served as the cornerstone of the federal commitment to equality of opportunity. It is the federal government's single largest investment in America's schools. As Title... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 41.94
The ideal guide for students looking for the best college to suit their needs, Preparing for College helps students evaluate their strengths, interests, and goals in order to find the right educational fit. This accessible, all-in-one resource guides students with everything from choosing a college and undergoing the application process to uncovering... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 42.99
This book explains the origins of the low expectations we have of children, including, notably, children of color, those for whom English is a second language, poor children and children with disabilities. The book dispels the basis for low expectations and makes clear the economic, demographic, civic, personal, and moral imperative to educate all... more...