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- University of North Texas Press 2004; US$ 17.56
Bilingual education is one of the most contentious and misunderstood educational programs in the country. This text studies the origins, evolution, and consequences of federal bilingual education policy from 1960 to 2001, with particular attention to the activist years after 1978, when bilingual policy was heatedly contested. more...
- Intellect 2012; US$ 20.00
Fascinating, incommensurable, and chaotic, Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, is a megalopolis of dramatic diversity and heartbreaking extremes, where immense wealth is just steps away from the searing poverty of its huge slums. more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 40.00
Much of the history of Mexican American educational reform efforts has focused on campaigns to eliminate discrimination in public schools. However, as historian Guadalupe San Miguel demonstrates in Chicana/o Struggles for Education: Activisim in the Community , the story is much broader and more varied than that. While activists certainly challenged... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 28.00
In a landmark study of history, power, and identity in the Caribbean, Pedro L. San Miguel examines the historiography of Hispaniola, the West Indian island shared by Haiti and the Dominican Republic. He argues that the national identities of (and often the tense relations between) citizens of these two nations are the result of imaginary contrasts... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Focusing on piracy in the seventeenth century, filibustering in the nineteenth century, intracolonial migrations in the 1930s, metropolitan racializations in the 1950s and 1960s, and feminist redefinitions of creolization and sexile from the 1940s to the 1990s, this book redefines the Caribbean beyond the postcolonial debate. more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2009; US$ 7.63
1982: Girl meets boy at a champagne-fuelled book launch. After they share a joke at a celebrity?s expense, nothing can ever be the same again. 1958: Two young women go to a ball in home-made dresses. When they catch the eye of their hostess?s sons, everything changes. 1939: A young woman sits crying in a Harley Street waiting room. When a motherly... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2011; US$ 9.99
An irresistibly witty and charming comedy of manners examining the effect of long-ago events on one woman's search for a fairytale ending in the present Meet Dora Jerusalem, features assistant to the assistant features editor of Modern Woman , a glossy magazine whose employees are all thin, rich, and beautiful. New to London and desperate... more...