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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
This book offers a fascinating yet disturbing account of the significance of racism in the lives of five and six year old children, drawing upon data from an in-depth study of an inner-city, multi-ethnic primary school and its surrounding community. It represents one of the only detailed studies to give primacy to the voices of the young children themselves... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 60.95
Boys' underachievement in education has now become a global concern, taxing the minds of governments across the Western world. Boys and Schooling in the Early Years represents the first major study of its kind to focus specifically on young boys and achievement. It makes a powerful argument for the need to begin tackling the problem of boys' lower... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 50.95
This book provides a refreshing and user-friendly guide to quantitative data analysis in education for students and researchers. It assumes absolutely no prior knowledge of quantitative methods or statistics. Beginning with the very basics, it provides the reader with the knowledge and skills necessary to be able to undertake routine quantitative... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2010; US$ 7.28
It had been years since I had seen any of the children with whom I had grown up. When I left the children's home, I promised myself that I would have nothing to do with them, I was sure that my only chance of living a good life would be to put the past behind me, even though that meant saying goodbye to some of the people I loved the most - as well... more...
Beating the Odds - From shocking childhood abuse to the embrace of a loving family, one man's true story of courage and redemptionJohn Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28
'She'd done more to belittle, undermine and scar me, with her ten years of scorn and hatred, than Starling with his brutal physical batterings or any of the others with their attempts at forced sexual contact. But no-one gets jailed for what they say, even when it amounts to deliberate mental torture?'As Paul Connolly struggled to leave behind his... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2015; US$ 15.99
In The Streak , Paul Connolly takes a lively look back at Queenslands history-making eight-year dominance of rugby leagues State of Origin between 2006 and 2013. From last-gasp field goals to stirring comebacks, from spectacular tries to a couple of punches that changed the game, The Streak recounts the crucial games, the memorable moments,... more...
- SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 35.00
The use of randomised controlled trials (RCTs), most commonly a medical sciences research tool, is a hotly debated topic in Education. This book examines the controversial aspects of RCTs in Education and sets out the potential and pitfalls of the method. Drawing on their own extensive experience of running RCTs, the authors provide a thorough practical... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 39.99
After the Factory expores the challenges and opportunities facing the smaller industrial cities of America's heartland as they seek to reinvent themselves. It offers a unique, multidisciplinary look at communities often ignored by conventional urban studies and urban history scholarship. more...
- LSU Press 2012; US$ 37.50
In The Battlefield and Beyond leading Civil War historians explore a tragic part of our nation's history though the lenses of race, gender, leadership, politics, and memory. The essays in this strong collection shed new light on the defining issues of the Civil War era. Orville Vernon Burton, Leonne M. Hudson, and Daniel E. Sutherland delve into... more...