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- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Tracing the history of Native American schooling in North America, this book emphasizes factors in society at large - and sometimes within indigenous communities - which led to Native American children being separate from the white majority. Charles L. Glenn examines the evolving assumptions about race and culture as applied to schooling, the reactions... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Tracing the history of black schooling in North America, this book emphasizes factors in society at large - and sometimes within black communities - which led to black children being separate from the white majority. In African-American/Afro-Canadian Schooling: From the Colonial Period to the Present , Charles L. Glenn reveals the evolution of assumptions... more...
- Princeton University Press 2002; US$ 46.00 US$ 36.80
This is a time of far-reaching change and debate in American education and social policy, spurred in part by a rediscovery that civil-society institutions are often better than government at meeting human needs. As Charles Glenn shows in this book, faith-based schools and social agencies have been particularly effective, especially in meeting the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 220.00
This comparative study surveys the educational policies and practices in response to language diversity in a dozen nations, and draws from them lessons for a more effective "whole-school" approach.Policies and practices are discussed in the context of political debate within the minority communities and in the wider society of each nation; the competing... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 154.99 US$ 134.32
This much-anticipated third edition again consolidates the knowledge of more than twenty experts on pathogenesis of animal disease caused by various species or groups of bacteria. Emphasizing pathogenic events at the molecular and cellular levels, the editors and contributors place these developments in the context of the overall picture of disease.... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 239.99 US$ 207.99
Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infections in Animals, Fourth Edition captures the rapid developments in understanding the mechanisms of virulence of the major bacterial pathogens of animals. Now including a color plate section, the book presents an overview of pathogenesis, including relevant events that occur in the herd or flock and its environment,... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 37.99
Covering topics ranging from the New Silk Road to changes in school governance around the world, the essays in this volume offer a critical, historically informed assessment of the diverse dynamics that are undermining or nullifying current paradigms of thought and action in globalization studies. more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 104.99
This book provides a comprehensive and detailed investigation of a major U.S. city, examining topics that include the economy, demographics, transportation, housing, and race. The book examines the changes that have occurred over the past three decades, exploring the factors associated with those changes and discussing future prospects. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 39.99
Broad in scope, The Gilded Age brings together sixteen original essays that offer lively syntheses of modern scholarship while making their own interpretive arguments. These engaging pieces allow students to consider the various societal, cultural and political factors that make studying the Gilded Age crucial to our understanding of America... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 54.99
Responding to volatile criticisms frequently leveled at Leo Strauss and those he influenced, the prominent contributors to this volume demonstrate the profound influence that Strauss and his students have exerted on American liberal democracy and contemporary political thought. By stressing the enduring vitality of classic books and by articulating... more...