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  • Chicano School Failure and Successby Richard R. Valencia

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95

    Examines, from various perspectives, the school failure and success of Chicano students. The contributors include specialists in cultural and educational anthropology, bilingual and special education, educational history, developmental psychology more...

  • Dismantling Contemporary Deficit Thinkingby Richard R. Valencia

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95

    This important new book provides comprehensive critiques and anti-deficit thinking alternatives to the oppressive theory of deficit thinking in education. more...

  • Chicano School Failure and Successby Richard R. Valencia

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    Richly informative and accessibly written, Chicano School Failure and Success, Third Edition  includes completely revised and updated chapters that incorporate recent scholarship and research on the current realities of the Chicano school experience. more...

  • Chicano Students and the Courtsby Richard R. Valencia

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 89.00

    In 1925 Adolfo "Babe" Romo, a Mexican American rancher in Tempe, Arizona, filed suit against his school district on behalf of his four young children, who were forced to attend a markedly low-quality segregated school, and won. But Romo v. Laird was just the beginning. Some sources rank Mexican Americans as one of the most poorly educated... more...

  • The Evolution of Deficit Thinkingby Richard R. Valencia

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 68.95

    Deficit thinking refers to the notion that students, particularly low income minority students, fail in school because they and their families experience deficiencies that obstruct the leaning process (e.g. limited intelligence, lack of motivation, inadequate home socialization). Tracing the evolution of deficit thinking, the authors debunk the pseudo-science... more...

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