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  • Social Justice, Education and Identityby Carol Vincent

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95

    This book answers key questions regarding social justice in education. Its central theme is how the education system, through its organization and practices, is implicated in the realisation of just or unjust social outcomes. In particular, the writers examine the ways in which the identities of individuals and groups are formed and transformed in... more...

  • Parentingby Carol Vincent

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 9.95

    This lecture argues that there is a need for researchers and practitioners to deconstruct understandings of what constitutes ?good? parental behaviour in relation to educational settings, and instead to engage with the diversity of perspectives which families from different social class and ethnic groups bring to the education of their children. more...

  • Theorizing Social Class and Educationby Diane Reay; Carol Vincent

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Theorizing Social Class and Education presents a selection of writing on class analysis within sociology of education as it has evolved over the last decade both in the UK, and internationally. Moving from a narrow focus on class position and categorisation, to a much broader view on behaviours, attitudes, identities and practices, the contributors... more...

  • Childcare, Choice and Class Practicesby Carol Vincent; Stephen J. Ball

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 61.95

    Childcare is a topic that is frequently in the media spotlight and continues to spark heated debate in the UK and around the world. This book presents an in-depth study of childcare policy and practice, examining middle class parents? choice of childcare within the wider contexts of social class and class fractions, social reproduction, gendered responsibilities... more...

  • The Boy Who Wouldn't Dieby David Nyuol Vincent; Carol Nader

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 17.26

    The inspiring true story of David Nyuol Vincent, a Sudanese refugee who survived famine, wars and 17 years in refugee camps to build a new life in Australia. more...

  • Wittgenstein Reads Freudby Jacques Bouveresse; Carol Cosman; Vincent Descombes

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 36.95

    Did Freud present a scientific hypothesis about the unconscious, as he always maintained and as many of his disciples keep repeating? This question has long prompted debates concerning the legitimacy and usefulness of psychoanalysis, and it is of utmost importance to Lacanian analysts, whose main project has been to stress Freud's scientific grounding.... more...

  • Younger Todayby Vincent C Giampapa MD; Carol Alt

    Basic Health Publications 2014; US$ 9.99

    Explains how readers can slow the aging process by focusing on cellular healthy via healthy eating, all-natural nutrients, exercise, and the reduction of stress. more...

  • A Hotel Manager?s Handbookby Vincent P. Magnini; Carol J. Simon

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 69.95

    This book presents techniques that reflect the vast and varied experience of the authors. They have produced an array of highly effective guest satisfaction techniques from which even the most veteran hoteliers can learn and benefit. With this practical, easy-to-use book, there is no need to sift through pages of narratives in order to identify actionable... more...

  • Women on Poetryby Carol Smallwood; Colleen S. Harris; Cynthia Brackett-Vincent

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    In these 59 essays, published female poets share a wealth of practical advice and inspiration. Aimed at students and aspiring and experienced poets alike, the essays address such topics as the women's collective writing experience, tips on teaching in numerous contexts, the publishing process, and essential wisdom to aid the poet in her chosen... more...

  • Parents And Teachersby University of Warwick. Carol Vincent Research Fellow in Education Policy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

    This work examines the factors that shape and influence home-school relations. At its heart is an analysis of parent-teacher relationships in an inner city borough, drawn from case studies of five primary schools and a parents' centre. Interviews with parents are revealing windows into parents' views on a range of issues, including curriculum, discipline... more...