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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 24.99
The inspiring story of David Nyuol Vincent , a Sudanese refugee who survived famine, wars, and fifteen years in camps to find a new life in Australia. David Nyuol Vincent was a little boy when he fled southern Sudan with his father, as war raged in their country. He left behind his distraught mother and sisters, his village, and his childhood and... more...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 32.95
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
How do race and class intersect to shape the identities and experiences of Black middle-class parents and their children? What are Black middle-class parents? strategies for supporting their children through school? What role do the educational histories of Black middle-class parents play in their decision-making about their children?s education?... more...