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- Crown Publishing Group 2005; US$ 16.00
?The nation needs to be confronted with the crime that we?re committing and the promises we are betraying. This is a book about betrayal of the young, who have no power to defend themselves. It is not intended to make readers comfortable.? Over the past several years, Jonathan Kozol has visited nearly 60 public schools. Virtually everywhere, he finds... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2007; US$ 25.00
Race has shaped public education in the Magnolia State, from Reconstruction through the Carter Administration. For The Hardest Deal of All: The Battle Over School Integration in Mississippi, 1870-1980 Charles C. Bolton mines newspaper accounts, interviews, journals, archival records, legal and financial documents, and other sources to uncover the complex... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 20.95
Affirmative Action examines the larger structure of institutional white privilege in education, and compares the magnitude of white racial preference with the policies typically envisioned when the term "racial preference" is used. In doing so, the book demonstrates that the American system of education is both a reflection of and a contributor to... more...
- SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 35.00
This book traces the major stages of thinking in the development of inclusive education. It provides a synopsis and critique of the last 50 years of the 20th century, including the introduction of the term 'special educational needs', the practice of integration and the present processes of inclusive education. more...
- ASCD 2009; US$ 26.95
Eric Jensen, author of Teaching with the Brain in Mind, examines how poverty hurts children, families, and communities across the United States and demonstrates how educators can improve the academic achievement and life readiness of economically disadvantaged students. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
An informed discussion of the global education market, analysing the rankings system, and the determinants which help universities to advance. The authors examine possible improvements in the promotion and commercialization of university research, and the role of universities in the social and economic development of transition economies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
The sociology of education has been at the forefront of new developments in sociological theory. This book examines and criticizes a number of these new developments and discusses some empirical work on issues of current concern. One of the few books that integrates radical and critical sociology into the field of education, it deals with the resultant... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 115.99
Education is widely recognized as a fundamental human right, yet the nature of the right remains unclear. Is it an entitlement to go to school, to acquire particular forms of knowledge or develop particular skills or attributes? And why exactly is education so important that we might defend all people's right to it? This book provides a much-needed... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 39.99
Multiculturalism and Education considers the way we approach multiculturalism and examines the debates concerning developments in wider social, cultural, political and economic contexts. Grounded in a strong conceptual, theoretical framework, this accessible text will guide the reader through this evolving area. Reflective exercises, interviews, chapter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
The subject matter of this book ? what happens in schools, the effects of curriculum change, the reasons why some children are successful and others are not ? explains just why the sociology of education is one of the most important areas to achieve political importance. There are five sections to the book covering: Educational Achievement; Educational... more...