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- Aarhus University Press 2005; US$ 33.00
This book presents a theoretical perspective for analyzing and planning educational programmes for schoolchildren. The radical-local approach provides an integrated perspective for confronting the tension that arises between a universal goal to prepare all children for a satisfying and productive societal life and the historical fact that most contemporary... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 54.95
This volume looks at the interactions of collaborating teachers in multilingual classrooms and how these impact on what counts as knowledge in the secondary school classroom. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 94.95
Addresses the leadership programs, highlighting their histories and achievements. This book especially highlights programs aimed at minorities, since they stand to benefit most from them. It analyzes the demographic changes occurring in American society and their consequences for higher education. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 12.99
Drawing on survey fieldwork and interview data from low-income Latino and African-American youth in New York City, this book shows that African American and Latino youth are no different than other youths in valuing education as the key to economic mobility. It refutes facile, convenient assumptions about teenage behavior and racial difference. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
With debates on the relationship between cultural diversity and the role of schools raging on both sides of the Atlantic, the time is apt for a philosophical work that shines new light on the issues involved and that brings a fresh perspective to a political and emotive discussion. Here Burtonwood brings the writing of British philosopher Isaiah... more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 99.00
United States national policy mandates that all pre-service teachers take a course in cultural diversity. This book presents learning activities, which define terminology, provide activities to raise self-awareness, include newspaper articles that illustrate the relevance of concepts, and allow for an overall dialogue about diverse issues. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1993; US$ 72.00
Beyond A Dream Deferred is a multidisciplinary work that consolidates progressive perspectives on multicultural education, establishing it as a crucial sphere in a society charged with reimagining its national identity in all its diversity. Drawing on the perspectives of faculty, administrators, and students?both activists and intellectuals?contributors... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95
In light of new theories of multiculturalism and globalization, this insightful book compares approaches to the educational inclusion of diverse minorities? such as the ethnic and linguistic minorities in America. Drawing on their extensive experience, the contributors examine: accounts from cross-cultural cognitive psychology on the special... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00
A new comparative ethonography of five Israeli schools that use state-of-the-art educational approaches to help change Israel's conflicted society, this book gives an important glimpse of individuals and institutions who bravely operate as social and educational entrepreneurs who strive to change Israeli society. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Multimodal Pedagogies in Diverse Classrooms examines how the classroom can become a democratic space founded on the integration of different histories, modes of representation, feelings, languages and discourses, and is essential reading for anyone interested in the connection between multimodality, pedagogy, democracy and social justice in diverse... more...