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  • Family-School Linksby Alan Booth; Judith F. Dunn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Based on the presentations and discussions from a national symposium on family-school links held at the Pennsylvania State University, this volume brings together psychologists, sociologists, educators, and policymakers studying the bidirectional effects between schools and families. This topic -- the links between families and schools, and how these... more...

  • Linking Families, Learning, and Schooling: Parent-Researcher Perspectivesby Bobbie Kabuto; Prisca Martens

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Parents who are also educational researchers have access to a domain that is highly complex and not always available to other scholars.  In this book, parent-researchers provide theoretical and practical insights into children?s learning in the home and at school.  Readers are given a window into learning in the home context and how all family members... more...

  • Learning Relations (Routledge Revivals)by Doreen Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Dissatisfied with the effects of schooling on children from low-income families, Doreen Grant left her post as head of a secondary school in Liverpool and turned to research for solutions to this perennial social problem. This is a popular account of her involvement with under-privileged Glaswegian parents and children, and her attempt to address... more...

  • The Difficult Parentby III Charles M. Jaksec

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 27.95

    In this resource with a built-in facilitator?s guide, Jaksec digs deeply into the problem of parental aggression, specifying strategies for a broad audience of educators using the effective RAID approach. more...

  • Children, Home and Schoolby Ros Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 58.95

    In contemporary western societies, there are increasing emphases on children being the responsibility of their parents, contained within the home, and on their compartmentalisation into separate and protected organised educational settings. Thus 'home' and 'school' form a crucial part of children's lives and experiences. This book explores the key... more...

  • The Causes of Exclusionby Cedric Cullingford

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 67.95

    This report synthesizes two approaches to a topical problem: the concern with social deviancy and crime which focuses on failure; and research on educational development which focuses on success. The book explores how environmental experiences (including parenting and bullying) play a role. more...

  • The Family, Education and Society (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)by Frank Musgrove

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In this provocative study the author challenges many contemporary assumptions about the modern family, the circumstances of home life which lead to academic success and the proper relationship between home and school. The modern family is not ?in decline?; its history is a success story. It is stable, unsociable, emotionally potent. Over the past... more...

  • Home Advantageby Annette Lareau

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 28.99

    This new edition contextualizes Lareau's original ethnography in a discussion of the most pressing issues facing educators at the beginning of the new millennium. more...

  • Für immer? Ja!by Matthias Hipler

    Brendow & Sohn 2013; US$ 7.51

    Was können wir tun, um öfter gemeinsam glücklich zu sein? Das ist die Frage, die die Paare bewegt, die ihr Projekt ?Liebe? aktiv und bewusst neu anpacken wollen. Der erfahrene Paartherapeut und Theologe Matthias Hipler hat mit ?Für immer? Ja!? einen kurzweiligen, kompetenten und kreativen Workshop für Paare entwickelt, der dazu beiträgt, die Partnerschaft... more...

  • Engaging Students as Partners in Learning and Teachingby Alison Cook-Sather; Catherine Bovill; Peter Felten

    Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00

    A guide to developing productive student-faculty partnerships in higher education Student-faculty partnerships is an innovation that is gaining traction on campuses across the country. There are few established models in this new endeavor, however. Engaging Students as Partners in Learning and Teaching: A Guide for Faculty offers administrators,... more...