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  • Values, Education and the Human Worldby John Haldane

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 21.99

    The essays in this book consist of revised versions of Victor Cook Memorial Lectures delivered in the universities of St. Andrews, London, Cambridge, Aberdeen, Oxford, Glasgow and Leeds.? more...

  • Too Much to Askby Elizabeth Higginbotham

    The University of North Carolina Press 2001; US$ 35.95

    In the 1960s, increasing numbers of African American students entered predominantly White colleges and universities in the northern and western United States. Too Much to Ask focuses on the women of this pioneering generation, examining their educational strategies and experiences and exploring how social class, family upbringing, and expectations--their... more...

  • Advancing Democracyby Amilcar Shabazz

    The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 32.00

    As we approach the fiftieth anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education (1954), it is important to consider the historical struggles that led to this groundbreaking decision. Four years earlier in Texas, the Sweatt v. Painter decision allowed blacks access to the University of Texas's law school for the first time. Amilcar Shabazz shows that the... more...

  • Quest for Citizenshipby Kim Warren

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    In The Quest for Citizenship , Kim Cary Warren examines the formation of African American and Native American citizenship, belonging, and identity in the United States by comparing educational experiences in Kansas between 1880 and 1935. Warren focuses her study on Kansas, thought by many to be the quintessential free state, not only because it was... more...

  • Greater than Equalby Sarah Caroline Thuesen

    The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    Greater than Equal: African American Struggles for Schools and Citizenship in North Carolina, 1919-1965 more...

  • The Jeanes Teacher in the United States, 1908-1933by Lance G. E. Jones

    The University of North Carolina Press 1937; US$ 24.99

    Jeanes Teacher in the United States, 1908-1933: An Account of Twenty-five Years' Experience in the Supervision of Negro Rural Schools more...

  • Benjamin Elijah Mays, Schoolmaster of the Movementby Randal Maurice Jelks

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 24.99

    Benjamin Elijah Mays, Schoolmaster of the Movement: A Biography more...

  • The Power of Oneby Gail L. Thompson

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 31.95

    YOU have the power to make a difference with your African American students! This interactive staff development resource helps educators deal with the main barriers?often personal assumptions or mind-sets?that can impede their progress with African American K?12 students. Calling upon readers to embark upon a personal journey to address these... more...

  • Leadership on Purposeby Rosemary Papa; Rex Fortune

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 23.00

    This invaluable resource highlights specific best practices from 13 exemplary schools that yield high achievement for ethnically diverse students.  more...

  • Student Learning in South Asiaby Halil Dundar; Tara Béteille; Michelle Riboud

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 39.99

    For the past decade, most South Asian countries have directed their efforts towards achieving universal access to elementary education. While these investments have led to more children being retained in school, they have not translated into better learning outcomes. This report comprehensively analyzes the performance of South Asian educational systems... more...