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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
The Agony of Education is about the life experience of African American students attending a historically white university. Based on seventy-seven interviews conducted with black students and parents concerning their experiences with one state university, as well as published and unpublished studies of the black experience at state universities at... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Len Gregory is a law school student. As part of his elite law school's community outreach programme, he finds himself in a local high school several times a week passing on his own legal knowledge to the students in a course he teaches entitled Street Law. This book shows that passing on legal knowledge is not the only thing Len is doing in Street... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 124.95
African American Males in PreK-12 Schools: Informing Research, Practice, and Policy presents a comprehensive viewpoint on preK-12 schooling for African American males. Including theoretical, conceptual, and research based chapters, this edited volume offers readers compelling evidence of the education challenges and successes for this student population.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Despite greater access to formal education, both disadvantaged and middle-class black students continue to struggle academically, causing a growing number of black parents to turn to homeschooling. This book is an in-depth exploration of the motivations behind black parents? decision to educate their children at home and the strategies they?ve developed... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2013; US$ 39.95
This is the first comprehensive account of the Black supplementary school movement. It charts the historical development of the movement; explores the different ideologies that emerged; examines the importance and conceptions of Blackness; the relationship to mainstream schools, and the prospects for the future of Black supplementary education. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 44.95
The first-ever study of African American giftedness at the collegiate level, focusing on two extraordinary case studies. more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95
The Black Revolution on Campus is the definitive account of an extraordinary but forgotten chapter of the black freedom struggle. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Black students organized hundreds of protests that sparked a period of crackdown, negotiation, and reform that profoundly transformed college life. At stake was the very mission of higher... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
With numerous examples to supplement her rich theoretical discussion, Nel Noddings builds a compelling philosophical argument for an ethics based on natural caring, as in the care of a mother for her child. In Caring ?now updated with a new preface and afterword reflecting on the ongoing relevance of the subject matter?the author provides a wide-ranging... more...
- Institute of Education Press 1996; US$ 27.50
The author's ethnographic study of an inner city boys' comprehensive school reveals the positioning of AfroCaribbean students by their teachers, peers and white students. The pressures which face this group are focused upon in order to provide an understanding of their experience. more...