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  • Mothers Unitedby Andrea Dyrness

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 69.00

    In urban American school systems, the children of recent immigrants and low-income parents of color disproportionately suffer from overcrowded classrooms, lack of access to educational resources, and underqualified teachers. The challenges posed by these problems demand creative solutions that must often begin with parental intervention. But how can... more...

  • First Generation Entry Into Higher Educationby Liz Thomas; Jocey Quinn

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 55.00

    Examines the proposition that though parental education is a key factor contributing to the access and success of students, insufficient attention is paid to this aspect. This book provides an examination of how first generation entrants are supported or otherwise by different national approaches and institutional responses. more...

  • Supporting Multilingual Learners in the Early Yearsby Sandra Smidt

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 35.95

    Shortlisted for the Nasen Book that supports SEN and Disability Issues Award 2008 Are children who are exposed to more than one language from birth at an advantage or a disadvantage when starting school? Supporting Multilingual Learners in the Early Years examines the theoretical, ideological and practical issues involved in the education of... more...

  • Immigration, Diversity, and Educationby Elena L. Grigorenko; Ruby Takanishi

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This edited volume presents an overview of research and policy issues pertaining to children from birth to 10 who are first- and second-generation immigrants to the U.S., as well as native-born children of immigrants. The contributors offer interdisciplinary perspectives on recent developments and research findings on children of immigrants. By accessibly... more...

  • Closing the Gap for Immigrant Studentsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 40.00

    OECD has conducted policy reviews of migrant education in Austria, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden and has examined the migrant education experience in many countries. This book offers comparative data on access, participation and performance of immigrant students and their native peers and identifies a set of policy options based... more...

  • The New Kidsby Brooke Hauser

    Atria Books 2011; US$ 17.00

    Some walked across deserts and mountains to get here. Others flew in on planes. One arrived after escaping in a suitcase. And some won?t say how they got here. These are ?the new kids?: new to America and all the routines and rituals of an American high school, from lonely first days to prom. They attend the International High School at Prospect... more...

  • Schule - Migration - Diskriminierungby Karim Fereidooni

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 44.99

    Das Thema der Benachteiligung von Kindern mit Migrationshintergrund im deutschen Bildungssystem ist nach den nationalen und internationalen Kompetenzvergleichsuntersuchungen IGLU 2001, PISA 2000, 2003 und 2006 in den Fokus der Öffentlichkeit gerückt. Karim Fereidooni geht der Frage nach, ob die Befunde dieser Studien die These belegen, dass in Deutschland... more...

  • Institutionelle Diskriminierungby Mechtild Gomolla; Frank-Olaf Radtke

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 39.99

    Unterscheiden und Bewerten Diskriminieren heißt Unterscheidungen treffen und sie bewerten. Jede Unt- scheidung, wie die zwischen ?oben? und ?unten?, ?innen? und ?außen? oder ?aktiv? und ?passiv?, führt eine leichte Asymmetrie mit sich, weil ? konte- abhängig und kontingent ? eine Seite der Unterscheidung gegenüber der anderen bevorzugt wird. In der... more...

  • Adoleszenz - Migration - Bildungby Vera King; Hans-Christoph Koller

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; Not Available

    In beiden Komplexen - Adoleszenz und Migration - geht es um Trennung und Umgestaltung, in diesem Sinne auch um eine verdoppelte Herausforderung: um eine Transformation sowohl auf kultureller oder sozialer Ebene als auch auf der Ebene des Wandels vom Kind zum Erwachsenen. Bildungsprozesse der Adoleszenz haben es insofern mit einer duplizierten Transformationsanforderung... more...

  • Adoleszenz - Migration - Bildungby Vera King; Hans-Christoph Koller

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 44.99

    Der Betrachtung der Adoleszenz kommt für das Verständnis von Bildungsprozessen große Bedeutung zu, da die Adoleszenz eine entscheidende Phase für die Veränderung von Welt- und Selbstverhältnissen und die Neukonstruktion von Lebensentwürfen darstellt. Unter Migrationsbedingungen geht es dabei um Transformationen sowohl auf der Ebene des Wandels vom... more...