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

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 29.95

    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$ 39.99

    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...

  • Bildungserfolg und Migrationby Merle Hummrich

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99

    Der Themenkomplex der diesem Band zugrunde liegenden Studie fragt nach Bedingungen von Bildungserfolg bei Migrantinnen und ihren Erfahrungen im Umgang mit den Generationsbeziehungen in Familie und Schule. Anhand biografischer Studien werden Möglichkeiten und Risiken von Bildungserfolg herausgearbeitet und das interdependente Zusammenspiel unterschiedlicher... more...

  • An American Journeyby Bhagwan Satiani

    Hamilton Books 2011; US$ 28.99

    Valuable teaching moments and life lessons are illustrated in a personal and colorful story told by a successful immigrant parent. Immigrants struggle with merging two cultures. An American Journey teaches life lessons with issues that are critical to immigrants: faith, values, family, marriage, home, education, and friends. more...

  • Immigration and the Challenge of Educationby Nathalia E. Jaramillo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 35.00

    Analyzes a community from the standpoint of immigrant mothers in South Central Los Angeles who were concerned about the education of their children and the violence in their communities. Written in Spanish and English, the text brings together the women's observations as they put into action their developing political consciousness. more...

  • Untapped Skills: Realising the Potential of Immigrant Studentsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 84.00

    This report reviews recent trends in international migration, describing the size of current foreign-born populations across countries and analysing factors associated to the size and nature of these populations, reviews a set of important differences and similarities across educational systems and gives a brief description of population sizes across... more...

  • Educating Immigrant Childrenby Charles L. Glenn; Ester J. De Jong

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 220.00

    This comparative study surveys the educational policies and practices in response to language diversity in a dozen nations, and draws from them lessons for a more effective "whole-school" approach.Policies and practices are discussed in the context of political debate within the minority communities and in the wider society of each nation; the competing... more...

  • Education and Immigrationby Grace Kao; Elizabeth Vaquera; Kimberly Goyette

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Education is a crucially important social institution, closely correlated with wealth, occupational prestige, psychological well-being, and health outcomes. Moreover, for children of immigrants – who account for almost one in four school-aged children in the U.S. – it is the primary means through which they become incorporated into American... more...

  • The Inner World of the Immigrant Childby Cristina Igoa

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    This powerful book tells the story of one teacher's odyssey to understand the inner world of immigrant children, and to create a learning environment that is responsive to these students' feelings and their needs. Featuring the voices and artwork of many immigrant children, this text portrays the immigrant experience of uprooting, culture shock, and... more...

  • Wie aus Kindern Risikoschüler werdenby Wilfried Breyvogel; S Becker; C Butterwegge; Wilfried Breyvogel; J Dorlinska; C Droßmann; E Grüner; H Güngör; K de Jong; T Jürgensmeier; A K Kuhn; C Reker; B Sen; K Wermker; A Wikarek

    Brandes & Apsel 2012; US$ 21.76

    Die Hauptschule als schwächste Schulform trägt die Folgen der Krise in der Einwanderungsgesellschaft. Vor allem in allen großstädtischen Zentren der Bundesrepublik besteht Handlungsbedarf. Denn anstatt von der Hauptschule als "Restschule" ist von ihr nur noch als "Reste-Schule" zu sprechen. Wir wissen nicht viel darüber, was im... more...