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  • 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...

  • An American Journeyby Bhagwan Satiani

    Hamilton Books 2011; US$ 31.99

    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$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    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...

  • Traveller Educationby Chris Tyler

    Institute of Education Press 2005; US$ 31.00

    Traveller pupils are still the most underachieving ethnic and cultural minority group. This text identifies where good practice has been achieved and how, and describes examples of successful work with traveller pupils in and around the classroom. more...

  • New Migrants in the UKby Jenny Phillimore; Lisa Goodson

    Institute of Education Press 2008; US$ 34.95

    Presents an account of asylum seekers and refugees in the UK and their education, training and employment that is based on the academic and policy literature and empirical data. This work begins with the political context to seeking asylum in the UK and explores policy and practice regarding education, training and employment of new migrants. more...

  • 'Race', masculinity and schoolingby Louise Archer

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    Muslim boys are currently 'hot topics' of social and educational debate: they have been associated with global terrorism, fundamentalism,urban rioting and, within the context of schooling, they appear to be suffering from disproportionately high rates of exclusion and low rates of achievement and post-16 progression. This timely and innovative book... more...