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  • Confronting Equity Issues on Campusby Estela Mara Bensimon; Lindsey Malcom; David Longanecker

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 27.99

    "This volume examines how colleges and universities are using the Center for Urban Education's Equity Scorecard to create racial equity on campus. With in-depth examinations of the Equity Scorecard process as well as reflections from practitioner teams and researchers, the book is a testament to the role thoughtful data assessment can play in generating... more...

  • Constructing Inequality in Multilingual Classroomsby Luisa Martín Rojo

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    In this book, the reader is taken on a fascinating journey through some of Madrid's multilingual and multicultural schools, revealing the role of linguistic practices in constructing inequality and educational failure. The exciting discussion of these issues is particularly important in a globalized world where, on a daily basis,children enter... more...

  • Cultural Education - Cultural Sustainabilityby Zvi Bekerman; Ezra Kopelowitz

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 62.95

    This volume is a path-breaking contribution to the study of efforts of diaspora, indigenous, and minority groups, broadly defined, to use education (formal and informal) to sustain cultural continuity while grappling with the influences and demands of wider globalizing, nationalizing, or other homogenizing and assimilatory forces. Particular attention... more...

  • Culture Centers in Higher Educationby Lori D. Patton; Gloria Ladson-Billings

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 23.99

    "This book makes a unique contribution to the higher education literature by thoroughly exploring culture centers. Although the research on cultural centers and their effect on predominantly White Institutions is minimal, Patton should be applauded for her effort to shed light on their importance. This is truly a ?must read? for institutional leaders,... more...

  • Cultures of Schooling (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)by Mary Kalantzis; Bill Cope; Greg Noble; Scott Poynting

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume examines the ways schools respond to cultural and linguistic diversity. A richness of accumulated experience is portrayed in this study of six Australian secondary schools; partial success, near success or instructive failure as the culture of the school itself was transformed in an attempt to meet the educational needs of its students.... more...

  • Decolonizing Philosophies of Educationby Ali A. Abdi

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99

    Philosophy of education basically deals with learning issues that attempt to explain or answer what we describe as the major questions of its domains, i.e., what education is needed, why such education, and how would societies undertake and achieve such learning possibilities. In different temporal and spatial intersections of people?s lives, the design... more...

  • Der Übergang in die Sekundarstufe Iby Cornelia Gresch

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    Cornelia Gresch stellt ethnische Disparitäten beim Übergang von der Primar- in die Sekundarstufe in Deutschland unter Vertiefung von drei Schwerpunkten in den Mittelpunkt: die Noten- und Empfehlungsvergabe von Kindern mit und ohne Migrationshintergrund, die Hintergründe der häufig hoch ausfallenden Bildungsaspirationen von MigrantInnen und deren Erklärungsbeitrag... more...

  • Designing Better Schools for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Childrenby Stuart McNaughton

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 47.95

    How can schools be better designed to enable equitable academic outcomes for culturally and linguistically diverse children from communities lacking in economic, political and social power? Putting forward a robust ?science of performance? model of school change based on a specified process of research and development in local contexts, this book:... more...

  • Developing Reading and Writing in Second-Language Learnersby Timothy Shanahan; Diance August

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 33.95

    A Co-Publication of Routledge, the Center for Applied Linguistics, and the International Reading Association This book is a shorter version of Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners,  reporting the findings of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth. This book concisely summarizes what is known from empirical... more...

  • Diversity Issues in American Colleges and Universitiesby Lamont A. Flowers

    Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 38.95

    The primary objective of this book is to help higher education and student affairs graduate students as well as current higher education and student affairs professionals practice and refine thinking skills needed to resolve diversity-related issues and problems on college and university campuses. Within each chapter the author has included case studies... more...