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- 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. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2008; US$ 79.95
This volume focuses on research in education in the Basque Country where Basque is very often the language of instruction for some or all the school subjects. The volume provides background information about the Basque educational system; about academic and linguistic results related to the use of Basque as the language of instruction and the challenges... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 63.95
This book is the definitive and final presentation of John Ogbu?s cultural ecological model and the many debates that his work has sparked during the past decade. Organized as a dialogue between John Ogbu and the scholarly community, Minority Status, Oppositional Culture, and Schooling is essential reading for anyone interested in the study of the... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 109.00
This book provides effective strategies that can be used to improve academic achievement and well-being of minority students. It examines, collectively, three cultural groups on themes related to diverse families, immigration issues, and teaching and learning. The book conceptualizes opportunities and challenges in working with minority children in... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2008; US$ 54.95
Proposes an integrated approach to the study of bilingual education in minority and majority settings. This work includes contributions from well-known scholars working in eight countries in Europe and the Americas who show how to bridge the gap between prestigious elite bilingualism and the bilingualism of minority communities. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 209.00
This book takes up the challenge of examining the thorniest educational issue from a global perspective. It contributes to the evidence-based conversation among policy makers, educators, and researchers around the world about what works to improve the education outcomes and what can make a bigger difference for the education of diverse students. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 45.95
Presents individual concepts and practical models of native educ. programs that have been developed & implemented in native communities & promotes use of these models as a guide for policy-making, leadership & leadership devel., and teaching & learning.< more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 199.00
Seeks to answer the question of how we structure education for the world's 370 million indigenous people so as to promote intercultural understanding, maximize opportunity and right colonial wrongs. This title details an innovative curriculum design for indigenous school children based on the principles of participatory narrative inquiry. more...
- Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 49.95
The principles for enabling children to become fully proficient multilinguals through schooling are well known. Even so, most indigenous/tribal, minority and marginalised children are not provided with appropriate mother-tongue-based multilingual education. This book asks why this is, and shows how it can be done. more...