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- 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. The theory and empirical foundation of Ogbu?s scholarship, which some have mistakenly reduced to the "acting white hypothesis," is fully presented and re-visited in this posthumous collection... 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...
- 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 2007; US$ 129.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 49.95
What is the philosophy that should drive native education policy and practice? In July 1997 a group of native educational leaders from the United States (including Alaska and Hawai'i), Canada, Australia, and New Zealand gathered to define a potential solution to this question. This book passes on the individual educational philosophies of the participants... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 239.00
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...
- Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 39.95
Explores the close association between use of a language and the sense of affiliation with the culture associated with it: an allegiance that seems to garner a type of loyalty and support that few other identities command. more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 36.99
This book offers both the theoretical background behind the minority effect, teachers' personal experiences as they experienced being a minority, and their analyses and insights for teaching diverse learners. This book uses real-life experiences of diverse people to illustrate that, if not understood and addressed, situational minorities at school... more...