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- 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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 48.00
When the first edition of Diversity and Motivation was published in 1995, it became a premier resource for faculty and administrators seeking effective and practical strategies that foster motivation among culturally diverse student groups. This revised and updated second edition of Diversity and Motivation offers a comprehensive understanding... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 33.99
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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 60.00
Analyses the impact on children with special educational needs of legislation, guidance and other initiatives in education, including curricular, organisational and structural initiatives. This title covers subjects such as dyspraxia, the contribution of neuroscience, and our understanding of SEN. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 122.00
The existence of minorities will grow in most countries of the world because of sociopolitical upheaval and economic crisis, both of which result in waves of migration. Contributors to this volume discuss the task of education to alleviate the problems arising from the mix of peoples of various ethnic, cultural, linguistic, and religious backgrounds.||No... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 29.95
Against the backdrop of today's increasingly multicultural society, are America's elite colleges admitting and successfully educating a diverse student body? No Longer Separate, Not Yet Equal pulls back the curtain on the selective college experience and takes a rigorous and comprehensive look at how race and social class impact each stage--from... more...
- Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 39.95
Includes contributions on the acquisition of English, language shift, the maintenance of heritage languages, prospects for long-term educational achievement, how family background, economic status, and gender and identity influence academic adjustment and achievement, and challenges for appropriate language testing and placement. more...
- Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 49.95
Provides comprehensive coverage of language contact in classroom settings. This work presents an analysis of the sources and implications of social disadvantage, since the nonstandard dialects that children bring with them to school - and the unfavourable perceptions of these dialects - have traditionally given rise to educational difficulties. more...
- Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 34.95
An ethnographic study that examines how the complexly gendered life histories of immigrant adults shaped their participation in both the English language classroom and the education of their children, within the contemporary sociohistorical context of increasing Latin American immigration to the United States. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00
This volume is the first to comprehensively examine Chinese's affirmative action policies in the critical area of minority education, the most important conduit to employment and economic success in the PRC after the economic reforms begun in the late 1970s. more...