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- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 60.00
Postsecondary institutions for indigenous peoples emerged in the late 1960s, just as other special purpose colleges based on gender or race began to close. What accounts for the emergence of these distinctive institutions? Though indigenous students are among the least populous, the poorest, and the most educationally disadvantaged in the world, they... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 188.00
This volume contains interdisciplinary essays on bilingual education in various countries of the world. Some contributions deal with policy and curricular issues with regard to minority and majority language, some consider the enrichment aspect of bilingual education. Others focus on language maintenance and revitalization, still others look at ways... more...
- Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 20.00
This book calls for critical adaptations when theories of bilingual education, based on practices in the North, are applied to the countries of the global South. For example, it challenges the assumption that transitional models necessarily lead to language shift and cultural assimilation. Taking an ethnographically-based narrative on the purpose and... more...
- R&L Education 2012; US$ 37.99
Diverse schools offer enriched academic and social environments, as students and families of different backgrounds and experiences provide a vibrant mosaic of insights, perspectives, and skills. This book highlights stories from around the world, as innovative teachers, educational leaders, and community activists passionately share personal accounts... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 27.99
How can it be that 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, our institutions of higher education have still not found ways of reducing the education gaps for racial and ethnic groups? That is the question that informs and animates the Equity Scorecard model of organizational change. It shifts institutions focus from what students do... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2010; US$ 21.99
This book fills a significant void in the research on ethnic minority cultural centers, offers the historic background to their establishment and development, considers the circumstances that led to their creation, examines the roles they play on campus, explores their impact on retention and campus climate, and provides guidelines for their management... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Focused exclusively on biliteracy development in early childhood across a variety of languages, this book provides both findings from empirical research with young bilinguals in home and school contexts, and practical applications of these findings. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
This book documents current research showing how, in countries where educational practices are inclusive of linguistic diversity and responsive to local conditions, implementation of bi/multiilingual education in both system-wide and minority settings can be successful. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95
Bringing together emerging scholarship on the growing number of college-bound first-generation linguistic minority immigrants in the K-12 pipeline, this ground-breaking volume showcases new research on these students? preparation for, access to, and persistence in college. more...