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  • Boys and Their Schoolingby John Whelen

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    This book presents an ethnographic study of the experiences of teenage boys in an Australian high school. It follows a group of thirteen to fifteen year olds over a period of more than two years, and seeks to understand why so many boys say they hate school yet enjoy being with one another in their daily confrontations with the formal school. The... more...

  • How to Raise Boys' Achievementby Colin Noble; Jerry Brown; Jane Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This book gives practical help to anybody who wishes to learn anything about the practical and accessible ways to raise boys' achievement in primary and secondary schools. Its down-to-earth language, easy style and rational sequencing of actions will appeal to all readers. This is essentially a handbook that can be used for reference, background reading,... more...

  • Identity, Neoliberalism and Aspirationby Garth Stahl

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In recent years there has been growing concern over the pervasive disparities in academic achievement that are highly influenced by ethnicity, class and gender. Specifically, within the neoliberal policy rhetoric, there has been concern over underachievement of working-class young males, specifically white working-class boys. The historic persistence... more...

  • Raising Boys' Achievement in Secondary Schoolsby Mike Younger

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 42.00

    Evaluates different approaches and advocating evidence-based strategies, which have the potential to promote boys' and girls' achievements. This book discusses the approaches within the context of inclusivity, acknowledging the needs and interests of different boys, and the invisibility and disadvantage of some girls. more...

  • Schulpädagogische Jungenförderung: Maßnahmen zur sozialen und leistungsbezogenen Förderung von Jungen in der Schuleby Julia Ochmann

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 32.67

    Die Jungenförderung hat in der Schulpädagogik seit den 1990er Jahren einen zentraleren Standpunkt eingenommen. Lange Zeit galten Mädchen als benachteiligte Kinder, bis diverse Veröffentlichungen und Schulleistungsstudien auf die problematische Bildungssituation von Jungen aufmerksam machten. Momentan ist die Mehrheit der schwierigen Kinder in unserer... more...

  • Teaching Boysby Amanda Keddie; Martin Mills

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 31.81

    Bridges the gap between theory and practice to offer a practical and sustainable framework for teaching boys in classrooms of all levels. more...

  • Black American Males in Higher Educationby Henry T. Frierson; James H. Wyche; Willie Pearson

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 134.95

    This is the first of two volumes that specifically addresses the subject of the disproportional decline of Black American Males in higher education. For too long, acknowledgment of this issue has been avoided for fear that it would be clearly and too painfully felt. It is apparent that this issue can no longer be ignored and the need to examine and... more...

  • Black American Males in Higher Educationby Henry T. Frierson; James H. Wyche; Willie Pearson

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 144.95

    Part of the "Emerald's Diversity in Higher Education" series, this volume presents discussions related to reports on research and theoretical views pertaining to Black males in higher education. It also includes discussions of intervention programs within or associated with institutions of higher education. more...

  • Boy Writersby Ralph Fletcher

    Stenhouse Publishers 2006; US$ 17.99

    Writing test scores indicate that boys have fallen far behind girls across the grades. In general, boys don't enjoy writing as much as girls. What's wrong? How can we do a better of job of creating boy-friendly? classrooms so their voices can be heard? In Boy Writers: Reclaiming Their Voices Ralph Fletcher draws upon his years of experience as... more...

  • Boys and Schooling in the Early Yearsby Paul Connolly

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 60.95

    Boys' underachievement in education has now become a global concern, taxing the minds of governments across the Western world. Boys and Schooling in the Early Years represents the first major study of its kind to focus specifically on young boys and achievement. It makes a powerful argument for the need to begin tackling the problem of boys' lower... more...