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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 165.00
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...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 18.95
Michael Gurian's blockbuster bestseller The Wonder of Boys is the bible for mothers, fathers, and educators on how tounderstand and raise boys. It has sold over 400,000 copies, beentranslated into 17 languages, and sells over 25,000 every year,which is more than any other book on boys in history. To follow upon this first book, which launched the... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2002; US$ 14.95
In the past decade there has been a growing perception in Australia that girls have become more successful pursuing their educational goals than boys ? especially in educational outcomes relating to literacy. In addition there is evidence from a range of studies that boys regard their school experience less favourably than girls and are less strongly... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 46.00
Focuses on the impact and effects of masculinities on the lives of boys at school. Through interviews with boys from diverse backgrounds, this book explores the various ways in which boys define and negotiate their masculinities at school. It offers recommendations and indicates directions for working with boys in school. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 42.00
Within the context of empirical research undertaken by the authors during the course of a four-year research and intervention project on Raising Boys' Achievement, this book focuses on approaches that are successful in raising achievement for boys, and the reasons for that success. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 46.00
Challenges the perception that all boys are underachieving at school. This book provides a 'case study' of the issues in the UK. It deals with the issues of boys' 'underachievement' inside and outside school from a critical perspective drawing on the feminist studies of education to present the problems associated with the education of boys. more...