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  • Failing Boys?by Debbie Epstein; Janet Maw; Jannette Elwood

    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...

  • What about the Boys?by Wayne Martino; Bob Meyenn

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 46.00

    Brings together researchers from Australia, UK and the US to explore issues of boys, schooling and masculinities within the context of the education of boys. This title also highlights some important issues that are not addressed in public debates about boys in the media. It is suitable for teachers concerned with the education of boys. more...

  • The Problem with Boys' Educationby Wayne Martino; Michael D. Kehler; Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    The Problem with Boys' Education: Beyond the Backlash offers an illuminating analysis of the theories, politics and realities of boys' education around the world, providing an insightful and often disturbing account of various educational systems' successes and failings in fostering intellectual and social growth in male students. 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...

  • Why Boys Failby Richard Whitmire

    AMACOM 2010; US$ 24.95

    Boys are slipping in school at an alarming rate. Here’s why it’s happening—and how to stop it. more...

  • Reaching Boys, Teaching Boysby Michael Reichert; Richard Hawley; Peg Tyre

    Wiley 2010; US$ 29.95

    Based on an extensive worldwide study, this book reveals what gets boys excited about learning Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys challenges the widely-held cultural impression that boys are stubbornly resistant to schooling while providing concrete examples of pedagogy and instructional style that have been proven effective in a variety of school settings.... more...

  • Boy Writersby Ralph Fletcher

    Stenhouse Publishers 2006; US$ 18.00

    Writing test scores indicate that boys have fallen far behind girls across the grades. How can we do a better of job of creating ?boy-friendly? classrooms so their voices can be heard? Ralph Fletcher draws upon his years of experience as staff developer, children's book author, and father of four boys. Boy Writers asks teachers to imagine the writing... more...

  • Teaching Reading to Black Adolescent Malesby Alfred W. Tatum

    Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 18.00

    For those who truly wish to leave no child behind, the racial achievement gap in literacy is one of the most difficult issues in education today, and nowhere does it manifest itself more perniciously than in the case of black adolescent males. Approaching the problem from the inside, Alfred Tatum brings together his various experiences as a black male... more...

  • Why Boys Failby Richard WHITMIRE

    AMACOM 2011; US$ 4.99

    Selected as one of the American School Board Journal?s ?Top Education Reads.? more...