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  • 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$ 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...

  • Boys Adriftby Leonard Sax

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 16.00

    Family physician, psychologist, and acclaimed author of Why Gender Matters reveals the truth about what?s driving the decline of American boys—and what we can do about it. more...

  • Boys and Literacyby Trisha Maynard

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 58.95

    In recent years the issue of boys and literacy, namely that they are worse at it compared to girls, has become a key area of interest to all those concerned with the education of our children. This book highlights the key factors causing this divide and discusses the implementation of new strategies to overcome it, which have been the result of extensive... 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...

  • Boys and Their Schoolingby John Whelen

    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...

  • Boys in school and societyby John Cresswell; Ken Rowe; Graeme Withers

    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...

  • 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...

  • Getting it Right for Boys ... and Girlsby Wendy Bradford; Colin Noble

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 66.95

    Boys' underachievement is grabbing headlines in the education debate, and it has never been more important to solve the problem. This book offers clear and practical strategies to headteachers, classroom teachers and other professionals for ways to address the issue. The book looks at: *reasons for boys' underachievement *ways of adapting teaching... more...