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- NYU Press 2009; US$ 26.00
"Our schools suck." This is how many young people of color call attention to the kind of public education they are receiving. In cities across the nation, many students are trapped in under-funded, mismanaged and unsafe schools. Yet, a number of scholars and of public figures like Bill Cosby have shifted attention away from the persistence of school... more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95
Brings together several scholars from both law and education to provide some clarity on the status and future directions of Critical Race Theory, answering key questions regarding the ''what' and ''how'' of the application of CRT to education. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95
There is greater pressure for schools to meet certain levels of pupil achievement now more than ever before. Teachers and policy-makers are looking for ways to ensure pupils are not underachieving, and to do this must have some understanding of the causes of underachievement. This timely book examines different levels of achievement of pupil groups... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95
Noted scholar Pauline Lipman explores the implications of education accountability reforms, particularly in urban schools, in the current political, economic, and cultural context of intensifying globalization and increasing social inequality and marginalization along lines of race and class. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95
The South African higher education system has historically been characterized by racial and gender inequities inherited from the discriminatory policies of the apartheid era. Emerging from a higher education history plagued with deeply entrenched racial disparities, Voices of Conflict examines how academic programs and structures at the historically... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 64.95
Covering the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (SENDA), this book addresses the learning needs of impaired and disabled students. It suggests effective responses for those designing and delivering the curriculum and discusses flexible teaching strategies. An essential purchase for any education professionals wanting to implement best practice... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 62.95
Participation - and particularly widening participation to students from less-privileged social groups and those who have traditionally not entered HE - has been a major issue since at least the early 1950s. Widening participation has been an active policy of almost all UK governments over the past 40 years, but the issue is now reaching a possible... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95
Catholic School Leadership addresses many of the challenges facing those who prepare faith leaders and education leaders for the Catholic schools of the future. The well-known editors and contributors to this volume have written about their personal experiences with Catholic schools; the educational foundations of Catholic schools; teacher preparation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
Volume II considers values and culture at the institutional level. What constitutes a good 'whole school' approach in this arena? The book discusses key issues and reports on whole-school initiatives around the world. Several contributions focus on the vital issue of teacher education. more...