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- Scribner 2009; US$ 16.00
Despite decades of effort to create fair classrooms and schools, gender bias is alive and well, and in some ways growing. School practices continue to send boys and girls down different life paths, too often treating them not as different genders but as different species. Teachers and parents often miss the subtle signs of sexism in classrooms. Through... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 30.95
African Americans and Latinos earn lower grades and drop out of college more often than whites or Asians. Yet thirty years after deliberate minority recruitment efforts began, we still don't know why. In The Shape of the River , William Bowen and Derek Bok documented the benefits of affirmative action for minority students, their communities, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
Taking an international perspective, this volume explores numerous issues - gender, socio-economic and linguistic background, teachers' expectations, pedagogical approaches, parental support, educational policies (e.g. priority policies, multilingual policies, early start policies) - and their effects on equity in education. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
Ursula A. Kelly draws on radical theories of literacy, culture, identity and pedagogy to frame the culture of pedagogy as it relates to human desire. Examples from (auto)biography, classroom practices, and popular media provide the means by which the author highlights some of the pedagogical dilemmas facing literacy practices which often work to silence... more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2014; US$ 28.76
Retention, die Bindung der erfolgsentscheidenden Mitarbeiter, ist eine Schlüsselaufgabe von Unternehmen in Zeiten des Fachkräftemangels. Nach einem Überblick erarbeiten die Autoren ein analytisches und praktikables Vorgehensmodell für das strategische und das operative Retentionmanagement. Fachleute im Personalmarketing und Führungskräfte erhalten... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.95
Martin?s "theory of education as encounter" places culture alongside the individual at the heart of the educational process, thus responding to the call John Dewey made over a century ago for an enlarged outlook on education. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 90.00
Stories abound about the lengths to which middle- and upper-middle-class parents will go to ensure a spot for their child at a prestigious university. From the Suzuki method to calculus-based physics, from AP tests all the way back to early-learning Kumon courses, students are increasingly pushed to excel with that Harvard or Yale acceptance letter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
This book focuses on the voices and experiences of non-traditional students in European higher education. It examines the impact that access to higher education is having on these students? lives and discusses what this tells us about European education and society. In particular, it explores the multi-dimensional nature of inequality in varied national... more...