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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 57.95
This interdisciplinary text explores the scope for applying psychoanalytical ideas to gender inequalities that are inherent in the educational system. Although modern education aims to egalitarian and meritocratic, it is still true that in most cases it does not improve the life chances of girls to the extent that it ought to, or does for boys. Based... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 59.99
Looking across national contexts and drawing on ethnographic studies of schools in the UK and Australia, this book explores the implications of the contemporary education policy context and processes and practices inside schools for students as learners and for educational inequalities. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95
In the colorblind era of Post-Civil Rights America, race is often wrongly thought to be irrelevant or, at best, a problem of racist individuals rather than a systemic condition to be confronted. Race, Whiteness, and Education interrupts this dangerous assumption by reaffirming a critical appreciation of the central role that race and racism still... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95
Based on ethnographic research with young people permanently excluded from school, Black Youth Matters examines the resourcefulness of young black people in overcoming school failure to forge more positive futures for themselves. more...
- Scribner 2010; US$ 22.99
Failing at Fairness, the result of two decades of research, shows how gender bias makes it impossible for girls to receive an education equal to that given to boys. Girls' learning problems are not identified as often as boys' are Boys receive more of their teachers' attention Girls start school testing higher in every academic subject, yet... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 47.00
This topical collection highlights the main issues faced by girls in Britain today, and endeavours to put girls back on the educational agenda. It is essential reading for students, academics and researchers in education, sociology, and girls' studies, as well as for school teachers and education policy makers. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 31.00
Following the success of the widely acclaimed Critical Race Theory and Education: a Marxist Response (Palgrave, 2009), this new book by Mike Cole extends Marxist analysis to include key concepts from the work of neo-Marxists Antonio Gramsci and Louis Althusser. Cole begins by addressing what is distinctive about a neo-Marxist analysis. He then provides... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99
Presents a selection of the bloopers, mistakes and misunderstandings that kids have boldly come out with in their school work: from the innocent mispronunciations of younger children, to the facetious, inventive, or just downright stupid remarks of older students who should know better. more...