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  • Education, Gender And Anxietyby Jenny Shaw

    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...

  • Privilege and Diversity in the Academyby Frances A. Maher

    Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 34.95

    Over the past several decades, higher education has been transformed by the entry of faculty of color and women into the university system. Through detailed institutional ethnographies of three very different universities, Privilege and Diversity in the Academy explores how this diversification has dismantled and reconfigured relationships of privilege... more...

  • Race, Whiteness, and Educationby Zeus Leonardo

    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...

  • Black Youth Mattersby Cecile Wright; P.J. Standen; Tina Patel

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    How do young black students respond, resist, and work to transform their school experience? How do young people adapt, survive, and then succeed in spite of their negative school experience? For an increasing number of marginalized black youth, the paths to social success can actually lie outside school walls. Black Youth Matters presents a compelling,... more...

  • Forced to Fail: The Paradox of School Desegregationby Stephen Caldas; Carl Bankston

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 52.00

    Caldas and Bankston provide a critical, dispassionate analysis of why desegregation in the United States has failed to achieve the goal of providing equal educational opportunities for all students. They offer case histories through dozens of examples of failed desegregation plans from all over the country. The book takes a very broad perspective... more...

  • Failing at Fairnessby Myra Sadker; David Sadker

    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...

  • Making Inclusion Workby Saija Katila; Susan Merilainen; Janne Tienari

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    This innovative book explores how inclusion can be enhanced in academia by considering the strategic work of expert academics from around the world. more...

  • Girls and Education 3-16by Carolyn Jackson

    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...

  • Can We Talk about Race?by Beverly Tatum; Theresa Perry

    Beacon Press 2008; US$ 16.00

    In Can We Talk About Race? psychologist and educator Beverly Daniel Tatum, one of our leading commentators on race and schools, analyzes some of the most resonant issues in American education and race relations. more...

  • Racism and Education in the U.K. and the U.S.by Mike Cole

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 35.00

    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...