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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...

  • Impossible Bodies, Impossible Selvesby Deborah Youdell

    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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • Geschlecht und digitale Medienby Anja Tigges

    Springer Fachmedien 2008; US$ 59.95

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  • School Failby Anna Tripp

    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...