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  • Education, Gender And Anxietyby Jenny Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 57.95

    This text explores the scope for applying psychoanalytical ideas to gender inequalities that are still inherent in the educational system. It covers areas including gender differences in subject choice and polarisation in reading, writing and drawing, and suggests areas for future research. 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...

  • 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

    Race, Whiteness, and Education reaffirms a critical appreciation of whiteness within race studies of education. It interrogates the racial center and produces insights into race relations and the common sense understandings that sustain it. 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...

  • Forced to Failby Stephen J. Caldas; Carl L. Bankston

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 66.00

    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 on... 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...