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  • Still Failing at Fairnessby David Sadker; Karen R. Zittleman

    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...

  • Academic Profilingby Gilda L. Ochoa

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    In Academic Profiling , Gilda L. Ochoa addresses today?s so-called achievement gap by going directly to the source. At one California public high school where the controversy is lived every day, Ochoa turns to the students, teachers, and parents to learn about the very real disparities?in opportunity, status, treatment, and assumptions?that lead... more...

  • Black Male Teachersby Chance W. Lewis; Ivory Toldson; James L. Moore

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 124.95

    This edited volume offers sound suggestions for advancing diversity in the teaching profession. It provides teacher education programs with needed training materials to accommodate Black male students, and school district administrators and leaders with information to help recruit and retain Black male teachers. 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...

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

    Beacon Press 2008; US$ 16.00

    Major new reflections on race and schools?by the best-selling author of ?Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?? A Simmons College/Beacon Press Race, Education, and Democracy Series Book Beverly Daniel Tatum emerged on the national scene in 1997 with ?Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?,? a book... more...

  • Challenging Racism in Higher Educationby Mark Chesler; Amanda E. Lewis; James E. Crowfoot

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 40.99

    This book analyzes the historic and current state of institutionalized racial privileges and discrimination in higher education, using an organizational framework. It then provides and critiques examples of innovative efforts that seek to challenge and alter these socially unjust patterns of teaching, learning, leading, and living together. more...

  • Der Umgang mit kultureller und sprachlicher Vielfalt an Schulenby Jessica Löser

    Brandes & Apsel 2012; US$ 26.49

    Der Anteil von Schülern mit Migrationshintergrund ist mittlerweile an deutschen Schulen so groß geworden, dass ein besserer Umgang mit dieser sprachlichen und kulturellen Vielfalt nicht länger nur im Interesse der einzelnen Schüler ist, sondern gesamtgesellschaftliche Relevanz, z. B. in Bezug auf volkswirtschaftliche und arbeitsmarktpolitische Konsequenzen,... more...

  • 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...

  • Education and Racismby Zeus Leonardo; W. Norton Grubb

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    Education and Racism is a concise and easily accessible primer for introducing undergraduate and graduate students to the field of race and education. Designed for introductory courses, each chapter provides an overview of a main issue or dilemma in the research on racial inequality and education and the particular approaches that have been offered... 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...