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  • Stubborn Rootsby Prudence L. Carter

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 23.99

    What are the features of the school environment that make students' of color incorporation greater at some schools than at others? Prudence L. Carter seeks to answer this basic but bedeviling question through a rich comparative analysis of the organizational and group dynamics in eight schools located within four cities in the United States and... more...

  • Democratizing Higher Educationby Patrick Blessinger; John P. Anchan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Higher education systems around the world are undergoing fundamental change and reform due to external pressures?including internationalization of higher education, increased international competition for students, less reliance on public funding, and calls to create greater access opportunities for citizens. How are higher education systems evolving... more...

  • Inequality, Power and School Successby Gilberto Conchas; Michael Gottfried

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This volume highlights issues of power, inequality and resistance for African American and Latino/a students in distinct US and international contexts. Through a collection of case studies it links universal issues relating to inequality in education, such as Latino and African American males in the inner-city neighborhoods, Latina teachers and single... more...

  • Affirmative Action and Racial Equityby Uma M. Jayakumar; Liliana M. Garces

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas placed a greater onus on higher education institutions to provide evidence supporting the need for affirmative action policies on their respective campuses. It is now more critical than ever that institutional leaders and scholars understand the evidence in support... more...

  • The New Politics Of Race And Genderby Catherine Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 68.95

    What can schools do to eliminate sexism and racism? By the 1990's with shifting demographics, disillusionment with conventional liberal policies and new political coalitions, the politics of race and gender requires new analyses. The chapters in this book demonstrate how the politics of race and gender enter into proposals for parental choice, business... more...

  • Equity in Educationby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 35.00

    Equity in education does not imply an equal distribution of resources to all students. OECD countries support students with disabilities, learning difficulties and disadvantages by providing them with additional resources to help them access the curriculum and benefit as fully as possible from education. more...

  • Elusive Justiceby Thea Renda Abu El-Haj

    Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95

    Addresses how educators think about and act upon differences in schools. Through ethnographic portraits of two schools with a commitment to social justice, this book analyzes the ways discourses about difference provide a key site for both producing and resisting inequalities. more...

  • Education and Social Inequality in the Global Cultureby Joseph Zajda; Karen Biraimah; William Gaudelli

    Springer 2008; US$ 179.00

    The book critically examines the overall interplay between globalisation, social inequality and education. It draws upon recent studies in the areas of globalisation, educational inequalities and the role of the State. It explores conceptual frameworks and methodological approaches applicable in the research covering the State, globalisation, social... more...

  • Title Iby Geoffrey D. Borman; Samuel C. Stringfield; Robert E. Slavin

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 56.95

    This volume presents the most recent research on Title I federal compensatory education programs. Over the past three decades, Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act has served as the cornerstone of the federal commitment to equality of opportunity. It is the federal government's single largest investment in America's schools. As Title... more...

  • Preparing for Collegeby John J. Rooney

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 41.94

    The ideal guide for students looking for the best college to suit their needs, Preparing for College helps students evaluate their strengths, interests, and goals in order to find the right educational fit. This accessible, all-in-one resource guides students with everything from choosing a college and undergoing the application process to uncovering... more...