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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 42.99
This book explains the origins of the low expectations we have of children, including, notably, children of color, those for whom English is a second language, poor children and children with disabilities. The book dispels the basis for low expectations and makes clear the economic, demographic, civic, personal, and moral imperative to educate all... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00
As a diverse, interdisciplinary group of scholars, drawing from experience in 12 countries, contributors to this volume share an anti-oppressive stance and have utilized an array of theories and research strategies to counter the persistent and growing number of exclusions in education - based on race, class, gender, ethnicity, language, dis/ability,... more...
- Beacon Press 2010; US$ 20.00
In 2005, famed civil rights leader and education activist Robert Moses invited one hundred prominent African American and Latino intellectuals and activists to meet to discuss a proposal for a campaign to guarantee a quality education for all children as a constitutional right?a movement that would ?transform current approaches to educational inequity,... more...