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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 129.95
This qualitative study analyzes African American males perceptions of the tutor-tutee caring relationship within in home, one-on-one tutoring. The participants were seven African American males who currently attend this type of tutoring. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 149.95
A careful analysis compiled from six case studies of factors that impede educational success among Hispanic high school graduates going on to college.For the first time in this collected volume of six case studies, scholars will be able to find out the subjective reasons why Hispanic students drop out of college at a higher rate than any other racial... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
This is the first book to critically analyze the future of higher education systems in the four BRIC countries - Brazil, Russia, India and China - and the USA, analyzing academic salaries, contracts and working conditions and how national policy will affect the academic profession in each context. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2008; US$ 149.95
This study, underpinned by Black feminist thought, African feminism, and critical race theory, investigates the lived experiences of African-born female professors in the United States. The findings reveal similar themes found in the literature on other Black and foreign women, but also offer new perspectives on racialization, double discrimination,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00
Latinos’ postsecondary educational attainment has not kept pace with their growing representation in the U.S. population. How can Latino educational attainment be advanced? This monograph presents relevant contemporary research, focusing on the role of institutional contexts. Drawing particularly on research grounded in Latino students’... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 40.00
Much of the history of Mexican American educational reform efforts has focused on campaigns to eliminate discrimination in public schools. However, as historian Guadalupe San Miguel demonstrates in Chicana/o Struggles for Education: Activisim in the Community , the story is much broader and more varied than that. While activists certainly challenged... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00
The complexities of 21st-century life—personal, social, cultural, and environmental—demand thoughtful responses, responses fostered and enhanced through contemplative experience. Contemplative education includes studies of the history, psychology, and socialcultural context of such experience, as well as the development of experiential... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2009; US$ 20.00
In the pre-Civil War and Civil War periods the Illinois black code deprived blacks of suffrage and court rights, and the Illinois Free Schools Act kept most black children out of public schooling. But, as McCaul documents, they did not sit idly by. They applied the concepts of ?bargaining power? (rewarding, punishing, and dialectical) and... more...