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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95
The focus of this study is on the ways in which skin color moderates the perceptions of opportunity and academic orientation of 17 Mexican and Puerto Rican high school students. More specifically, the study's analysis centered on cataloguing the racial/ethnic identification shifts (or not) in relation to how they perceive others situate them based... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 176.00
Offering a variety of perspectives on some of the most fundamental questions about moral education the volume is written in the belief that philosophy has an important contribution to make in bringing about a clearer understanding of the task of moral education. There is an international team of contributors including both philosophers and educationalists.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 201.00
This collection of original essays on virtue ethics and moral education seeks to fill this gap in the recent literature of moral education, combining broader analyses with detailed coverage of: * the varieties of virtue * weakness and integrity * relativism and rival traditions * means and methods of educating the virtues The rare collaboration of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95
In this book Peter Smagorinsky and Joel Taxel analyze the ways in which the perennial issue of character education has been articulated in the United States, both historically and in the current character education movement that began in earnest in the 1990s. The goal is to uncover the ideological nature of different conceptions of character education.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 300.00
Volume III provides a focus on the classroom, pedagogy, curriculum and pupil experience. It covers relatively neglected areas of curriculum development, such as mathematics and technology, as well as the more familiar terrain of literature and drama. A particularly useful section deals with aesthetic education. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 44.95
This collection of papers, comments, and documents traces the distant and recent history of the Ebonics debate in the USA. The book examines how, despite increasing access to public education over the past century, schools continue to impose language standards and expectations on children that methodically privileges some, while disadvantaging others. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95
The author argues for much greater attention to ethical education and responds to sceptics who say that it can't be done in the face of a pluralistic secular society badly fragmented over values. Seeking always for themes and issues that unite rather than divide, the author provides a conceptual foundation for ethical education broad enough for building... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00
Historically black colleges and universities have influenced African American lives since 1837. This work provides a past and present look at their role in higher education, addressing why these institutions exist, how effective they've been, and if they are still necessary. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 55.95
How much can we reasonably expect from education? This book, written by a philosopher of education, casts new light on this question by seeing values education, not as a separate activity within schools, but as an aspect of education that both reflects the surrounding climate of values and can help to change it. Graham Haydon argues that all of us... more...