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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 105.00
Present-day America is perceived by many as immersed in a moral crisis, with national identity fractured and uncertainty and anxiety about the future. Public schools in this country are, historically and still today, the major institution charged with preserving and teaching the symbols of national identity and a morality that is the concrete expression... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
This book explores the goals, efforts and outcomes of international assistance to higher education over the past three decades and investigates how these have impacted changing State-university relations. Focusing on the case study of Indonesia, Bastiaens demonstrates how international aid facilitated and at times actively encouraged changing patterns... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 779.00
Presents the research and professional practice of scholars who are engaged in the consideration of the religious, spiritual and moral dimensions in education. This book includes chapters which contain an agenda for the future, where the religious, moral and spiritual dimensions in education are proposed as a challenging way forward for educators. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 63.95
This volume--the first edited book on the education of Puerto Ricans written primarily by Puerto Rican authors--focuses on the history and experiences of Puerto Rican students in the United States by addressing issues of identity, culture, ethnicity, language, gender, social activism, community involvement, and policy implications. It is the first... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2001; US$ 35.95
In the 1960s, increasing numbers of African American students entered predominantly White colleges and universities in the northern and western United States. Too Much to Ask focuses on the women of this pioneering generation, examining their educational strategies and experiences and exploring how social class, family upbringing, and expectations--their... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 129.00
Intends to challenge policy makers, administrators, and academics in the field of educational leadership to reassess their traditional approaches to learning, working, and planning. This book bridges the traditional divide between the generalizations of social science theory on the one hand and the world of educational practice on the other. more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 159.00
Reports on the results of two of the major projects in the Australian Government's Values Education Program, that point to the fact that Values Education can no longer be seen as marginal to the main role of teaching and schooling nor as a venture merely for religious schooling. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95
This volume explores the unique sociocultural contexts of literacy development, values, and practices in African American communities. African Americans--young and old--are frequently the focus of public discourse about literacy. In a society that values a rather sophisticated level of literacy, they are among those who are most disadvantaged by low... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 130.95
Providing a comprehensive review of rigorous, innovative, and critical scholarship relevant to educational issues which impact Latinos, this Handbook captures the field at this point in time. Its unique purpose and function is to profile the scope and terrain of academic inquiry on Latinos and education. Presenting the most significant and potentially... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95
Persistent Inequality answers burning questions about how educational policy has to rise to meet the unique challenges of undocumented students? lives as well as those which face nearly all Latinos in the US educational system. more...