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- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 41.95
How critical is education in the development struggle of a third world country? Responding to popular demands for more accessible education, the Guyanese government instituted numerous educational reforms, hoping to promote economic growth in both the modern and the traditional sectors of the economy. Many in the traditional sector, however, saw... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 15.95
***WINNER, 2008 PEN Oakland - Josephine Miles National Literary Award Blacks have been vanishing from college campuses in the United States and reappearing in prisons, videos, and movies. Cecil Brown tackles this unwitting "disappearing act" head on, paying special attention to the situation at UC Berkeley and the University of California system... more...
- Utah State University Press 2010; US$ 25.95
Diversity, despite what we say, disturbs us. In the U.S., we debate linguistic rights, the need for an official language, and educational policies for language minority students. On the one hand, we believe in the rights of individuals, including (at least in the academy) the right to one?s own language. On the other hand, we sponsor a single common... more...
- ASCD 2011; US$ 30.95
Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners provides teachers with a wealth of tools and strategies for communicating with the parents of Latino English language learners and learning more about their communities. more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 29.99
Konfrontative Pädagogik bleibt ein hoffnungsvoller, innovativer Trend in Sozialer Arbeit und Erziehungswissenschaft und stellt eine gute Ergänzung zur akzeptierenden Toleranz der 68er-Pädagogik dar. Die konfrontative Pädagogik soll in der Arbeit mit mehrfach auffälligen jungen Menschen helfen und wirken. more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 29.99
Was ist Moral? Vielfach wird der Zweifel daran, dass wir heute überhaupt noch eine Moral haben, laut und vernehmlich geäußert. Angesichts der Ereignisse, die uns die Presse täglich vermittelt, könnte man diese Zweifel teilen. Nehmen wir als bekannte Symbolfiguren einmal Ackermann und Esser. Aufgrund deren als unmoralisch eingest- tem Verhalten ging... more...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 22.95
As students navigate learning and begin to establish a sense of self, local surroundings can have a major influence on the range of choices they make about who they are and who they want to be. This book investigates how various constructions of identity can influence educational achievement for African American students, both within and outside school.... more...
- The Floating Press 1917; US$ 4.99
Self-made man and renowned Baptist minister Russell Conwell helped to usher in a paradigm shift in Christian thinking in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries -- and also managed to help remake the self-help genre in the process. The Key to Success is a comprehensive overview of Conwell's philosophy, and it's chock-full of ideas that will... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 98.00
The oldest HBCU, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, was founded in 1837 by Quaker philanthropist Richard Humphreys as the Institute for Colored Youth. By 1902, at least 85 such schools had been established and, in subsequent years, the total grew to 105. Today approximately 16 percent of America's black college students are enrolled in HBCUs. Historically... more...