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- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
Reverence is a forgotten virtue in teaching and learning. When taken in a broader spiritual sense, it is often associated with a mute and prim solemnity. The essays gathered here examine reverence as a way to understand some of the spiritual dimensions of classroom teaching. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 45.00
The book contrasts the experiences of the Chinese Educational Mission students with those of other Chinese in the United States during a period of anti-Chinese sentiment, which was to culminate in the enactment of Chinese Exclusion in 1882. more...
- Stylus Publishing 2010; US$ 23.99
The contributors make the case that the new generation of Black students differ in attitudes and backgrounds from earlier generations, and demonstrate the importance of understanding the diversity of Black identity. Successive chapters address the nature and importance of Black spirituality for reducing isolation and race-related stress, and as a source... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2010; US$ 19.99
This volume presents original research to illuminate the educational experiences of Black women, from the time they earn their high school diplomas through graduate study, with a particular focus on their doctoral studies, by exploring the commonalities and the uniqueness of their individual paths and challenges. This book provides researchers and... more...
- African American Images 2012; US$ 12.99
Refuting common ideas about the racial achievement gap, this exploration of the education system posits that the gap is not the result of the students, their parents, or the larger community, but rather stems from the limited effectiveness of the schools they attend. With a focus on what principals and teachers can do, this instructive resource explores... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
In December 2008, Georgia state senator Seth Harp ignited controversy when he proposed merging two historically black colleges with nearby predominately white colleges to save money. Less than a year later, Mississippi governor Haley Barbour sought to unite Mississippi's three predominately black colleges. These efforts kindled renewed interest... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
Written for practitioners and practitioners-in-training of education development, this book reviews education issues in developing countries and provides in-depth case studies from Egypt, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2012; US$ 21.00
This e-book offers readers insights into knowledge related to maternal habits or disorders that could affect fetal development and lead to disability later in childhood and adulthood. It is written in a multidisciplinary context and would be a handy reference to a wide spectrum of readers including students, clinicians (obstetricians, neonatologists,... more...