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Moral education. Character building

  • Swimming Upstream: Black Males in Adult Educationby Dionne Rosser-Mims; Joni Schwartz; Brendaly Drayton; Talmadge C. Guy

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    Here is an introduction to salient topics and issues affecting Black males as they engage in adult basic education programs, pursue employment, and obtain higher education. The chapters include academic research as well as program descriptions and personal narratives with a concern for the “lived experiences” and the voices of the men.... more...

  • Black Faculty in the Academyby Fred A. Bonner II; aretha faye marbley; Frank Tuitt; Petra A. Robinson; Rosa M. Banda; Robin L. Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    Through candid discussions and personal counter-narrative stories, Black Faculty in the Academy explores the experiences and challenges faced by faculty of color in academe. Black faculty in predominantly White college and university settings must negotiate multiple and competing identities while struggling with issues of marginality, otherness,... more...

  • Black Men in Higher Educationby J. Luke Wood; Robert T. Palmer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Black Men in Higher Education bridges theory to practice in order to better prepare practitioners in their efforts to increase the success of Black male students in colleges and universities. In this comprehensive but manageable text, leading researchers J. Luke Wood and Robert T. Palmer highlight the current status of Black men in higher education... more...

  • The Colour of Classby Nicola Rollock; David Gillborn; Carol Vincent; Stephen J. Ball

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    How do race and class intersect to shape the identities and experiences of Black middle-class parents and their children? What are Black middle-class parents? strategies for supporting their children through school? What role do the educational histories of Black middle-class parents play in their decision-making about their children?s education?... more...

  • Beginning a Career in Academiaby Dwayne A. Mack; Elwood Watson; Michelle Madsen Camacho

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    This practical guide prepares graduate students of color for their first job in academia and offers strategies for succeeding in the early years of a tenure-track position. Through the voices of faculty who have experienced the rigors of the job search and a career in academia, Beginning a Career in Academia offers advice for graduate students?of... more...

  • Engaging the Hispanic Learnerby Dr. Michele Wages

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 20.99

    In this book, Dr. Wages helps education take an enormous step forward in addressing this increasingly complex issue. The research she cites is almost shockingly compelling. After reading this book there should be no doubt in anyone?s mind that the issue is real, the issue is important, and that successfully dealing with it?soon?is critical. ... more...

  • Virtuous Circleby John Sorrell; Paul Roberts; Darren Henley

    Elliott & Thompson 2014; US$ 11.87

    An excellent cultural education is the right of everyone, bringing personal, social and commercial advantages that can only benefit the lives of all individuals in our society. We live in the age of creativity. It is integral to everything we do. It inspires innovation, improving our environment, our products, our businesses and the quality of our... more...

  • People and Education in the Third Worldby W. T. S Gould

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Del Otro Ladoby Susan V. Meyers

    Southern Illinois University Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    In Del Otro Lado: Literacy and Migration across the U.S.-Mexico Border , author Susan V. Meyers draws on her year-long ethnographic study in Mexico and the United States to analyze the literacy practices of Mexican-origin students on both sides of the border. Meyers begins by taking readers through the historical development of the rural Mexican... more...

  • African Americans and Homeschoolingby Ama Mazama; Garvey Musumunu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Despite greater access to formal education, both disadvantaged and middle-class black students continue to struggle academically, causing a growing number of black parents to turn to homeschooling. This book is an in-depth exploration of the motivations behind black parents? decision to educate their children at home and the strategies they?ve developed... more...