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  • Too Scared To Learnby Jenny Horsman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    Too Scared to Learn explores the impact of women's experiences of violence on their learning, and proposes radical changes to educational programs through connecting therapeutic and educational discourses. Little attention has previously been paid to the impact of violence on learning. A large percentage of women who come to adult literacy programs... more...

  • Culture, Politics, and Irish School Dropouts: Constructing Political Identitiesby G. Honor Fagan

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 64.00

    This book summarizes structural, reproduction, and resistance theories of education and provides a social research approach to problems of social inequity. It analyzes how these perspectives contribute to the political analysis of the production of early school departures and the consequent disadvantages and poverty. Fagan follows a deconstructive... more...

  • Student Engagement at Schoolby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 35.00

    How widespread is student disaffection with school in different education systems? What policies and practices are most effective in fostering students’ sense of belonging and participation in school? These questions are of great concern to educators in many countries, not only because of the interrelationship between student engagement at school... more...

  • School Dropout and Completionby Stephen Lamb; Eifred Markussen; Richard Teese; Nina Sandberg; John Polesel

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 259.00

    This book examines the nature of the school dropout problem in advanced industrialized countries with the goal of developing a broader, international understanding that can feed into public policy to help improve completion rates worldwide. more...

  • Increasing Persistenceby Wesley R. Habley; Jennifer L. Bloom; Steve Robbins

    Wiley 2012; US$ 60.00 US$ 52.00

    Praise for Increasing Persistence "What a gem! This is a requisite text for enrollment practitioners, higher education scholars, and progressive public policy makers dedicated to understanding the processes involved in increasing student retention and success rates. The authors' data-focused approach identifies many of the best practices and fundamental... more...

  • Literacy and Motheringby Robert A. LeVine; Sarah LeVine; Beatrice Schnell-Anzola; Meredith L. Rowe; Emily Dexter

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 28.99 US$ 24.93

    Women's schooling is strongly related to child survival and other outcomes beneficial to children throughout the developing world, but the reasons behind this correlation have been unclear. In Literacy and Mothering, the authors show, for the first time, how communicative change plays a key role: Girls acquire academic literacy skills, even in low-quality... more...

  • Completing Collegeby Vincent Tinto

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 38.00

    Even as the number of students attending college has more than doubled in the past forty years, it is still the case that nearly half of all college students in the United States will not complete their degree within six years. It is clear that much remains to be done toward improving student success. For more than twenty years, Vincent Tinto?s pathbreaking... more...

  • The First Generation Student Experienceby Jeff Davis

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 25.99

    "Jeff Davis offers keen insight into the first-generation student experience with this readable, informative, and persuasive volume. Smartly pairing academic analysis with student narratives, Davis describes and demonstrates the key barriers to student success for this growing contingent of American students. He presents a range of promising recommendations... more...

  • The Children of Londonby A. Susan Williams; Patrick Ivin; Caroline Morse; Bee Serota

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 33.00

    This book charts for the first time the development of the school attendance service and the Care Committees, a system of volunteers providing poor children with school dinners, clothing and medical care. more...

  • College Students in the United Statesby Kristen A. Renn; Robert D. Reason

    Wiley 2012; US$ 48.00 US$ 41.60

    College Students in the United States accounts for contemporary and anticipated student demographics and enrollment patterns, a wide variety of campus environments and a range of outcomes including learning, development, and achievement. Throughout the book, the differing experiences, needs, and outcome of students across the range of “traditional”... more...