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Attendance. Dropouts

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

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 112.00

    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...

  • Schools & Persistent Absenteesby D. Galloway

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Schools & Persistent Absentees more...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 50.00

    What really works in student retention? Increasing Persistence offers a compendium on college student persistence that bridges the gaps between theory, research, and successful practice. Anchored by ACT, Inc.’s 2010 What Works in Student Retention survey of 1,100 colleges and universities, which provides insights on the causes of attrition... more...

  • Hauptschülerby Stefan Wellgraf

    transcript 2014; US$ 23.47

    Stigmatisierende Medienberichte, Demütigungen durch Pädagogen und abfällige Bemerkungen von Freunden oder Verwandten - all das sind Beispiele für Praktiken sozialer Abwertung, mit denen Hauptschüler tagtäglich konfrontiert werden. Wie kommen sie zustande? Wie werden sie erlebt und verarbeitet? Diese Fragen stehen im Mittelpunkt der Ethnografie von... more...

  • Truancyby Ken Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95

    Truancy: Short and Long-term Solutions is a practical and accessible guide to dealing with the problem of truancy and non-attendance. It is the first book on the issue to actively focus on solutions to the problem, rather than the causes. Full of practical examples of the latest ways in which schools, teachers, education welfare officers and LEAs... more...

  • Understanding School Refusalby Karen J. Grandison; M. S. Thambirajah; Louise De-Hayes

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 34.95

    School refusal is a crippling condition in which children experience extreme anxiety or panic attacks when faced with everyday school life. This book aims to explore, raise awareness of the problem and provide plans and strategies for education, health and social care professionals for identifying and addressing this problem more...

  • Truancy and Schoolsby Ken Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    At present about one million pupils truant from their schools on a daily basis and this book examines why they do it. The numerous reasons for truanting discussed are: * disadvantageous home backgrounds * problems with settling in socially at school * poor performance in school * experiencing bullying in school * not coping with the transition... more...

  • Tackling Truancy in Schoolsby Ken Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 135.00

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Working with Disaffected Studentsby Kathryn Riley; Elle Rustique-Forrester

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 30.00

    `The book stresses the importance of early (and real) inter-agency co-operation, and of good initial and on-going teacher training' - Michael Duffy, The Times Educational Supplement more...

  • Matrona Doctaby Emily A. Hemelrijk

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    Matrona Docta presents a unique study of the education of upper-class women in Roman society in the central period of Roman history, from the second century BC to AD 235. Emily A. Hemelrijk reconstructs women's opportunities to acquire an education, the impediments they faced, the level of education they could reach and the judgement on educated... more...