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  • Misreading Masculinityby Thomas Newkirk

    Heinemann 2002; US$ 30.00

    The issues of popular culture and the behavior of boys have generated more heat than light, leading to censorship, alarm, irrationality, and a failure to examine our ways of teaching boys. In Misreading Masculinity Tom Newkirk takes an up-close and personal look at elementary boys and their relationship to sports, movies, video games, and other venues... more...

  • Boys will be boysby Linda S. Bausch

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    This book addresses the issue of preadolescent boys literacy practices and the social construction of their identities as they navigate multiple classroom literacies. Exploring the role of the teacher, the role of multiple literacies and the way they ?count? or do not count in the classroom curriculum through qualitative and quantitative findings,... more...

  • Handbook of Strategic Enrollment Managementby Don Hossler; Bob Bontrager

    Wiley 2014; US$ 90.00

    Improve student enrollment outcomes and meet institutional goals through the effective management of student enrollments. Published with the American Association for Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), the Handbook of Strategic Enrollment Management is the comprehensive text on the policies, strategies, practices that shape... more...

  • Geschlechterunterschiede in der Bildungswahlby Martina Beham; Norbert Lachmayr

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 59.99

    Die Studie analysiert das Phänomen einer zunehmenden schulischen "Benachteiligung" von Jungen. Zwei Fragen stehen dabei im Vordergrund: In welchem Umfang und zu welchem Zeitpunkt der Schullaufbahn kommt es zu einer geschlechtsspezifischen Benachteiligung und was sind die Ursachen? Es bestehen geschlechtsspezifische Unterschiede in der Bildungswahl... more...

  • Jungenforschung empirischby Juergen Budde; Ingelore Mammes

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99

    Über Jungen in der Schule wird aktuell viel geredet, eine umfassende wissenschaftliche Auseinandersetzung steht jedoch bislang noch aus. Der Stand der Jungenforschung erweist sich als empirisch und theoretisch wenig fundiert, ein systematischer Bezug auf die Schule als Institution fehlt weitestgehend. Dieses Buch zeigt aktuelle Perspektiven im Anschluss... more...

  • Inclusive Pedagogy in the Early Yearsby Phyllis Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.95

    Is it possible to meet all the needs of a widely diverse group of children in one class? Based upon the author's own research into this question, this new book invites readers to compare teachers' accounts of their best lessons and provides useful discussion and viewpoints about inclusive pedagogy in a variety of learning contexts. Inclusive... more...

  • How to Raise Boys' Achievementby Colin Noble; Jerry Brown; Jane Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This book gives practical help to anybody who wishes to learn anything about the practical and accessible ways to raise boys' achievement in primary and secondary schools. Its down-to-earth language, easy style and rational sequencing of actions will appeal to all readers. This is essentially a handbook that can be used for reference, background reading,... more...

  • Secondary Education for Allby H C Dent

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The Education Act of 1944 launched an unprecedented experiment in the history of education in the UK. This book is a brief survey of the routes by which compulsory free secondary education was arrived at, as well as an examination of the position in 1949 and suggestions for the future. more...

  • Why Can't My Son Read?by Ellen Burns Hurst; Michael Richard Hurst

    Sourcebooks 2014; US$ 16.95

    Why Can't My Son Read? offers a practical view of dyslexia written for parents of boys who struggle with reading. Boys are kept back in schools at twice the rate of girls, they get expelled from preschool nearly five times more often than girls, they are diagnosed with learning disorders and attention problems at nearly four times the rate of girls,... more...

  • Identity, Neoliberalism and Aspirationby Garth Stahl

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    In recent years there has been growing concern over the pervasive disparities in academic achievement that are highly influenced by ethnicity, class and gender. Specifically, within the neoliberal policy rhetoric, there has been concern over underachievement of working-class young males, specifically white working-class boys. The historic persistence... more...