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  • The Shame of the Nationby Jonathan Kozol

    Crown/Archetype 2005; US$ 16.00

    ?The nation needs to be confronted with the crime that we?re committing and the promises we are betraying. This is a book about betrayal of the young, who have no power to defend themselves. It is not intended to make readers comfortable.? Over the past several years, Jonathan Kozol has visited nearly 60 public schools. Virtually everywhere, he finds... more...

  • Other People's Childrenby Lisa Delpit

    The New Press 2006; US$ 17.95

    Introduction SCENE I Carolyn is a young Irish-American kindergarten teacher who has been teaching for five years. The school at which she has taught has been a predominantly white, middle-class school in a quiet neighborhood in New England. However, because of recent redistricting, the school population now includes children from a housing project... more...

  • Reading, Writing and Raceby Davison M. Douglas

    The University of North Carolina Press 1995; US$ 29.99

    Reading, Writing and Race: The Desegregation of the Charlotte Schools more...

  • Inequality, Power and School Successby Gilberto Conchas; Michael Gottfried

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This volume highlights issues of power, inequality and resistance for African American and Latino/a students in distinct US and international contexts. Through a collection of case studies it links universal issues relating to inequality in education, such as Latino and African American males in the inner-city neighborhoods, Latina teachers and single... more...

  • Learning at the Practice Interfaceby Neil Hooley

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    This book investigates professional practice at the interface of sociology and epistemology for progressive educational change. It suggests that orthodox sociology and sociology of education have not sufficiently analysed contemporary educational situations due primarily to the strength of the economic and educational influence of neoliberalism. In... more...

  • Leren of ontberen?by Herman G. van de Werfhorst

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 12.00

    Onderwijsinstitutionele kenmerken zoals de selectie van leerlingen in verschillende stromen, de leeftijd waarop dit gebeurt en de beroepsoriëntatie van leerlingen variëren sterk tussen landen. Er is vanuit de vergelijkende stratificatieliteratuur al veel bekend over de invloed van deze kenmerken op onderwijsongelijkheid en op de invloed van het onderwijs... more...

  • Beyond Social Inclusionby Alan France

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    The six papers in this e-book emerge from The Centre for Research in Social Policy’s (CRSP) 25th Anniversary conference Beyond Social Inclusion: Towards a More Equal Society?, held at Loughborough University in January 2009. The papers in this collection bring together a sociological analysis of social policy. All the papers draw upon and use... more...

  • Recognizing and Serving Low-Income Students in Higher Educationby Adrianna Kezar

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    Written for administrators, faculty, and staff in Higher Education who are working with low income and first-generation college students, Recognizing and Serving Low-Income Students in Higher Education uncovers organizational biases that prevent post-secondary institutions from adequately serving these students. This volume offers practical guidance... more...

  • Sozialpädagogik hinter Gittern: Ein Konzept aufgrund der ersten Längsschnittstudie in der Untersuchungshaft von Jugendlichen.by Daniel Straif

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 8.47

    Was genau bewirken die Mauern und Gittern, hinter denen sich ein unlängst Inhaftierter plötzlich wiederfindet? Wie entwickeln sich die Menschen? Wie laufen eigentlich die ersten Tage in Haft ab? Und vor allem: Wie kann diese Zeit sinnvoll genutzt werden? Der Autor hat sich mit exakt diesen Fragen beschäftigt. Mit Hilfe der ersten Längsschnittstudie,... more...

  • Bildung, Politik und Menschenrechtby Marianne Heimbach-Steins; Gerhard Kruip; Axel Bernd Kunze

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2009; US$ 28.14

    Dieses Grundlagenwerk für die bildungsethische Debatte wirft einen Blick auf das Thema Bildungsgerechtigkeit aus christlich-sozialethischer Sicht und geht aktuellen konkreten bildungspolitischen Fragestellungen nach. Die Autoren beschreiben, wie das Menschenrecht auf Bildung in Deutschland für bestimmte Zielgruppen, wie z.B. Armutsfamilien, umgesetzt... more...