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- Beach Lane Books 2011; US$ 17.99
Young Nasreen has not spoken a word to anyone since her parents disappeared. In despair, her grandmother risks everything to enroll Nasreen in a secret school for girls. Will a devoted teacher, a new friend, and the worlds she discovers in books be enough to draw Nasreen out of her shell of sadness? Based on a true story from Afghanistan, this... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 37.31
Weibliche Robinsone, also Frauen in der Robinsonade, stellen zunächst eine Irritation dar. Robinson Crusoe kennt man als Mann und, philologisch betrachtet, als Modell der existenziellen Selbstbehauptung des neuzeitlichen Subjekts. Die Robinsonin gilt dagegen als Randerscheinung. Sie ist das ?Andere? in einer dezidiert ?männlichen? Gattung.Den Ausgangspunkt... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 28.99
In Opportunity and Hope, prominent journalist Naomi Schaefer Riley chronicles the lives of 10 representative stories of how Children?s Scholarship Fund alumni who?because of the educational opportunities afforded them?were able to turn less than perfect childhood circumstances into successful lives and careers. The stories of these children,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 60.95
A practical guide to fund-raising for schools. Funding for schools from the customary sources has become more difficult and schools are having to raise funds through schemes involving community and commercial support. This guide explains everything that schools need to know about funding, including; *researching funds available *commercial funding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
There has been much public praise for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation?s efforts to reform public education. However, few scholars have engaged substantively and critically with the organization?s work. While the Gates Foundation is the single largest supporter by far of "choice" initiatives particularly with regard to charter school formation,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 160.00
This book explores the complex structural institutions in society, individual attitudes towards, beliefs about and values of those institutions, and the process by which the relationship between the social structure and individual agency conditions and governs girls' educational participation in Nepal. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
This book explores the complex questions facing funding agencies and foundations as they grapple to understand and define gender equity in education. It covers different approaches funders use to define gender equity, target limited resources, and create collaborative relationships that will ultimately make schools equitable and engaging for all. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 25.00
In 2005 the World Bank released a gender assessment of the nation of Jordan, a country that, like many in the Middle East, has undergone dramatic social and gender transformations, in part by encouraging equal access to education for men and women. The resulting demographic picture there?highly educated women who still largely stay at home as mothers... more...