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  • Supporting Students with Literacy Difficultiesby Ted Glynn; Janice Wearmouth; Mere Berryman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    In many countries, school populations are becoming increasingly socially and culturally diverse, and delivering effective literacy programmes is becoming more challenging and complex. This book shows schools how to address difficulties with literacy learning experienced by students of diverse backgrounds, by employing strategies that respond to and... more...

  • Privilege and Diversity in the Academyby Frances A. Maher

    Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 34.95

    Over the past several decades, higher education has been transformed by the entry of faculty of color and women into the university system. Through detailed institutional ethnographies of three very different universities, Privilege and Diversity in the Academy explores how this diversification has dismantled and reconfigured relationships of privilege... more...

  • Quick Hits for Educating Citizensby James L. Perry; Steven Jones

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 15.95

    "[This volume] makes the statement that democracy matters, that engagement in the community is essential to maintain our democratic values, and that civic engagement plays a significant role in educating our citizens." -- Sharon Hamilton and Robert Orr, Directors, Indiana University Faculty Colloquium... more...

  • Wisdom and Eloquenceby Robert Littlejohn; Charles T. Evans

    Crossway 2006; US$ 13.99

    To succeed in the world today, students need an education that equips them to recognize current trends, to be creative and flexible to respond to changing circumstances, to demonstrate sound judgment to work for society's good, and to gain the ability to communicate persuasively. This book argues for returning to the classical liberal arts educational... more...

  • For Goodness Sakeby Walter Feinberg

    Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95

    When it comes to religious education, many assume that only members of a religious community have an interest in the religious content of curricula. Drawing on examples from Christian, Jewish and Muslim schools across the US, this book challenges that perception by demonstrating that what happens within schools has an impact on the wider public. more...

  • Elusive Justiceby Thea Renda Abu El-Haj

    Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95

    Addresses how educators think about and act upon differences in schools. Through ethnographic portraits of two schools with a commitment to social justice, this book analyzes the ways discourses about difference provide a key site for both producing and resisting inequalities. more...

  • Critical Race Theory in Educationby Adrienne D. Dixson

    Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95

    Brings together several scholars from both law and education to provide some clarity on the status and future directions of Critical Race Theory, answering key questions regarding the ''what' and ''how'' of the application of CRT to education. more...

  • Ideology, Curriculum, and the New Sociology of Educationby Greg Dimitriadis

    Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95

    For more than three decades Michael Apple has sought to uncover and articulate the connections among knowledge, teaching and power in education. This edited collection invites several of the world's leading education scholars to reflect on the relationships between education and power and the continued impact of Apple's scholarship. more...

  • Raising Boys' Achievement in Secondary Schoolsby Mike Younger

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 42.00

    Evaluates different approaches and advocating evidence-based strategies, which have the potential to promote boys' and girls' achievements. This book discusses the approaches within the context of inclusivity, acknowledging the needs and interests of different boys, and the invisibility and disadvantage of some girls. more...

  • First Generation Entry Into Higher Educationby Liz Thomas; Jocey Quinn

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 55.00

    Examines the proposition that though parental education is a key factor contributing to the access and success of students, insufficient attention is paid to this aspect. This book provides an examination of how first generation entrants are supported or otherwise by different national approaches and institutional responses. more...