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  • Bilingualismus in der frühen Kindheitby Kirstin Kannwischer

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 30.04

    Bilingualismus oder - vereinfacht ausgedrückt - Zweisprachigkeit ist in der heutigen Gesellschaft durchaus keine Seltenheit mehr, sondern hat sich im Laufe der Jahre unter anderem durch zunehmende Migration zur Norm entwickelt, so dass das Thema verstärkt in den Fokus der Öffentlichkeit gerückt ist. Auf jene Entwicklung Bezug nehmend, beschäftigt sich... more...

  • Black Educational Choice: Assessing the Private and Public Alternatives to Traditional K?12 Public Schoolsby Diana Slaughter-Defoe; Howard Stevenson; Edith Arrington; Deborah Johnson

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 53.00

    Closing the K?12 achievement gap is critical to the future welfare of African American individuals, families, and communities?and to the future of our nation as a whole. The black-white academic achievement gap?the significant statistical difference in academic performance between African American students and their white peers?is the single greatest... more...

  • Black Male Teachersby Chance W. Lewis; Ivory Toldson; James L. Moore

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 124.95

    This edited volume offers sound suggestions for advancing diversity in the teaching profession. It provides teacher education programs with needed training materials to accommodate Black male students, and school district administrators and leaders with information to help recruit and retain Black male teachers. more...

  • Black Youth Mattersby Cecile Wright; P.J. Standen; Tina Patel

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    How do young black students respond, resist, and work to transform their school experience? How do young people adapt, survive, and then succeed in spite of their negative school experience? For an increasing number of marginalized black youth, the paths to social success can actually lie outside school walls. Black Youth Matters presents a compelling,... more...

  • The Black-White Achievement Gapby Rod PAIGE; Elaine WITTY

    AMACOM 2009; US$ 4.99

    It?s time to address one of the most important civil rights issues of our time. more...

  • Body Projects in Japanese Childcareby Eyal Ben-Ari

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Examines the place of body practices and the management of emotions in Japanese preschools. Early childhood socialization is explored as a set of 'body projects': a series of practices undertaken (over time) to design the body according to prevailing cultural definitions and images. more...

  • Boys and Their Schoolingby John Whelen

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    This book presents an ethnographic study of the experiences of teenage boys in an Australian high school. It follows a group of thirteen to fifteen year olds over a period of more than two years, and seeks to understand why so many boys say they hate school yet enjoy being with one another in their daily confrontations with the formal school. The... more...

  • Breaking Outby Laura Fairchild Brodie

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.00

    On July 26, 1996, the United States Supreme Court nullified the single-sex admissions policy of the Virginia Military Institute, the last all-male military college in America. Capturing the voices of female and male cadets, administrators, faculty, and alumni, Laura Brodie tells the story of the Institute's intense planning for the inclusion of women... more...

  • Building School-Community Partnershipsby Mavis G. Sanders

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    Mavis G. Sanders is assistant professor of education in the School of Professional Studies in Business and Education, research scientist at the Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk (CRESPAR), and senior advisor to the National Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University. Her most recent book is Schooling... more...

  • The Burdens of Aspirationby Elsa Davidson

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 22.10

    During the tech boom, Silicon Valley became one of the most concentrated zones of wealth polarization and social inequality in the United States?a place with a fast-disappearing middle class, persistent pockets of poverty, and striking gaps in educational and occupational achievement along class and racial lines. Low-wage workers and their families... more...