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- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 18.99
The American Dream and the Public Schools examines issues that have excited and divided Americans for years, including desegregation, school funding, testing, vouchers, bilingual education, and ability grouping. While these are all separate problems, much of the contention over them comes down to the same thing--an apparent conflict between policies... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 23.99
What are the features of the school environment that make students' of color incorporation greater at some schools than at others? Prudence L. Carter seeks to answer this basic but bedeviling question through a rich comparative analysis of the organizational and group dynamics in eight schools located within four cities in the United States and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 12.99
Drawing on survey fieldwork and interview data from low-income Latino and African-American youth in New York City, this book shows that African American and Latino youth are no different than other youths in valuing education as the key to economic mobility. It refutes facile, convenient assumptions about teenage behavior and racial difference. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 34.00
This study explores the history of the New School that developed in the postwar period and its role in communicating antifascism to young people in the Soviet zone. Blessing traces how the decisions about how to educate young people after the National Socialist dictatorship became part of a broader discussion about the future of the German nation. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 25.95
Risky Lessons brings readers inside three North Carolina middle schools to show how students and teachers support and subvert the official curriculum of sex education through their questions, choices, viewpoints, and reactions. Most important, the book highlights how sex education's formal and informal lessons reflect and reinforce gender, race,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
Linking research and educational practice for the benefit of both is not a new idea. If practice such as service-learning is a bold departure from the status quo, however, research is not just beneficial, it is critical. If schools are to become laboratories of democracy and entrepreneurship, and if students are to become engaged as partners in renewal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
Educating Students to Make-a-Difference covers a range of issues related to service learning, addressing the ?who,? ?why,? and ?so what? of service-learning experiences. It provides information that will aid in the development of service-learning programs and courses. The in-depth studies on student volunteerism found in this book will show you how... more...