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- Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 49.95
This book examines citizenship education from the perspective of interculturality in order to extend its meaning and significance within and beyond the nation state, and in education in the nation state. There are chapters which deal with theory and concepts and others which present country and international case studies. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
Engaging Teachers makes a deliberate attempt to reclaim the education discourse captured by new right politics and connect it with a radical democratic agenda for schooling. On its agenda are education markets, policy, leadership, professionalism, and communities. Engaging with these is conceived on at least two levels. First, as an invitation to teachers... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 117.99
This book examines how and why autonomy matters in contemporary social science research. It considers how autonomy impacts upon the individual researcher, the cultures and values of the university, and research motivation and sponsorship. The authors provide a better understanding of the interplay between individual and institutional autonomy, the... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2001; US$ 22.99
What do we know about literature circles now that we didn't understand eight or ten years ago? What new resources and procedures can help teachers organize their classroom book clubs better? What are the most common pitfalls in implementing student-led discussion groups? And getting beyond the basics, what do mature or "advanced" literature circles... more...
- 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...
- ASCD 1994; US$ 7.95
This is a highly practical book for anyone who is interested in establishing or maintaining a service learning program at the high school level. It comes at an opportune moment, following the recent passage of the National and Community Service Act of 1993. The book explains the origins, purpose, goals, and principles of service learning; discusses... more...
- ASCD 2000; US$ 23.95
The nuts and bolts of creating an inclusive school is here, in Inclusive Schools in Action: Making Differences Ordinary. The authors share their wisdom and practical advice after successfully integrating inclusion into 50 schools. Use their framework, developed from their experiences in the field, to better meet the academic and social needs of all... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2007; US$ 37.95
Doing Multicultural Education for Achievement and Equity is a hands-on, reader-friendly multicultural education textbook that aims to actively engage education students in critical reflection and self examination as they prepare to teach in increasingly diverse classrooms. As it promotes an understanding of the history of and need for multicultural... more...
- 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...
- 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...