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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95
The official school drop-out figure in the US in recent years has been 25 per cent of the cohort. Estimates from large cities are often double these rates, and in some areas 60 per cent or worse. This text focuses on this problem in US schools, but from an unusual perspective. It is a study gained from in-depth interviews of 100 "stop-outs" - that... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 40.99
This book analyzes the historic and current state of institutionalized racial privileges and discrimination in higher education, using an organizational framework. It then provides and critiques examples of innovative efforts that seek to challenge and alter these socially unjust patterns of teaching, learning, leading, and living together. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95
This work provides an analysis of how knowledge is constructed and defined by teachers and lecturers in schools and universities/colleges. It considers how everyday uses of reading, writing, numeracy and science are cast aside in favour of academic language and academic discourse, arguing that such discourses are alien to learners' daily experiences... more...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2013; US$ 16.22
Hauptbeschreibung Bildungschancen sind Lebenschancen. Der Chancenspiegel untersucht, wie es um die Bildungschancen von Kindern und Jugendlichen in den deutschen Schulsystemen steht, und fragt nach deren Leistungsfähigkeit und Gerechtigkeit. Mithilfe von Daten aus der amtlichen Statistik und aus Schulleistungsuntersuchungen werden die Schulsysteme... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 44.00
Citizenship can serve to unite a diverse population, or to marginalise and exclude. This book supports educators in understanding the links between global change and the everyday realities of teachers and learners. It explores the role that schools can play in creating a new vision of citizenship for multicultural democracies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
Offering the wisdom that only experience and expertise in the field can bring, this book takes a critical look into the present and the future of literacy as envisioned by leading reading researchers. The lead author of each chapter, and in some cases more than one, of the authors, is a distinguished reading researcher elected by their peers into... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 31.99
Che Guevara, Paulo Freire, and the Pedagogy of Revolution examines what is currently at stake_culturally, politically, and educationally_in contemporary global capitalist society. Written by one of the world's most renowned critical educators, this book evaluates the message of Che Guevara and Paulo Freire for contemporary politics in general and education... more...
- SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99
Promotion Text for Children?s Human Rights and Public Schooling in the United StatesJulia HallThe United States tends to portray itself as a human rights leader. However, human rights concerns are confronted everyday by people in this democracy, including children. The purpose of this volume is to bring attention to the fact that against the backdrop... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
In place of a distributive justice perspective which focuses simply on equal access to universities, this book presents a broader understanding of the relationship between Chinese higher education and economic and social change. The necessity for research on the place of universities in contemporary Chinese society may be seen from current debates... more...