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  • Autonomy in Social Science Research, Volume 4by Malcolm Tight; Carole Kayrooz; Gerlese Akerlind

    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...

  • 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...

  • Doing Multicultural Education for Achievement and Equityby Carl A. Grant

    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...

  • How to Establish a High School Service Learning Programby Judith T. Witmer; Carolyn S. Anderson

    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...

  • Inclusive Schools in Actionby James McLeskey; Nancy L. Waldron

    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...

  • 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...

  • Partnerships for Inclusive Educationby Liz Todd

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Shortlisted for the NASEN/TES 2007 Book Award Increased partnership between professionals, particularly through the integration of services, indicates a major opportunity for child and parent participation, but one that seems in danger of being side-stepped. Drawing on substantial research evidence, this book looks at reasons for this situation;... more...