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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95
In the colorblind era of Post-Civil Rights America, race is often wrongly thought to be irrelevant or, at best, a problem of racist individuals rather than a systemic condition to be confronted. Race, Whiteness, and Education interrupts this dangerous assumption by reaffirming a critical appreciation of the central role that race and racism still... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00
The chapters in this edited collection present a comprehensive review of empirical work related to critical teacher education. The book takes a strong position against the dominant ideologies that currently control education policy and decision making. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Despite national and international commitments to Education for All, and the Millennium Development Goals to assure universal primary education by 2015, over 90% of children with disabilities remain excluded from regular education in countries of the south. This book describes a three decade-long change initiative in India to enable children with... 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...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 24.99
Large-scale efforts have been made since the 1990s to ensure that all children of the world go to school. But mere enrollment is not sufficient, students must become fluent in reading and calculation by the end of grade 2. Fluency is needed to process large amounts of text quickly and use the information for decisions that may ultimately reduce poverty.... more...
- 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...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99
This paper summarizes the experiences to date of the new EU countries (the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Sloveniathe EU8) in the reform of higher education systems in a period of growing demand; changing patterns of access; rapid expansion and increased participation rates; and an apparent dilution... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 34.99
More Than Title IX highlights the impact of one of the most powerful instruments of change toward greater gender equality in America?education. The book takes readers behind the scenes of some of the most influential moments and tells the dramatic stories of those who made these changes possible. By showing how these changes have improved life... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 49.99
This book explains the origins of the low expectations we have of children, including, notably, children of color, those for whom English is a second language, poor children and children with disabilities. The book dispels the basis for low expectations and makes clear the economic, demographic, civic, personal, and moral imperative to educate all... more...