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  • Racial Battle Fatigue: Insights from the Front Lines of Social Justice Advocacyby Jennifer Martin

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00

    Covering equity issues of sex, race, class, age, sexual orientation, and disability, this work presents creative, nontraditional narratives about performing social justice work, acknowledging the contributions of previous generations, describing current challenges, and appealing to readers to join the struggle toward a better world. more...

  • Collaborative Imaginationby Paul Feigenbaum

    Southern Illinois University Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    Processes of fighting unequal citizenship have historically prioritized literacy education, through which people envision universal first-class citizenship and devise practical methods for enacting this vision. In this important volume, literacy scholar Paul Feigenbaum explores how literacy education can facilitate activism in contemporary contexts... more...

  • Scientists, Experts, and Civic Engagementby Amy E. Lesen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    How do scientists, scholars, and other experts engage with the general public and with the communities affected by their work or residing in their sites of study? Where are the fine lines between public scholarship, civic engagement, and activism? Must academics 'give back' once they collect data and publish results? In this volume, authors... more...

  • Critical Perspectives on Global Competition in Higher Educationby Portnoi; Sylvia S. Bagley

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    This volume delivers a cutting-edge analysis on vernacular globalization, or how local forces mediate global trends. It delves into the vital facets of the quest for global competitiveness, including: Global university rankings World-class universities University mergers Quality assurance Cross-border higher education International education... more...

  • The WTO and the Universityby Roberta Malee Bassett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    By and large, the debate about the merits of including higher education services within free trade policies has occurred outside of the United States, even though the U.S. Office of the Trade Representative has specifically included higher education services in its March 2003 negotiating offer to the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS).... more...

  • When Students Have Powerby Ira Shor

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 22.50

    What happens when teachers share power with students? In this profound book, Ira Shor—the inventor of critical pedagogy in the United States—relates the story of an experiment that nearly went out of control. Shor provides the reader with a reenactment of one semester that shows what really can happen when one applies the theory and... more...

  • Discourses on Pedagogy, Praxis and Purpose in Educationby C.M. Mulcahy; D.E. Mulcahy; D.G. Mulcahy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Recent years have shown the growth of federal legislation and programs having a profound impact on educational policy and practice, and a decline in reliance on broadly based educational justifications. Paralleling this development has been the emergence of well-endowed and influential private foundations, and an increase in corporate influence in... more...

  • Social Diversity within Multiliteracies: Complexity in Teaching and Learningby Fenice B. Boyd; Cynthia H. Brock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Using a multiliteracies theoretical framework highlighting social diversity and multimodality as central in the process of meaning making, this book examines literacy teaching and learning as embedded in cultural, linguistic, racial, sexual, and gendered contexts and explores ways to foster learning and achievement for diverse students in various... more...

  • School's Outby Catherine Connell

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    How do gay and lesbian teachers negotiate their professional and sexual identities at work, given that these identities are constructed as mutually exclusive, even as mutually opposed? Using interviews and other ethnographic materials from Texas and California, School?s Out explores how teachers struggle to create a classroom persona that balances... more...

  • Inklusion im Sekundarbereichby Ewald Kiel

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 24.08

    Die Inklusionsdebatte ist über weite Strecken geprägt von bildungspolitisch-programmatischen Statements. Die Frage nach den Umsetzungen und nach den Herausforderungen eines inklusiven Bildungssystems wird bislang selten gestellt. Der in der Diskussion vielleicht am meisten vernachlässigte Bereich ist die Sekundarstufe. Die notwendigen Veränderungen... more...