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  • Sexual Harassment in Education and Work Settings: Current Research and Best Practices for Preventionby Michele Paludi; Jennifer Martin; James Gruber; Susan Fineran

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 73.00

    Based on an idea conceived at a conference for the International Coalition of Sexual Harassment, this book offers up-to-date information about sexual harassment and other forms of sexual misconduct in academic and workplace settings, as well as legal and guidance updates and best practices that discuss prevention methods. The chapters are written... more...

  • American Educationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Joel Spring?s American Education introduces readers to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to the profession of teaching in the United States. In his signature straightforward and concise approach to describing complex issues, Spring illuminates events and topics and that are often overlooked or whitewashed,... more...

  • Integrating Mindfulness into Anti-Oppression Pedagogyby Beth Berila

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Drawing from mindfulness education and social justice teaching, this book explores an anti-oppressive pedagogy for university and college classrooms. Authentic classroom discussions about oppression and diversity can be difficult; a mindful approach allows students to explore their experiences with compassion and to engage in critical inquiry to... more...

  • Tap, Click, Readby Lisa Guernsey; Michael H. Levine

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95

    With young children gaining access to a dizzying array of games, videos and other digital media, will they ever learn to read? The answer is yes ? if we ensure that the media at children?s fingertips is harnessed to promote the skills and knowledge that enable reading, instead of undermining them. Tap, Click, Read  helps educators and parents become... more...

  • Neoliberal Education Reformby Sarah A. Robert

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The restructuring of teaching is a global issue, the result of a transnational movement of policy. Gender shapes the occupational reform and binds the global-to-the-local movement of reform ideas. Gender is also implicated in how policy is done and how it leads to particular outcomes. This volume examines the behind-the-scenes work done to make sense... more...

  • Sold Outby Alex Molnar; Faith Boninger

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 29.99

    If you strip away the rosy language of ?school-business partnership,? ?win-win situation,? ?giving back to the community,? and the like, what you see when you look at corporate marketing activities in the schools is example after example of the exploitation of children for financial gain. more...

  • Literacy, Place, and Pedagogies of Possibilityby Barbara Comber

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    How can teachers ensure a pedagogy of possibility underpinned by social justice, and what has literacy got to do with this? This book explores the positive synergies between critical literacy and place-conscious pedagogy. Through rich classroom research it introduces and demonstrates how a synthesis of insights from theories of space and place and... more...

  • The Race Controversy in American Education [2 volumes]by Lillian Drakeford

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 131.00

    This work is built on the premise that recent efforts to advance color-blind, race-neutral educational policies and reforms have not only proven ineffective in achieving racial equity and equality of educational opportunities and outcomes in America's public schools, but have also exacerbated existing inequalities. That point is made through a collection... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of International Education and Developmentby Simon McGrath; Qing Gu

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 210.00

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological divides that characterise a field that draws on many... more...

  • The Sociology of Educationby Jeanne Ballantine; Floyd M Hammack

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 139.33

    A comprehensive and cross-cultural look at the sociology of education. The text integrates important and diverse topics in the field by showing how they are related. The Sociology of Education: A Systematic Analysis provides a sociological analysis of education using several theoretical approaches. The authors include practical applications and... more...