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  • Sexual Harassment in Education and Work Settingsby Michele Paludi; Michele Paludi; Jennifer Martin; Jennifer Martin; James Gruber; James Gruber; Susan Fineran; 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...

  • 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 Educationby Lillian Drakeford; 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...

  • Critical Literacy and Urban Youthby Ernest Morrell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 55.95

    Critical Literacy and Urban Youth offers an interrogation of critical theory developed from the author?s work with young people in classrooms, neighborhoods, and institutions of power. Through cases, an articulated process, and a theory of literacy education and social change, Morrell extends the conversation among literacy educators about what... 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...

  • Despite the Best Intentionsby Amanda Lewis; John Diamond

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    On the surface, Riverview High School looks like the post-racial ideal. Serving an enviably affluent, diverse, and liberal district, the school is well-funded, its teachers are well-trained, and many of its students are high-achieving. Yet Riverview has not escaped the same unrelenting question that plagues schools throughout America: why is it that... more...

  • Chinese Higher Education Reform and Social Justiceby Bin Wu; John Morgan

    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...