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  • Das Praxisbuch: Mitentscheiden und Mithandeln in der Kitaby Rüdiger Hansen; Raingard Knauer

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2015; US$ 18.68

    Kinder sind neugierig: Sie wollen wissen, wie die Welt funktioniert. Sie wollen mitgestalten. Wenn sie im Kita-Alltag gefordert sind, Probleme in der Gemeinschaft eigenständig zu lösen, lernen schon die Zwei- bis Sechsjährigen etwas über Partizipation und gesellschaftliches Engagement. Wie ein solcher Alltag gestaltet werden kann, beschreibt "Das... more...

  • Teaching Gender?by Juliette Wedl; Annette Bartsch

    transcript 2015; US$ 32.70

    Schule ist kein geschlechtsneutraler Raum. Asymmetrische Geschlechterverhältnisse und Stereotype werden in Lehrmaterialien, Unterrichtsgestaltungen und Interaktionen vielfach (re-)produziert. Eine reflektierte Pädagogik ist gefragt, um den Zweigeschlechtlichkeit zementierenden Differenzierungen entgegenzuwirken. Auf die Gender Studies aufbauend und... more...

  • Learning at the Practice Interfaceby Neil Hooley

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    This book investigates professional practice at the interface of sociology and epistemology for progressive educational change. It suggests that orthodox sociology and sociology of education have not sufficiently analysed contemporary educational situations due primarily to the strength of the economic and educational influence of neoliberalism. In... more...

  • Empowering Familiesby Judy Bradbury; Susan E. Busch

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95

    The home?school connection is important to student literacy achievement. However, it can be time-consuming to develop and implement programming that keeps families engaged and involved. Empowering Families makes it easier to accomplish these goals! Chock-full of step-by-step plans for arranging a variety of parent/caregiver meetings and literacy... more...

  • Inequality, Power and School Successby Gilberto Conchas; Michael Gottfried

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This volume highlights issues of power, inequality and resistance for African American and Latino/a students in distinct US and international contexts. Through a collection of case studies it links universal issues relating to inequality in education, such as Latino and African American males in the inner-city neighborhoods, Latina teachers and single... more...

  • Decision Making for Student Successby Benjamin L. Castleman; Saul Schwartz; Sandy Baum

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Each year, many students with affordable college options and the academic skills needed to succeed do not enroll at all, enroll at institutions where they are not well-positioned for success, or drop out of college before earning a credential. Efforts to address these challenges have included changes in financial aid policy, increased availability... more...

  • Democratizing Higher Educationby Patrick Blessinger; John P. Anchan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Higher education systems around the world are undergoing fundamental change and reform due to external pressures?including internationalization of higher education, increased international competition for students, less reliance on public funding, and calls to create greater access opportunities for citizens. How are higher education systems evolving... more...

  • Building School-Community Partnershipsby Mavis G. Sanders

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    Mavis G. Sanders is assistant professor of education in the School of Professional Studies in Business and Education, research scientist at the Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk (CRESPAR), and senior advisor to the National Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University. Her most recent book is Schooling... more...

  • Affirmative Action and Racial Equityby Uma M. Jayakumar; Liliana M. Garces

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas placed a greater onus on higher education institutions to provide evidence supporting the need for affirmative action policies on their respective campuses. It is now more critical than ever that institutional leaders and scholars understand the evidence in support... more...

  • Geschlechterverhältnisse in der politischen Bildung: Gendersensibilität und die Rolle des männlichen Lehrersby Ioannis Sapounas

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 28.84

    Ort: Gesamtschule im Geschlechterbezirk MANNstadt. Die SchülerInnen haben Pause. Auf der Tür des Mädchenklos hängt ein Schild mit ?Vergnügungscenter". Auf der Tür des Männerklos eins mit ?Managerraum". Es scheint, als wüssten die Jungs, was sie tun. Das Center darf jeder betreten - auch die Jungs! Den Managerraum? Nur die Jungs! Doch was steckt hinter... more...