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- Aarhus University Press 2005; US$ 33.00
This book presents a theoretical perspective for analyzing and planning educational programmes for schoolchildren. The radical-local approach provides an integrated perspective for confronting the tension that arises between a universal goal to prepare all children for a satisfying and productive societal life and the historical fact that most contemporary... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 94.95
Addresses the leadership programs, highlighting their histories and achievements. This book especially highlights programs aimed at minorities, since they stand to benefit most from them. It analyzes the demographic changes occurring in American society and their consequences for higher education. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 12.99
Drawing on survey fieldwork and interview data from low-income Latino and African-American youth in New York City, this book shows that African American and Latino youth are no different than other youths in valuing education as the key to economic mobility. It refutes facile, convenient assumptions about teenage behavior and racial difference. more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 99.00
United States national policy mandates that all pre-service teachers take a course in cultural diversity. This book presents learning activities, which define terminology, provide activities to raise self-awareness, include newspaper articles that illustrate the relevance of concepts, and allow for an overall dialogue about diverse issues. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 110.00
A new comparative ethonography of five Israeli schools that use state-of-the-art educational approaches to help change Israel's conflicted society, this book gives an important glimpse of individuals and institutions who bravely operate as social and educational entrepreneurs who strive to change Israeli society. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1993; US$ 72.00
Beyond A Dream Deferred is a multidisciplinary work that consolidates progressive perspectives on multicultural education, establishing it as a crucial sphere in a society charged with reimagining its national identity in all its diversity. Drawing on the perspectives of faculty, administrators, and students?both activists and intellectuals?contributors... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 42.95
Bridging Cultures Between Home and School: A Guide for Teachers is intended to stimulate broad thinking about how to meet the challenges of education in a pluralistic society. It is a powerful resource for in-service and preservice multicultural education and professional development. The Guide presents a framework for understanding differences and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 45.95
This text is designed to help preservice and in-service teachers identify pathways to productive teaching and learning for students from culturally and experientially diverse backgrounds. To better serve an increasingly diverse population, teachers need to be competent in selecting and developing culturally responsive curricula and instructional... more...
- Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 39.95
Demonstrates the complementarity of educational and training approaches to developing intercultural competence as represented by those who work in commercial training and those who work in further and higher education. This book presents chapters of analysis and chapters describing courses in the two sectors. more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 30.99
This book examines cultural recognition and the struggle for identity in America's schools. In particular, the contributing authors focus on the recognition and misrecognition as antagonistic cultural forces that work to shape, and at times distort identity. more...