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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...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
With debates on the relationship between cultural diversity and the role of schools raging on both sides of the Atlantic, the time is apt for a philosophical work that shines new light on the issues involved and that brings a fresh perspective to a political and emotive discussion. Here Burtonwood brings the writing of British philosopher Isaiah... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95
Considered the father of multicultural education in the US and known throughout the world as one of the field?s most important founder, theorist and researcher, James A. Banks has collected here twenty-one of his most important and best works from across the span of his career. Drawing out the major themes that have shaped the field of multicultural... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 112.99
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...
- 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...
- Springer US 2006; US$ 119.00
Acknowledgements Section 1. Foundations 3 Chapter 1. Introduction: How to Use this Manual.. ................... Chapter 2. How Do We Understand Difference?. ...................... 17 Section 2. Dimensions of Difference: Culture, Socioeconomic Status, Race, Ethnicity, Language, and Parental Partnership 29 Chapter 3. Cultural Values and Worldview.. ............................... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95
In light of new theories of multiculturalism and globalization, this insightful book compares approaches to the educational inclusion of diverse minorities? such as the ethnic and linguistic minorities in America. Drawing on their extensive experience, the contributors examine: accounts from cross-cultural cognitive psychology on the special interests... more...