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Moral education. Character building

  • African American Male Students in PreK-12 Schoolsby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 138.99

    Presents a comprehensive viewpoint on preK-12 schooling for African American males. Including theoretical, conceptual, and research based chapters, this edited volume offers readers compelling evidence of the education challenges and successes for this student population. more...

  • The Moral Instruction of Childrenby Felix Adler

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    Renowned professor and thinker Felix Adler was the primary figure behind the Ethical Culture movement, a quasi-religious initiative unattached to any particular brand of theism, which flowered in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. In this volume, Adler addresses parenthood and child-rearing, placing these activities within a firm moral... more...

  • Barriers Faced by Hispanic Students Transferring from Community Colleges to Universityby Bobby C Alexander; Victor Garcia

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 149.95

    A careful analysis compiled from six case studies of factors that impede educational success among Hispanic high school graduates going on to college.For the first time in this collected volume of six case studies, scholars will be able to find out the subjective reasons why Hispanic students drop out of college at a higher rate than any other racial... more...

  • The Global Future of Higher Education and the Academic Professionby Philip G. Altbach; Gregory Androushchak; Yaroslav Kuzminov; Maria Yudkevich; Liz Reisberg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    This is the first book to critically analyze the future of higher education systems in the four BRIC countries - Brazil, Russia, India and China - and the USA, analyzing academic salaries, contracts and working conditions and how national policy will affect the academic profession in each context. more...

  • Resisting Racismby Kehinde Andrews

    Institute of Education Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    This is the first comprehensive account of the Black supplementary school movement. It charts the historical development of the movement; explores the different ideologies that emerged; examines the importance and conceptions of Blackness; the relationship to mainstream schools, and the prospects for the future of Black supplementary education. more...

  • Citizens of Characterby James Arthur

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 21.49

    The contributors discuss why character education is considered valuable, what character education is taken to mean, and identify and test hypotheses about various influences (schools, families, communities, employers) on the development of character through reporting on our research in UK schools, universities and businesses. more...

  • Philanthropy in Black Higher Educationby Vida L. Avery

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    Analyzing the circumstances surrounding the creation and development of the Atlanta University System, this book shows how philanthropists' positive involvement created a unique higher educational center for black Americans that exists nowhere else in the nation. more...

  • Education for Development or Underdevelopment?by M.K. Bacchus

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 41.95

    How critical is education in the development struggle of a third world country? Responding to popular demands for more accessible education, the Guyanese government instituted numerous educational reforms, hoping to promote economic growth in both the modern and the traditional sectors of the economy. Many in the traditional sector, however, saw... more...

  • Education for Allby David P. Baker; Alexander W. Wiseman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 123.99

    Since the World Conference on Education for All (EFA) in Jomtien, Thailand in 1990, the push for modern mass schooling has become a primary focus of national education policymakers and researchers around the world. This volume contains chapters on critical syntheses of EFA policymaking or policy implementation. more...

  • Moral Philosophy for Education (RLE Edu K)by Robin Barrow

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Teachers and students are frequently confused as to the relevance of abstract philosophical theorising to the reality of the classroom and this book is distinctive for the attention it devotes to philosophy and its potential contribution to practical matters, and education in particular. The author is critical of many current views of the philosophy... more...