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  • Special Educational Needs, Inclusion and Diversityby Norah Frederickson; Tony Cline

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 60.00

    Analyses the impact on children with special educational needs of legislation, guidance and other initiatives in education, including curricular, organisational and structural initiatives. This title covers subjects such as dyspraxia, the contribution of neuroscience, and our understanding of SEN. more...

  • Education of Minorities and Peace Education in Pluralistic Societiesby Yaacov Iram

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 84.00

    The existence of minorities will grow in most countries of the world because of sociopolitical upheaval and economic crisis, both of which result in waves of migration. Contributors to this volume discuss the task of education to alleviate the problems arising from the mix of peoples of various ethnic, cultural, linguistic, and religious backgrounds.... more...

  • Affirmative Action in China and the U.S.by Minglang Zhou; Ann Maxwell Hill

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00

    This volume is the first to comprehensively examine Chinese's affirmative action policies in the critical area of minority education, the most important conduit to employment and economic success in the PRC after the economic reforms begun in the late 1970s. more...

  • Constructing Inequality in Multilingual Classroomsby Luisa Martín Rojo

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 149.99

    In her groundbreaking and innovative study, the author takes us on a fascinating journey through some of Madrid's multilingual and multicultural schools and reveals the role played by linguistic practices in the construction of inequality through such processes as what she calls "de-capitalization" and "ethnicization". Through a critical sociolinguistic... more...

  • Diversity Issues in American Colleges and Universitiesby Lamont A. Flowers

    Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 38.95

    The primary objective of this book is to help higher education and student affairs graduate students as well as current higher education and student affairs professionals practice and refine thinking skills needed to resolve diversity-related issues and problems on college and university campuses. Within each chapter the author has included case studies... more...

  • Play Frames and Social Identitiesby Vally Lytra

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00

    This book is a sociolinguistic study of children’s talk and how they interact with one another and their teachers in multilingual, multicultural and multiethnic schools. It is based on tape recordings and ethnographic observations of majority Greek and minority Turkish-speaking children at an Athens primary school. It offers the reader a unique look... more...

  • Far Away from the Tigersby Jane Katch

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 22.50 US$ 19.13

    Over the past three decades, more than a quarter of a million children have become citizens of the United States through international adoption. Kindergarten teacher Jane Katch recently found herself with three such children in her class: Katya, born in Russia, Jasper, from Cambodia, and Caleb, from Romania. Each child had spent early years in an... more...

  • Bilingual Educationby Angela M.Y. Lin; Evelyn Y.F. Man

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2009; US$ 60.00

    This book aims at meeting this urgent need by discussing, in accessible language, research findings on key concepts of bilingual education, and recent developments of bilingual education policies in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. Teachers, students and researchers in the areas of bilingual education, language policy and planning (LPP), and studies... more...

  • Lessons in Being Chineseby Mette Halskov Hansen

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1999; US$ 46.00

    This study finds that standardized, homogenizing state education is in itself incapable of instilling in students an identification with the Chinese state, ironically often increasing ethnic identity. more...

  • Designing Better Schools for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Childrenby Stuart McNaughton

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 47.95

    How can schools be better designed to enable equitable academic outcomes for culturally and linguistically diverse children from communities lacking in economic, political and social power? Putting forward a robust ‘science of performance’ model of school change based on a specified process of research and development in local contexts, this book:... more...