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Toward a Grammar of Curriculum Practice

By Edmund C. Short
Subjects: Education

Provides a new conceptualization of curriculum and of curriculum planning that is clearer, more functional, more adequate than those previously available.

The Racial Crisis in American Higher Education, Third Edition

Fully revised, updated edition of the classic text with all new essays assessing the state of race and racial issues in US higher education today.

Reauthoring Savage Inequalities

Offers rich, wide-ranging counternarratives to social, political, and educational discourses that characterize urban schools and communities as places of despair, revealing the resources and strategies of resistance that teachers, students, and families use to succeed and thrive.

The Camp Abilities Story

The uplifting story of how one camp gave children with visual impairment new confidence in their own abilities.

Feminists Reclaim Mentorship

Feminists revisit their mixed experiences of mentoring and being mentored to reclaim mentorship as a project for new generations.

Critical Studies on Heidegger

Original reading of Heidegger suggesting what his project could mean for building an ethical way of life now and in the future.

The Touch of the Present

Explores the importance of the body and the senses in educational encounters, drawing out the aesthetic and political dimensions of educational practices.

Representing Childhood and Atrocity

Edited by Victoria Nesfield & Philip Smith
Subjects: Literature

Examines the ways in which writers and artists have attempted to address children’s experience of atrocity.

Harold Taylor and Sarah Lawrence College

Edited by Craig Kridel
Foreword by Leon Botstein
Subjects: General Interest
Series: Excelsior Editions

The engaging memoir of a college president and public intellectual who became one of America's leading mid-twentieth-century social and educational activists.

Moving across Differences

Explores how discussion of LGBTQ+ themes in a high-school literature course can foster ethical engagement among students.

Servant-Leadership, Feminism, and Gender Well-Being

Combines servant-leadership and feminism into a new understanding of leadership.

Racial Equity on College Campuses

Offers insight into race-based disparities in higher education and practical tools for advancing racial equity on college and university campuses.

The Future of the World Is Open

Conversations with prominent Italian feminist thinkers Lea Melandri, Luisa Muraro, and Adriana Cavaero, as well as three essays - appearing in English for the first time - by author, journalist, and renown political figure Rossana Rossanda.

Black Campus Life

Ethnography of Black engineering majors navigating campus life at a historically White university.

Leo Strauss on Democracy, Technology, and Liberal Education

The first book-length study of Leo Strauss' understanding of the relation between modern democracy, technology, and liberal education.

Stakes Is High

A rich, authentic account of eight young Black men's experiences on their paths to and through college.

Black Lives Matter in US Schools

A powerful anthology on the role of curricula in perpetuating—and resisting—oppression.

Otherwise Than the Binary

Examines traditional sites of binary thinking in ancient Greek texts and culture to demonstrate surprising ambiguity, especially with regard to sexual difference.

Welding Technical Communication

Explores the teaching and learning of welding through two narratives: the personal narrative, relating the author's experience as a woman learning how to weld, and the academic narrative examining how instructional communication informs students' embodied knowledge and enculturation into a community of practice.

Creating a Culture of Mindful Innovation in Higher Education

Offers a vision for innovation in higher education focused on societal progress and human development, as well as for higher education's role within a broader culture of innovation.

Higher Education Systems Redesigned

Brings together scholars and higher education system leaders to highlight concrete examples of system change and realignment to advance student success.

Teaching, Tenure, and Collegiality

Questions universities’ increasing reliance on market-oriented metrics to determine their strategic directions and gauge faculty productivity.

The Other American Dilemma

Examines how Mexican Americans experienced “unofficial” Jim Crow inside and outside the American education system, and how they used the courts, Mexican Consul, and other resources to challenge that discrimination.

The Students We Share

Edited by Patricia Gándara & Bryant Jensen
Subjects: Education

Examines policies, norms, and classroom practices of the US and Mexican education systems, with the aim of preparing educators to understand and help transnational children and youth.

The Rorty-Habermas Debate

Argues that out of the confrontation between Rorty and Habermas, we might be able to find a new way to think about the kind of politics we need today.

Creative Inquiry

Introduces both undergraduate students and general readers to the exploratory mindset and hands-on skills essential to the cultivation of creativity.

Sisterlocking Discoarse

Follows a Black woman's forty-year career in academia, sharing how race and gender can disrupt and enhance the professional and the personal, from leadership and policies to family life.

Super Schoolmaster

Traces the controversial poet’s thinking about teaching and learning throughout his career.

The Ideology of Civic Engagement

Examines the organization, regulation, and enactment of civic engagement within AmeriCorps, an American volunteer service program.

Teaching Race in Perilous Times

Multidisciplinary anthology on teaching issues of race and racism in US college classrooms.

Power, Constraint, and Policy Change

Examines how state courts change public policy through an analysis of their influence on state education finance reform.

Plantation Politics and Campus Rebellions

Argues that plantation life, its racialized inequities, and the ongoing struggle against them are embedded in not only the physical structures but also the everyday workings of higher education.

Higher Education for Democracy

Uses a cross-national comparison of Los Angeles, New Delhi, and Hong Kong to develop strategies universities should employ to strengthen democracy and resist fascism.

Thinking Life with Luce Irigaray

A broad exploration of Irigaray’s philosophy of life and living.

Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 3

Explores the impact of shared governance in times of campus and system transition.

Improv for Democracy

Explores how improv-based teaching and training methods can bridge differences and promote the communication, leadership, and civil skills our world urgently needs.

Sankofa

Explores the complex interplay of race and culture in the doctoral experiences of African American students.

Transforming Higher Education in Asia and Africa

Analyzes twelve strategic planning efforts in higher education in eight countries in Asia and Africa.

Walter Benjamin's Antifascist Education

By Tyson E. Lewis
Subjects: Education

A comprehensive study of education in the writings of Walter Benjamin.

University Management, the Academic Profession, and Neoliberalism

A unique examination of how faculty and university administrators understand their work and professional identities under neoliberalism.

Building Pedagogues

An in-depth account and model of antiracist professional development for white practicing teachers.

Relational Sociology and Research on Schools, Colleges, and Universities

Brings relational sociology to bear on educational research.

Get Real

A thought-provoking overview of the many challenges facing higher education and how to deal with them by a leading thinker in the field.

Teacher Education Reform as Political Theater

By Elena Aydarova
Subjects: Education

An ethnography of Russian teacher education reforms as scripted performances of political theater.

Tuning the Student Mind

Explores the effectiveness and value of meditation in a college classroom.

Shared Governance in Higher Education Set (Volumes 1, 2 and 3)

A trilogy exploring different aspects of shared governance in higher education.

Catalyzing the Field

A rich collection of essays about the inner, shared experiences of participants engaged in second-person approaches to contemplative practice.

Bordered Writers

Examines innovative writing pedagogies and the experiences of Latinx student writers at Hispanic-Serving Institutions nationwide.

Buddhisms in Asia

A guide to Buddhism’s rich variety of traditions and cultural expressions for educators who would like to include Buddhism in their undergraduate courses.

Stories of School Yoga

Edited by Andrea M. Hyde & Janet D. Johnson
Subjects: Education

Provides firsthand perspectives from yoga practitioners and educators on the promises and challenges of school-based yoga programs.

New Directions in Jewish American and Holocaust Literatures

Surveys the current state of Jewish American and Holocaust literatures as well as approaches to teaching them.

The Other in Perception

By Susan Bredlau
Subjects: Philosophy

Demonstrates the unique, pervasive, and overwhelmingly important role of other people within our lived experience.

United University Professions

Tells the story of the nation's largest higher education union from its earliest years to its role today as a powerful organization promoting the interests of faculty, staff, and the entire SUNY community.

Trans People in Higher Education

Edited by Genny Beemyn
Subjects: Education

Addresses the experiences of trans college students, faculty, and staff in a single volume for the first time.

Black Women and Social Justice Education

Focuses on Black women’s experiences and expertise in order to advance educational philosophy and provide practical tools for social justice pedagogy.

The Room Is on Fire

By Susan Weinstein
Subjects: Education

Blends history and theory with practical descriptions of how spoken word poetry is taught and how to produce spoken word events.

Confucianism Reconsidered

Explores the rich potential of Confucianism in American and Chinese classrooms of the twenty-first century.

Childhood beyond Pathology

Brings psychoanalytic concepts to the notion of childhood development with a keen eye to discussions of social justice and human dignity.

The Parthenon and Liberal Education

Discusses the importance of the early history of Greek mathematics to education and civic life through a study of the Parthenon and dialogues of Plato.

The Intersubjective Turn

Examines key theoretical aspects of the emerging field of second-person contemplative education.

Brokering Tareas

By Steven Alvarez
Subjects: Education

Provides concrete examples of homework mentorship and positive academic interventions among immigrant families.

The Quest for Purpose

Demonstrates how students and educators can resist narrow, utilitarian views of higher education’s purpose.

Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 2

Edited by Sharon F. Cramer
Subjects: Education

Offers valuable insights into the governance process in higher education.

New York's Grand Emancipation Jubilee

Examines slavery, abolition, and race in the United States with a special focus on New York State.

Getting Personal

Edited by Laura Gray-Rosendale
Subjects: Language Arts

Addresses how digital forms of personal writing can be most effectively used by teachers, students, and other community members.

Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 1

Edited by Sharon F. Cramer
Subjects: Education

Offers practical advice for achieving shared governance in higher education.

International Librarianship

Demonstrates the impact of global education partnerships related to information access.

US Latinization

Edited by Spencer Salas & Pedro R. Portes
Subjects: Education

Demonstrates how educators and policymakers should treat the intertwined nature of immigrant education and social progress in order to improve current policies and practices.

Art as Contemplative Practice

Art as yoga and meditation for artists, contemplative practitioners, art educators, and art therapists.

Staging Women's Lives in Academia

Argues that institutional change must accommodate women’s professional and personal life stages.

Being Black, Being Male on Campus

Explores how race and gender matter on campus and how Black males navigate college for academic and personal success.

Teaching Politics in Secondary Education

By Wayne Journell
Subjects: Education

Uses data collected from multiple studies to offer recommendations on best practices for use in a polarized climate.

Sixty-Four Campuses—One University

Handsome, fully illustrated history of the sixty-four State University of New York campuses.

Rhetorical Healing

Reveals the rhetorical strategies African American writers have used to promote Black women’s recovery and wellness through educational and entertainment genres and the conservative gender politics that are distributed when these efforts are sold for public consumption.

Meaning-Making, Internalized Racism, and African American Identity

Presents research on how variations in African Americans’ racial self-concept affects meaning-making and internalized oppression.

A Pedagogy of Anticapitalist Antiracism

Argues that the economic system itself is culpable in maintaining our oppressive educational status quo.

Born Out of Struggle

Demonstrates how critical race theory can be useful in real-world situations.

Inventing the Mathematician

Considers how our ideas about mathematics shape our individual and cultural relationship to the field.

The Fifth Element

Explores spoken word poetry as a tool for social justice, critical feminist pedagogy, and new ways of teaching.

Disrupting Adult and Community Education

Edited by Robert C. Mizzi, Tonette S. Rocco, and Sue Shore
Foreword by John Field
Subjects: Education

Reconceptualizes local, national, and transnational adult education practices in light of neoliberalism and globalization.

Fabricating an Educational Miracle

By Jinting Wu
Subjects: Asian Studies

Illustrates the changing significance of what it means to be educated, rural, and ethnic in Southwest China.

Chinese Philosophy on Teaching and Learning

A translation and discussion of the central Confucian text on education, Xueji (On Teaching and Learning), influential in China from the Han dynasty to the present day.

The Best Kind of College

Edited by Susan McWilliams & John E. Seery
Subjects: Education

Small college professors from across the United States explain why liberal arts institutions remain the gold standard for higher education.

Community Self-Determination

Examines the educational programs American Indians developed to preserve their cultural and ethnic identity, improve their livelihood, and serve the needs of their youth in Chicago.

In the Face of Inequality

First comparative historical analysis of the organizational growth of black colleges.

Listening to Teach

Edited by Leonard J. Waks
Subjects: Education

First book to offer a survey of pedagogical listening in conventional and alternative methodologies.

Lifelong Learning in Neoliberal Japan

Explores the trend of lifelong learning in Japan as a means to deal with risk in a neoliberal era.

A Psychoanalyst in the Classroom

Offers a new view of pedagogical practices to psychoanalysts interested in pedagogy.

Difficult Dialogues about Twenty-First-Century Girls

Introduces new conceptual frameworks for girls' studies.

Schoolhouse Activists

Examines the role of African American educators in the Birmingham civil rights movement.

Becoming Critical

Presents the key experiences of a diverse group of teachers and students in their journeys of becoming social justice educator/scholars.

Young Faculty in the Twenty-First Century

Demonstrates how the success of universities depends on the working conditions of the younger academic generation.

The Lure of Literacy

Examines proposals for freshman composition’s abolition and reform while providing a new model for courses.

Ernest L. Boyer

Edited by Todd C. Ream & John M. Braxton
Subjects: Education

Assesses the challenges plaguing our higher education system through selections of Ernest L. Boyer’s writings

The Problem of College Readiness

Examines how states, schools, and postsecondary institutions might best help improve college readiness and completion.

Expanding the Circle

Examines strategies and best practices that effectively integrate LGBTQ areas of teaching and research with student life activities.

Time to Write, Second Edition

Analyzes interviews with students, teachers, and administrators to develop a new set of literacies essential for student success in the digital age.

Higher Education Reconsidered

Focuses on the opportunities and challenges of using the science of change to improve the academic enterprise.

Binghamton Babylon

Documents a volatile and productive moment in the development of film studies.