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Education among Indigenous Palestinians in Israel

By Majid Al-Haj
Subjects: Education

An expansive, in-depth analysis of education among indigenous Palestinians in Israel over seven decades.

When History Returns

Turns to theories and cultural representations of psychosocial life to reflect on, and better understand, the challenges of learning in times of social strife.

The Jazz Problem

How jazz spurred a generational debate that reshaped American culture.

Soft Science Sustainability

By Ragnhild Utheim
Subjects: Education

Multifaceted exploration of the dimensions of education for climate justice.

From Blues to Beyoncé

Explores how Black women have continually used sound to convey stories and forge community across generations.

Teaching as if Students Matter

By Jaye Zola & John Zola
Subjects: Education

A teacher education book that emphasizes the importance of relationships, cultural responsiveness, and engaged learning for all students’ academic and personal success.

A Thousand Worries

Deeply engaging study of how fourteen Black mothers—including the author—support and advocate for their autistic sons.

Chronicling a Crisis

A primary source collection of the local impact of the COVID pandemic on a college community which both records and reflects upon the nature of daily life during a crisis.

Doing Qualitative Research in Education Settings, Second Edition

By J. Amos Hatch
Subjects: Education

An up-to-date, clearly written, user-friendly guide that students and experienced scholars alike will find invaluable as they plan, implement, and write up qualitative research projects.

Student Success

Helps students achieve their academic and career goals by clarifying the behaviors that they alone are responsible for, explaining why they are important, how they are assessed, and how they can lead to success.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Black Campus Life

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

Black Lives Matter in US Schools

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

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.

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.

Creative Inquiry

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

Power, Constraint, and Policy Change

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

Teaching Race in Perilous Times

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

The Ideology of Civic Engagement

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

Super Schoolmaster

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