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.
Original reading of Heidegger suggesting what his project could mean for building an ethical way of life now and in the future.
The uplifting story of how one camp gave children with visual impairment new confidence in their own abilities.
The engaging memoir of a college president and public intellectual who became one of America's leading mid-twentieth-century social and educational activists.
Offers insight into race-based disparities in higher education and practical tools for advancing racial equity on college and university campuses.
The first book-length study of Leo Strauss' understanding of the relation between modern democracy, technology, and liberal education.
Ethnography of Black engineering majors navigating campus life at a historically White university.
A powerful anthology on the role of curricula in perpetuating—and resisting—oppression.
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.
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.
Introduces both undergraduate students and general readers to the exploratory mindset and hands-on skills essential to the cultivation of creativity.
Examines the organization, regulation, and enactment of civic engagement within AmeriCorps, an American volunteer service program.
Multidisciplinary anthology on teaching issues of race and racism in US college classrooms.
Examines how state courts change public policy through an analysis of their influence on state education finance reform.
Traces the controversial poet’s thinking about teaching and learning throughout his career.
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.
Explores how improv-based teaching and training methods can bridge differences and promote the communication, leadership, and civil skills our world urgently needs.
Explores the impact of shared governance in times of campus and system transition.
A comprehensive study of education in the writings of Walter Benjamin.
Analyzes twelve strategic planning efforts in higher education in eight countries in Asia and Africa.
An in-depth account and model of antiracist professional development for white practicing teachers.
A unique examination of how faculty and university administrators understand their work and professional identities under neoliberalism.
A broad exploration of Irigaray’s philosophy of life and living.
Explores the complex interplay of race and culture in the doctoral experiences of African American students.
Brings relational sociology to bear on educational research.
A thought-provoking overview of the many challenges facing higher education and how to deal with them by a leading thinker in the field.
A trilogy exploring different aspects of shared governance in higher education.
Explores the effectiveness and value of meditation in a college classroom.
Provides firsthand perspectives from yoga practitioners and educators on the promises and challenges of school-based yoga programs.
A guide to Buddhism’s rich variety of traditions and cultural expressions for educators who would like to include Buddhism in their undergraduate courses.
Surveys the current state of Jewish American and Holocaust literatures as well as approaches to teaching them.
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.
Focuses on Black women’s experiences and expertise in order to advance educational philosophy and provide practical tools for social justice pedagogy.
Addresses the experiences of trans college students, faculty, and staff in a single volume for the first time.
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.
Blends history and theory with practical descriptions of how spoken word poetry is taught and how to produce spoken word events.
Brings psychoanalytic concepts to the notion of childhood development with a keen eye to discussions of social justice and human dignity.
Explores the rich potential of Confucianism in American and Chinese classrooms of the twenty-first century.
Demonstrates how students and educators can resist narrow, utilitarian views of higher education’s purpose.
Provides concrete examples of homework mentorship and positive academic interventions among immigrant families.
Offers valuable insights into the governance process in higher education.
Addresses how digital forms of personal writing can be most effectively used by teachers, students, and other community members.
Demonstrates the impact of global education partnerships related to information access.
Explores how race and gender matter on campus and how Black males navigate college for academic and personal success.
Argues that institutional change must accommodate women’s professional and personal life stages.
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 yoga and meditation for artists, contemplative practitioners, art educators, and art therapists.
Offers practical advice for achieving shared governance in higher education.
Uses data collected from multiple studies to offer recommendations on best practices for use in a polarized climate.
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.
Argues that the economic system itself is culpable in maintaining our oppressive educational status quo.
Demonstrates how critical race theory can be useful in real-world situations.
Considers how our ideas about mathematics shape our individual and cultural relationship to the field.
Explores spoken word poetry as a tool for social justice, critical feminist pedagogy, and new ways of teaching.
Reconceptualizes local, national, and transnational adult education practices in light of neoliberalism and globalization.
Illustrates the changing significance of what it means to be educated, rural, and ethnic in Southwest China.
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.
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.
First comparative historical analysis of the organizational growth of black colleges.
First book to offer a survey of pedagogical listening in conventional and alternative methodologies.
Explores the trend of lifelong learning in Japan as a means to deal with risk in a neoliberal era.
Offers a new view of pedagogical practices to psychoanalysts interested in pedagogy.
Introduces new conceptual frameworks for girls' studies.
Examines the role of African American educators in the Birmingham civil rights movement.
Presents the key experiences of a diverse group of teachers and students in their journeys of becoming social justice educator/scholars.
Demonstrates how the success of universities depends on the working conditions of the younger academic generation.
Assesses the challenges plaguing our higher education system through selections of Ernest L. Boyer’s writings
Examines how states, schools, and postsecondary institutions might best help improve college readiness and completion.
Examines strategies and best practices that effectively integrate LGBTQ areas of teaching and research with student life activities.
Analyzes interviews with students, teachers, and administrators to develop a new set of literacies essential for student success in the digital age.
A wide-ranging consideration of the emerging field of contemplative education.
Examines the life of education activist Audrey Cohen and her founding of Metropolitan College of New York.
Explores the challenges faculty fathers face in navigating the demands of work and family.
An in-depth look at the lives, experiences, and professional careers of Black mathematicians in the United States.
Explores the nature and role of wisdom in education.
Explores the curating of “difficult knowledge” through the exhibition of lynching photographs in contemporary museums.
Provides practical applications of democratic teaching for classes in history/social studies education, multicultural and social justice education, community service and civic engagement, and education and public policy.
A collection of student essays that captures the passionate engagement their generation brings to the Harry Potter phenomenon.
This fully revised and updated edition includes twelve new chapters on contemporary topics such as ecological democracy, Native studies, inquiry teaching, and Islamophobia.
Chronicles the development of a framework for collective impact in education through the perspectives of its founders and lessons learned from pioneering sites.
Demonstrates how universities can use Big Data to enhance operations and management, improve the education pipeline, and educate the next generation of data scientists.
The story of an Ocean Hill–Brownsville teacher who crossed picket lines during the racially charged New York City teachers’ strike of 1968.
The first comprehensive history of principals in the United States.
A resource guide that uses African American memoir to address a variety of issues related to mentoring and curriculum development.
Uses autobiographical and cultural narratives related to art research and practice to explore, experiment, and improvise multiple correspondences between and among learners’ own lived experiences and understandings, and those of others.
Using insights from Integral Theory, describes how the improvisational methods of jazz can inform education and other fields.
Collection of important essays by feminist scholars from cultural studies, philosophy of education, curriculum theory, and women’s studies.
An exploration of multi-campus higher education systems and their role in improving communities and their economies.
A highly accessible reading of Whitehead's writings on education and their connection to his metaphysics.
Brings the transformative approaches of transpersonal psychology to research in the human sciences and humanities.
A ground-breaking book on using meditation in education and how it can enhance teaching and learning.
The essential guide on how to teach about dreaming.
Second, updated edition of a landmark study of how the international mobility of students, scholars, programs and institutions of higher education has evolved over time, and the ways in which it is occurring in today's global knowledge economy.
Demonstrates how ingrained ideas of race created and sustain the achievement gap in U. S. schools.
Explores the contemporary pedagogical significance of modernism.
Detailed study of how real education reform works.
Revisionist analysis of the role of strong leadership in democracies, drawing primarily upon the work of Alexis de Tocqueville.
Leading researchers and practitioners explore the frontiers of education from an integral perspective.
Looks at China’s Ginling College, the women’s missionary institution of higher learning that developed a discourse of family, recasting the Chinese Confucian family ideal as a female and Christian one.
Stories from participants in Professional Development Schools.