Social Context of 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.
The Students We Share
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.
Teaching Race in Perilous Times
Multidisciplinary anthology on teaching issues of race and racism in US college classrooms.
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.
Demonstrates how educators and policymakers should treat the intertwined nature of immigrant education and social progress in order to improve current policies and practices.
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.
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.
Disrupting Adult and Community Education
Reconceptualizes local, national, and transnational adult education practices in light of neoliberalism and globalization.
Fabricating an Educational Miracle
Illustrates the changing significance of what it means to be educated, rural, and ethnic in Southwest China.
Presents the key experiences of a diverse group of teachers and students in their journeys of becoming social justice educator/scholars.
Chronicles the development of a framework for collective impact in education through the perspectives of its founders and lessons learned from pioneering sites.
Over Ten Million Served
First book on gender and academic service.
School Choice Policies and Outcomes
Provides a clear assessment of all sides of the school choice debate.
Literacy with an Attitude, Second Edition
A comprehensive update of the classic study that delivers both a passionate plea and strategies for teachers, parents, and community organizers to give working-class children the same type of empowering education and powerful literacy skills that the children of upper- and middle-class people receive.
Improving Urban Middle Schools
A look at Nativity schools, alternative middle schools that have had great success educating at-risk, urban students.
Educating for Human Rights and Global Citizenship
Essays that highlight the role of education in bringing about inclusive citizenship and human rights norms.
Educating Democratic Citizens in Troubled Times
Examines various aspects of citizen education programs that serve contemporary youth in the United States.
Always at Odds?
How faculty and administrators at research universities can create a shared sense of values.
Teacher and Comrade
A biographical/narrative study of oppression, racism, and resistance in twentieth-century South Africa through the life of Richard Dudley, a teacher/politico.
Grappling with Diversity
Addresses the concerns of the marginalized in the American school curriculum.
Beyond Silenced Voices
A thoroughly revised and updated edition of the classic text. Focuses on the roles of hope, participation, and change in reforming American schools.
Meaningful Urban Education Reform
Summarizes findings of a long-term study of math and science education reforms in Chicago, El Paso, Memphis, and Miami.
Leaving Children Behind
Argues for a more valid and democratic approach to assessment and accountability.
Practice Makes Practice
This revised edition of the classic text explores the complexity of what learning to teach means.
For modern urban South African youth, the concept of "race" persists and falters.
Enables teachers and other school personnel working with students with disabilities to provide a gender equitable educational experience.
Challenges of Urban Education
Presents current research and theoretical perspectives on the challenges facing educators in U. S. urban schools.
Sexual Ideology and Schooling
Presents a comprehensive analysis of the debates surrounding sexuality education in the schools and examines their implications for the content of educational programs.
Literacy with an Attitude
A passionate plea for teachers, parents, and community organizers to give working-class children the same type of empowering education and powerful literacy skills that the children of upper- and middle-class people receive. Strategies for reaching and teaching these children are presented.
Cooperative Learning in Context
Explains why powerful educational innovations like "cooperative learning" do not always reach their full potential in everyday classrooms.
With a focus on educational computing, this book examines how technological practices align with or subvert existing forms of dominance. Examines the important question: Is the enormous financial investment school districts are making in computing tech
Religion, Race, and Reconstruction
Simultaneously resurrects a lost dimension of a most important segment of American history and illuminates America's present and future by showing the role religious issues played in Reconstruction during the 1870s.
Ethnic Studies and Multiculturalism
Provides an overview of ethnicity and intergroup relations, profiles the development of multiculturalism and ethnic studies, and analyzes the issues related to diversity in higher education as they relate to ethnic studies and multicultural efforts. /i
Lives in the Balance
This compelling examination (by a former high school teacher in Watts, Los Angeles) shows how poverty affects the lives of young people.
Education, Empowerment, and Control
Education, Empowerment, and Control is about the education of the Palestinian Arab minority in Israel from the establishment of the state of Israel to the present. Using a comparative approach, the study ...
Cultural Diversity in Schools
This book confronts the patterns of school failure often faced by subordinated minority groups in the United States. It does so by presenting a socioacademic framework that is based on the notion that ...
Toward Gender Equity in the Classroom
Rather than simply examining gender differences in student performance, this book presents various aspects and considerations of gender equity in classroom teaching through conversations with and observations ...
Teaching Diverse Populations
This book presents current knowledge about teaching culturally diverse populations, traditionally underserved in the nation's public schools. It approaches the challenge of improving public school education ...
Multicultural Literature and Literacies
Does literature serve a humanizing function? Can it achieve social transformation? What roles does literature play for defining self, creating community, and achieving global perspective? This is the ...
Educational Administration in a Pluralistic Society
In this bold, provocative supplemental text for the field of educational administration, Colleen Capper and contributors challenge administrators, policymakers, practitioners, and communities to confront ...
Elementary Schooling for Critical Democracy
This book examines the way in which elementary schooling can be used as a means to encourage critical democracy in the United States. It focuses primarily on the dialectical tensions and issues that emerge ...