A rich, authentic account of eight young Black men's experiences on their paths to and through college.
A powerful anthology on the role of curricula in perpetuating—and resisting—oppression.
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.
Multidisciplinary anthology on teaching issues of race and racism in US college classrooms.
Brings relational sociology to bear on educational research.
An in-depth account and model of antiracist professional development for white practicing teachers.
Demonstrates how educators and policymakers should treat the intertwined nature of immigrant education and social progress in order to improve current policies and practices.
Explores how race and gender matter on campus and how Black males navigate college for academic and personal success.
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.
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.
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.
First book on gender and academic service.
Provides a clear assessment of all sides of the school choice debate.
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.
A look at Nativity schools, alternative middle schools that have had great success educating at-risk, urban students.
Essays that highlight the role of education in bringing about inclusive citizenship and human rights norms.
Examines various aspects of citizen education programs that serve contemporary youth in the United States.
How faculty and administrators at research universities can create a shared sense of values.
A biographical/narrative study of oppression, racism, and resistance in twentieth-century South Africa through the life of Richard Dudley, a teacher/politico.
Addresses the concerns of the marginalized in the American school curriculum.
Summarizes findings of a long-term study of math and science education reforms in Chicago, El Paso, Memphis, and Miami.
Argues for a more valid and democratic approach to assessment and accountability.
This revised edition of the classic text explores the complexity of what learning to teach means.
An activist group works to bring a multicultural education program to an urban public school system.
For modern urban South African youth, the concept of "race" persists and falters.
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
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.
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
This compelling examination (by a former high school teacher in Watts, Los Angeles) shows how poverty affects the lives of young people.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
In this bold, provocative supplemental text for the field of educational administration, Colleen Capper and contributors challenge administrators, policymakers, practitioners, and communities to confront ...
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 ...