Social Context of Education

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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

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.

Teaching Race in Perilous Times

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Born Out of Struggle

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

Becoming Critical

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

Striving Together

Chronicles the development of a framework for collective impact in education through the perspectives of its founders and lessons learned from pioneering sites.

School Choice Policies and Outcomes

Provides a clear assessment of all sides of the school choice debate.

Literacy with an Attitude, Second Edition

By Patrick J. Finn
Subjects: Education

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

Edited by Ali A. Abdi & Lynette Shultz
Subjects: Education

Essays that highlight the role of education in bringing about inclusive citizenship and human rights norms.

Educating Democratic Citizens in Troubled Times

Edited by Janet S. Bixby & Judith L. Pace
Subjects: Education

Examines various aspects of citizen education programs that serve contemporary youth in the United States.

Always at Odds?

By Mary C. Wright
Subjects: Education

How faculty and administrators at research universities can create a shared sense of values.

Teacher and Comrade

By Alan Wieder
Subjects: Education

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.

Democratic Dilemmas

Explores how to engage citizens in the process of educational improvement.

Beyond Silenced Voices

Edited by Lois Weis & Michelle Fine
Subjects: Education

A thoroughly revised and updated edition of the classic text. Focuses on the roles of hope, participation, and change in reforming American schools.