Gender in Learning and Teaching: Feminist Dialogues Across International Boundaries
Using ESL Students’ First Language to Promote College Success: Sneaking the Mother Tongue through the Backdoor
British Pakistani Boys, Education and the Role of Religion: In the Land of the Trojan Horse
Black Men in Law School: Unmatched or Mismatched
Building Resilience of Floating Children and Left-Behind Children in China: Power, Politics, Participation, and Education
An Asset-Based Approach to Latino Education in the United States: Understanding Gaps and Advances
Educational Policy Goes to School: Case Studies on the Limitations and Possibilities of Educational Innovation
Carol A. Taylor, Andrea Abbas, Chantal Amade-Escot
April 22, 2019
Gender in Learning and Teaching brings together leading gender and feminist scholars to provide a unique collection of international research into learning and teaching. Through dialogues across national traditions and boundaries the authors provide new insights into the relations between feminist...
January 02, 2019
Emerging from a critical analysis of the glocal power of English and how it relates to academic literacy and culturally responsive pedagogy, this book presents translanguaging strategies for using ESL students' mother tongue as a resource for academic literacy acquisition and college success....
September 13, 2018
British Pakistani children are the second largest ethnic group in UK schools, yet little of their education and wider needs have been researched. British Pakistani Boys, Education and the Role of Religion seeks to rectify this, by investigating the educational achievement of British Pakistani boys...
Darrell D. Jackson
March 26, 2018
Grounded in Critical Race Theory (CRT), Black Men in Law School refutes the claim that when African American law students are "mismatched" with more selective law schools, the result is lower levels of achievement and success. Presenting personal narratives and counter-stories, Jackson demonstrates...
Samuel Jaye Tanner
January 24, 2018
This book employs a narrative approach to recount and interpret the story of an innovative teaching and learning project about whiteness. By offering a first-hand description of a nationally-recognized, high school-based Youth Participatory Action Research project—The Whiteness Project—this book...
Guanglun Michael Mu
January 15, 2018
The past two decades have seen exponential growth of urbanisation and migration in China. Emerging from this growth is a population of floating and left-behind children which is estimated to be approaching 100 million. Due to their increasing risks of undesirable educational and social, as well as...
Eugene E. Garcia, Mehmet Ozturk
December 26, 2017
Challenging perspectives that often characterize Latinos as ‘at-risk,’ this book takes an ‘asset’ approach, highlighting the favorable linguistic, cognitive, education, and cultural assets Latino children bring to educational settings. An Asset-Based Approach to Latino Education in the United...
Christiane Timmerman, Noel Clycq, Marie Mc Andrew, Alhassane Balde, Luc Braeckmans, Sara Mels
December 21, 2017
Youth in Education explores the multiple, interrelated social contexts that young people inhabit and navigate, and how educational institutions cope with increasing ethnic, cultural and ideological diversity. Schools, families and communities represent important settings in which young people must...
Ligia (Licho) López López
October 12, 2017
Conceptually rich and grounded in cutting-edge research, this book addresses the often-overlooked roles and implications of diversity and indigeneity in curriculum. Taking a multidisciplinary approach to the development of teacher education in Guatemala, López provides a historical and...
Gilberto Q. Conchas, Michael Gottfried, Briana M. Hinga, Leticia Oseguera
September 19, 2017
Educational policies explicitly implemented in order to reduce educational gaps and promote access and success for disenfranchised youth can backfire—and often have the unintended result of widening those gaps. In this interdisciplinary collection of case studies, contributors examine cases of...
Michael Heathfield, Dana Fusco
May 18, 2017
The transition to adulthood for many is mediated by class, culture, and local/global influences on identity. This volume analyzes the global injustices that create inequities and restrict future opportunities for young people during this transitional time, including poverty, unemployment, human...
March 23, 2017
News media, film, and the music industry have become powerful sources of misrepresentation of Black male life in the social imagination of white society. The pedagogy of popular culture has important implications for educators and youth advocates who desire to challenge the myths and distortions...