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Facilitating Educational Success For Migrant Farmworker Students in the U.S.

Facilitating Educational Success For Migrant Farmworker Students in the U.S.

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Patricia Perez, Maria Estela Zarate
May 31, 2019

Grounded in empirical research, this timely volume examines the challenges to academic success that migrant farmworker students face in the U.S. Providing an original framework for academic success among migrant farmworker students and applying a diverse range of methodological approaches, chapter...

Race and Colorism in Education

Race and Colorism in Education

1st Edition

Carla Monroe
April 15, 2019

As one of the first scholarly books to focus on colorism in education, this volume considers how connections between race and color may influence school-based experiences. Chapter authors question how variations in skin tone, as well as related features such as hair texture and eye color,...

Gender in Learning and Teaching: Feminist Dialogues Across International Boundaries

Gender in Learning and Teaching: Feminist Dialogues Across International Boundaries

1st Edition

Carol A. Taylor, Chantal Amade-Escot, Andrea Abbas
April 11, 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...

Using ESL Students’ First Language to Promote College Success: Sneaking the Mother Tongue through the Backdoor

Using ESL Students’ First Language to Promote College Success: Sneaking the Mother Tongue through the Backdoor

1st Edition

Andrea Parmegiani
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....

British Pakistani Boys, Education and the Role of Religion: In the Land of the Trojan Horse

British Pakistani Boys, Education and the Role of Religion: In the Land of the Trojan Horse

1st Edition

Karamat Iqbal
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...

Black Men in Law School: Unmatched or Mismatched

Black Men in Law School: Unmatched or Mismatched

1st Edition

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...

Whiteness, Pedagogy, and Youth in America: Critical Whiteness Studies in the Classroom

Whiteness, Pedagogy, and Youth in America: Critical Whiteness Studies in the Classroom

1st Edition

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...

Building Resilience of Floating Children and Left-Behind Children in China: Power, Politics, Participation, and Education

Building Resilience of Floating Children and Left-Behind Children in China: Power, Politics, Participation, and Education

1st Edition

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...

An Asset-Based Approach to Latino Education in the United States: Understanding Gaps and Advances

An Asset-Based Approach to Latino Education in the United States: Understanding Gaps and Advances

1st Edition

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...

Youth in Education: The necessity of valuing ethnocultural diversity

Youth in Education: The necessity of valuing ethnocultural diversity

1st Edition

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...

The Making of Indigeneity, Curriculum History, and the Limits of Diversity

The Making of Indigeneity, Curriculum History, and the Limits of Diversity

1st Edition

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...

Educational Policy Goes to School: Case Studies on the Limitations and Possibilities of Educational Innovation

Educational Policy Goes to School: Case Studies on the Limitations and Possibilities of Educational Innovation

1st Edition

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...

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