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  1. December 2013 Textbook of the Month

    Becoming a Teacher through Action Research
    Process, Context, and Self-Study, 3rd Edition
    By Donna Kalmbach Phillips, Kevin Carr ]

    Complimentary Exam Copy   

    Becoming a Teacher through Action Research, Third Edition skillfully interweaves the stories of pre-service teaching with the process of action research. This engaging text focuses specifically on the needs of pre-service teachers by providing assistance for all stages of the research experience, including guidance on how to select an area of focus, design a culturally-proficient study, collect and interpret data, and communicate findings.

  2. November 2013 Textbook of the Month

    Political Agendas for Education
    From Race to the Top to Saving the Planet, 5th Edition
    By Joel Spring 

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    The Fifth Edition of Joel Spring’s ongoing documentation and analysis of political agendas for education reflects the major political issues in education since 2008. This edition focuses on the education sections of the 2012 Republican, Democratic, Green, and Libertarian Party platforms.

  3. The Broken Promise of Agricultural Progress

    The Broken Promise of Agricultural Progress: An environmental history journeys to the dry inland plains of Australia where European ideas and agricultural technologies clashed with a volatile and taunting country that resisted attempts to subdue and transform it for the supply of global markets. Its wide-ranging narrative puts gritty local detail in its global context to tell the story of how cultural anxieties about civilisation, population, and race, shaped agriculture in the twentieth century. It ranges from isolated experiment farms to nutrition science at the League of Nations, from local landholders to high profile moral crusaders, including an Australian apricot grower who met Franklin D. Roosevelt and almost fed the world.

  4. Climate Change and Development

    By Thomas Tanner and Leo Horn-Phathanothai

    The evidence for human-induced climate change is now overwhelming, the brunt of its impacts is already being felt by poor people, and the case for urgent action is compelling. This book addresses the two greatest challenges of our time – averting catastrophic climate change and eradicating poverty – and the close interconnections between them... Read more...

  5. Latin American Development

    By Julie Cupples

    This text provides a comprehensive introduction to Latin American development in the twenty-first century, emphasizing political, economic, social, cultural and environmental dimensions of development. It considers key challenges facing the region and the diverse ways in which its people are responding, as well as providing analysis of the ways in which such challenges and responses can be theorized... Read more...

  6. Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform

    Making Justice
    Edited by Marvin Zalman and Julia Carrano

    Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform is an important addition to the literature and teaching on innocence reform. This book delves into wrongful convictions studies but expands upon them by offering potential reforms that would alleviate the problem of wrongful convictions in the criminal justice system... Read more...

  7. The Enduring Color Line in U.S. Athletics

    By Krystal Beamon and Chris M. Messer

    Beamon and Messer deftly explore sports as a social construction, and more significantly, the large role race and ethnicity play in sports and consequently sports’ influence on modern race relations. This text is ideal for courses on Sport and Society as well as Race and Ethnicity... Read more...

  8. Criminal Justice Management

    Theory and Practice in Justice-Centered Organizations
    By Mary Stohr and Peter A Collins

    Employing an innovative, student-friendly approach, this fully-updated second edition of Criminal Justice Management: Theory and Practice in Justice-Centered Organizations examines the complex subjects associated with operating justice-centered agencies... Read more...

  9. Youth Justice

    Ideas, Policy, Practice, 3rd Edition
    By Roger Smith

    The exciting new edition of this well-loved textbook offers a fully expanded and revised account and analysis of the youth justice system in the UK, taking into account and fully addressing the significant changes that have taken place since the second edition in 2007... Read more...

  10. Rethinking Invasion Ecologies from the Environmental Humanities

    Research from a humanist perspective has much to offer in interrogating the social and cultural ramifications of invasion ecologies. The impossibility of securing national boundaries against accidental transfer and the unpredictable climatic changes of our time have introduced new dimensions and hazards to this old issue. Written by a team of international scholars, this book allows us to rethink the impact on national, regional or local ecologies of the deliberate or accidental introduction of foreign species, plant and animal.

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