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  1. Teachers Doing Research

    The Power of Action Through Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Gail E. Burnaford, Joseph Fischer, David Hobson

    This popular text describes the processes of doing teacher action research. But it is much more than a dry presentation of "methods." Filled with examples of teacher action research projects, provided by teachers themselves, the book places teachers at the heart of the action research process....

    Published November 1st 2000 by Routledge

  2. Multiple and intersecting Identities in Qualitative Research

    Edited by Betty Merchant, Arlette Ingram Willis

    This book extends the current discourse on the role of cultural knowledge in qualitative research, especially research conducted by women of color within their own community. Each author reports on her attempts to conceptualize herself as a researcher while simultaneously trying to honor her...

    Published November 1st 2000 by Psychology Press

  3. Women, Class And Education

    By Jane Thompson

    Making use of theory, reflection, narrativity and auto/biographical writing, Jane Thompson provides a comprehensive understanding of what learning really means, and what education can contribute to the struggles of working class women intent on changing the circumstances of their lives. Organized...

    Published October 12th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Rethinking Family-school Relations

    A Critique of Parental involvement in Schooling

    By Maria Eulina de Carvalho

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This book addresses the complications and implications of parental involvement as a policy, through an exploratory theoretical approach, including historical and sociological accounts and personal reflection. This approach represents the author's effort to understand the origins, meanings, and...

    Published October 1st 2000 by Routledge

  5. Education, Work and Social Capital

    Towards a New Conception of Vocational Training

    By Christopher Winch

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This book provides an integrated treatment of the relationship between political economy and vocational education at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Approaching the subject from a philosophical perspective the author engages with debates about* the work-related aims of education * the...

    Published September 21st 2000 by Routledge

  6. Children of Addiction

    Edited by Hiram E. Fitzgerald, Barry M. Lester, Barry Zuckerman

    Children of Addiction reports important original research on the biological and psychological effects of addiction in children. The contributions are uniformly well written and reflect the larger social implications of the research undertaken. The book will be useful for a broad array of courses...

    Published September 20th 2000 by Routledge

  7. School Leadership in Times of Urban Reform

    Edited by Marilyn Bizar, Rebecca Barr

    Developed in response to the growing interest in examining individual schools as they undergo change, this book features eight case studies of urban elementary and high schools as they face problems and attempt to find solutions in their quest to reform themselves. The cases, with all their...

    Published September 1st 2000 by Routledge

  8. Connecting Children

    Care and Family Life in Later Childhood

    By Kalwant Bhopal, Julia Brannen, Ellen Heptinstall

    Connecting Children focuses on children's understandings of care and their views of different family lives. It portrays the lives of children aged 11-12 and shows how families connect children in different ways both in the household but also in their wider kinship networks. The children studied...

    Published August 31st 2000 by Routledge

  9. Schooling Students Placed at Risk

    Research, Policy, and Practice in the Education of Poor and Minority Adolescents

    Edited by Mavis G. Sanders

    This book examines historical approaches and current research and practice related to the education of adolescents placed at risk of school failure as a result of social and economic conditions. One major goal is to expand the intellectual exchange among researchers, policymakers, practitioners,...

    Published August 1st 2000 by Routledge

  10. Permissible Advantage?

    The Moral Consequences of Elite Schooling

    By Alan Peshkin

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This study of Edgewood Academy--a private, elite college preparatory high school--examines what moral choices look like when they are made by the participants in an exceptionally wealthy school, and what the very existence of a privileged school indicates about American society. It extends...

    Published August 1st 2000 by Routledge