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  1. Being Gay and Lesbian in a Catholic High School

    Beyond the Uniform

    By John Dececco, Phd, Michael Maher, Mary Elizabeth Sperry

    Recognize the homophobia and anti-gay violence in a respected institution!The only study of its kind, Being Gay and Lesbian in a Catholic High School: Beyond the Uniform offers compelling evidence to Catholic educators, clergy, and laypeople that their superb academic institutions are not...

    Published May 14th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Education Between State, Markets, and Civil Society

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Heinz-Dieter Meyer, William Lowe Boyd

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    *How should education be organized in pluralistic and multicultural societies? *What are the roles in education of civil society, markets, governments, and the family? *How can the idea of the civil society help to reorient education policy discussions that are sometimes stuck in either-or...

    Published May 1st 2001 by Routledge

  3. Children, Technology and Culture

    The Impacts of Technologies in Children's Everyday Lives

    By Ian Hutchby, Jo Moran-Ellis

    Childhood is increasingly saturated by technology: from television to the Internet, video games to 'video nasties', camcorders to personal computers. Children, Technology and Culture looks at the interplay of children and technology which poses critical questions for how we understand the nature of...

    Published April 26th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Bridging Cultures Between Home and School

    A Guide for Teachers

    By Elise Trumbull, Carrie Rothstein-Fisch, Patricia M. Greenfield, Blanca Quiroz

    Bridging Cultures Between Home and School: A Guide for Teachers is intended to stimulate broad thinking about how to meet the challenges of education in a pluralistic society. It is a powerful resource for in-service and preservice multicultural education and professional development. The Guide...

    Published April 1st 2001 by Routledge

  5. Preventing Violence in Schools

    A Challenge To American Democracy

    By Joan N. Burstyn, Geoff Bender, Ronnie Casella, Howard W. Gordon, Domingo P. Guerra

    School violence is a burning issue these days. This book provides an in-depth analysis of violence prevention programs and an assessment of their effectiveness, using data from observations, individual interviews, and focus groups, as well as published data from the schools. It is distinguished by...

    Published April 1st 2001 by Routledge

  6. Working with Children on the Streets of Brazil

    Politics and Practice

    By Walter de Oliveira

    Reaffirm your political and spiritual commitment to helping the poor and oppressed!How can teachers and social workers reach the endangered kids who seldom come to school? By going to the streets, where the children live, work, fight, steal, get sick, sell their bodies, and all too often die....

    Published March 7th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Curriculum and the Holocaust

    Competing Sites of Memory and Representation

    By Marla Morris

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    In this book, Morris explores the intersection of curriculum studies, Holocaust studies, and psychoanalysis, using the Holocaust to raise issues of memory and representation. Arguing that memory is the larger category under which history is subsumed, she examines the ways in which the Holocaust is...

    Published March 1st 2001 by Routledge

  8. School Choice Or Best Systems

    What Improves Education?

    Edited by Margaret C Wang, Herbert J. Walberg

    This book addresses one of the most urgent questions in American society today, one that is currently in the spotlight and hotly debated on all sides: Who shall rule the schools--parents or educators? School Choice or Best Systems: What Improves Education? presents an overview of research and...

    Published March 1st 2001 by Routledge

  9. Title I

    Compensatory Education at the Crossroads

    Edited by Geoffrey D. Borman, Samuel C. Stringfield, Robert E. Slavin

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This volume presents the most recent research on Title I federal compensatory education programs. Over the past three decades, Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act has served as the cornerstone of the federal commitment to equality of opportunity. It is the federal government's...

    Published February 1st 2001 by Routledge

  10. Linking Practice and Theory

    The Pedagogy of Realistic Teacher Education

    By Fred A.J. Korthagen, Jos Kessels, Bob Koster, Bram Lagerwerf, Theo Wubbels

    Although the idea of the reflective practitioner is embraced by many, there is still a need to understand how teachers' practical experience and the theoretical insights of researchers can be linked in teacher education. This book offers a framework for addressing this problem. It brings together...

    Published January 1st 2001 by Routledge