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Art as Contemplative Practice
Art as Contemplative Practice (September 2017)
Expressive Pathways to the Self
Michael A. Franklin - Author
Christopher Key Chapple - Foreword by

Art as yoga and meditation for artists, contemplative practitioners, art educators, and art therapists.

Drawing upon his personal experience as a practitioner-researcher, visual artist, and cancer survivor, Michael A. Franklin offers a rich and thought-provoking guide to art as contemplative practice. His firsthand experience and original artwork complement this extensive discussion by consulting various practice traditions i...(Read More)
 
 
The Quest for Purpose
The Quest for Purpose (September 2017)
The Collegiate Search for a Meaningful Life
Perry L. Glanzer - Author
Jonathan P. Hill - Author
Byron R. Johnson - Author

Demonstrates how students and educators can resist narrow, utilitarian views of higher education’s purpose.

While the search for meaning and purpose appears to be a constant throughout human history, there are characteristics about our current time period that make this search different from any other previous time, particularly for college students. In this book, Perry L. Glanzer, Jonathan P. Hill, and Byron R. Johnson e...(Read More)
 
 
Educational Oases in the Desert
Educational Oases in the Desert (August 2017)
The Alliance Israelite Universelle's Girls' Schools in Ottoman Iraq, 1895-1915
Jonathan Sciarcon - Author

A history of the French schools that pioneered female education in Ottoman Iraq’s Jewish communities.

During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Alliance Israélite Universelle (AIU), a Paris-based Jewish organization, founded dozens of primary schools throughout the Middle East. Many were the first formal educational institutions for local Jewish children. In addition to providin...(Read More)
 
 
Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 1
Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 1 (April 2017)
Demands, Transitions, Transformations
Sharon F. Cramer - Editor

Offers practical advice for achieving shared governance in higher education.

For those seeking a way to change opinions of shared governance from pointless and unlikely to possible and intriguing, Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 1 will trigger meaningful conversations by offering valuable new perspectives. Experienced governance members, the contributors provide practical insights for everyon...(Read More)
 
 
US Latinization
US Latinization (March 2017)
Education and the New Latino South
Spencer Salas - Editor
Pedro R. Portes - Editor

Demonstrates how educators and policymakers should treat the intertwined nature of immigrant education and social progress in order to improve current policies and practices.

Offering a much-needed dialogue about Latino demographic change in the United States and its intersections with P–20 education, US Latinization provides discussions that help move beyond the outdated idea that Mexican and Spani...(Read More)
 
 
Being Black, Being Male on Campus
Being Black, Being Male on Campus (February 2017)
Understanding and Confronting Black Male Collegiate Experiences
Derrick R. Brooms - Author

Explores how race and gender matter on campus and how Black males navigate college for academic and personal success.
This work marks a radical shift away from the pervasive focus on the challenges that Black male students face and the deficit rhetoric that often limits perspectives about them. Instead, Derrick R. Brooms offers reflective counter-narratives of success. Being Black, Being Male on Campus uses in-depth inte...(Read More)
 
 
International Librarianship
International Librarianship (February 2017)
Developing Professional, Intercultural, and Educational Leadership
Constantia Constantinou - Editor
Michael J. Miller - Editor
Kenneth Schlesinger - Editor

Demonstrates the impact of global education partnerships related to information access.

International librarianship stems from a desire to bring about political change, transcultural understanding, collaboration, and mutual respect. Historically, librarians have been deeply involved with challenging issues of information sharing, equity in information access, and bridging the digital divide between different soc...(Read More)
 
 
Staging Women's Lives in Academia
Staging Women's Lives in Academia (February 2017)
Gendered Life Stages in Language and Literature Workplaces
Michelle A. Massé - Editor
Nan Bauer-Maglin - Editor

Argues that institutional change must accommodate women’s professional and personal life stages.

Staging Women’s Lives in Academia demonstrates how ostensibly personal decisions are shaped by institutions and advocates for ways that workplaces, not women, must be changed. Addressing life stages ranging from graduate school through retirement, these essays represent a gamut of institutions and ...(Read More)
 
 
A Pedagogy of Anticapitalist Antiracism
A Pedagogy of Anticapitalist Antiracism (December 2016)
Whiteness, Neoliberalism, and Resistance in Education
Zachary A. Casey - Author

Argues that the economic system itself is culpable in maintaining our oppressive educational status quo.

Through an analysis of whiteness, capitalism, and teacher education, A Pedagogy of Anticapitalist Antiracism sheds light on the current conditions of public education in the United States. We have created an environment wherein market-based logics of efficiency, lowering costs, and increasing returns ...(Read More)
 
 
Rhetorical Healing
Rhetorical Healing (November 2016)
The Reeducation of Contemporary Black Womanhood
Tamika L. Carey - Author

Reveals the rhetorical strategies African American writers have used to promote Black women’s recovery and wellness through educational and entertainment genres and the conservative gender politics that are distributed when these efforts are sold for public consumption.

Since the Black women’s literary renaissance ended nearly three decades ago, a profitable and expansive market of self-help books, ...(Read More)
 
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