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John Dewey in China
John Dewey in China (August 2007)
To Teach and to Learn
Jessica Ching-Sze Wang - Author

Shows how John Dewey’s visit to China from 1919–1921 influenced his social and political thought.

Combining biography with philosophy, this book explores John Dewey’s two-year trip to China (1919–1921) and its legacy for him as a teacher and a learner. Jessica Ching-Sze Wang looks at how Dewey was received in China, what he learned, and how he was changed as a result. She examines the intrigu...(Read More)
 
 
Teaching Writing with Latino/a Students
Teaching Writing with Latino/a Students (August 2007)
Lessons Learned at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
Cristina Kirklighter - Editor
Diana Cárdenas - Editor
Susan Wolff Murphy - Editor

Engages the complexities of teaching Latino/a students at Hispanic-Serving Institutions.

This groundbreaking collection brings together the eclectic voices of two-year and four-year writing teachers at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) throughout the United States to explore the complexities of teaching writing with Latino/a students. Made up of narratives, qualitative studies, and conversations, the book presen...(Read More)
 
 
Teachers United
Teachers United (April 2007)
The Rise of New York State United Teachers
Dennis Gaffney - Author

The inspiring history of NYSUT, New York State’s largest union, and a powerful progressive force in the state and in the country.

This book tells the story of the rise of New York State United Teachers (NYSUT), New York State’s largest union. Using first-hand accounts by rank-and-file teachers as well as leaders, Dennis Gaffney documents how teachers, once underpaid and hopelessly divided, finally organ...(Read More)
 
 
Plagiarism
Plagiarism (March 2007)
Alchemy and Remedy in Higher Education
Bill Marsh - Author

An in-depth look at the history of plagiarism in light of today’s Web-based plagiarism detection services.

Plagiarism takes an in-depth look at the history of plagiarism in higher education in light of today’s Web-based plagiarism detection services. Challenging the widespread assumption that plagiarism is a simple matter of student cheating or scriptural error, Bill Marsh argues that today’...(Read More)
 
 
Getting Lost
Getting Lost (March 2007)
Feminist Efforts toward a Double(d) Science
Patti Lather - Author

2008 AESA Critics’ Choice Award

Marks the trajectory of the author’s work as a feminist methodologist.

In this follow-up to her classic text Troubling the Angels, an experimental ethnography of women with AIDS, Patti Lather deconstructs her earlier work to articulate methodology out of practice and to answer the question: What would practices of research look like that were ...(Read More)
 
 
Performing and Reforming Leaders
Performing and Reforming Leaders (March 2007)
Gender, Educational Restructuring, and Organizational Change
Jill Blackmore - Author
Judyth Sachs - Author

2007 AESA Critics’ Choice Award

Explores the issues inherent in critical and postmodern feminism in educational leadership.

Performing and Reforming Leaders critically analyzes how women negotiate the dilemmas they face in leadership and managerial roles in Australian schools, universities, and continuing education. To meet the economic needs of the post-welfare nation state of th...(Read More)
 
 
Mexicans and Hispanos in Colorado Schools and Communities, 1920-1960
Mexicans and Hispanos in Colorado Schools and Communities, 1920-1960 (January 2007)
Rubén Donato - Author

2007 AESA Critics’ Choice Award

Examines the social and educational experiences of Mexicans and Hispanos in Colorado from 1920 to 1960.

Until now, much of what has been written about Mexican American educational history has focused on California and Texas, while Colorado’s story has remained largely untold. Rubén Donato recounts the social and educational history of Mexicans ...(Read More)
 
 
Earnings from Learning
Earnings from Learning (October 2006)
The Rise of For-Profit Universities
David W. Breneman - Editor
Brian Pusser - Editor
Sarah E. Turner - Editor

Documents the rise of for-profit education as a dynamic and powerful force in higher education.

Earnings from Learning examines the historical and contemporary factors that have fueled the rise of postsecondary for-profit, degree-granting institutions as a dynamic and powerful force in education. The contributors focus on such institutions as the University of Phoenix, DeVry, and Strayer to present theoretica...(Read More)
 
 
Governance and the Public Good
Governance and the Public Good (September 2006)
William G. Tierney - Editor

Grapples with a variety of policy issues in order to provoke a discussion of the state of higher education in the 21st century.

The public good is not merely an economic idea of goods and services, but a place where thoughtful debate and examination of the polis can occur. In differentiating the university from corporations and other private sector businesses, Governance and the Public Good provides a framewo...(Read More)
 
 
Chicana/Latina Education in Everyday Life
Chicana/Latina Education in Everyday Life (August 2006)
Feminista Perspectives on Pedagogy and Epistemology
Dolores Delgado Bernal - Editor
C. Alejandra Elenes - Editor
Francisca E. Godinez - Editor
Sofia Villenas - Editor

2006 AESA Critics’ Choice Awards (American Educational Studies Association)

This first-of-its-kind volume bridges Chicana/Latina feminist perspectives with education and offers innovative ideas on teaching and learning, and ways of knowing.

This groundbreaking volume explores both Chicana/Latina feminist definitions of teaching and learning, and ways of knowing in education. The book&rsqu...(Read More)
 
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