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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)
 
 
Girls in Power
Girls in Power (August 2006)
Gender, Body, and Menstruation in Adolescence
Laura Fingerson - Author

A consideration of menstruation in the lives of teenage girls—and in the lives of teenage boys.

Girls in Power offers a fascinating and unique look at the social aspects of menstruation in the lives of adolescent girls—and also in the lives of adolescent boys. Although there has been much research on other aspects of gender and the body, this is one of the few books to examine menstruation and t...(Read More)
 
 
Triple Takes on Curricular Worlds
Triple Takes on Curricular Worlds (July 2006)
Mary Aswell Doll - Author
Delese Wear - Author
Martha L. Whitaker - Author

Three women educators from three different academic disciplines write their “takes” on a range of topics not usually found in curriculum studies.

Triple Takes on Curricular Worlds is a groundbreaking exploration of curriculum studies that offers a new understanding of the “selves” educators bring to work. Three educators from three different disciplines write on issues not usually fo...(Read More)
 
 
Graduating Class
Graduating Class (June 2006)
Disadvantaged Students Crossing the Bridge of Higher Education
Latty L. Goodwin - Author
Lois Weis - Foreword by

Students from poor and working-class families struggle to succeed and graduate from an elite university.

In Graduating Class, Latty L. Goodwin tells the story of a group of students from poor and working-class families who struggle against all odds to graduate from an elite university. The author explores the lived experiences of an engaging group of college students and shares their stories of trials and tribu...(Read More)
 
 
Making Modern Lives
Making Modern Lives (May 2006)
Subjectivity, Schooling, and Social Change
Julie McLeod - Author
Lyn Yates - Author

Examines the effects of schooling on young people’s values, choices, and identities.

Making Modern Lives
looks at how young people shape their lives as they move through their secondary school years and into the world beyond. It explores how they develop dispositions, attitudes, identities, and orientations in modern society. Based on an eight-year study consisting of more than 350 in-depth interviews with you...(Read More)
 
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