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Service-Learning in AsiaCurricular Models and Practices

Service-Learning in Asia: Curricular Models and Practices

Jun Xing (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028467
eISBN:
9789882207387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028467.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Service-learning is a form of experiential education that combines academic study with community service. Learning occurs as students work with others through applying their academic knowledge to ... More

The Sex Education Debates

The Sex Education Debates

Nancy Kendall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922270
eISBN:
9780226922294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922294.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Educating children and adolescents in public schools about sex is a deeply inflammatory act in the United States. Since the 1980s, intense political and cultural battles have been waged between ... More

Sexuality in SchoolThe Limits of Education

Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education

Jen Gilbert

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816686377
eISBN:
9781452948959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816686377.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education is a study of the educational breakdowns, conflicts and controversies that emerge as sexuality circulates through the spaces and relations of schooling. I ... More

Teaching Children ScienceHands-On Nature Study in North America, 1890-1930

Teaching Children Science: Hands-On Nature Study in North America, 1890-1930

Sally Kohlstedt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226449906
eISBN:
9780226449920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226449920.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In the early twentieth century, a curriculum known as nature study flourished in major city school systems, streetcar suburbs, small towns, and even rural one-room schools. This object-based approach ... More

These KidsIdentity, Agency, and Social Justice at a Last Chance High School

These Kids: Identity, Agency, and Social Justice at a Last Chance High School

Kysa Nygreen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226031422
eISBN:
9780226031736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031736.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Few would deny that getting ahead is a legitimate goal of learning, but the phrase implies a cruel hierarchy: a student does not simply get ahead, but gets ahead of others. This book turns a critical ... More

Toxic SchoolsHigh-Poverty Education in New York and Amsterdam

Toxic Schools: High-Poverty Education in New York and Amsterdam

Bowen Paulle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226066387
eISBN:
9780226066554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066554.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Based on nearly six years of fieldwork in and around high poverty secondary schools on opposite sides of the Atlantic Ocean, this book uses the tools of the teacher-ethnographer to take on questions ... More

Uncivil RightsTeachers, Unions, and Race in the Battle for School Equity

Uncivil Rights: Teachers, Unions, and Race in the Battle for School Equity

Jonna Perrillo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226660714
eISBN:
9780226660738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660738.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Almost fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education, a wealth of research shows that minority students continue to receive an unequal education. At the heart of this inequality is a complex and ... More

Unequal AttainmentsEthnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries

Unequal Attainments: Ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries

Anthony Heath and Yaël Brinbaum (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265741
eISBN:
9780191771934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265741.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Western countries have become increasingly diverse in recent decades and these demographic trends are certain to continue. The resulting ethnic diversity is a major challenge to policy-makers, who ... More

The University of ChicagoA History

The University of Chicago: A History

John W. Boyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226242514
eISBN:
9780226242651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242651.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book is a history of the University of Chicago, from its first founding in 1857 through its re-founding in 1890 till today. It presents the story of the emergence and growth of a complex ... More

Unsettled BelongingEducating Palestinian American Youth after 9/11

Unsettled Belonging: Educating Palestinian American Youth after 9/11

Thea Renda Abu El-Haj

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226289328
eISBN:
9780226289632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226289632.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Unsettled belonging is an ethnographic study that focuses on how young Palestinian Americans navigated and constructed belonging and citizenship across transnational fields; and it examines their ... More

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