Author: Lahcen E. Ezzaher
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing
Keywords: colonial, post, criticism, comparative, literatures, cultures, discourse, orientalist, influence, cultural, studies, rhetorical, history, writing
Number of Pages: 147
Published: 2003-03
List price: $55.95
ISBN-10: 0820462098
ISBN-13: 9780820462097

Authors:Frederick M. Hess, Michael J. Petrilli,
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing
Keywords: primer, lang, peter, child
Number of Pages: 152
Published: 2006-02-24
List price: $18.95
ISBN-10: 082047844X
ISBN-13: 9780820478449

No Child Left Behind (NCLB) is the single most influential piece of federal education legislation in American history, and Hess and Petrilli provide a concise yet comprehensive look at this important and controversial act. Signed into law in 2002, NCLB seeks to ensure that all American students are proficient in math, reading, and science by 2014. Trumping two centuries of state primacy in K-12 education, it set standards for measuring student performance, ensuring the quality of teachers, and providing options for students in ineffective schools. The authors trace the heritage of these new po

Authors:Jeffrey M. Duncan-Andrade, Ernest Morrell,
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing
Keywords: practice, urban, schools, theory, moving, critical, pedagogy, possibilities, art
Number of Pages: 240
Published: 2008-02-01
List price: $29.95
ISBN-10: 0820474150
ISBN-13: 9780820474151

This book furthers the discussion concerning critical pedagogy and its practical applications for urban contexts. It addresses two looming, yet under-explored questions that have emerged with the ascendancy of critical pedagogy in the educational discourse: (1) What does critical pedagogy look like in work with urban youth? and (2) How can a systematic investigation of critical work enacted in urban contexts simultaneously draw upon and push the core tenets of critical pedagogy? Addressing the tensions inherent in enacting critical pedagogy Â?between working to disrupt and to successfully nav

Authors:Janice A. Jipson, Nicholas Paley,
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing
Keywords: postmodern, theory, education, vol, studies, counterpoints, research, creating, analytic, practice, daredevil
Number of Pages: 217
Published: 1997-03-01
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 0820427764
ISBN-13: 9780820427768

Author: Leila E. Villaverde
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing
Keywords: primer, education, theories, feminist
Number of Pages: 177
Published: 2007-11-01
List price: $18.95
ISBN-10: 082047147X
ISBN-13: 9780820471471

This book, which introduces the underscoring plural perspectives in feminist theories, covers a chronology of over five centuries (from the 1600s to 2000s) in feminist work and theorizing, while introducing contemporary discourses that challenge monolithic representations of feminism. It engages the major critiques of mainstream feminism, including its exclusionary practices and limitations. The Feminist Theories and Education Primer also discusses the importance of feminist research analysis, specifically the need to genuinely comprehend the influence of ideology and subjectivity in the proce

Author: Dean Chaver
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing
Keywords: country, indian, racism
Number of Pages: 248
Published: 2009-03-01
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 1433103931
ISBN-13: 9781433103933

In the face of huge challenges, despite crushing social conditions, Indian people have survived. Racism in Indian Country exposes, for the first time, the degrading and inhuman treatment Indian people have hadand continueto endure. This book provides numerous examples including the sterilization of thousands of Indian women without their consent, and the poor treatment Indians receive in our schools, resulting in the worst academic recordsand the highest dropout rate, 50 percentof any ethnic group. Subjected to constant harassment by anti-Indian groups, and banks and other lending institutions

Author: Paul I. Weizer
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing
Keywords: court, law, politics, texts, teaching, moot, handbook
Number of Pages: 200
Published: 2004-05-03
List price: $21.95
ISBN-10: 0820469491
ISBN-13: 9780820469492

Designed for anyone who has an interest in using moot court simulations as an educational exercise, How to Please the Court brings together prominent moot court faculty who share their collective years of experience in building a successful moot court program. Touching on all aspects of the moot court experience, this book guides the reader through conducting legal research, the structure of an oral argument, the tournament experience, and the successes and rewards of competition.
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