Mothering for Schooling
Race, Identity, and Representation in Education
Working Method Research and Social Justice
Rethinking Scientific Literacy
By Maisha T. Fisher
October 24, 2008
Black Literate Lives offers an innovative approach to understanding the complex and multi-dimensional perspectives of Black literate lives in the United States. Author Maisha Fisher reinterprets historiographies of Black self-determination and self-reliance to powerfully interrupt stereotypes of ...
By Alison Griffith, Dorothy Smith
December 04, 2004
Griffith and Smith explore the innumerable, hidden, seemingly mundane tasks like getting kids ready for school, helping with homework, or serving on the PTA can all have profound effects on what occurs within school. Based on longitudinal interviews with mothers of school-age children, this book ...
By Cameron McCarthy, Warren Crichlow, Greg Dimitriadis, Nadine Dolby
March 30, 2005
This stunning new edition retains the book's broad aims, intended audience, and multidisciplinary approach. New chapters take into account the more current backdrop of globalization, particularly events such as 9/11, and attendant developments that make a reconsideration of race relations in ...
By Lois Weis
September 15, 2004
Noted scholar Lois Weis first visited the town of "Freeway" in her 1990 book, Working Class Without Work. In that book we met the students and teachers of Freeway's high school to understand how these working-class folks made sense of their lives. Now, fifteen years later, Weis has gone back to ...
By Lois Weis, Michelle Fine
July 20, 2004
Working Method focuses on the theory, method, and politics of contemporary social research. As ethnographic and qualitative research become more popular, noted scholars Weis and Fine provide a roadmap for understanding the complexities involved in doing this research....
By Wolff-Michael Roth, Angela Calabrese Barton
January 26, 2004
Rethinking Scientific Literacy presents a new perspective on science learning as a tool for improving communities. By focusing on case studies inside and outside of the classroom, the authors illuminate the relevance of science in students' everyday lives, offering a new vision of scientific ...
By Pauline Lipman
December 16, 2003
Noted scholar Pauline Lipman explores the implications of education accountability reforms, particularly in urban schools, in the current political, economic, and cultural context of intensifying globalization and increasing social inequality and marginalization along lines of race and class....
By Mary Lee Smith, Linda Miller-Kahn, Walter Heinecke, Patricia F. Jarvis
October 23, 2003
The authors argue that the most influential and well-known educational policy programs in the past 30 years are not based on democratic consensus, but are instead formulated by the political community as symbolic efforts meant to generate personal partisan gain....
By Linda McNeil
April 28, 2000
First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
By L. Janelle Dance
July 26, 2002
Tough Fronts takes the difficult issues in urban education head on by putting street-savvy students at the forefront of the discussion on how to best make successful changes for inner city schools. Individual chapters discuss scholarly depictions of black America, the social complexity of the ...
By Carlos Alberto Torres
December 03, 1997
In dialogues with key thinkers in the area of critical education, this book documents how a tradition of study grew in the United States. Through in-depth interviews, the author asks each of these thinkers to talk about the relationship between their personal experiences and their academic work. ...