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The Arc of the Covenant

by Earl Schwartz Lexington Books (July 15, 2019)

The Arc of the Covenant studies the social, cultural, and political factors that contributed to exceptional Jewish educational success in St. Paul, Minnesota in the latter half of the twentieth century. The...


Beyond the Classroom Walls

by Jerome Cranston Lexington Books (November 05, 2018)

Written for practicing teachers and administrators, teacher candidates, and scholars who work in the fields of pre-service and in-service teacher education, Beyond the Classroom Walls: Teaching in Challenging...


Storytelling in a Culturally Responsive Classroom

by Laura A. Mitchell Lexington Books (November 02, 2018)

The authentic, storytelling process gives students the opportunity to include their heritage language and culture into the learning process at school. Often, students separate their heritage language and culture...


Improving the Viability and Perception of HBCUs

by Kimberly Young Walker, Comfort O. Okpala, Emetrude Lewis & Maquisha Mullins et al. Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

This book offers an examination of the development of HBCUs and their role in higher education. Chapters in the volume analyze the contemporary role of HBCUs through several lenses, including politics, education...


Rethinking the Theory of Money, Credit, and Macroeconomics

by John Smithin Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

This book provides a comprehensive re-working of the basic principles of monetary macroeconomics in an alternative monetary model (AMM) of economic growth, the business cycle, inflation and income distribution....


The Adulteration of Children’s Sports

by Kristi Erdal Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

The Adulteration of Children's Sports explores what behavioral and physiological scientists know about how children’s organized sport has changed, how adults’ goals and needs are at the heart of those changes,...


Reconceptualizing Disability in Education

by Luigi Iannacci Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

Reconceptualizing Disability in Education provides an essential critical exploration of problematic discourses, practices, and pedagogies that inform how disability is presently understood and responded to within...


Transformative Student Experiences in Higher Education

by Michael G. Strawser, Trey Lewis, Carolyn Baum & James D. Breslin et al. Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Transformative Student Experiences in Higher Education: Meeting the Needs of the 21st Century Student and Modern Workplace presents a thorough consideration of the role, use, and implications of transformative...


Clearing the Path for First-Generation College Students

by Nicolas P. Simon, Bedelia Nicola Richards, Ashley C. Rondini & Casandra E. Harper et al. Lexington Books (June 07, 2018)

Clearing the Path for First-Generation College Students comprises a wide range of studies that explore the multidimensional social processes and meanings germane to the experiences of first-generation college...


Education Marginalization in Sub-Saharan Africa

by Obed Mfum-Mensah Lexington Books (August 15, 2018)

This book focuses on education policy framework for educating marginalized children in sub-Saharan Africa. It uses “marginality” as a critical discourse to highlight the complicated ways education policy...


Rape Culture on Campus

by Meredith Minister Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

Rape Culture on Campus explores how existing responses to sexual violence on college and university campuses fail to address religious and cultural dynamics that make rape appear normal, dynamics imbedded in...


Postphenomenological Methodologies

by Cathrine Hasse, Jan Kyrre Berg Friis, Jesper Aagaard & Oliver Tafdrup et al. Lexington Books (August 15, 2018)

This edited volume is the first publication to tackle the issue of researching human-technology relations from a methodological postphenomenological perspective. While the ‘traditional’ phenomenology of...


Uncovering Indigenous Models of Leadership

by Robert Jon Peterson Lexington Books (August 16, 2018)

Uncovering Indigenous Models of Leadership focuses on Native and Indigenous leadership as an expression of a lived experience––as seen, felt, and heard––from the perspectives provided by Native Pacific...


Kenyan Public Universities in the Age of Internationalization

by Iddah Aoko Otieno Lexington Books (June 20, 2018)

This book presents a comprehensive institutional level analysis of a single public institution of higher education in the Republic of Kenya using the case study method of investigation. It is the first case...


Applying Dialogic Pedagogy

by Cynthia Z. Cohen Lexington Books (August 15, 2018)

Recent academic research criticizes the effectiveness of traditional lecturing methods and instead shows the pedagogical effectiveness of active learning methods, especially discussion-based education. Drawing...


Writing for Engagement

by Drew Holladay, Megan Faver Hartline, Megan J. Bardolph & Mary P. Sheridan et al. Lexington Books (May 07, 2018)

Engagement is trendy. Although paired most often with community, diverse invocations of engagement have gained cache, capturing longstanding shifts toward new practices of knowledge making that both reflect...


Crafting Culturally Efficacious Teacher Preparation and Pedagogies

by Belinda Bustos Flores, Lorena Claeys & Conra D. Gist Lexington Books (March 07, 2018)

Crafting Culturally Efficacious Pedagogies and Practices is based on cultural efficaciousness derived from the work of the nationally recognized Academy for Teacher Excellence at The University of Texas at San...


Contextualizing and Organizing Contingent Faculty

by Ishmael I. Munene, Sungok R. Park, Joe T. Berry & Choi Soyoung et al. Lexington Books (February 15, 2018)

Contextualizing and Organizing Contingent Faculty: Reclaiming Academic Labor in Universities seeks to develop a counterculture that eschews the neoliberal ideology and interloping market values in higher education....


Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Child Migrants

by Ryan J. Thomas, Mary Grace Antony, Iuliia Kononenko & Alexa M. Dare et al. Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

As global societies grapple with an unprecedented refugee and migration crisis, child refugees and migrants—who constitute a particularly vulnerable immigrant category—have been surprisingly overlooked in...


Apprenticeship Pilgrimage

by Jonathan S. Marion, Lauren Miller Griffith & Helena Wulff Lexington Books (December 29, 2017)

Lauren Miller Griffith and Jonathan S. Marion introduce the concept of apprenticeship pilgrimage to help explain why performers travel to places both near and far in an attempt to increase both their skill and...


Narratives of Immigration and Language Loss

by Maris R. Thompson Lexington Books (December 27, 2017)

This book examines narratives of anti-German sentiment and language loss from German American communities in southwestern, Illinois. During World War I and II, government sponsored Americanization campaigns...


College Aspirations and Access in Working-Class Rural Communities

by Sonja Ardoin Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

College Aspirations and Access in Working Class Rural Communities: The Mixed Signals, Challenges, and New Language First-Generation Students Encounter explores how a working class, rural environment influences...


Innovations in English Language Teaching in India

by Varun Gulati, Garima Dalal, Nayer Rizwana & Rupali Saran Mirza et al. Lexington Books (November 22, 2017)

Innovations in English Language Teaching: Trends in Language Pedagogy and Technology looks at the various trends and innovations that have emerged recently in the field of English Language Teaching. It gives...


Literacy and Democracy in South African Primary Schools

by Getahun Yacob Abraham & Mary Alice Barksdale Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

Literacy and Democracy in South African Primary Schools presents findings based on two research projects conducted in South African primary schools during the same time frame. Working from the South African...


How Student Journalists Report Campus Unrest

by Kaylene Dial Armstrong Lexington Books (November 22, 2017)

Journalists are trained to tell the stories of others and leave themselves out of their writing. Student journalists are no different. They spend their days on their college newspaper writing about what happens...


Race at Predominantly White Independent Schools

by Bonnie E. French Lexington Books (November 22, 2017)

In Race at Predominantly White Independent Schools, Bonnie E. French investigates the management of “diversity” at predominantly White, independent schools in the northeastern United States. By conducting...


American Universities in China

by Dennis T. Yang Lexington Books (November 15, 2017)

American Universities in China: Lessons from Japan discusses the aspirations and operations of American universities in China through the lens of previous American universities’ expansion efforts in Japan....


Turkey's Kurdish Question from an Educational Perspective

by Adem İnce Lexington Books (November 15, 2017)

Turkey’s Kurdish Question from an Educational Perspective represents a comprehensive examination of all major factors in education—teachers, curriculum, policy documents, educational attainments and textbooks—that...


The Working-Class Student in Higher Education

by Terina Roberson Lathe Lexington Books (November 08, 2017)

The Working-Class Student in Higher Education: Addressing a Class-Based Understanding challenges understandings of social class and education by asking how community college faculty perceive working-class students...


Early Childhood Literacy Teachers in High Poverty Schools

by Melissa Landa Lexington Books (November 01, 2017)

Much has been written about the failure of White American public school teachers to effectively teach low-income children of color to read and write. Scholars have offered numerous explanations for this failure,...


A Mindful Teaching Community

by Kelly Hanson, Clay McLeod, Doryan Elliott & Melissa Johnson et al. Lexington Books (September 29, 2017)

A Mindful Teaching Community: Possibilities for Teacher Professional Learning describes a grassroots professional learning journey wherein a group of practicing classroom teachers researches their teaching practices...


The Consequences of Governance Fragmentation

by Michael R. Ford Lexington Books (September 06, 2017)

This book explains the impacts of Milwaukee’s voucher policy on enrollment and financial health of Milwaukee Public Schools, academic achievement in the city, and ways in which it challenges traditional notions...


Engaging Civic Engagement: Framing the Civic Education Movement in Higher Education

by Chad Woolard Lexington Books (August 15, 2017)

Engaging Civic Engagement: Framing the Civic Education Movement in Higher Education provides a comparative analysis of major approaches to civic education in the civic education moment, including implications...


The Classroom as Privileged Space

by Glorie Taponeswa Chimbganda Lexington Books (July 28, 2017)

The Classroom as Privileged Space: Psychoanalytic Paradigms for Social Justice in Pedagogy examines the psychic and emotional effects of the dehumanization of children based on social discrimination and difference...


Between Mission and Market

by Daniel Rosenberg Lexington Books (April 26, 2017)

Between Mission and Market: The Freshman Year in a Corporate Age focuses on the arrival of college freshmen at the moment of the transformation; it uses Adelphi University in suburban New York City to study...


Curriculum and Students in Classrooms

by Walter S. Gershon Lexington Books (May 04, 2017)

Curriculum and Students in Classrooms: Everyday Urban Education in an Era of Standardization is a timely and thought-provoking work that attends to often-neglected aspects of schooling: the everyday interactions...


Race, Education, and Reintegrating Formerly Incarcerated Citizens

by Joni Schwartz, John R. Chaney, Joshua Halberstam & Michael Carey et al. Lexington Books (July 18, 2017)

This timely, readable text offers an authoritative and balanced analysis of how racially driven policies in America impact post release education as a leading pathway to social reintegration. Compelling research...


A Language of Freedom and Teacher’s Authority

by Sharon Gorman, Yasemin Tezgiden Cakcak, Fatma Mızıkacı & Guy Senese et al. Lexington Books (May 30, 2017)

A Language of Freedom and Teacher’s Authority: Case Comparisons from Turkey and the United States explores dimensions of authority that are deeply embedded in the profession of teaching. It examines critical...


Flora White: In the Vanguard of Gender Equity

by Linda C. Morice Lexington Books (October 31, 2016)

This study examines the origins of the progressive education movement through the lens of the life of Flora White (1860–1948), an educator who worked to promote the physical and intellectual growth of girls...


Understanding, Dismantling, and Disrupting the Prison-to-School Pipeline

by Arash Daneshzadeh, Karen Bennett-Haron, Roland W. Mitchell & Lori Latrice Martin et al. Lexington Books (December 06, 2016)

This volume provides a concentrated and powerful dialogue about the nexus between schools, prisons, and the free-market economy whereby youth (particularly youth of color) are on fast tracks from schools to...


The Lived Experience of African American Women Mentors: What it Means to Guide as Community Pedagogues

by Wyletta Gamble-Lomax Lexington Books (December 14, 2016)

This book explores the lived experiences of six African American female mentors working with African American female youth. Through philosophical and pedagogical lenses, Gamble-Lomax brings new understanding...


Educating the Hungarian Roma: Nongovernmental Organizations and Minority Rights

by Andria D. Timmer Lexington Books (December 13, 2016)

This book explores the actions and activities of Hungarian nongovernmental organizations to redress the failures of the education system with regard to the Roma and examines the barriers to reform.


Enacting Adolescent Literacies across Communities: Latino/a Scribes and Their Rites

by R. Joseph Rodríguez & Kevin J. Burke Lexington Books (November 30, 2016)

This book offers lenses and portraits of Latino/a adolescents who put into practice the elements of literacy for English language arts learning and understanding. It illustrates how adolescents experience scribal...


Rhetoric, Embodiment, and the Ethos of Surveillance

by Jennifer Young Lexington Books (June 16, 2017)

Rhetoric, Embodiment, and the Ethos of Surveillance: Student Bodies in the American High School investigates the rhetorical tension between controlling student bodies and educating student minds. The book is...


Confronting Affirmative Action in Brazil

by Vânia Penha-Lopes Lexington Books (June 06, 2017)

Using affirmative action to decrease racial inequality is the latest chapter of a long tradition of comparing Brazil and the United States with regard to race. Confronting Affirmative Action in Brazil: University...


African Immigrants' Experiences in American Schools: Complicating the Race Discourse

by Shirley Mthethwa-Sommers & Immaculee Harushimana Lexington Books (October 12, 2016)

This book addresses how educators create more inclusive K-12 classrooms for African-born students in American schools. The authors analyze how gender, spirituality, colonization, and religious affiliation as...


Mindfulness and Critical Friendship: A New Perspective on Professional Development for Educators

by Shawn Michael Bullock, Karen Ragoonaden, Amy Johnson Lachuk & Tricia DeGraff et al. Lexington Books (June 15, 2016)

This edited collection contains the work of a diverse group of scholar-practitioners who utilize various methodologies and ideological perspectives to reflect on and interrogate contexts that situate mindfulness...


Identity and Schooling among the Naxi: Becoming Chinese with Naxi Identity

by Haibo Yu Lexington Books (December 03, 2009)

Identity and Schooling Among the Naxi examines the identity construction of Naxi students in Lijiang No.1 Senior Secondary School in China, focusing on the changing roles of school, community, and family in...


Baudrillard, Youth, and American Film: Fatal Theory and Education

by Kip Kline Lexington Books (May 26, 2016)

Baudrillard, Youth, and American Film examines the troubling effects of American cinema's portrayal of youth with Jean Baudrillard's radical social theory and philosophical system.


Race and Pedagogy: Creating Collaborative Spaces for Teacher Transformations

by Susan R. Adams & Jamie Buffington-Adams Lexington Books (April 04, 2016)

Race and Pedagogy identifies persistent, institutional racism as the cause of the lower rates of high school graduation among African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans in the United States. Adams and...