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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Doing English in Asia: Global Literature and Culture

by Sheng-mei Ma, Patricia Haseltine, Bernard Montoneri & Emerald C. L. Ku et al. Lexington Books (April 13, 2016)

This edited collection examines the effect of globalization on the curriculum of Asian universities. As knowledge of the English language has increasingly been understood as necessary to excel in international...


Performance-Based Funding in Higher Education: The State of Truth in the Information Age

by Angelo Letizia Lexington Books (December 30, 2015)

Performance-Based Funding in Higher Education examines the aims of higher education policies over the past thirty years. This book addresses how job creation and increased graduation rates has distracted educators,...


The Shape and Shaping of the College and University in America: A Lively Experiment

by Stephen J. Nelson Lexington Books (March 01, 2016)

This book presents the issues, controversies, and key players that formed and enabled the American college and university to endure as a critical institution of the nation and society.


Invitational Education and Practice in Higher Education: An International Perspective

by Jenny Edwards, Sheila T. Gregory, Jude Matyo-Cepero & Hilary Brown et al. Lexington Books (March 09, 2016)

This edited collection examines the means to create, maintain, and enhance positive educational experiences at colleges and universities in the United States and abroad with personal accounts, case studies,...


Women in Academia Crossing North-South Borders: Gender, Race, and Displacement

by Malba Barahona, Zuleika Arashiro, Sara C. Motta & Rosalba Icaza et al. Lexington Books (December 09, 2015)

Drawing broadly on decolonial studies, postcolonial feminist scholarship, and studies on identity, this edited volume brings together auto-ethnographies written by female scholars who both migrated from Latin...


The Effects of the September 11 Terrorist Attack on Pakistani-American Parental Involvement in U.S. Schools

by Fawzia Reza Lexington Books (December 14, 2015)

This book examines the challenges that Pakistani-American families have faced in their attempts to assimilate within the U.S. school culture since the September 11 terrorist attack.


Big Box Schools: Race, Education, and the Danger of the Wal-Martization of Public Schools in America

by Lori Latrice Martin Lexington Books (April 21, 2015)

Big Box Schools examines the current educational reform movement and the negative impact of the adoption of the big box business model to public education, especially on students, families, and communities of...


Promoting Global Competence and Social Justice in Teacher Education: Successes and Challenges within Local and International Contexts

by Beatrice L. Bridglall, David Schwarzer, Alan S. Marcus & Marya Burke et al. Lexington Books (March 06, 2015)

This book addresses the growing concern that few practicing teachers in the United States are prepared to handle the demands of educating students for our changing global context.


Teacher-Student Power Relations in Primary Schools in Hong Kong

by Mei-Yee Wong Lexington Books (December 11, 2014)

This book addresses power relationships, specifically how teachers and students experience power, and why certain power patterns can be observed in classrooms. Set in the context of Hong Kong, a society in which...


Leadership in American Academic Geography: The Twentieth Century

by Michael S. DeVivo Lexington Books (November 14, 2014)

DeVivo employs a historical narrative in offering a critical review of the most influential leaders in American academic geography during the twentieth century. Geographers with interest in the history of the...


Professional Development Schools and Social Justice: Schools and Universities Partnering to Make a Difference

by Ph. D Zenkov, Diane Corrigan, Ronald S. Beebe & Corey R. Sell Lexington Books (October 22, 2013)

This book highlights school/university partnerships, specifically Professional Development Schools’ focus on collaborative activities that endeavor to promote social justice in and across P-12 and university...


The Demoralization of Teachers: Crisis in a Rural School in China

by Dan Wang Lexington Books (May 16, 2013)

This book offers a rich ethnographic account that meticulously portrays teachers’ life and work, hopes and despairs, and daily struggles within and beyond a Chinese rural school. Through a vivid narrative,...


Policy Metamorphosis in China: A Case Study of Minban Education in Shanghai

by Xiaojiong Ding Lexington Books (December 01, 2011)

This book delineates the history of minban/private education in mainland China, particularly its current form. It studies the process of policy implementation in the domain of minban education, on the basis...


Enhancing Quality in Transnational Higher Education

by Anne Chapman & David Pyvis Lexington Books (October 05, 2012)

Enhancing Quality in Transnational Higher Education explores issues and questions concerning the provision of quality teaching and learning in university programs delivered ‘offshore’. The focus of the book...


Transforming Higher Education: Economy, Democracy, and the University

by Thomas Kriger, Stephen J. Rosow, Sidney Plotkin & Sally Knapp et al. Lexington Books (July 10, 2012)

The essays in this book address the transformation of higher education and the transformative possibilities of its current conditions. Higher education in American history has always functioned within the context...


Thinking about and Enacting Curriculum in "Frames of War"

by Rahat Naqvi & Hans Smits Lexington Books (November 15, 2011)

Thinking about and Enacting Curriculum in “Frames of War”, edited by Rahat Naqvi and Hans Smits, responds to the challenges Judith Butler posed about the precariousness of life and questions about how we...


Military Brass vs. Civilian Academics at the National War College: A Clash of Cultures

by Howard J. Wiarda Lexington Books (January 20, 2011)

In Military Brass vs. Civilian Academics at the National War College: A Clash of Cultures, Howard J. Wiarda uses his first-hand experience to examine the conflict between the two cultures, military and civilian,...


Living Nonviolently: Language for Resisting Violence

by Gabriel Moran Lexington Books (March 31, 2011)

Living Nonviolently: Language for Resisting Violence proposes distinctions of language that effectively address issues of force, power, aggressiveness, violence and war. No other book provides such a consistent...


Student Loans in China: Efficiency, Equity, and Social Justice

by Baoyan Cheng Lexington Books (March 24, 2011)

Providing the most updated information on the current financial aid system, especially the Government-subsidized Student Loan Program, in China, this book employs a multi-perspective approach to studying this...


Teacher Education, Diversity, and Community Engagement in Liberal Arts Colleges

by Lucy W. Mule Lexington Books (June 23, 2010)

This book examines the promise of and issues related to preparing teachers for cultural diversity through community engagement in the liberal arts colleges. The field of teacher education and small liberal arts...


Educating the Urban Race

by Ericka J. Fisher Lexington Books (December 05, 2014)

For America's children, for students, growing up urban has become a tainted label. By acquiring one simple label, the urban student has become the other, illegitimate, different from the norm. The urban student...


The Global Impact of South Korean Popular Culture: Hallyu Unbound

by Valentina Marinescu, Vladislava Mazaná, Colette Balmain & Paula Iadevito et al. Lexington Books (September 24, 2014)

This book presents the reception of Hallyu ("the Korean Wave") and the real and imaginary “maps” of the export of South Korean cultural products around the world. It is an interdisciplinary and multicultural...


Rethinking Prison Reentry

by Tony Gaskew Lexington Books (August 26, 2014)

Rethinking Prison Reentry: Transforming Humiliation into Humility describes a prison-based education pedagogy designed to address a prevalent racial politics of shaming, self-segregation, and transgenerational...


Identity and African American Men: Exploring the Content of Our Characterization

by Kenneth Maurice Tyler Lexington Books (July 16, 2014)

Kenneth Maurice Tyler identifies and describes the multiple identity components of young African American men using the theoretical and empirical literatures from education and the social science disciplines....


Schools and Public Health

by Michael Gard & Carolyn Pluim Lexington Books (June 18, 2014)

Schools and Public Health is a meditation on the past, present, and future of the relationship between public health and American public schools. Gard and Pluim begin by developing a historical account of the...