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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Buddhist-Based Universities in the United States: Searching for a New Model in Higher Education

by Tanya Storch Lexington Books (May 05, 2015)

This book investigates Buddhist universities in the United States, each of which offers degrees in liberal arts and professional fields while simultaneously educating their students in the philosophy and practices...


The Implementation of Inclusive Education in Beijing: Exorcizing the Haunting Specter of Meritocracy

by Kai Yu Lexington Books (February 16, 2014)

The Chinese educational experience illustrates a vacillation between a socialist egalitarian belief and a liberal cost-effective development model. The apex of China’s education system has become a privileged...


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...


Globalization and Higher Education in Albania

by Jevdet Rexhepi Lexington Books (August 23, 2013)

This book focuses on the impacts of global and transnational trends in higher education policy in Albania and provides a window into the variable interplay of local and global forces in an under-studied Balkan...


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,...


China's Mongols at University: Contesting Cultural Recognition

by Zhenzhou Zhao & Wing On Lee Lexington Books (April 09, 2010)

China's Mongols at University looks at interactions among the government, universities, and minority Mongol students. Zhenzhou Zhao gradually presents and reflects on life stories of seemingly privileged minorities...


The American-Style University at Large

by Kathryn L. Kleypas & James I. McDougall Lexington Books (November 16, 2011)

The focus of research on the globalization of higher education has historically been on universities within the United States. More recently, the focus has shifted to the international scene, yet there remain...


Liberating Sanctuary: 100 Years of Women's Education at the College of St. Catherine

by Jane Lamm Carroll, Joanne Cavallaro & Sharon Doherty Lexington Books (December 01, 2011)

The essays in Liberating Sanctuary: 100 Years of Women’s Education at the College of St. Catherine, edited by Jane Lamm Carroll, Joanne Cavallaro, and Sharon Doherty examine key figures, decisions, and ideas...


The Relevance of Higher Education: Exploring a Contested Notion

by Timothy Simpson, Bradley C. S. Watson, Bryan R. Warnick & Michael Schwartz et al. Lexington Books (September 24, 2013)

The Relevance of Higher Education: Exploring a Contested Notion, edited by Timothy L. Simpson, examines the relevance of higher education from diverse disciplinary perspectives to grasp its historical and philosophical...


Higher Education: Open for Business

by Christian Gilde Lexington Books (June 15, 2007)

Higher Education: Open for Business presents a well-argued critique of the emergence of commercial values in a system reserved for learning and scholastic inquiry. Through closer examination of academic areas...


Out of the Revolution: The Development of Africana Studies

by Delores P. Aldridge & Carlene Young Lexington Books (November 01, 2000)

In Out of the Revolution, Delores P. Aldridge and Carlene Young collect thirty-one of the nation's top scholars to provide a complete reference for understanding the impetus for, the development of, and future...


John Dewey, Liang Shuming, and China's Education Reform: Cultivating Individuality

by Huajun Zhang Lexington Books (April 19, 2013)

This book addresses an often-ignored theme in the mission of the current Chinese education reform: cultivating students’ individuality as a foundation of learning. Moreover, it tries to revive the Confucian...


Not Just Getting By: The New Era of Flexible Workforce Development

by Mary L. Gatta & Kevin P. McCabe Lexington Books (December 07, 2005)

Not Just Getting By chronicles groundbreaking thinking and research on new and innovative workforce development initiatives to create flexible and collaborative programs and policies. Author Mary Gatta builds...


Asia's Educational Edge: Current Achievements in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, and India

by Yugui Guo & William K. Cummings Lexington Books (February 01, 2005)

Asia's Educational Edge warns that the United States relies heavily on the talent of foreign-born scientists and engineers_skilled workers who face increasing, and increasingly favorable, options for employment...


Voices of Native American Educators: Integrating History, Culture, and Language to Improve Learning Outcomes for Native American Students

by Sheila T. Gregory Lexington Books (December 01, 2011)

Voices of Native American Indian Educators: Integrating History, Culture, and Language to Improve Learning Outcomes for Native American Indian Students, edited by Sheila T. Gregory, provides vivid, comprehensive...


African American Students' Career and College Readiness: The Journey Unraveled

by M. Ann Shillingford, Jennifer R. Curry, Natoya Haskins & Tristen Bergholtz et al. Lexington Books (October 08, 2015)

College and Career Readiness of African American Students: The Journey Unraveled provides a strengths-based, multi-systemic solutions approach for higher education administration, school counseling, and urban...


Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Studies of Three Student Development Programs

by Beatrice L. Bridglall, Kenneth I. Maton, Freeman A. Hrabowski Iii & Susan Layden et al. Lexington Books (August 28, 2013)

This book investigates three discrete models from which we can distill a set of strategies for promoting high student achievement, retention, and completion rates in higher education. They include: the Meyerhoff...