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The Arc of the Covenant

by Earl Schwartz Lexington Books (July 08, 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...


Universities, Pedagogical Encounters, Openness, and Free Speech

by Nuraan Davids & Yusef Waghid Lexington Books (February 01, 2019)

The authors have spent their lives in South Africa, are writing this book from and within a very particular context of compounded oppression, marginalisation and otherness. In many ways, apartheid has both damaged...


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....


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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,...


North Korean Defectors in a New and Competitive Society: Issues and Challenges in Resettlement, Adjustment, and the Learning Process

by Ahlam Lee Lexington Books (December 03, 2015)

Ideological and political tensions have impeded paying attention to human rights violations against North Koreans; instead the security concerns of each nation have focused attention on North Korea’s nuclear...


The Hostile Environment: Students Who Bully in School

by Susan Carter Lexington Books (November 25, 2015)

The Hostile Environment: Students Who Bully in School analyzes seminal and current research on childhood risk factors, legal issues, cyberbullying, and associations between bullying and mental health to suggest...


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.


Women Supervising and Writing Doctoral Theses: Walking on the Grass

by Katrina Jaworski, Lia Bryant, Judith Gill & Margaret Rowntree et al. Lexington Books (April 09, 2015)

This book brings life and depth to understanding the emotional and embodied nature of academic writing, supervising, and inter-subjective learning. It shows that instrumental pedagogies impede universities’...


The Harvard-Yenching Institute and Cultural Engineering

by Shuhua Fan Lexington Books (August 21, 2014)

Using the world-renown Harvard-Yenching Institute as a case study, this book is the first comprehensive examination of the transfer of Western/American humanities knowledge to promote modern humanities in China...


Power and Moral Education in China

by Wangbei Ye Lexington Books (April 15, 2014)

Chinese moral education reform in the last three decades represents the most significant decentralization of decision-making power since the foundation of People’s Republic of China in 1949. On one hand, it...


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...


Writing against the Curriculum: Anti-Disciplinarity in the Writing and Cultural Studies Classroom

by Randi Gray Kristensen & Ryan M. Claycomb Lexington Books (November 05, 2009)

Writing against the Curriculum responds to the popularity of Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) and similar programs in U.S. higher education. Essays by administrators, faculty, and librarians-teaching introductory...


Undergraduate Curricular Peer Mentoring Programs: Perspectives on Innovation by Faculty, Staff, and Students

by Tania S. Smith, Robert Nelson, Marcia Jenneth Epstein & Sanjay Goel et al. Lexington Books (December 15, 2012)

Whether or not a college currently offers a Supplemental Instruction program, uses peer leaders in First-year Learning Community, or assigns Peer Tutors to courses, Undergraduate Peer MentoringPrograms will...


Educational Theory and Jewish Studies in Conversation

by Harvey Shapiro Lexington Books (December 08, 2012)

Educational Theory and Jewish Studies in Conversation: From Volozhin to Buczacz, by Harvey Shapiro, PhD, brings together two different fields of study—modern Jewish studies and contemporary educational theory—to...


Cultural Studies, Education, and Youth: Beyond Schools

by Matthew Carlin, John Broughton, Benjamin Frymer & Nikolina Nedeljkov et al. Lexington Books (July 01, 2011)

Cultural Studies, Education, and Youth: Beyond Schools, edited by Benjamin Frymer, Matthew Carlin, and John Broughton, brings interdisciplinary lenses to the study of education beyond the classroom in order...


The Political Education of Democratus: Negotiating Civic Virtue during the Early Republic

by Brian W. Dotts Lexington Books (March 15, 2012)

The radical Democratic-Republican Societies that emerged during the 1790s not only challenged conventional interpretations of the civic republican tradition, they also adopted Enlightenment principles in their...


Homofiles: Theory, Sexuality, and Graduate Studies

by Jes Battis Lexington Books (December 14, 2011)

Homofiles: Theory, Sexuality, and Graduate Studies, edited by Jes Battis, collects the work of gay, lesbian, and transgender graduate students who are pursuing studies across the humanities. The contributors'...


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...


The Idea of the American University

by Bradley C. S. Watson, Peter Augustine Lawler, Michael P. Foley & Gary D. Glenn et al. Lexington Books (December 28, 2010)

As John Henry Newman reflected on 'The Idea of a University' more than a century and a half ago, Bradley C. S. Watson brings together some of the nation's most eminent thinkers on higher education to reflect...


Inequity in Education: A Historical Perspective

by Debra Meyers & Burke Miller Lexington Books (October 29, 2009)

Inequity in Education represents the latest scholarship investigating issues of race, class, ethnicity, religion, gender, and national identity formation that influenced education in America throughout its history....


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...


Working through Whiteness: Examining White Racial Identity and Profession with Pre-service Teachers

by Kenneth J. Fasching-Varner, Adrienne D. Dixson & Roland W. Mitchell Lexington Books (December 15, 2012)

This book critically examines nine pre-service teacher candidates, and the author’s experience, to explore the ways in which white educators manifest understandings of white racial identity and professional...


Civilizing the Child: Discourses of Race, Nation, and Child Welfare in America

by Katharine S. Bullard Lexington Books (November 26, 2013)

In Civilizing the Child: Discourses of Race, Nation and Child Welfare in America, Katherine S. Bullard analyzes the discourse of child welfare advocates who argued for the notion of a racialized ideal child....


Unmasking Identities: An Exploration of the Lives of Gay and Lesbian Teachers

by Janna Marie Jackson Lexington Books (August 13, 2007)

Based on a qualitative research study of gay and lesbian teachers, Unmasking Identities explores how gay and lesbian teachers bring together their identities in a climate where the two have historically been...


Marxism Against Postmodernism in Educational Theory

by Dave Hill, Peter McLaren, Mike Cole & Glenn Rikowski Lexington Books (December 11, 2002)

Written by renowned British and American educational theorists, Marxism Against Postmodernism in Educational Theory-a substantially revised edition of the original 1999 work- examines the infusion of postmodernism...


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...


Japan and Germany under the U.S. Occupation: A Comparative Analysis of Post-War Education Reform

by Masako Shibata Lexington Books (September 20, 2005)

Japan and Germany under the U.S. Occupation explores the reconstruction of education in both countries after World War II. In Japan large-scale reforms were undertaken swiftly after the nation's surrender, whereas...


Eisenhower in Command at Columbia

by Douglas E. Clark & Marybeth Gasman Lexington Books (March 08, 2013)

Dwight D. Eisenhower’s presidency of Columbia University (1948-1953) is among the least written about periods of his career. It is all but dismissed by historians as a mere interlude between his service as...


Better Worlds: Education, Art, and Utopia

by Peter Roberts & John Freeman-Moir Lexington Books (February 15, 2013)

This book, with its attention to literature and the visual arts as well as traditional non-fiction sources, provides a distinctive, wide-ranging exploration of utopia and education. Utopia is examined not as...


Idealism, Pragmatism, and Feminism: the Philosophy of Ella Lyman Cabot

by John Kaag Lexington Books (December 16, 2011)

This is an intellectual biography in the most literal sense; at no point in the history of American philosophy has an individual embodied the ideals that they wrote about at length. Philosophical idealism, pragmatism...


American Children in Chronic Poverty: Complex Risks, Benefit-Cost Analyses, and Untangling the Knot

by Cynthia E. Lamy Lexington Books (October 26, 2012)

A growing body of research informs us that an effective, efficient fight against chronic American poverty, producing benefits far exceeding costs, is possible. It begins by protecting children from developmental...


Counterrevolution and Repression in the Politics of Education: At the Midnight of Dissent

by Sean Noah Walsh Lexington Books (December 12, 2013)

In this book, Sean Noah Walsh applies Herbert Marcuse’s observations on counterrevolution to recent developments in education politics. Seemingly disparate issues such as the exercise of state power to reorganize...


Mentoring Away the Glass Ceiling in Academia: A Cultured Critique

by Brenda Marina, Allison E. McWilliams, Venessa A. Brown & Ayse Evrensel et al. Lexington Books (June 10, 2015)

Mentoring Away the Glass Ceiling in Academia: A Cultured Critique describes how women of diverse backgrounds perceive their mentoring experiences or the lack of mentoring experiences in the academy. This book...


Centering Women of Color in Academic Counterspaces

by Annemarie Vaccaro & Melissa J. Camba-Kelsay Lexington Books (September 14, 2016)

Centering Women of Color in Academic Counterspaces offers a rich critical race feminist analysis of teaching, learning, and classroom dynamics among diverse students in a classroom counterspace centered on women...


Latina/o College Student Leadership: Emerging Theory, Promising Practice

by Adele Lozano, Eduardo Coronel, Juan Escalante & Juan R. Guardia et al. Lexington Books (December 03, 2015)

This book examines Latina/o college student leadership and leadership development in higher education. Lozano analyzes emerging frameworks, empirical research, leadership models, essays, and promising practices...


Holocaust Education in Lithuania

by Christine Beresniova Lexington Books (March 08, 2017)

Holocaust Education in Lithuania is based on a six-year, multi-sited ethnographic research project that was conducted to analyze the effects of the controversial policies of Holocaust education which were introduced...


The UnCivil University: Intolerance on College Campuses

by Gary A. Tobin, Aryeh Kaufmann Weinberg & Jenna Ferer Lexington Books (May 16, 2009)

This book documents the alarming rise in bigotry and bullying in the academy, using a range of evidence from first-hand accounts of intimidation of students by anti-Israel professors to anti-Semitic articles...


Race, Gender, and Curriculum Theorizing: Working in Womanish Ways

by Nichole A. Guillory, Kirsten T. Edwards, Denise Taliaferro Baszile & Cheryl E. Matias et al. Lexington Books (November 15, 2016)

This book begins to recognize and represent the impact of Black feminist and womanist theory in curriculum theorizing. This collection includes a vibrant group of women of color who do curriculum work to reflect...