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Handbook for Student Law for Higher Education Administrators, Third Edition

by James Ottavio Castagnera Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (September 22, 2017)

The Handbook for Student Law for Higher Education Administrators, Third Edition is a practical tool, intended for administrators dealing with students in higher education, focusing principally on four-year institutions....


Education, Assessment, and the Desire for Dissonance

by Nuraan Davids & Yusef Waghid Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (May 24, 2017)

Education, Assessment, and the Desire for Dissonance aims to address the contentious practice of assessment in schools and universities within a poststructuralist educational paradigm. Within the theoretical...


Leadership, Equity, and Social Justice in American Higher Education

by C.P. Gause Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (May 31, 2017)

Never before have leadership, equity, and social justice been more important and/or critical to the mission of public universities and institutions of higher education. The twenty-first century has ushered in...


When Race Breaks Out

by Helen Fox Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (April 28, 2017)

The third revised edition of "When Race Breaks Out" is a guide for college and high school teachers who want to promote honest and informed conversations about race and racism. Based on the author's personal...


Learning to be in the World with Others

by H. James Garrett Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (February 07, 2017)

In this book, H. James Garrett inquires into the processes of learning about the social world, populated as it often is with bewildering instances of loss, violence, and upheaval. In such learning, interactions...


A New Literacies Reader

by Colin Lankshear & Michele Knobel Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (November 21, 2012)

A New Literacies Reader is an introduction to social and cultural studies of new literacies from the perspectives of educators, education researchers and learners. It focuses on how participating in social practices...


Reading the World, the Globe, and the Cosmos

by Suzanne S. Choo Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (December 09, 2014)

This book won the 2014 AESA (American Educational Studies Association) Critics Choice Award.

The purpose of this book is restore the centrality of pedagogy in governing the ways literary texts are received,...


Moving Ideas

by Mira-Lisa Katz Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 05, 2016)

What does it look and feel like to communicate, create, compose, comprehend, teach, and learn with our bodies? Reaching beyond existing scholarship on multimodality and literacies, Moving Ideas expands our capacity...


Re-situating Canadian Early Childhood Education

by Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw & Larry Prochner Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (December 09, 2014)

This book presents research exploring the potential for postfoundational theories to revitalize discussions in early childhood education. In the past two decades, postfoundation theories (e.g., postmodern, poststructural,...


Critical Studies of Southern Place

by William M. Reynolds Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (September 01, 2013)

Critical Studies of Southern Place: A Reader critically investigates and informs the construction of Southernness, Southern identity, and the South past and present. It promotes and expands the notion of a Southern...


On Language, Democracy, and Social Justice

by Pierre W. Orelus & Noam Chomsky Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (July 01, 2013)

Every century has witnessed the birth of a few world-transcending intellectuals as well as talented emerging scholars. Noam Chomsky and Pierre W. Orelus are no exception. Using dialogues exchanged over the course...


Curriculum*-in-the-Making

by Wolff-Michael Roth Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (December 01, 2013)

Curriculum*-in-the-Making theorizes about the living curriculum as an event that is in the making, for the enacted curriculum is something finished, which, only as an object, can be compared to another object....


Reimagining Education Reform and Innovation

by Matthew Lynch Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (September 01, 2013)

Reimagining Education Reform and Innovation provides scholars and laymen with an assortment of theoretical and practical perspectives for questioning contemporary practices and forging new methods of education...


How Stories Heal

by Robert J. Nash & Sydnee Viray Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (November 01, 2013)

It is time for academics to embrace the fact that nothing is more appealing to readers – especially to our students – than personal stories with meaning-making implications that can touch all lives. No matter...


New Creativity Paradigms

by Kylie Peppler Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (December 30, 2014)

Commissioned by the Wallace Foundation, this book explores research indicating that youth are learning new ways to engage in the arts on their own time and according to their own interests. Digital technologies,...


Employed for Life

by Courtney L. Vien, Gary Daugenti & Tracey Wilen-Daugenti Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (December 30, 2013)

Employed for Life: 21st-Century Career Trends is the first book to explore career development from the viewpoints of firm managers, HR professionals, recruiters, job seekers, and employees. It examines such...


The Rhizome of Blackness

by Ibrahim Awad & Awad Ibrahim Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (January 30, 2014)

The Rhizome of Blackness is a critical ethnographic documentation of the process of how continental African youth are becoming Black in North America. They enter a «social imaginary» where they find themselves...


Auto/biography & Pedagogy

by Freema Elbaz-Luwisch Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (November 05, 2013)

In the tradition of educational narrative inquiry, this book explores diverse ways of thinking, writing and theorizing from auto/biographic experience, in language that is rooted in practice yet challenges the...


Voyage across a Constellation of Information

by Crystle Martin Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (November 18, 2013)

What do orcs, elves, and information literacy have to do with each others? Find out in Voyage across a Constellation of Information as we take an in-depth look at information literacy practices (how people find,...


Peace and Pedagogy Primer

by Molly Quinn Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (April 01, 2012)

What makes for peace as lived? What images of peace issue from examination of daily experience? What can be gleaned from reflection upon the topic for the meanings and makings of peace in our world? Considering...


Curriculum and the Culture Wars

by Melissa Deckman & Joseph Prud'homme Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (November 01, 2012)

Curriculum and the Culture Wars offers a fresh perspective on perennial debates about the role of religion in public schools, focusing on the intersection of religion and curriculum. This debate has been renewed...


Lorenzo Milani, The School of Barbiana and the Struggle for Social Justice

by Peter Mayo, Alessio Surian & Federico Batini Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (January 01, 2013)

This book sheds light on the work of one of the 20th century’s foremost critical educators, the Italian Lorenzo Milani (1923–1967), on the 90th anniversary of his birth. It provides an exposition and critical...


International Perspectives on Higher Education Admission Policy

by Virginia Stead Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 01, 2013)

The promise of this admission policy reader arises from the embodiment of research from 58 authors, six continents, 20 time zones, 20+ first languages, and a broad array of research methodologies. Four sections...


Beyond Actions

by Norijuki Inoue Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (January 01, 2014)

Beyond Actions is a new breed of book on action research, going beyond procedural descriptions of action research and discusses psychological processes and epistemological challenges involved in planning and...


New Social Foundations for Education

by Philip Wexler & Yotam Hotam Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (July 20, 2015)

There has been growing scholarly attention to questions about the revival of religion and religiosity on global social, cultural and political fronts and the emergence of a ‘post-secular’ society. New Social...


Language, Nation, and Identity in the Classroom

by David Hemphill & Erin Blakely Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (February 01, 2014)

Language, Nation, and Identity in the Classroom critiques the normalizing aspects of schooling and the taken-for-granted assumptions in education about culture, identity, language, and learning. The text applies...


My Teaching, My Philosophy

by John Baldacchino, Simone Galea & Duncan P. Mercieca Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 01, 2013)

My Teaching, My Philosophy brings together twenty of the most prominent thinkers on education, philosophy, art, and literature to converse with Kenneth Wain and the many facets of his work. It shows how Wain’s...


Contested Sites in Education

by Karen Ragoonaden Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (July 20, 2015)

Emerging from the contested site of a new university campus, educators reflect upon the transformative process of reconceptualising and rebuilding a faculty of education in the twenty-first century. Contested...


On the Pedagogy of Suffering

by David W. Jardine, Christopher Gilham & Graham McCaffrey Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (January 01, 2015)

This text articulates how and why suffering can be pedagogical in character and how it is often key to authentic and meaningful acts of teaching and learning. This is an ancient idea from the Greek tragedies...


Paulo Freire

by Michael A. Peters & Tina Besley Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (December 30, 2014)

This collection is the first book devoted to Paulo Freire’s ongoing global legacy to provide an analysis of the continuing relevance and significance of Freire’s work and the impact of his global legacy....


Conscientization and the Cultivation of Conscience

by Keqi (David) Liu Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (June 26, 2015)

Conscientization and the Cultivation of Conscience constitutes a major contribution to the international literature on the work of Paulo Freire, one of the most influential educationalists of all time. It provides...


Practicing Disability Studies in Education

by David J. Connor, Jan W. Valle & Chris Hale Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (December 15, 2014)

Practicing Disability Studies in Education: Acting Toward Social Change celebrates the diversity of contemporary work being developed by a range of scholars working within the field of Disability Studies in...


Student Involvement & Academic Outcomes

by Elizabeth A. Daniele, Donald Jr. Mitchell, John A. Gipson & Krista M. Soria Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (September 01, 2014)

Student Involvement and Academic Outcomes links student involvement to tangible academic outcomes (i.e., GPAs, retention rates, graduation rates). This is particularly important for diverse student populations...


Disabling Characters

by Patricia A. Dunn Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 15, 2014)

Disabling Characters provides detailed analyses of selected young adult (YA) novels and short stories. It looks at the relative agency of the disabled character, the behavior of the other characters, the environment...


Henry Chauncey

by Norbert Elliot Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (November 30, 2010)

A leader in twentieth-century education, Henry Chauncey (1905–2002) introduced large-scale assessment into the lives of individual Americans. This first full-length educational biography examines Chauncey’s...


Becoming Activist

by Elizabeth Bishop Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (June 15, 2014)

Becoming Activist is a revolutionary study of youth human rights activism and literacy learning. The book follows five urban youth organizers from the Drop Knowledge Project in New York City. Intentionally polyvocal,...


Teachers and Students as Co-Learners

by Dengting Boyanton Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (November 01, 2010)

Teaching is hard. Many teachers find it stressful. New teachers often lose their enthusiasm. The special education population is skyrocketing. Students are losing their motivation. What has gone wrong? How can...


Constructing Critical Consciousness

by Virginia Lea Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (June 30, 2011)

Critical Multicultural Perspectives on Whiteness Reader aims to help us rethink "race," racism, and whiteness as narratives with deep roots in the past that contribute to the current social order, and function...


Conducting Hermeneutic Research

by Catherine M. Laing, Nancy J. Moules, James C. Field & Graham McCaffrey Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (January 01, 2015)

Conducting Hermeneutic Research: From Philosophy to Practice is the only textbook that teaches the reader ways to conduct research from a philosophical hermeneutic perspective. It is an invaluable resource for...


A Policy History of Standards-Based Education in America

by Boyce Brown Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (December 30, 2015)

A Policy History of Standards-Based Education in America is a narrative history of the development of standards-based education in the United States over the last several decades, from the perspective of anarchist...


Intentional Excellence

by Louie F. Rodríguez Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (June 01, 2014)

Are we bold enough to recognize our own excellence in our schools and communities? This question drives Intentional Excellence, an audacious attempt at developing a Pedagogy of Excellence in Latina/o schools...


Fighting for Our Place in the Sun

by Richard Benson Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 01, 2012)

In Fighting for Our Place in the Sun, Richard D. Benson II examines the life of Malcolm X as not only a radical political figure, but also as a teacher and mentor. The book illuminates the untold tenets of Malcolm...


What’s Race Got To Do With It?

by Bree Picower & Edwin Mayorga Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (October 30, 2014)

Within critical discussions of school reform, researchers and activists are often of two camps. Some focus their analyses on neoliberal economic agendas, while others center on racial inequality. These analyses...


Surviving and Thriving with Teacher Action Research

by Heather Lattimer & Stacey Caillier Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (December 30, 2014)

Action research can be a transformative learning experience that strengthens educators’ practice and empowers our voices. For the novice action researcher, however, it can sometimes be frustrating, isolating,...


Editors Talk about Editing

by Susan L. Greenberg Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (January 12, 2013)

The work of «editing» is by and large something that happens behind the scenes, noticed only when it is done badly, or not done at all. There is not much information about what editors do. The result is that...


Pedagogy for Restoration

by David Krzesni Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (October 09, 2015)

Pedagogy for Restoration seeks to understand the conditions leading to the destruction of Earth in order to discover pedagogy for restoration. As we degrade the planet we degrade ourselves and as we degrade...


Curriculum

by Shirley R. Steinberg & João M. Paraskeva Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (March 10, 2016)

Curriculum: Decanonizing the Field is a fresh and innovative collection that is concerned with the totalitarian Western Eurocentric cult that has dominated the field of curriculum studies. Contributors to this...


Critical Education and Sociomaterial Practice

by Andrew Bieler & Marcia McKenzie Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (February 18, 2016)

Critical Education and Sociomaterial Practice presents a situated approach to learning that suggests the need for more explicit attention to sociomaterial practice in critical education. Specifically, it explores...


Teacher Leadership

by Eleanor Blair Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (April 14, 2016)

Teacher leadership as a dimension of teachers’ work has never been more important. This topic has emerged as a major component of both state and national standards, and as such, it is included in most contemporary...


Popular Educational Classics

by Joseph L. DeVitis Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (April 14, 2016)

The last half century has created deep tensions in how we analyze educational and social change. Educators, policymakers, and concerned citizens have had to cope with competing belief systems in evaluating and...