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These titles in Education may be just what you need in your courses, to foster knowledge within the diverse field of education.

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Women, Universities, and Change

Gender Equality in the European Union and the United States

Contemporary scholars of higher education change tend to overlook gender, and gender scholars tend to overlook higher education adaptation. Women,...

Mary Ann Danowitz Sagaria

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Conflict Resolution and Peace Education

Transformations across Disciplines

"Peace is the cornerstone of our survival as humans. It is imperative for PEACE to have a prominent place in education. The book Conflict Resolution and PEACE...

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Hollywood's Exploited

Hollywood's Exploited is an interdisciplinary anthology that provides a compelling analysis of contemporary Hollywood film texts and the larger industry and...

By Richard Van Heertum, Anthony J. Nocella II, Benjamin Frymer, Lawrence Grossberg and Tony Kashani

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Collective Action for Social Change

An Introduction to Community Organizing

Community organizers build solidarity and collective power in fractured communities. They help ordinary people turn their private pain into public action,...

By Aaron Schutz and Marie G. Sandy

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The Black Campus Movement

Black Students and the Racial Reconstitution of Higher Education, 1965-1972

Between 1965 and 1972, African American students at upwards of a thousand historically black and white American colleges and universities organized, demanded,...

"...Between 1965 and 1972, African American students at upwards of a thousand historically black and white American colleges and universities organized, demanded,.... Between 1965 and 1972, African American students at upwards of a thousand historically black and white American colleges and universities organized, demanded, and protested for Black Studies, Black universities, new faces, new ideas—a relevant, diverse higher education. Black power inspired these black students, who were supported by ..."

Ibram H. Rogers

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To Want to Learn

Insights and Provocations for Engaged Learning

Lack of learner motivation is the single greatest challenge before American schools and colleges. When students are self-motivated, they invest more and work...

Jackson Kytle

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Educating Young Giants

What Kids Learn (And Don't Learn) in China and America

In her groundbreaking book, Educating Young Giants, Nancy Pine reveals how reliance on antiquated teaching methods and ineffectual reform efforts has left...

Nancy Pine

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Education as Civic Engagement

Toward a More Democratic Society

Education as Civic Engagement: Toward a More Democratic Society is a collection of ten essays examining education—mostly higher education—as civic engagement....

"...Education as Civic Engagement: Toward a More Democratic Society is a collection of ten essays examining education—mostly higher education—as civic engagement..... Education as Civic Engagement: Toward a More Democratic Society is a collection of ten essays examining education—mostly higher education—as civic engagement. These essays are the finest works of scholarship on education published over the last decade in JAC, an award-winning journal of rhetoric, politics, and culture. Collectively, t..."

By Gary A. Olson and Lynn Worsham

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Empire and Education

A History of Greed and Goodwill from the War of 1898 to the War on Terror

The time was March 2003. The United States was on the cusp of invading Iraq and the American public was split over the impending conflict. Some saw the...

A.J. Angulo

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This collection of original essays examines the history of American education as it has developed as a field since the 1970s and moves into a post-revisionist...

By William J. Reese and John L. Rury

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Reclaiming School in the Aftermath of Trauma

Advice Based on Experience

September 11. . . Virginia Tech . . . Columbine . . . Hurricane Katrina . . . Traumatic events with long lasting consequences. Lives are upended, safety is...

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The Evolution of American Women's Studies

Reflections on Triumphs, Controversies, and Change

This book is comprised of reflections by diverse women’s studies scholars, focusing on the many ways in which the field has evolved from its first...

"...This book is comprised of reflections by diverse women’s studies scholars, focusing on the many ways in which the field has evolved from its first.... This book is comprised of reflections by diverse women’s studies scholars, focusing on the many ways in which the field has evolved from its first introduction in the University setting to the present day.. ..."