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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...

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...

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...

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....

Education and Technology: Critical Perspectives, Possible Futures

by Lucien T. Winegar, David W. Kritt, Judy Malloy & David Cavallo et al. Lexington Books (December 05, 2007)

There are numerous publications about education and technology. What is missing is a balanced appraisal of the values and cognitive skills technology promotes and those it devalues. This is important for education...

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....

The Forgotten Room: Inside a Public Alternative School for At-Risk Youth

by Mary Hollowell & Ashley Bryan Lexington Books (October 26, 2009)

This gritty and compelling ethnography examines the darker side of American education through chronicling the course of Peachtree Alternative School's tenth and final year.. It exposes punitive school policy,...

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...

Higher Education beyond Job Creation: Universities, Citizenship, and Community

by Thomas A. Bryer Lexington Books (May 27, 2014)

In Higher Education beyond Job Creation, Thomas A. Bryer identifies the historical trends, current challenges, and future possibilities for higher education institutions to play an active and measurable role...

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...

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...

Generating Transworld Pedagogy: Reimagining La Clase Mágica

by Ellen Riojas Clark, Olga A. Vasquez, Belinda Bustos Flores & Maria Arreguín-Anderson et al. Lexington Books (February 19, 2014)

Generating Transworld Pedagogy: Reimagining La Clase Mágica forges multiple lines of theory and practice to address one of the greatest challenges in the 21st century: meeting the educational needs of an increasingly...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Communicative Understandings of Women's Leadership Development: From Ceilings of Glass to Labyrinth Paths

by Annette M. Holba, Elesha L. Ruminski, Rebecca L. Dohrman & Ned S. Laff et al. Lexington Books (December 16, 2011)

Communicative Understandings of Women's Leadership Development: From Ceilings of Glass to Labyrinth Paths, edited by Elesha L. Ruminski and Annette M. Holba, weaves the disciplines of communication studies,...

Experiences of Single African-American Women Professors: With this Ph.D., I Thee Wed

by Eletra S. Gilchrist Lexington Books (March 08, 2013)

Experiences of Single African-American Women Professors: With this Ph.D., I Thee Wed, edited by Eletra S. Gilchrist, explores the unique lived experiences of single African-American women professors. This volume,...

Revitalizing the Commons: Cultural and Educational Sites of Resistance and Affirmation

by C. A. Bowers Lexington Books (March 28, 2006)

This book champions the cultural and environmental commons as sites of resistance to the current trend of economic globalization, and explains the nature of educational reforms that promote ecological sustainability,...

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...

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...

Beyond Equality in the American Classroom: The Case for Inclusive Education

by Eric Shyman Lexington Books (July 18, 2013)

This book addresses the need for more scholastically based attention to the discussion and practice of inclusive education for individuals with exceptionality. Drawing on historical, educational, and legislative...

The Trouble with Textbooks: Distorting History and Religion

by Gary A. Tobin & Dennis R. Ybarra Lexington Books (July 31, 2008)

Our elementary, middle, and high school teaching about Jews, Judaism, and Israel is driven by textbook misstatements about Jewish theology, social structure, and the history of Israel that comprise an unsavory...

Confronting Disaster: An Existential Approach to Technoscience

by Raphael Sassower Lexington Books (June 01, 2004)

Contemporary society is rife with instability. Contemporary genetic research has raised and given life to the one-time science fiction specter: the clone. The scarcity of natural energy sources has led to greater...

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...

Managing God's Higher Learning: U.S.-China Cultural Encounter and Canton Christian College (Lingnan University), 1888-1952

by Dong Wang Lexington Books (June 15, 2007)

As the first co-educational institution of higher learning in China, Lingnan University made monumental strides in the education of Christian women, and it created a viable alternative to traditional Chinese...

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...

The French Educator Celestin Freinet (1896-1966): An Inquiry into How His Ideas Shaped Education

by Victor Acker Lexington Books (February 16, 2007)

This book demonstrates how Celestin Freinet influenced education. He was a pioneer in incorporating technology into the classroom.

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...

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...

Survival of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Making it Happen

by Edward Fort Lexington Books (June 16, 2013)

Survival of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities as edited by Edward Fort is a hard-hitting thesis concerned with this segment of higher education in America. Fort and his colleagues outline such...

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...

Mentoring At-Risk Students through the Hidden Curriculum of Higher Education

by Buffy Smith Lexington Books (June 07, 2013)

This book is focused on the mentoring process, a popular higher education initiative that is often used to promote retention and academic success. The central purpose is to unveil the hidden curriculum and provide...

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,...

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...

Professing Feminism: Education and Indoctrination in Women's Studies

by Daphne Patai & Noretta Koertge Lexington Books (February 04, 2003)

In this new and expanded edition of their controversial 1994 book, the authors update their analysis of what's gone wrong with Women's Studies programs. Their three new chapters provide a devastating and detailed...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Police Education and Training in a Global Society

by Dilip K. Das & Peter C. Kratcoski Lexington Books (June 15, 2007)

Police officers working in the 21st century must not only possess vast technical knowledge, but also be able to respond with logic and reason when under pressure. Producing a highly professional police officer...

Strengths and Challenges of New Immigrant Families: Implications for Research, Education, Policy, and Service

by Julie M. Johnson, John Defrain, Rochelle L. Dalla & Douglas A. Abbott et al. Lexington Books (July 16, 2009)

This book is comprised of nineteen chapters written by scholars with expertise on immigrant families representing every corner of the globe_from Africa and India to Europe and Central America. It provides a...

Education and Its Discontents: Teaching, the Humanities, and the Importance of a Liberal Education in the Age of Mass Information

by Mark Moss Lexington Books (November 21, 2011)

Education and Its Discontents: Teaching, the Humanities, and the Importance of a Liberal Education in the Age of Mass Information, by Mark Moss, is an exploration of how the traditional educational environment,...