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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....

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Transforming Higher Education: Economy, Democracy, and the University

by Thomas Kriger, Stephen J. Rosow, Sidney Plotkin & Sally Knapp et al. Lexington Books (July 10, 2012)

The essays in this book address the transformation of higher education and the transformative possibilities of its current conditions. Higher education in American history has always functioned within the context...

Beyond the Classroom Walls

by Jerome Cranston Lexington Books (November 05, 2018)

Written for practicing teachers and administrators, teacher candidates, and scholars who work in the fields of pre-service and in-service teacher education, Beyond the Classroom Walls: Teaching in Challenging...

Storytelling in a Culturally Responsive Classroom

by Laura A. Mitchell Lexington Books (November 02, 2018)

The authentic, storytelling process gives students the opportunity to include their heritage language and culture into the learning process at school. Often, students separate their heritage language and culture...

The Adulteration of Children’s Sports

by Kristi Erdal Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

The Adulteration of Children's Sports explores what behavioral and physiological scientists know about how children’s organized sport has changed, how adults’ goals and needs are at the heart of those changes,...

Reconceptualizing Disability in Education

by Luigi Iannacci Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

Reconceptualizing Disability in Education provides an essential critical exploration of problematic discourses, practices, and pedagogies that inform how disability is presently understood and responded to within...

Uncovering Indigenous Models of Leadership

by Robert Jon Peterson Lexington Books (August 16, 2018)

Uncovering Indigenous Models of Leadership focuses on Native and Indigenous leadership as an expression of a lived experience––as seen, felt, and heard––from the perspectives provided by Native Pacific...

Kenyan Public Universities in the Age of Internationalization

by Iddah Aoko Otieno Lexington Books (June 20, 2018)

This book presents a comprehensive institutional level analysis of a single public institution of higher education in the Republic of Kenya using the case study method of investigation. It is the first case...

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...

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Child Migrants

by Ryan J. Thomas, Mary Grace Antony, Iuliia Kononenko & Alexa M. Dare et al. Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

As global societies grapple with an unprecedented refugee and migration crisis, child refugees and migrants—who constitute a particularly vulnerable immigrant category—have been surprisingly overlooked in...

Apprenticeship Pilgrimage

by Jonathan S. Marion, Lauren Miller Griffith & Helena Wulff Lexington Books (December 29, 2017)

Lauren Miller Griffith and Jonathan S. Marion introduce the concept of apprenticeship pilgrimage to help explain why performers travel to places both near and far in an attempt to increase both their skill and...

Innovations in English Language Teaching in India

by Varun Gulati, Garima Dalal, Nayer Rizwana & Rupali Saran Mirza et al. Lexington Books (November 22, 2017)

Innovations in English Language Teaching: Trends in Language Pedagogy and Technology looks at the various trends and innovations that have emerged recently in the field of English Language Teaching. It gives...

Race at Predominantly White Independent Schools

by Bonnie E. French Lexington Books (November 22, 2017)

In Race at Predominantly White Independent Schools, Bonnie E. French investigates the management of “diversity” at predominantly White, independent schools in the northeastern United States. By conducting...

Turkey's Kurdish Question from an Educational Perspective

by Adem İnce Lexington Books (November 15, 2017)

Turkey’s Kurdish Question from an Educational Perspective represents a comprehensive examination of all major factors in education—teachers, curriculum, policy documents, educational attainments and textbooks—that...

The Working-Class Student in Higher Education

by Terina Roberson Lathe Lexington Books (November 08, 2017)

The Working-Class Student in Higher Education: Addressing a Class-Based Understanding challenges understandings of social class and education by asking how community college faculty perceive working-class students...

Early Childhood Literacy Teachers in High Poverty Schools

by Melissa Landa Lexington Books (November 01, 2017)

Much has been written about the failure of White American public school teachers to effectively teach low-income children of color to read and write. Scholars have offered numerous explanations for this failure,...

A Mindful Teaching Community

by Kelly Hanson, Clay McLeod, Doryan Elliott & Melissa Johnson et al. Lexington Books (September 29, 2017)

A Mindful Teaching Community: Possibilities for Teacher Professional Learning describes a grassroots professional learning journey wherein a group of practicing classroom teachers researches their teaching practices...

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...

Communication Centers and Oral Communication Programs in Higher Education: Advantages, Challenges, and New Directions

by Eunkyong Lee Yook & Wendy Atkins-Sayre Lexington Books (February 23, 2012)

Communication Centers and Oral Communication Programs in Higher Education, edited by Eunkyong L. Yook and Wendy Atkins-Sayre reveals vital information that is of theoretical and practical importance to higher...

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...

Socializing the Classroom: Social Networks and Online Learning

by Susan B. Barnes Lexington Books (April 26, 2012)

Socializing the Classroom: Social Networks and Online Learning, by Susan B. Barnes, examines how social media can be used in education through two research grants and real-world applications. Barnes analyzes...

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...

Confronting Affirmative Action in Brazil

by Vânia Penha-Lopes Lexington Books (June 06, 2017)

Using affirmative action to decrease racial inequality is the latest chapter of a long tradition of comparing Brazil and the United States with regard to race. Confronting Affirmative Action in Brazil: University...

Enhancing Quality in Transnational Higher Education

by Anne Chapman & David Pyvis Lexington Books (October 05, 2012)

Enhancing Quality in Transnational Higher Education explores issues and questions concerning the provision of quality teaching and learning in university programs delivered ‘offshore’. The focus of the book...

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...

Educating the Urban Race

by Ericka J. Fisher Lexington Books (December 05, 2014)

For America's children, for students, growing up urban has become a tainted label. By acquiring one simple label, the urban student has become the other, illegitimate, different from the norm. The urban student...

Rethinking Prison Reentry

by Tony Gaskew Lexington Books (August 26, 2014)

Rethinking Prison Reentry: Transforming Humiliation into Humility describes a prison-based education pedagogy designed to address a prevalent racial politics of shaming, self-segregation, and transgenerational...

Schools and Public Health

by Michael Gard & Carolyn Pluim Lexington Books (June 18, 2014)

Schools and Public Health is a meditation on the past, present, and future of the relationship between public health and American public schools. Gard and Pluim begin by developing a historical account of the...

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...

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...

Exploring Unequal Achievement in the Schools

by George Ansalone Lexington Books (March 16, 2009)

One of the most disturbing problems in American education today is the unequal achievement of children in schools. Few problems have sparked greater concern than the issue of why students from different social...