Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Ability Profiling and School Failure - 2nd edition

Ability Profiling and School Failure (ISBN10: 0415898234; ISBN13: 9780415898232)
ISBN13: 978-0415898232
ISBN10: 0415898234

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0415898225
ISBN10: 0415898226

Summary: Ability Profiling and School Failure, Second Editionexplores the social and contextual forces that shape the appearance of academic ability and disability and how these forces influence the perception of academic underachievement of minority students. At the book's core is a powerful case study of a competent fifth grader, an African American boy growing up in a predominantly white, rural community, who was excluded from participating in science and literacy discourses within his cla ...show moressroom community. The case study allows for the integration of the story of the student's struggle to be seen as competent with the author's perspective as a researcher and teacher-educator engaged in professional development with the teacher. This new edition situates the book and its case study within current conversations about the contextualized nature of disability, exploring the role of situated literacies, classroom interactions, and social stereotypes in shaping students' identification as ''disabled.'' The author connects her work to disability studies in education and recent research into the overrepresentation of minority students in special education. Ability Profiling and School Failure, Second Edition explores the situated and socially constructed nature of ability, identity, and achievement, and illustrates the role of educational and social exclusion in positioning students within particular identities. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 13
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
Published: 12/14/2012
International: No



List Price: $39.95
Used  Currently Sold Out
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $32.49
Due back 12/19/2014
Rental
Save $7.46 (19%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $38.14

9 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Ability Profiling and School Failure
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (9)  |  New (4)  |  Like New (2)  |  Very Good (2)  |  Good (1)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$45.71
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$38.14
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
GreatBookPrices
Westminster, MD
Seller Rating: 4.19
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$39.56
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
A Book Company
Lexington, KY
Seller Rating: 4.35
Brand new, never opened. Sells out fast! - 2nd Edition - Nonspecific Binding - ISBN 9780415898232
$41.37
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
GreatBookPrices
Westminster, MD
Seller Rating: 4.19
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$64.05
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
Stroud, Glos,
Seller Rating: 4.2
2013 Paperback NEAR FINE Paperback, 256pp. This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping ...show more from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** ...show less
$78.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
SUPER BOOKS
Fort Mill, SC
Seller Rating: 3.76
Buy with Confidence. Excellent Customer Support. We ship from multiple US locations. No CD, DVD or Access Code Included.
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close