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Gender, Equity, and Schooling : Policy and Practice - 97 edition

Gender, Equity, and Schooling : Policy and Practice (ISBN10: 0815325355; ISBN13: 9780815325352)
ISBN13: 978-0815325352
ISBN10: 0815325355

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0815325345
ISBN10: 0815325347

Summary: This volume provides readers with an understanding of the gendered nature of schooling and educational policy at multiple levels. It examines the roles of international agencies, national, state or provincial governments, local school administrations, teachers, and student peer groups. The actions of these groups affect the extent to which educational opportunities, treatment, and outcome are equitable not only by gender but also by race and class. The authors explai
n the nature of these actions, their interrelationships, their consequences, and the reasons why they often have unintended effects. In addition, the book examines the relationships among gender equity, academic achievement, and educational reform.
Courses for Adoption
Education and Sociology; Foundations; Urban Education; Education of Minorities; Education of Women; Educational Policy; Education and Politics
Special Features :
  • Presents a multidisciplinary perspective on research, policy and practice
  • Considers issues of race and gender as they impact on schooling
  • Shows how student performance and teacher expectations are influenced by race and gender issues

...show more
Summary: This volume provides readers with an understanding of the gendered nature of schooling and educational policy at multiple levels. It examines the roles of international agencies, national, state or provincial governments, local school administrations, teachers, and student peer groups. The actions of these groups affect the extent to which educational opportunities, treatment, and outcome are equitable not only by gender but also by race and class. The authors explain the nature of these actions, their interrelationships, their consequences, and the reasons why they often have unintended effects. In addition, the book examines the relationships among gender equity, academic achievement, and educational reform.
Courses for Adoption
Education and Sociology; Foundations; Urban Education; Education of Minorities; Education of Women; Educational Policy; Education and Politics
Special Features :
  • Presents a multidisciplinary perspective on research, policy and practice
  • Considers issues of race and gender as they impact on schooling
  • Shows how student performance and teacher expectations are influenced by race and gender issues

...show less

Edition/Copyright: 97
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Publisher: Garland Publishing
Year Published: 1997
International: No

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