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Teaching the Personal and the Political: Essays on Hope and Justice

William Ayers - Education - 2004 - 161 pages
These essays follow a veteran teacher educator and school reform activist as he tries to understand an enterprise he calls "mysterious and immeasurable." By focusing on the ...
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Reading with Oprah: The Book Club that Changed America

Kathleen Rooney - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 234 pages
Exploring the myths and presuppositions surrounding the Oprah Book Club, this text reveals its complex and far-reaching cultural influence, confronting head-on how the club ...
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Reconceptualizing Literacy in the New Age of Multiculturalism and Pluralism

Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt, Peter Mosenthal - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 433 pages
This collection of essays look at various aspects of reconceptualizing literacy, including connecting with minority perspectives, teacher education and the frameworks for ...
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Teaching Language and Content to Linguistically and Culturally Diverse ...

Yu Ren Dong - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 259 pages
Discusses what constitutes effective instruction for students for whom English is not their native language. The book offers teaching principles as well as concrete ideas for ...
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The Penalty Is Death: U. S. Newspaper Coverage of Women's Executions

Marlin Shipman - Social Science - 2002 - 336 pages
In 1872 Susan Eberhart was convicted of murder for helping her lover to kill his wife. The Atlanta Constitution ran a story about her hanging in Georgia that covered slightly ...
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Being Church, Becoming Community

John M. Buchanan - Religion - 1996 - 125 pages
To John Buchanan, mainline churches have an obligation to be in the world, and their effectiveness requires that they not abandon their traditions. Churches need to steer a ...
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Gloria Naylor: A Critical Companion

Charles E. Wilson - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 177 pages
Examines five novels by Gloria Naylor, showing the struggles faced by her African American characters, and presents biographical information showing her own struggles and ...
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A Search of African American Life, Achievement and Culture: First Search

John C. Cothran - Social Science - 2006 - 370 pages
This book reviews the accomplishments, courage and struggles of African Americans over the past 500 years. This reference contains over 420 images and 1800 facts in a unique ...
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