Educational Policy & Theory

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Residential Child Care

Prospects and Challenges

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Residential Child Care draws on the latest research to offer guidance for developing best practice, policy and improved outcomes for children and young people. Contributors examine important aspects of residential care work, and address the concerns about the poor outcomes for young people leaving care.

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Multicultural Education Policies in Canada and the United States

UBC Press

This volume compares and contrasts foundational myths and highlights the sociopolitical contexts that affect the conditions of citizenship, access to education, and inclusion of diverse cultural knowledge in educational systems.

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Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State, 1897-1937

UBC Press

This innovative account examines the social and political impacts of Chinese teacher's schools in the early 20th century, their role in a society in transition, and their production of grassroots forces that lead to the Communist Revolution.

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Exploring Experiences of Advocacy by People with Learning Disabilities

Testimonies of Resistance

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book charts the course through which people with learning disabilities have become increasingly able to direct their own lives as fully active members of their communities. Many of the personal accounts, photographs and songs included in this book will be accessible and encouraging to people with learning disabilities.

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Training the Excluded for Work

Access and Equity for Women, Immigrants, First Nations, Youth, and People with Low Income

UBC Press

In an attempt to redress social inequities in the workplace, the authors examine various kinds of training programs and recommend specific policy initiatives to improve access to these programs.

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No Place to Learn

Why Universities Aren't Working

UBC Press

Arguing that too much emphasis is placed on specialized research and too little on teaching, this book contends that students seeking higher education in Canada are being short-changed.

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