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Discrimination and equal education

Last Updated: 5-Oct-2015

This guide is for those researching discrimination and equality in education.

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Background information

"provides the first systematic review to date of how sociologists have studied the relationship between race/ethnicity and educational inequality in 18 different national contexts"
Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE Publications, Inc., 2012.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LC1099 .E38 2012 V.1
"The major aim of this encyclopedia is to describe the most important concepts, theories, research, policies, case studies, and programs at the pre-school through the postsecondary levels and their implications for educational reform. Diversity is defined broadly in this encyclopedia and includes race, ethnicity, social class, gender, sexual orientation (LGBT), religion, language, and exceptionality, which encompasses giftedness and disability." p. xlviii
New York : RoutledgeFalmer, 2002.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LC189.95 .E38 2002
"Pooling together writings from leading academic authorities in education, this single-volume reference provides readers and researchers with provocative new topics and issues in the sociology of education. Entries cover both national and international perspectives and studies, and tackle controversial points in education today, from gender inequality to globalization, minorities to meritocracy."
New York : Routledge, 2013.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB2805 .H2866 2013
"Powerful. The editors have brought together brilliant researchers who make a tremendous contribution to building knowledge about instruction that capitalizes on students' social and cultural contexts. Perhaps most important, they point the way toward taking action that is evidence based and holds potential for making a difference in the literacy lives of our students." -- Victoria J. Risko, Ed.D., Department of Teaching and Learning, Vanderbilt University
New York : Routledge, 2009.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC71 .H364 2009
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC212.52 .R34 1998
"Herein brief essays describe the over 270 key court decisions, people, types of school desegregation plans, legislation, organizations, terms and concepts, and reports and publications that have played a significant role in the history of this topic."
Wesport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, c2006.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LC1099.3 .R33 2006 V.1
"These volumes aim to address both the foundational assumptions and the practices of education in relation to changing conceptions of race and ethnicity."
Los Angeles : Sage, c2009.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LC2717 .S34 2009
"comprehensive collection of theoretical and empirical scholarship in six important areas: historical perspectives, teaching and learning, PK-12 school leadership, higher education, current issues, and education policy."
London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LC191 .R684 2010
Part 1: Perspectives and theories; Part 2: Social processes and practices; Part 3: Inequalities and resistances

New books

Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC196.5 .U6 R33 2015 V.1
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC191.98 .C6 C55 2016
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC2731 .P54 2015


Fairfax, VA : Cox, Matthews & Associates, 2005-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC2801 .B57 V.32:NO.1-13 2015 + SUPPL
Westport, CT : Greenwood Pub. Group,
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks
Abingdon, Oxfordshire, Eng. : Carfax Pub. Co. c1989-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reading Room
New York, NY : Begell House, Inc., c1994-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » Q130 .J678 V.20 2014
"Discipline-specific issues related to women and minorities are consolidated to address the entire educational environment from K through post-graduate and on to continuing education. Included are explorations of feminist teaching methods, black student/white teacher interactions, cultural phenomena that affect classroom climate, and new questions to ask of science."
New York, NY : AMS Press, c1980-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » 371.96 .E236


Education databases

[Washington, DC : National Library of Education?, 199?-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Bibliographic database of educational resources including articles, reports, and curriculum.
[Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Co.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Indexes and abstracts articles of English-language periodicals and books on education from 1983 on. Abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. Full-text coverage begins in January 1996 and is available for over half the 600 journals indexed.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, Inc.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Birmingham, AL : Teachers College Record
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
"Teachers College Record Book Reviews provides comprehensive reviews of the leading books in education and educational research by major scholars in these fields. "

Related databases

[Stamford, Conn.] : Softline Information, [2001]-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
"full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals from alternative and independent presses. This interdisciplinary resource provides a valuable source of viewpoints and perspectives to complement and challenge mainstream media coverage." ...
New York, N.Y. : Public Affairs Information Service, Inc., 1991-
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » Z7163 .P3 V.24 PT.2 2015
Indexes selected books, government documents, and periodical articles on contemporary public issues and the making of public policy.
[Bethesda, Md.] : Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines.
[San Diego, etc., Sociological Abstracts, inc.]
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » HM1 .S67 V.52:NO.6 2004
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.