Critical Readings on Latinos and Education (Hardback)Enrique G Murillo Jr (editor)
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This critical anthology showcases an interdisciplinary forum of scholars sharing a common interest in the analysis, discussion, critique, and dissemination of educational issues impacting Latinos. Drawing on the best of the past 20 years of the Journal of Latinos and Education, the collection highlights work that has been seminal in addressing complex educational issues affecting and influencing the growing Latina and Latino population. Chapters discuss the production and application of wisdom and knowledge to real-world problems while engaging and collaborating with the interests of key stakeholders in other sectors outside the "traditional" academy. Organized thematically around issues related to policy, research, practice, and creative and literary works, the collection is sure to extend and encourage novel ways of thinking about the ongoing and emerging questions around the unifying thread of Latinos and education.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 366
Weight: 680 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
'Carefully curated, timely and thorough, Critical Readings on Latinos is Education is an important contribution to our understandings of the complex and urgent issues facing Latinos and Education. The individual contributions, by leading scholars in their respective fields, make for a book every scholar of education, policy maker, student and, indeed every concerned citizen, should read with gusto and to much profit.'
-Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco is the UCLA Wasserman Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. His books include Latinos: Remaking America and the forthcoming Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Facing the world Crisis
'In Critical Readings on Latinos and Education a collage of important contributions in theory, research and practice are made available by summarizing significant advances in a more informed understanding of U.S. Latino education reflecting how the knowledge base has evolved over the last two decades. This contribution is an important reference for all educators.'
-Eugene E. Garcia, Professor Emeritus, Arizona State University
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