Education

"To Serve a Larger Purpose"

Engagement for Democracy and the Transformation of Higher Education

Edited by John Saltmarsh and Matthew Hartley

How to return democracy to the heart of a university's mission

326 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 1 figure

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"We Live in the Shadow": Inner-City Kids Tell Their Stories through Photographs

Elaine Bell Kaplan

The inner-city world of young at-risk teens though their powerful photos and stories

208 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 53 halftones

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Achieving Against the Odds

How Academics Become Teachers of Diverse Students

Edited by Esther Kingston-Mann and Tim Sieber

Compelling essays on non-traditional students written by non-traditional faculty

240 pages | 6 x 9

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Acres of Diamonds

Russell H. Conwell

A new edition of the classic inspirational speech

102 pages | 5 x 7 | 1 halftone

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Addressing Violence Against Women on College Campuses

Edited by Catherine Kaukinen, Michelle Hughes Miller, and Ráchael A. Powers

What we know, what we are doing, and how we can improve our prevention of and response to violence against women on college campuses

354 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 line drawings, 3 halftones

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Affirmative Action and the University

A Philosophical Inquiry

Edited by Steven M. Cahn

Philosophical debates on equality in the university

320 pages | 6 x 9

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Alphabet Movers

Teresa Benzwie

Young children dance their way through the alphabet, learning as they play

32 pages | 8.5 x 11

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American Conversations

Puerto Ricans, White Ethnics, and Multicultural Education

Ellen Bigler

An inside look at one revealing battle over multicultural education

296 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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Animals at Play

Rules of the Game

Marc Bekoff

What can we learn from watching animals play?

32 pages | 9 x 7 | 24 color illustrations

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Art Museum Opposites

Katy Friedland

A book of opposites for young readers, based on the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s collections

44 pages | 8.5 x 11 | 32 color illustrations

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The Art of Play

Recess and the Practice of Invention

Anna R Beresin

Play and recess seen from the eyes of children

202 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables, 155 figures, 11 halftones

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At a Loss for Words

How America is Failing Our Children and What We Can Do about It

Betty Bardige

Promoting the importance of pre-literacy skills for later learning

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 figures, 3 halftones

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Beyond the Schoolhouse Gate

Free Speech and the Inculcation of Values

Robert Wheeler Lane

A pragmatic inquiry into student speech, public schooling and the First Amendment

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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Blow Up the Humanities

Toby Miller

A crisp and engaging book that proposes how to save the dying humanities

172 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 table, 1 figure

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Building Drexel

The University and Its City, 1891-2016

Edited by Richardson Dilworth and Scott Gabriel Knowles

The first comprehensive history of Drexel University in Philadelphia

456 pages | 6 x 9 | 45 color photos, 3 tables, 1 line drawing, 61 halftones

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