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Hunt, Thomas C., Ed.; Joseph, Ellis A., Ed.; Nuzzi, Ronald J., Ed. – 2002
The collection of articles in this publication offers a review of the research on Catholic schools during the past decade, and as such, represents an update of "Catholic Schools Make a Difference: Twenty-Five Years of Research." Following the "Introduction," the volume is divided into five sections: (1) "Catholic Schools and the Broader Church"…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholics, Cognitive Style, Demography
Weis, Lois, Ed. – 1988
This volume of essays on class, race, and gender in American education contains an introduction by Lois Weis. Cameron McCarthy and Michael W. Apple contributed an overview, "Race, Class, and Gender in American Educational Research: Toward a Nonsynchronous Parallelist Position." The book has two parts. Part 1, "Different Knowledge,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education
Dworkin, Sari H., Ed.; Gutierrez, Fernando J., Ed. – 1992
In the past decade, assisting gay and lesbian clients with the coming out process, helping clients to manage stigmatized identities, and assisting counselors in removing their homophobic attitudes were the first priorities in dealing with homosexuality. This book outlines some of the issues that gays, lesbians, and bisexuals must deal with beyond…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bisexuality, Blacks, Counseling Effectiveness
Salamone, Frank A., Ed. – 1985
The topics of anthropologist-missionary relationships, theology and missiology, research methods and missionary contributions to ethnology, missionary training and methods, and specific case studies are presented. The ten essays are: (1) "An Ethnoethnography of Missionaries in Kalingaland" (Robert Lawless); (2) "Missionization and…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Clergy, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Influences
National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. – 1980
Twenty-four Hispanic American professional women drawn from the fields of education, social services, and government by the Women's Research Program of the National Institute of Education met to develop a national research agenda which would begin to address the educational and occupational needs of Hispanic women. Twelve papers presented by…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cubans, Dominicans, Educational Needs
Roland, Catherine B., Ed.; Conneely, Rebecca J., Ed. – 1996
Group counseling presents counselors with an increasing complexity of issues. This collection of papers addresses a range of current issues and perspectives for group counselors. The first article examines self disclosure, particularly the effects of counselor self-disclosure on the therapeutic relationship in group counseling. Clinical…
Descriptors: Adolescents, American Indians, Blacks, Bulimia
Darder, Antonia, Ed.; And Others – 1997
Latinos are among the nation's most educationally disadvantaged and economically disenfranchised groups. Addressing this reality within the context of a rapidly changing economy and society, this book links educational practice and the structural dimensions that shape institutional life. Sections focus on the political economy of schooling,…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Bilingual Education, College Faculty, Educational Strategies
Ulman, Elinor, Ed.; Dachinger, Penny, Ed. – 1996
The essays in this collection are grounded in theoretical underpinnings which range from Freud to Montessori. The focus encompasses educational and psychiatric concerns. Essays are organized in 4 parts. Part 1, "Theory of Art Therapy," includes: (1) "Art Therapy: Problems of Definition" (Elinor Ulman); (2) "Therapy is Not Enough: The Contribution…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Art Products, Art Therapy
Rotenberg, Ken J., Ed.; Hymel, Shelley, Ed. – 1999
Despite the apparent universality of loneliness and its link to psychosocial maladjustment, research on loneliness has emerged rather recently in the history of psychology. This book brings together varied theories and lines of research on loneliness among children and adolescents to provide a source for future research. The chapters are: (1)…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Attachment Behavior, Child Development
Sutton, Constance R., Ed.; Chaney, Elsa M., Ed. – 1987
This book comprises the following papers discussing Caribbean life in New York City: (1) The Context of Caribbean Migration (Elsa M. Chaney); (2) The Caribbeanization of New York City and the Emergence of a Transnational Socio-Cultural System (Constance R. Sutton); (3) New York City and Its People: An Historical Perspective Up to World War II…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Child Rearing, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Background
Raphael, Taffy E., Ed.; Au, Kathryn H., Ed. – 1998
Making a case for the value of literature-based instruction, this book presents an overview of the extensive knowledge base supporting literature-based approaches to literacy instruction. It notes that literature-based instruction goes beyond simply changing the kinds of texts children read--also required in literature-based instruction are an…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Literacy
Kauppinen, Heta, Ed.; Diket, Read, Ed. – 1995
This anthology brings together art educators from 21 countries to provide information about the past record of art education along with recent developments and future prospects. In "Part I: Historical Perspectives," the role of cross cultural influences is reported in essays: (1) "Quality Criteria Shifts in One Century of Art…
Descriptors: Art Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context, Cultural Influences
Kastenbaum, Robert, Ed. – 1993
This encyclopedia contains 106 articles on adult development that were written by more than 75 specialists in such diverse fields as anthropology, communication, education, health sciences, history, and psychology. In a guide to related topics that is presented at the beginning of the encyclopedia, the 106 articles are grouped under the following…
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Learning, Adults, Age Differences