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A Study Guide for Michael Dorris's "A Yellow Raft in Blue Water"

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  • Publisher : Rodopi
  • Book Code : 9789042018334
  • Total of Pages : 310
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 496
  • Pdf File: creativity-in-exile.pdf

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The Black Indian in American Literature

By K. Byars-Nichols
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 1137389184
  • Total of Pages : 129
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 360
  • Pdf File: the-black-indian-in-american-literature.pdf

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The first book-length study of the figure of the black Indian in American Literature, this project explores themes of nation, culture, and performativity. Moving from the Post-Independence period to the Contemporary era, Byars-Nichols re-centers a marginalized group challenges stereotypes and conventional ways of thinking about race and culture.

Human Behavior in the Social Environment

By Irl Carter
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  • Publisher : AldineTransaction
  • Book Code : 1412844339
  • Total of Pages : 325
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 828
  • Pdf File: human-behavior-in-the-social-environment.pdf

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Since the publication of the first edition of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, several generations of students have successfully used this classic text, which takes a social systems approach to human behavior. This systems approach is still widely accepted in the human services disciplines, including social work, education, nursing, psychology, and in human services programs themselves. Its ideas have become the organizing framework for curriculum, as well as fruitful sources for new applications of theory and practice. Among the advantages of the social systems approach is that it permits students and practitioners to see connections between fields of practice, between methods, and across professional disciplines and bodies of theory. The book serves as a template of the concentric circles of human behavior, with chapters on fields of behavior, beginning with the person and ranging outward to culture and society. Abundant examples from practice and from behavioral patterns are drawn from the social sciences, topical events, literature, and the authors’ personal and professional experiences. This volume responds to the needs of students and instructors as these have developed since the publication of the previous edition.

Storied Inquiries in International Landscapes

By Tonya Huber
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  • Publisher : IAP
  • Book Code : 1607523973
  • Total of Pages : 597
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 270
  • Pdf File: storied-inquiries-in-international-landscapes.pdf

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Storied Lives: Emancipatory Educational Inquiry—Experience, Narrative, & Pedagogy in the International Landscape of Diversity contains exemplary research practices, strategies, and findings gleaned from the contributions to the 15 issues of the Journal of Critical Inquiry Into Curriculum and Instruction (JCI~>CI). Founding Editor Tonya Huber initiated the JCI~>CI in 1997, as a refereed journal committed to publishing educational scholarship and research of professionals in graduate study. The journal was distinguished by its requirement that the scholarship be the result of the first author’s graduate research—according to Cabell’s Directory, the first journal to do so. Equally important, the third issue of each volume targeted wide representation of cultures and world regions. “Current thinking on ...” written by members of the JCI~>CI Editorial Advisory Board explores state-of-the-art topics related to curriculum inquiry. Illustrations, photography (e.g., Sebastião Salgado’s Workers in vol. 2), collage, student-generated art/artifacts, and full-color art enhance cutting-edge methodologies extending educational research through Aboriginal and Native oral traditions, arts-based analysis, found poetry, data poetry, narrative, and case study foci on liberatory pedagogy and social justice action research.