1996 0-7734-8839-1 This book will be instrumental in enhancing the current national movement for implementing the multicultural thrust in the academic curriculum of public schools, colleges, and universities. The national demographics for the year 2000 provide a clear implication for need of multicultural education to create harmony and achieve unity in this nation. This book contains contributions by individuals who provide a cross section of perceptions as to the best way to utilize multicultural education and strengthen the fiber of education for all.
2007 0-7734-5426-8 In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, a group of Southern University at New Orleans administrators, faculty and staff provided counseling for the children at Sophie B. Wright Middle School. Many of these children and their families could not evacuate for the hurricane and endured the horror at the Superdome and the local, state and national neglect. This book tells their stories. Gathering together leading experts to examine the lessons that Hurricane Katrina teaches us about better assessing, perceiving, and managing risks as well as dealing with the aftermath of a natural disaster, this book provides insight into the effects of such disasters on the daily lives of the individuals who live through them.
1999 0-7734-7886-8 This book proposes a new model for educational leadership in the 21st century. It is a tool for developing positive attitudes and human success for individual and families throughout society. It addressed the negativism that infiltrates the environment, helping readers to develop a positive focus by restructuring their thinking.
1997 0-7734-8451-5 This volume contains scholarly papers written by professional educators in various areas of the teaching and learning arena, providing research-based information addressing crucial issues and focused on solutions for the national epidemic of youth violence.
1992 0-7734-1655-2 Major objective is to provide information that may be utilized by parents, grandparents, or any adult interested in creating a healthy environment for children. Includes chapters on the Development Process of the Personality of Children of Color; Parent-child Relationship; Children and the Home; Guiding the Behavior of Children; Positive Discipline; and Foster Parenting.
2001 0-7734-7510-9 This book deals with approaches and ideas for dealing with issues related to racism in the community, homes, schools, agencies, and society. The authors represent diversified cultural and ethnic backgrounds and life experiences.
1994 0-7734-9427-8 The information in this book addresses a central topic with relevance not only at the state, regional, and national levels, but also at the international level. Russia, Somalia, Bosnia, and the United States are all dealing with cultural conflict which indicates there is a need for educators to address the crucial issue of multicultural education. This volume offers the total society strategies and also an infrastructure for unity among human beings.
2009 0-7734-4917-5 This book elucidates the pedagogical and professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to teach K-12 students positive thinking and behavioral skills. It will help individuals at all levels of society to become cognizant of the academic and social value of peace education.