Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Academic Profiling by Gilda L. Ochoa

Today the achievement gap is hotly debated among pundits, politicians, and educators. In particular this conversation often focuses on the two fastest-growing demographic groups in the United States: Asian Americans and Latinos. In "Academic Profiling," Gilda L. Ochoa addresses this so-called gap by going directly to the source. At one California public high school where the controversy is lived every day, Ochoa turns to the students, teachers, and parents to learn about the very real disparities--in opportunity, status, treatment, and assumptions--that lead to more than just gaps in achievement.

Buy Academic Profiling by Gilda L. Ochoa from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780816687398
ISBN-10: 0816687390
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2013
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Academic Profiling by Gilda L. Ochoa

Book Reviews - Academic Profiling by Gilda L. Ochoa

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Academic Profiling book by Gilda L. Ochoa and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Gilda L. Ochoa

Gilda L. Ochoa is professor of sociology and Chicana/o-Latina/o studies at Pomona College. She is the author of Becoming Neighbors in a Mexican American Community and Learning from Latino Teachers and coeditor of Latino Los Angeles.

Books By Gilda L. Ochoa

Academic Profiling by Gilda L. Ochoa
Paperback, October 2013
$26.99
Learning From Latino Teachers by Gilda L. Ochoa
Hardback, September 2007
$32.36