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Providing a comprehensive review of rigorous, innovative, and critical scholarship relevant to educational issues which impact Latinos, this Handbook captures the field at this point in time. Its unique purpose and function is to profile the scope and terrain of academic inquiry on Latinos and education. Presenting the most significant and potentially influential work in the field in terms of its contributions to research, to professional practice, and to the emergence of related interdisciplinary studies and theory, the volume is organized around five themes: * history, theory, and methodology * policies and politics * language and culture * teaching and learning * resources and information. The Handbook of Latinos and Education is a must-have resource for educational researchers, graduate students, teacher educators, and the broad spectrum of individuals, groups, agencies, organizations and institutions sharing a common interest in and commitment to the educational issues that impact Latinos.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780805858402
ISBN-10: 0805858407
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x 35mm)
Pages: 700
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Enrique G. Murillo, Jr.

Enrique G. Murillo, Jr. is Associate Professor in the Department of Language, Literacy, and Culture at California State University, San Bernardino. He is the editor of the Journal of Latinos and Education. Sofia A. Villenas is Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Latino/a Studies Program at Cornell University. Ruth Trinidad Galvan is Assistant Professor in the Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies Department at the University of New Mexico. Juan Sanchez Munoz is Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and Director of the Center for Research in Leadership and Education, in the College of Education, Texas Tech University. Corinne Martinez is Associate Professor in the Department of Teacher Education at California State University, Long Beach. Margarita Machado-Casas is Assistant Professor in the Department of Bicultural Bilingual Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio.