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Families and schools in a pluralistic society / edited by Nancy Feyl Chavkin.

Other author/creatorChavkin, Nancy Feyl.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoAlbany, N.Y : State University of New York Press, ©1993.
Descriptionxi, 268 pages ; 24 cm.
Series SUNY series, family systems and the life cycle
SUNY series, family systems and the life cycle. ^A307499
Contents Collaboration between schools and disadvantaged parents : obstacles and openings / Oliver C. Moles -- Parents' attitudes and practices of involvement in inner-city elementary and middle schools / Susan L. Dauber and Joyce L. Epstein -- Minority parents and the elementary school : attitudes and practices / Nancy Feyl Chavkin and David L. Williams, Jr. -- Homework-focused parenting practices that positively affect student achievement / Reginald M. Clark -- Minority parents and their youth : concern, encouragement, and support for school achievement / Philip L. Ritter, Randy Mont-Reynaud, and Sanford M. Dornbusch -- Improving education for minority adolescents : toward an ecological perspective on school choice and parent involvement / Patricia A. Bauch -- Strategies for working effectively with Asian immigrant parents / Esther Lee Yao.
Contents Cultural values and American-Indian families / Dolores Subia BigFoot Sipes -- Teaming with parents to promote educational equality for language minority students / Andrea B. Bermúdez -- Increasing student achievement through teacher knowledge about parent involvement / Carmen Simich-Dudgeon -- Benefits and barriers to parent involvement : from Portugal to Boston to Liverpool / Don Davies -- School social workers helping multiethnic families, schools, and communities join forces / Nancy Feyl Chavkin -- A new paradigm for parent involvement / David S. Seeley -- Building the bridge to reach minority parents : education infrastructure supporting success for all children / Dorothy Rich -- Families as educators in a pluralistic society / Diane Scott-Jones.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 91042020
ISBN079141227X (alk. paper)
ISBN9780791412275 (alk. paper)
ISBN0791412288 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN9780791412282 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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Joyner General Stacks LC225.3 .F35 1993 ✔ Available Place Hold
Joyner General Stacks LC225.3 .F35 1993 ✔ Available Place Hold

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