New Books Network

Jamila Lee-Johnson, and Ashley Gaskew, “Critical Theory and Qualitative Data Analysis in Education” (Routledge, 2018)
Jamila Lee-Johnson and Ashley Gaskew, doctoral students in education at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, join us in this episode to discuss their recently published co-edited volume entitled, Critical Theory and Qualitative Data Analysis in Education (Routledge, 2018). In addition to talking about their own journey to becoming critical... Read More
Sally Nuamah, “How Girls Achieve” (Harvard UP, 2019)
What does it take for all girls to achieve? What will it take to remove the seen and unseen barriers– some a matter of policy and others cultural practice–to more girls achieving the equitable education that is their human right? Sally Nuamah has an answer to these questions. She is... Read More
Sarah Reckhow, “Outside Money in School Board Elections: The Nationalization of Education Politics” (Harvard Education Press, 2019)
Who funds local school board elections? Local residents or major donors living elsewhere? Jeffrey R. Henig, Rebecca Jacobsen, and Sarah Reckhow seek to answer this question in Outside Money in School Board Elections: The Nationalization of Education Politics (Harvard Education Press, 2019). Henig is a professor of political science and... Read More
Ralph James Savarese, “See It Feelingly: Classic Novels, Autistic Readers, and the Schooling of a No-Good English Professor” (Duke UP, 2018)
From the earliest days of medical research into autism, both psychologists and the general public have characterised those on the autism spectrum as literal-minded, unimaginative and lacking in empathy. While in recent years a fresh emphasis on neurodiversity has served to sweep aside this kind of reductive thinking, many people... Read More
Dave Dillon, “Blueprint for Success in College and Career” (Rebus Community Press, 2018)
On this episode of the New Books Network, Lee Pierce (she/they)–Asst. Prof. of Rhetoric at SUNY Geneseo–interviews Dave Dillon of Grossmont College–on a valuable work for higher education: Blueprint for Success in College and Career, available under a Creative Commons License (open access) from the Rebus Community Press (2018). Although... Read More