Education and Law

Worlds of Autism: Across the Spectrum of Neurological Difference Worlds of Autism Across the Spectrum of Neurological Difference Joyce Davidson and Michael Orsini, Editors 2013 Fall
Amid controversies about the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of autism, a timely collection of new and critical perspectives on how the disorder is understood and represented
Academic Profiling: Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap Academic Profiling Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap Gilda L. Ochoa 2013 Fall
The achievement gap as it is actually experienced by Latino and Asian American students in one California high school
The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference The Reorder of Things The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference Roderick A. Ferguson 2012 Fall
A critical account of how academia and global capital appropriated the revolutionary fervor of the 1960s and 1970s
A Measure of Success: The Influence of Curriculum-Based Measurement on Education A Measure of Success The Influence of Curriculum-Based Measurement on Education Christine A. Espin, Kristen L. McMaster, Susan Rose and Miya Miura Wayman, Editors 2012 Fall
The past, present, and possible future of using progress monitoring to improve educational outcomes
Debates in the Digital Humanities Debates in the Digital Humanities Matthew K. Gold, Editor 2012 Spring
Leading figures in the digital humanities explore the field’s rapid revolution
Police in the Hallways: Discipline in an Urban High School Police in the Hallways Discipline in an Urban High School Kathleen Nolan 2011 Fall
Exposing the deeply harmful impact of street-style policing on urban high school students
Mothers United: An Immigrant Struggle for Socially Just Education Mothers United An Immigrant Struggle for Socially Just Education Andrea Dyrness 2011 Spring
An intimate and inspiring account of immigrant Latina mothers fighting for better schools for their children
Organizing for Educational Justice: The Campaign for Public School Reform in the South Bronx Organizing for Educational Justice The Campaign for Public School Reform in the South Bronx Michael B. Fabricant 2010 Spring
An in-depth account of community-based school reform that offers a powerful model for parents searching for ways to change public education
Prisons of Poverty Prisons of Poverty Loïc Wacquant 2009 Spring
An international best seller dissects the globalization of penal policies “made in U.S.A.” as part of the spread of neoliberalism
Navajo Courts and Navajo Common Law: A Tradition of Tribal Self-Governance Navajo Courts and Navajo Common Law A Tradition of Tribal Self-Governance Raymond D. Austin 2009 Fall
The only book on the world’s largest tribal court system and Navajo common law
Open Your Eyes: Deaf Studies Talking Open Your Eyes Deaf Studies Talking H-Dirksen L. Bauman, Editor 2007 Fall
A landmark work on the history, future, and implications of deaf studies
Establishing Justice in Middle America: A History of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Establishing Justice in Middle America A History of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Jeffrey Brandon Morris 2007 Spring
An absorbing history of a court that helped to build a nation
Transgender Rights Transgender Rights Paisley Currah, Richard M. Juang and Shannon Price Minter, Editors 2006 Fall
The first comprehensive work on the transgender civil rights movement
Fugitive Thought: Prison Movements, Race, and the Meaning of Justice Fugitive Thought Prison Movements, Race, and the Meaning of Justice Michael Hames-García 2004 Spring
Looks to the philosophy and experience of prisoners to reinvigorate our concepts of justice, solidarity, and freedom
Deathwork: Defending the Condemned Deathwork Defending the Condemned Michael Mello 2002 Fall
A gripping exposé of what lawyers face when they defend prisoners in capital cases.