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Borman, Kathryn M.

Works: 68 works in 260 publications in 2 languages and 14,932 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor
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Most widely held works by Kathryn M Borman
Meaningful urban education reform : confronting the learning crisis in mathematics and science by Kathryn M Borman( )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on a three-year study of the National Science Foundation's Urban Systemic Initiative, Meaningful Urban Education Reform is an overview of recent attempts to change teaching in mathematics and science in urban environments. The book evaluates the impact of educational reform on urban schools, determines how schools with the highest levels of poverty in the United States can make successful changes, and investigates how communities and policy makers contribute to student achievement."--Jacket
Changing American education : recapturing the past or inventing the future? by Kathryn M Borman( )

17 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School change and educational reform are discussed constantly by the media. Despite a decade of frenzied interest, there is little consensus on the most fundamental issues. The terminology of school reform remains unclear, obscured by ideological rhetoric. What is meant by terms such as "school restructuring," "site-based management," and "teacher education reform"? This book examines social changes affecting education; amplifies case studies of school change; and analyzes the gap between the rhetoric and reality of educational reform. Changing American Education examines the nature of comprehensive, large-scale historical and social changes that contextualize educational reform and amplifies the meaning of lessons learned by those who have assisted in change efforts. The authors draw upon rich case material that documents the possibilities and hazards awaiting those who undertake reform of educational practice and structures. They also examine how the rhetoric of educational change may fall short of the reality, as translated to processes and practices at different levels of the enterprise
The first "real" job : a study of young workers by Kathryn M Borman( )

8 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education reform in Florida : diversity and equity in public policy by Kathryn M Borman( )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Education Reform in Florida, sociologists and historians evaluate Governor Jeb Bush's nation-leading school reform policies since 1999. They examine the startlingly broad range of education policy changes enacted in Florida during Bush's first term, including moves toward privatization with a voucher system, more government control of public education institutions with centralized accountability mechanisms, and a "superboard" for all public education. The contributors arrive at a mixed conclusion regarding Bush's first-term education policies: while he deserves credit for holding students to higher standards, his policies have, unfortunately, pushed for equality m a very narrow way. The contributors remain skeptical about seeing significant and sweeping improvement in how well Florida schools work for all students
Pressing forward : increasing and expanding rigor and relevance in America's high schools by Becky Smerdon( )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adolescent years : social influences and educational challenges( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The contributors to this book see adolescence in broad terms - as a "dynamic social construction." As society changes, it becomes necessary to rethink what it means to be an adolescent in a rapidly changing world and to look with great care for explanations of teenage behavior, which is often perplexing to adults and teenagers themselves." "A recurrent theme in this volume is that, no matter how adolescence is defined, the establishment of identity and the search for autonomy remain central developmental tasks of the adolescent years. Changes in the various social contexts in which teenagers live - family, school, community institutions, peer groups, workplace - can significantly affect the progress they make with these and other social and cognitive developmental tasks. And success with those tasks is critical to ensure a smooth transition into adulthood."--Jacket
Women and work : a handbook by Sonia Carreon( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in the work force today are still subjected to the "glass ceiling," sexual discrimination, income inequality, stereotyping, and other obstacles to equal employment and professional advancement. Now a collection of 150 original articles written for this handbook explores the challenges and career blocks that today's women face in the workplace, discuss important contemporary issues, and offers a wide range of facts and data on women's employment. The Handbook answer hundreds of questions as it illuminates current achievements and obstacles to success for women in the marketplace. Drawing upon a growing body of research in the social and behavioral sciences, the articles provide insights into such issues as the sex segregation of occupations, comparable worth, women in traditionally male occupations, career plans of college women, gende4r bias in job evaluations and personnel decisions, sexual harassment, the gendered culture of organizations, the effects of maternal employment on children and child care, and more. The articles draw on extensive research and studies on women in the workplace across the U.S. and around the world. A valuable research aid This handbook presents the reader with a broadly-based understanding of women's work experiences and provides a useful set of sources for in depth research. It is a valuable reference for professors, librarians, researchers, guidance counselors, and students who need reliable, up-to-date information. The handbook includes a subject and name index
Women in the workplace : effects on families( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The social life of children in a changing society( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnic diversity in communities and schools : recognizing and building on strengths by Kathryn M Borman( Book )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Work experience and psychological development through the life span( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schools in central cities : structure and process by Kathryn M Borman( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effective schooling for economically disadvantaged students : school-based strategies for diverse student populations by J. Howard Johnston( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From mountain to metropolis : Appalachian migrants in American cities by Kathryn M Borman( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book consists of 14 essays that focus on the condition of urban Appalachians (former migrants to cities from Appalachia and their descendants). Chapters address issues of health, environment, education, and cultural identity in an urban Appalachian context, and are meant to be a resource for educators and health and human service professionals involved with this social sector. Part I covers current migration patterns, recent demographic information, and cultural perseverance among urban Appalachians. Part ii is devoted to health-care and environmental concerns of urban blacks and Appalachians. Part iii focuses on social and educational issues of urban Appalachian children, particularly those marginalized by poverty or neighborhood. Individual chapters are as follows: (1)"Living City, Feeling Country: The Current Status and Future Prospects of Urban Appalachians" (P.J. Obermiller and M.E. Maloney); (2) "Looking for Appalachians in Pittsburgh: Seeking Deliverance, Finding the Deer Hunter" (P.J. Obermiller and M.E. Maloney); (3) "The Sense of Place and Cultural Identity among Urban Appalachians: a Study in Postdeath Migration" (P.J. Obermiller and R. Rappold); (4) "Appalachian Women: Between Two Cultures" (H.V. McCoy and others); (5) "Urban Appalachian Health Concerns" (P.J. Obermiller and R.W. Oldendick); (6) "Health Education Strategies for Urban Blacks and Appalachians" (P.J. Obermiller and W.S. Handy, Jr.); (7) "The Health Status of Children Living in Urban Appalachian Neighborhoods" (M.K. Brown and P.J. Obermiller); (8) "Concerning Contamination: Attitudes on Environmental Issues among Urban Minority Groups" (P.J. Obermiller and A. Smith); (9) "a Case for Naturalistic Assessment and Intervention in an Urban Appalachian Community" (D. Barnett and others); (10) "Urban Appalachians and Professional Intervention: a Model for Educators and Social Service Providers" (L.R. Helton and others); (11) "Echoes from the Hill: Urban Appalachian Youths and Educational Reform" (E.M. Penn and others); (12) "Readin', Writin', and Route 23: a Road to Economic but Not Educational Success" (J.S. DeStefano); (13) "Social Change and Urban Appalachian Children: Youth at Risk" (K.M. Borman and D. Stegelin); and (14) "Appalachians in Cities: Issues and Challenges for Research" (R.H. Halperin). The book contains over 250 references, an index, and author profiles. (Lp)
Becoming an engineer in public universities : pathways for women and minorities by Kathryn M Borman( Book )

14 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on research conducted in a three-year, mixed-method, multi-site National Science Foundation, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP) Project, this book offers a comprehensive look into how engineering department culture and climate impacts the successful retention of female and under-represented minority college students. The editors provide valuable insight into how engineering programs support female and minority students and what strategies students employ to successfully complete engineering programs, while also addressing policies and practices that will best serve engineers in the 21st century
Examining comprehensive school reform by Daniel K Aladjem( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban school reformers for decades have tried to improve educational outcomes for underserved and disadvantaged students, with the assistance of constantly evolving federal and state policies. In recent years, education policies have shifted from targeting individual students to developing universal standards for teaching and learning, and comprehensive school reform (CSR) has emerged as an effective key model. The federal CSR program seeks to support the implementation of comprehensive school reform, especially in high-poverty schools, and to improve efforts to help all children meet challeng
Contemporary issues in U.S. education by Kathryn M Borman( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book grew from a collection of papers presented in the 1987-88 academic year at the University of Cincinnati. Some of the papers explore issues prevalent in the 1988 presidential election year. The issues are critical to an understanding of the relationships between social issues and political activity in U.S. society. Chapters examine two topics--understanding social and policy issues and initiating political action to confront or solve them. Following the preface, the chapters include: (1) "Educational Policy Dilemmas: Can We Have Control and Quality and Choice and Democracy and Equity?" (Catherine Marshall); (2) "Education for Change--Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Relationships between the Contexts and the Content of Learning" (Rhoda H. Halperin); (3) "Kinds of Schools" (Reba N. Page); (4) "Language, Schooling, and Subjectivity: beyond a Pedagogy of Reproduction and Resistance" (Henry A. Giroux and Peter McLaren); (5) "Visual Traces in Schools and the Reproduction of Societal Inequities" (Fenwick W. English); (6) "Thinking-in-Action: Lessons from the Field" (Robert J. Yinger); (7) "Access to Literacy for Young Learners" (Victoria Purcell-Gates and Terry S. Salinger); (8) "Price as a Lever of Higher Education Reform" (Charles H. Karelis); and (9) "Education and the Presidential Race: Looking beyond the Rhetoric" (Karen S. Gallagher and R.J. Gallagher). A subject and an author index are included. Two tables and 11 figures are included. (Lmi)
Becoming a worker( Book )

8 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Implementing educational reform : sociological perspectives on educational policy( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investing in U.S. schools : directions for educational policy by Bruce Anthony Jones( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education as a central theme of national and public concern has grown at an unprecedented rate over the past decade. After more than a decade of reform, children have become the poorest of all age groups within the U.S. economy. The issue of equity in education continues to be pitted against the issue of quality in education. This book contains articles that discuss the types of investments in education that society must make. Chapters in part 1 build a context for the study of schools in relation to communities. Following the introduction, the chapters include: (1) "Schools in the 'Community' and Urban Context: Incorporating Collaboration and Empowerment" (Bruce Anthony Jones); (2) "Commitment to Community" (Zakia McKinney); (3) "Creating Shared Visions: The Process of Community Deliberation" (Louis Castenell and Sally B. Kilgore); and (4) "Facilitating the Transition from School to Work" (John C. Weidman). Part 2 focuses on teacher, student, curriculum, and instructional needs. Chapters include: (5) "Incentives for Teachers: Mixing the Intrinsic with the Financial" (William A. Firestone); (6) "Teacher Burnout in the Face of Reform: Some Caveats in Breaking the Mold" (Anthony Gary Dworkin and Merric Lee Townsend); (7) "Today Kentucky, Tomorrow America? Linking the Foxfire Philosophy of Teaching to Contemporary American School Reform" (Alan J. De Young); and (8) "Edu-Culture: An Innovative Strategy for Promoting Identity and Scholarship in Young African-American Males" (Kenneth L. Ghee). The third part addresses education-investment strategies as related to the issues of choice, school finance, and state reform. Chapters include: (9) "Choice and Urban School Reform" (Charles Glenn); (10) "The Reform That Wasn't: The Lighthouse Strategy of Local Control" (Maureen W. McClure); and (11) "Beyond Micromanagement, Beyond Deregulation: The State Role in Effective Education Reform" (Susan Perkins Weston). The final part contains chapters that analyze how and what must be invested in schools: (12) "The Age of Education Reform: Myth and Realities" (Marvin J. Berlowitz and Charles C. Jackson); and (13) "Education Reform and Policy Implications" (Kathryn M. Borman). References accompany each chapter. A subject and author index are included. (Lmi)
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Meaningful urban education reform : confronting the learning crisis in mathematics and science
Changing American education : recapturing the past or inventing the future?Education reform in Florida : diversity and equity in public policyThe adolescent years : social influences and educational challengesWomen and work : a handbookWomen in the workplace : effects on familiesThe social life of children in a changing societyEthnic diversity in communities and schools : recognizing and building on strengthsEffective schooling for economically disadvantaged students : school-based strategies for diverse student populations
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Borman, Kathryn

Borman, Kathryn 1941-

Borman, Kathryn M.

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