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"She can‘t help it, she was born that way": Adolescents‘ beliefs about the origins of homosexuality and sexual prejudice
(Universidad de Murcia, 2011-10)
Abstract: This paper examined differences in American adolescents' (n = 1069) beliefs about the origins of homosexuality and how these beliefs re-lated to adolescents' judgments and reasoning about homosexuality, their ...
Contesting the City: Neoliberal Urbanism and the Cultural Politics of Education Reform in Chicago
(Taylor & Francis, 2011-04)
This article examines the intertwining of neoliberal urbanism and education policy in Chicago. Drawing on critical studies in geography, urban sociology and anthropology, education policy, and critical analyses of race, ...
Assessing the productive vocabulary of Spanish-English bilingual toddlers from low-income families
(Cambridge University Press, 2011-04)
This study investigates the utility and validity of the MacArthur-Bates Communicative Development Inventory (CDI) for use with low-income parents and their 24- to 36-month-old Spanish-English bilingual children (n = 79). ...
Investigating English Reading Comprehension Growth in Adolescent Language Minority Learners: Some Insights from the Simple View
(Springer Verlag, 2011-03)
The development of reading skills in language minority (LM) learners, particularly during the middle school years, remains unclear despite the increasing need for educators to serve this rapidly growing population. In this ...