Volume 2007 No. 2

Vol 2007 no 2

Education for the future

Education vs. Training in the Twenty First Century
William Brantley Hale
Montessori vs. Traditional Education in the Public Sector:  Seeking Appropriate Comparisons of Academic Achievement
Jane Carol Manner
From Bacon to Bush (Vannevar, not G.W.): Common Ground Between Useful Knowledge and Red Brick Institutions
Elaine Storella
Achieving Student Success in a Regional Public Alternative School Setting Through a Consequence-Based Model
Sue M. Burkholder and Marti Merrit


Globalization and its Effect on National Security
Anna D. Simmons
Barbed Wire Enclosed Spaces and Places:  Elites, Ethnic Tensions and Public Policy
Carolyn Calloway-Thomas
Two Patterns of Migration (Nigeria and the United States): Race, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Immigration
Emeka Onwubu
Transmigration: Encountering “Others” in Today’s Pluralistic Nations
Peter Michael Gardner
Nation-building in an inner-city neighborhood: The importance of knowing your history
Bernadette Longo, Angela Dawson and Roopa Sukumaran
Global Response to the U.S. Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA) and the Annual Trafficking in Person’s report (TIP) of 2006
Johnny E. McGaha and Nola Theiss
From Latin Americans to Latinos: Latin American Immigration in US: the Unwanted Children
Ana Moraña
Postnationalism, Globalization and the “Post-Mexican Condition” in Roger Bartra
Michael Paul Abeyta
Globalization and Migration in the 21st Century: looking back into the future
Jan Ryan
Dominican-American Writers: Hybridity and Ambivalence
Fernando Valerio-Holguín
State and Race in the Brazilian Empire
Lydia M. Garner


Secular Humanism vs. Religion? The Liberal Democratic Education Tradition and the Battle over Vouchers in the USA
Todd Alan Price
The future of vouchers as educational reform, political strategy, economic solution, and public policy in the United States
Kathleen Sullivan Brown

Science, Religion and Evolution

Ethics of Stem-Cell Research: A Framework for Ethical Dialogue Regarding Sources of Conflict
Francis C. Dane
Stumbling Over a Worldview: Understanding the Root and Meaning of the Controversy between Science and Religion
Joseph Martin
Many Types of Creativity are Evolutionary Processes
Donald B. Pribor
From Epistemological Dissension to Purposeful Accommodation: The Pursuit of Truth in Academia in the Light of the Religion and Science Debate
J. Jerome Prinston
A View from the Pew: Religion and Science from a Pastoral Perspective
Albert J.D. Walsh
A Proposed Model for Defining Common Ground between Science and Religion
Christopher J. Bobkowski
The Evolution of Religious Freedom
James W. Lett
The Influence of Politics on Education and Religion:  How Much Is Too Much?
Gail Lewis and Nikki Schnupp-Harris


When Minorities are the Majority/ A Challenge to Desegregation, the Challenge for Public Education (Minneapolis, A Case Study)
William D. Green
Diversity: The Windows of Opportunity in Overcoming the Academic Achievement Gap Between African-American and White Students and in Overcoming Racially Discriminatory Myths of African American Students in Public Education
Vera Ann McLauchlin
Supporting Diversity and Internationalization through Transformative Learning Experiences
Mary Shepard Wong
Mobilizing Social Capital for Food Security and Poverty Reduction to overcome Religious and Ethnic Hostility: A Preliminary Community based Approach
Emmanuel Babatunde and Kelebogile Setiloane
The Racist American Eugenics Program: A Crime Against Humanity
Earnest N. Bracey
Relationship between Self-image and Attitudes about Working with Other Races
Jo Ann Lee and Jill Scott
 ‘Speak Our Language…Abide by Our Philosophy’: Language & Cultural Assimilation at a U.S. Midwestern High School
Edward J. Brantmeier
Authoritarianism and Resistance to Diversity in The American South
Fred Slocum
The Patriotic-Pragmatic Argument: A Politically Feasible Case for Affirmative Action
Lawrence J. Hanks

Child Psychology

A Historical Review of Research Findings Regarding the Adjustment of U.S. Children to Divorce
Audrey R. Kraynak

Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language

Through a cultural lens, darkly: Revelations on adaptability, perspectives, and applications for language teacher education
Jennifer Eddy
Meeting the Demand for TESL/TEFL Teachers:  An Interdisciplinary Approach to Increasing Program Accessibility and Effectiveness
Catherine A. Smith, Heidi E. Vellenga, Marian Parker and Norman L. Butler
Well Facilitated Shoptalk as Democratic Professional Development for Teachers of English Language Learners
Thomas H. Cunningham and Gary L. Parnell

Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education: The Promise, The Challenges
Joanne Sadler
Why Pedagogy Matters: The Importance of Teaching In A Standards-Based Environment
Susan Entz

Women’s Rights

Internationalizing Women’s Rights: Travel Narratives and Identity Formation
Jane Wood
Your Words Betray and Portray You: The Role of Communication in Fostering Gender Discrimination As Illustrated In “The Book(s)” Of Dennis Rodman
Jeffrey Dale Hobbs
Women’s Quest For Rights:  African Feminist Theory In Fiction
Helen Chukwuma