Ethnic, and cultural influences in academic achievement and motivation
Catholic school influences on achievement and motivation
Other Areas of Interest:
Cross-national comparisons of student achievement
School reform initiatives
Methodological issues in the study of achievement motivation
2002 Bempechat, J. & Elliott, J. (Eds.). Achievement Motivation in Culture
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2002 Bempechat, J., Jimenez, N., & Boulay, B. Cultural-Cognitive Issues
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Center for Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.
Washnington, D.C.: National Academy Press.
2001 Bempechat, J. & Boulay, B.A. Beyond Dichotomous Characterizations
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2000 Bempechat, J. Getting Our Kids Back on Track: Educating Children for
the Future. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.
1999 Bempechat, J. & Drago-Severson, E. Cross-National Differences in
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1998 Bempechat, J. Against the Odds: How "At-Risk" Students Exceed
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