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- The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 22.00
In this previously untold story of African American self-education, Heather Andrea Williams moves across time to examine African Americans' relationship to literacy during slavery, during the Civil War, and in the first decades of freedom. Self-Taught traces the historical antecedents to freedpeople's intense desire to become literate and demonstrates... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 51.95
Exclusion and miseducation of black children is endemic in the US and UK. This book takes a long, hard look at the two countries and uncovers what they can learn from each other in their approaches to tackling this problem. The material in the book is the result of extensive work with educators, researchers and scholars working in the area of education... more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 26.95
“They looked at us like we were not supposed to be scientists,” says one young African American girl, describing one openly hostile reaction she encountered in the classroom. In this significant study, Sandra Hanson explains that although many young minority girls are interested in science, the racism and sexism in the field discourage... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 22.50
The problems commonly associated with inner-city schools were not nearly as pervasive a century ago, when black children in most northern cities attended school alongside white children. In Schools Betrayed , her innovative history of race and urban education, Kathryn M. Neckerman tells the story of how and why these schools came to serve black... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 55.95
With issues of equity at the forefront of mathematics education research and policy, Mathematics Teaching, Learning, and Liberation in the Lives of Black Children fills the need for authoritative, rigorous scholarship that sheds light on the ways that young black learners experience mathematics in schools and their communities. This timely collection... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 168.00
Leading African American scholars examine the often neglected cultural context in research and policy development in African American higher education in this collection of essays. Past research has most often been conducted by individuals unfamiliar with the historical and cultural considerations of specific ethnic groups. Therefore, the outcomes... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00
This book focuses on the near total attrition of African American students from school music programs and the travesty of democratic education that it symbolizes. It outlines an 'anatomy' of dropping out and a tour through the music curriculum's lesser-known dimensions. Describing how the field became entangled with aesthetics associated with whiteness,... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 27.95
Conventional wisdom holds that freedmen's education was largely the work of privileged, single white northern women motivated by evangelical beliefs and abolitionism. Schooling the Freed People shatters this notion entirely. For the most comprehensive quantitative study of the origins of black education in freedom ever undertaken, Ronald E. Butchart... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 36.95
In the years immediately following the Civil War--the formative years for an emerging society of freed African Americans in Mississippi--there was much debate over the general purpose of black schools and who would control them. From Cotton Field to Schoolhouse is the first comprehensive examination of Mississippi's politics and policies of postwar... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 1989; US$ 28.95
James Anderson critically reinterprets the history of southern black education from Reconstruction to the Great Depression. By placing black schooling within a political, cultural, and economic context, he offers fresh insights into black commitment to education, the peculiar significance of Tuskegee Institute, and the conflicting goals of various... more...