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  • African American Educationby Cynthia L. Jackson

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00

    Part of ABC-CLIO's ''Contemporary Education Issues'' series, this reference handbook on African American education written in an easy-to-follow format and laden with essential details reaches out to both beginners and scholars. Jackson, a former elementary school teacher who is now on the faculty at the Union Institute, Cincinnati, covers a wide range... more...

  • African American Male Students in PreK-12 Schoolsby Chance W. Lewis; James L. Moore III

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 124.95

    African American Males in PreK-12 Schools: Informing Research, Practice, and Policy presents a comprehensive viewpoint on preK-12 schooling for African American males. Including theoretical, conceptual, and research based chapters, this edited volume offers readers compelling evidence of the education challenges and successes for this student population.... more...

  • African Americans and Homeschoolingby Ama Mazama; Garvey Musumunu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Despite greater access to formal education, both disadvantaged and middle-class black students continue to struggle academically, causing a growing number of black parents to turn to homeschooling. This book is an in-depth exploration of the motivations behind black parents? decision to educate their children at home and the strategies they?ve developed... more...

  • African Americans and Standardized Testsby Veda Jairrels

    African American Images 2009; US$ 9.99

    With a surprisingly honest and hard-hitting approach, this scathing indictment of the modern black family postulates that a lack of appreciation for literacy in the African American household is the true cause of low scores on today's standardized tests. Arguing that television, video games, rap music, and sports are all distractions from much-needed... more...

  • African-Born Women Faculty in the United Statesby Rosaire Ifeyinwa Ifedi

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2008; US$ 149.95

    This study, underpinned by Black feminist thought, African feminism, and critical race theory, investigates the lived experiences of African-born female professors in the United States. The findings reveal similar themes found in the literature on other Black and foreign women, but also offer new perspectives on racialization, double discrimination,... more...

  • An African Centered Response to Ruby Payne's Poverty Theoryby Jawanza Kunjufu

    African American Images 2007; US$ 12.95

    This challenge to influential educator Ruby Payne's theories about the impact of class differences and economics on teaching and learning puts forward other factors as better predictors of student performance. Pointing to success stories in schools that serve low-income students, this refutation of Payne's popular teacher-training program asserts... more...

  • The Afrocentric Praxis of Teaching for Freedomby Joyce E. King; Ellen E. Swartz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    The Afrocentric Praxis of Teaching for Freedom explains and illustrates how an African worldview, as a platform for culture-based teaching and learning, helps educators to retrieve African heritage and cultural knowledge which have been historically discounted and decoupled from teaching and learning. The book has three objectives: To exemplify... more...

  • Against the Odds: The Meaning of School and Relationships in the Lives of Six Young African-American Menby Jeremy Price

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 145.00

    Through examining the meanings and experiences of the six young men in this study, we can expand our understanding of the complexities of the lives of African-American men and simultaneously challenge seemingly unidimensional images of black men. more...

  • The Agony of Educationby Joe R. Feagin; Hernan Vera; Nikitah Imani

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The Agony of Education is about the life experience of African American students attending a historically white university. Based on seventy-seven interviews conducted with black students and parents concerning their experiences with one state university, as well as published and unpublished studies of the black experience at state universities at... more...

  • The American Community Collegeby Arthur M. Cohen; Florence B. Brawer; Carrie B. Kisker

    Wiley 2013; US$ 80.00

    Praise for the Previous Edition of The American Community College "Projecting the future for the community colleges of the early twenty-first century involves projecting the future for the nation in general: its demographics, economy, and public attitudes.... At heart is a discourse on how the institutions may adapt historical structures and... more...