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  • School District Leadership Mattersby Bruce Sheppard; Jean Brown; David Dibbon

    Springer 2009; US$ 129.00

    Intends to challenge policy makers, administrators, and academics in the field of educational leadership to reassess their traditional approaches to learning, working, and planning. This book bridges the traditional divide between the generalizations of social science theory on the one hand and the world of educational practice on the other. more...

  • Literacy in African American Communitiesby Joyce L. Harris; Alan G. Kamhi; Karen E. Pollock

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 63.95

    Explores developmental and adult literacy in African American communities from cross-disciplinary vantage points; focuses on influences of cultural socialization and literacy values and practices among many African Americans. more...

  • Black American Males in Higher Educationby Henry T. Frierson; James H. Wyche; Willie Pearson

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 134.95

    This is the first of two volumes that specifically addresses the subject of the disproportional decline of Black American Males in higher education. For too long, acknowledgment of this issue has been avoided for fear that it would be clearly and too painfully felt. It is apparent that this issue can no longer be ignored and the need to examine and... more...

  • Black American Males in Higher Educationby Henry T. Frierson; James H. Wyche; Willie Pearson

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 144.95

    Part of the "Emerald's Diversity in Higher Education" series, this volume presents discussions related to reports on research and theoretical views pertaining to Black males in higher education. It also includes discussions of intervention programs within or associated with institutions of higher education. more...

  • Global Values Educationby Joseph Zajda; Holger Daun

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    Presents research on major discourses in values education globally. This book explores international concerns in the field of globalisation and comparative education. It is suitable for researchers, practitioners and policy makers in values education, multiculturalism and moral education. more...

  • Against the Oddsby Jeremy Price

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 185.00

    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...

  • Academically Gifted African American Male College Studentsby Jennike Caldera; Fred A. Bonner

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00

    At a time when so many studies of African American students focus on the factors of failure, Academically Gifted African American Male College Students fills a conspicuous void in the research literature on post-secondary education by focusing on success. Like no other work before it, this remarkable study goes deep inside the experiences of academically... more...

  • The Emergence of African American Literacy Traditionsby PHYLLIS BELT-BEYAN

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 133.00

    The ways in which the African American community learned to be proficient readers and writers during the 19th century were diverse, however, the greatest impact on literacy acquisition came from family and community efforts. African American arts, churches, benevolent societies, newspapers, literacy societies, and formal and informal schools supported... more...

  • Schooling for the New Slaveryby Donald Spivey

    ABC-CLIO 1978; US$ 49.95

    In this brief, well-written book, Donald Spivey presents an arresting case for industrial education in the post-Civil War South as being a major force in teaching blacks to remain subservient....it is strongly recommended to anyone concerned with the development of post-Civil War black education. more...

  • The Hardest Deal of Allby Charles C. Bolton

    University Press of Mississippi 2007; US$ 25.00

    Race has shaped public education in the Magnolia State, from Reconstruction through the Carter Administration. For The Hardest Deal of All: The Battle Over School Integration in Mississippi, 1870-1980 Charles C. Bolton mines newspaper accounts, interviews, journals, archival records, legal and financial documents, and other sources to uncover the complex... more...