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  • 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...

  • Improving Schools for African American Studentsby Sheryl L. Denbo; Lynson Moore Beaulieu

    Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 52.95

    Improving Schools for African American Students is designed to provide educational leaders with a better understanding of how to recognize the diversity of strengths that Black students bring with them to school and how to use these strengths to improve achievement. The articles contained in this book discuss generic education issues such as policy... more...

  • Quest for Citizenshipby Kim Warren

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    In The Quest for Citizenship , Kim Cary Warren examines the formation of African American and Native American citizenship, belonging, and identity in the United States by comparing educational experiences in Kansas between 1880 and 1935. Warren focuses her study on Kansas, thought by many to be the quintessential free state, not only because it was... more...

  • International Research Handbook on Values Education and Student Wellbeingby Terence Lovat; Ron Toomey; Neville Clement

    Springer 2010; US$ 399.00

    Informed by the most up-to-date research from around the world, as well as examples of good practice, this handbook analyzes values education in the context of a range of school-based measures associated with student wellbeing. These include social, emotional, moral and spiritual growth - elements that seem to be present where intellectual advancement... more...

  • The New Plantationby Billy Hawkins

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 33.00

    The New Plantation examines the controversial relationship between Black athletes and predominantly White NCAA Division I Institutions, provides a conceptual framework for understanding the magnitude of the forces that harm many Black athletes, and calls for reform, collective accountability, and collective consciousness among Black male athletes. more...

  • Teaching Reading to Black Adolescent Malesby Alfred W. Tatum

    Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 18.00

    For those who truly wish to leave no child behind, the racial achievement gap in literacy is one of the most difficult issues in education today, and nowhere does it manifest itself more perniciously than in the case of black adolescent males. Approaching the problem from the inside, Alfred Tatum brings together his various experiences as a black male... more...

  • Dude, Where's My Black Studies Department?by Cecil Brown

    North Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 15.95

    ***WINNER, 2008 PEN Oakland - Josephine Miles National Literary Award Blacks have been vanishing from college campuses in the United States and reappearing in prisons, videos, and movies. Cecil Brown tackles this unwitting "disappearing act" head on, paying special attention to the situation at UC Berkeley and the University of California system... more...

  • Values, Education and the Human Worldby John Haldane

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 21.99

    The essays in this book consist of revised versions of Victor Cook Memorial Lectures delivered in the universities of St. Andrews, London, Cambridge, Aberdeen, Oxford, Glasgow and Leeds.? more...