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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...