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  • Teaching Reading to Black Adolescent Malesby Alfred W. Tatum

    Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 17.99

    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...

  • Konfrontative Pädagogikby Jens Weidner; Rainer Kilb

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; Not Available

    Konfrontative Pädagogik bleibt ein hoffnungsvoller, innovativer Trend in Sozialer Arbeit und Erziehungswissenschaft und stellt eine gute Ergänzung zur akzeptierenden Toleranz der 68er-Pädagogik dar. Die konfrontative Pädagogik soll in der Arbeit mit mehrfach auffälligen jungen Menschen helfen und wirken. more...

  • Racialized Identitiesby Na'ilah Nasir

    Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 22.95

    As students navigate learning and begin to establish a sense of self, local surroundings can have a major influence on the range of choices they make about who they are and who they want to be. This book investigates how various constructions of identity can influence educational achievement for African American students, both within and outside school.... more...

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities: An Encyclopediaby F. Brooks; Glenn Starks

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 98.00

    The oldest HBCU, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, was founded in 1837 by Quaker philanthropist Richard Humphreys as the Institute for Colored Youth. By 1902, at least 85 such schools had been established and, in subsequent years, the total grew to 105. Today approximately 16 percent of America's black college students are enrolled in HBCUs. Historically... 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...

  • Fiske Guide to Colleges 2012by Edward Fiske

    Sourcebooks 2011; US$ 23.99

    "The best college guide you can buy." -USA Today For more than 25 years, this leading guide to more than 310 colleges and universities-fully updated and expanded every year-has been an indispensable source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Helpful, honest, and straightforward, the Fiske Guide to Colleges delivers an insider's... more...

  • Dream Not of Other Worldsby Huston Diehl

    University of Iowa Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    When Huston Diehl began teaching a fourth-grade class in a "Negro" elementary school in rural Louisa County, Virginia, the school?s white superintendent assured her that he didn't expect her to teach "those children" anything. She soon discovered how these low expectations, widely shared by the white community, impeded her students' ability to learn.... more...

  • From Diplomas to Doctoratesby V. Barbara Bush; Crystal Renee Chambers; Mary Beth Walpole; Wynetta Y. Lee; Kassie Freeman

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 23.99

    This volume is designed to illuminate the educational experiences of Black women, from the time they earn their high school diplomas through graduate study, with a particular focus on their doctoral studies, by exploring the commonalities and the uniqueness of their individual paths and challenges. The chapters of this volume newly identify key factors... more...