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  • 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 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...

  • 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 2010; US$ 35.00

    The New Plantation examines the controversial relationship between predominantly White NCAA Division I Institutions (PWI's) and black athletes, utilizing an internal colonial model. more...

  • 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; US$ 29.95

    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...