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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Evolving Challenges of Black College Studentsby Terrell L. Strayhorn; Melvin Cleveland Terrell; Lemuel Watson

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 26.99

    ?We continue to be plagued with issues of retention and dropout of minority students, especially our Black students. The issues look the same as they did years ago when campuses begin to seriously consider integration. Yet, the students are not the same, and they come to campus with a multitude of needs that are similar to our past students, but also... more...

  • New Life for Historically Black Colleges and Universitiesby Vann R Newkirk

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    In December 2008, Georgia state senator Seth Harp ignited controversy when he proposed merging two historically black colleges with nearby predominately white colleges to save money. Less than a year later, Mississippi governor Haley Barbour sought to unite Mississippi's three predominately black colleges. These efforts kindled renewed interest... more...

  • The Black Revolution on Campusby Martha Biondi

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    The Black Revolution on Campus is the definitive account of an extraordinary but forgotten chapter of the black freedom struggle. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Black students organized hundreds of protests that sparked a period of crackdown, negotiation, and reform that profoundly transformed college life. At stake was the very mission of higher... more...

  • There Is Nothing Wrong with Black Studentsby Jawanza Kunjufu

    African American Images 2012; US$ 12.99

    Refuting common ideas about the racial achievement gap, this exploration of the education system posits that the gap is not the result of the students, their parents, or the larger community, but rather stems from the limited effectiveness of the schools they attend. With a focus on what principals and teachers can do, this instructive resource explores... more...

  • Education in the Black Diasporaby Kassie Freeman; Ethan Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume gathers scholars from around the world in a comparative approach to the various educational struggles of people of African descent, advancing the search for solutions and bringing to light new facets of the experiences of black people in the era of globalization. more...

  • Black Men in Collegeby Robert T. Palmer; J. Luke Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Black Men in College provides vital information about how to effectively support, retain, and graduate Black male undergraduates. This edited collection centers on the notion that Black male collegians are not a homogenous group; rather, they are representative of rarely acknowledged differences that exist among them. This valuable text suggests... more...

  • Moral Education and Developmentby Doret J. de Ruyter; Siebren Miedema

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99

    Worries about the moral standard of younger generations are of all ages. The older generation tends to believe that the moral education of young people deserves special attention, because their moral development does not reach the level adults hope for. This observation does not mean that the older generation is necessarily wrong, but what it indisputably... more...

  • A Guide to Fundraising at Historically Black Colleges and Universitiesby Marybeth Gasman; Nelson Bowman III

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Winner of the 2012 CASE John Grenzebach Award for Outstanding Research in Philanthropy for Educational Advancement A Guide to Fundraising at Historically Black Colleges and Universities is a comprehensive, research-based work that brings the best practices and expertise of seminal professionals to the larger Black college environment and beyond.... more...