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  • Language, Literacy, and Pedagogy in Postindustrial Societiesby Paul C. Mocombe; Carol Tomlin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    In postindustrial economies such as the United States and Great Britain, the black/white achievement gap is perpetuated by an emphasis on language and language skills, with which black American and black British-Caribbean youths often struggle. This work analyzes the nature of educational pedagogy in the contemporary capitalist world-system under... more...

  • African-Born Women Faculty in the United Statesby Rosaire Ifeyinwa Ifedi

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2008; US$ 149.95

    This study, underpinned by Black feminist thought, African feminism, and critical race theory, investigates the lived experiences of African-born female professors in the United States. The findings reveal similar themes found in the literature on other Black and foreign women, but also offer new perspectives on racialization, double discrimination,... more...

  • An Introduction to Elijah Muhammad Studiesby Abul Pitre

    University Press of America 2009; US$ 26.99

    This book situates the teachings of Elijah Muhammad in academia, creating a field of study that particularly extrapolates the jewels of Muhammad's teachings. This preview of the teachings of Muhammad, and its multifaceted, interdisciplinary scope, has the potential to change the philosophical and practical methods of education. more...

  • Survival of the Historically Black Colleges and Universitiesby Edward Fort

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 84.99

    Survival of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities as edited by Edward Fort is a hart hitting thesis concerned with this segment of higher education in America. Fort and his colleagues outline such challenges as the economics of equality, fiscal accountability, and the impact of higher education politics on HBCU's. more...

  • The Black College Mystiqueby Richard J. Reddick; Charles V. Willie; Ronald Brown

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 21.99

    This study discussses the ways in which Black colleges can be of help to non-Blacks (including white students) who can benefit from the unique kind of education offered by such schools. It compares the culture of black colleges and universities a generation ago with those that exist today, and makes projections into the future based on a comprehensive... more...

  • Caringby Nel Noddings

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    With numerous examples to supplement her rich theoretical discussion, Nel Noddings builds a compelling philosophical argument for an ethics based on natural caring, as in the care of a mother for her child. In Caring ?now updated with a new preface and afterword reflecting on the ongoing relevance of the subject matter?the author provides a wide-ranging... more...

  • The Black Struggle for Public Schooling in Nineteenth-Century Illinoisby Robert L. McCaul

    Southern Illinois University Press 2009; US$ 20.00

    In the pre-Civil War and Civil War periods the Illinois black code deprived blacks of suffrage and court rights, and the Illinois Free Schools Act kept most black children out of public schooling. But, as McCaul documents, they did not sit idly by. They applied the concepts of ?bargaining power? (rewarding, punishing, and dialectical) and the... more...

  • Beyond Acting Whiteby Erin McNamara Horvat; Carla O'Connor

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 28.99

    Beyond Acting White broadens the extant conversation on the Black-White achievement gap that has been dominated by the notion that Blacks underperform in school because they fear (being accused of) 'acting white.' The authors elucidate the limitations of this explanation by presenting new research that theorizes race as a social phenomenon, unmasks... more...

  • Resisting Racismby Kehinde Andrews

    Institute of Education Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    This is the first comprehensive account of the Black supplementary school movement. It charts the historical development of the movement; explores the different ideologies that emerged; examines the importance and conceptions of Blackness; the relationship to mainstream schools, and the prospects for the future of Black supplementary education. more...

  • Read and Succeedby Terry Husband

    R&L Education 2013; US$ 18.99

    Recent national achievement data reveal significant outcome disparities between African American boys and other student groups by grade 4. This book presents and discusses a multi-strategic framework for teachers, administrators, librarians, and parents to implement collaboratively to combat this issue. more...