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  • The Dreamkeepersby Gloria Ladson-Billings

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    In the second edition of her critically acclaimed book The Dreamkeepers , Gloria Ladson-Billings revisits the eight teachers who were profiled in the first edition and introduces us to new teachers who are current exemplars of good teaching. She shows that culturally relevant teaching is not a matter of race, gender, or teaching style. What matters... 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...

  • Designing Critical Literacy Education through Critical Discourse Analysis: Pedagogical and Research Tools for Teacher-Researchersby Rebecca Rogers; Melissa Mosley Wetzel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    Uniquely bringing together discourse analysis, critical literacy, and teacher research, this book invites teacher educators, literacy researchers, and discourse analysts to consider how discourse analysis can be used to foster critical literacy education. It is both a guide for conducting critical discourse analysis and a look at how the authors,... 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...

  • 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...

  • The American Community Collegeby Arthur M. Cohen; Florence B. Brawer; Carrie B. Kisker

    Wiley 2013; US$ 75.00

    For over thirty years The American Community College has provided up-to-date information and statistics about community colleges and has been widely used in graduate courses and by community college scholars, institutional researchers, on-the-ground administrators. The sixth edition includes an entirely new chapter focused on community college outcomes... 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... 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...