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  • 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...

  • Creating Successful Multicultural Initiatives in Higher Education and Student Affairsby Sherry K. Watt; Jodi L. Linley

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    Looking for practical tips and useful guidelines for designingand implementing successful multicultural initiatives? Thisresource will help you to set up a program and/or a set ofstrategies that promotes skill development to better managedifference on a personal, institutional, community, or societallevel. It also introduces “diversity as a... more...

  • ?Re-Membering? History in Student and Teacher Learning: An Afrocentric Culturally Informed Praxisby Joyce E. King; Ellen E. Swartz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    What kind of social studies knowledge can stimulate a critical and ethical dialog with the past and present? "Re-Membering" History in Student and Teacher Learning answers this question by explaining and illustrating a process of historical recovery that merges Afrocentric theory and principles of culturally informed curricular practice to reconnect... more...

  • Greater than Equalby Sarah Caroline Thuesen

    The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    Greater than Equal: African American Struggles for Schools and Citizenship in North Carolina, 1919-1965 more...

  • Student Learning in South Asiaby Halil Dundar; Tara Béteille; Michelle Riboud

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 39.99

    For the past decade, most South Asian countries have directed their efforts towards achieving universal access to elementary education. While these investments have led to more children being retained in school, they have not translated into better learning outcomes. This report comprehensively analyzes the performance of South Asian educational systems... more...