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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00
Looking for practical tips and useful guidelines for designing and implementing successful multicultural initiatives? This resource will help you to set up a program and/or a set of strategies that promotes skill development to better manage difference on a personal, institutional, community, or societal level. It also introduces “diversity... more...
Designing Critical Literacy Education through Critical Discourse Analysis: Pedagogical and Research Tools for Teacher-ResearchersTaylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
Uniquely bringing together discourse analysis, critical literacy, and teacher research, this book is both a guide for conducting critical discourse analysis and a look at how the authors and their teacher education students used the tools of discourse analysis to inquire into, critique, and design critical literacy practices. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2004; US$ 103.00
In this collection of studies of historically black colleges and universities, Brown (director, Frederick Patterson Research Institute of the United Negro College Fund) and Freeman (education, Dillard U.) seek to rectify the omission of those institutions from higher education research. The studies analyze the relevance of black colleges for black more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95
John Ogbu has studied minority education from a comparative perspective for over 30 years. The study reported in this book--jointly sponsored by the community and the school district in Shaker Heights, Ohio--focuses on the academic performance of Black American students. Not only do these students perform less well than White students at every social... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2008; US$ 39.95
Values Education in Schools: A resource book for student inquiry is an important new resource for teachers involved in values and ethics education. It provides a range of ?practical philosophy? resources for secondary school teachers that can be used in English, religious education, citizenship, personal development and social science subjects.... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 30.00
Traditional narratives of black educational history suggest that African Americans offered a unified voice concerning Brown v. Board of Education . Jack Dougherty counters this interpretation, demonstrating that black activists engaged in multiple, overlapping, and often conflicting strategies to advance the race by gaining greater control over schools.... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 17.95
For many years to come, race will continue to be a source of controversy and conflict in American society. For many of us it will continue to shape where we live, pray, go to school, and socialize. We cannot simply wish away the existence of race or racism, but we can take steps to lessen the ways in which the categories trap and confine us. Educators,... more...