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  • African Americans and Homeschoolingby Ama Mazama; Garvey Musumunu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Despite greater access to formal education, both disadvantaged and middle-class black students continue to struggle academically, causing a growing number of black parents to turn to homeschooling. This book is an in-depth exploration of the motivations behind black parents? decision to educate their children at home and the strategies they?ve developed... more...

  • Research Studies in Higher Educationby Terence Hicks; Abul Pitre; Gregory J. Vincent

    UPA 2012; US$ 38.99

    The book provides quantitative and qualitative research studies regarding African American, first-generation, undecided, and non-traditional college students. The book includes important recommendations for university administrators, faculty, and staff in supporting the academic, personal, and social adjustment of college life of various types of... more...

  • Black Masculinities and Schoolingby Tony Sewell

    Institute of Education Press 1996; US$ 27.50

    The author's ethnographic study of an inner city boys' comprehensive school reveals the positioning of Afro-Caribbean students by their teachers, peers and white students. The pressures which face this group are focused upon in order to provide an understanding of their experience. more...

  • Generating Geniusby Tony Sewell

    Institute of Education Press 2009; US$ 32.50

    The new Black boy has become the billboard for corporate industry to sell the world new toys - but he's not wanted in the boardroom. This radical book shows how Black masculinity is accepted in certain ways but rejected in others, thus challenging much mainstream thinking about the achievement of Black boys at school. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Black Men in Higher Education bridges theory to practice in order to better prepare practitioners in their efforts to increase the success of Black male students in colleges and universities. In this comprehensive but manageable text, leading researchers J. Luke Wood and Robert T. Palmer highlight the current status of Black men in higher education... more...

  • The Colour of Classby Nicola Rollock; David Gillborn; Carol Vincent; Stephen J. Ball

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    How do race and class intersect to shape the identities and experiences of Black middle-class parents and their children? What are Black middle-class parents? strategies for supporting their children through school? What role do the educational histories of Black middle-class parents play in their decision-making about their children?s education?... more...

  • Beginning a Career in Academiaby Dwayne A. Mack; Elwood Watson; Michelle Madsen Camacho

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    This practical guide prepares graduate students of color for their first job in academia and offers strategies for succeeding in the early years of a tenure-track position. Through the voices of faculty who have experienced the rigors of the job search and a career in academia, Beginning a Career in Academia offers advice for graduate students?of... more...

  • Black Faculty in the Academyby Fred A. Bonner II; aretha faye marbley; Frank Tuitt; Petra A. Robinson; Rosa M. Banda; Robin L. Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    Through candid discussions and personal counter-narrative stories, Black Faculty in the Academy explores the experiences and challenges faced by faculty of color in academe. Black faculty in predominantly White college and university settings must negotiate multiple and competing identities while struggling with issues of marginality, otherness,... more...

  • Negro Education in Alabamaby Horace Mann Bond; Martin Kilson; Wayne J. Urban

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    Horace Mann Bond was an early twentieth century scholar and a college administrator who focused on higher education for African Americans. His Negro Education in Alabama won Brown University?s Susan Colver Rosenberger Book Prize in 1937 and was praised as a landmark by W. E. B. Dubois in American Historical Review and by scholars in journals... more...

  • Swimming Upstream: Black Males in Adult Educationby Dionne Rosser-Mims; Joni Schwartz; Drayton; Talmadge C. Guy

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    Here is an introduction to salient topics and issues affecting Black males as they engage in adult basic education programs, pursue employment, and obtain higher education. The chapters include academic research as well as program descriptions and personal narratives with a concern for the “lived experiences” and the voices of the men.... more...