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  • 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...

  • Acting Blackby Sarah Susannah Willie

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 55.95

    Sarah Willie asks: What's it like to be black on campus. For most Black students, attending predominantly white universities, it is a struggle. Do you try to blend in? Do you take a stand? Do you end up acting as the token representative for your whole race? And what about those students who attend predominantly black universities? How do their... more...

  • Education in the Black Diasporaby Kassie Freeman; Ethan Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00

    This volume gathers scholars from around the world in a comparative approach to the various educational struggles of people of African descent, advancing the search for solutions and bringing to light new facets of the experiences of black people in the era of globalization. more...

  • Supporting Black Pupils and Parentsby Lorna Cork

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95

    Drawing on her extensive teaching experience, Lorna Cork explores the day-to-day needs and expectations of black parents and their children in education. Exclusion rates of black children in the UK and around the world continue to rise, highlighting that something is very wrong with the way their teaching and learning is supported in today?s schools.... more...

  • Negotiating Elite Talkby John Taggart Clark

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Len Gregory is a law school student. As part of his elite law school's community outreach programme, he finds himself in a local high school several times a week passing on his own legal knowledge to the students in a course he teaches entitled Street Law. This book shows that passing on legal knowledge is not the only thing Len is doing in Street... more...

  • Black Educationby Joyce E. King

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95

    Written for both a scholarly and a general audience, this book demonstrates a transformative role for research and a positive role for culture in learning, in the academy, and in community and cross-national contexts. Volume editor Joyce E. King is the Benjamin E. Mays Endowed Chair of Urban Teaching, Learning and Leadership at Georgia State University... more...

  • Language, Literacy, and Pedagogy in Postindustrial Societies: The Case of Black Academic Underachievementby 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...

  • The Black Revolution on Campusby Martha Biondi

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    The Black Revolution on Campus is the definitive account of an extraordinary but forgotten chapter of the black freedom struggle. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Black students organized hundreds of protests that sparked a period of crackdown, negotiation, and reform that profoundly transformed college life. At stake was the very mission of higher... 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...

  • Literacy in African American Communitiesby Joyce L. Harris; Alan G. Kamhi; Karen E. Pollock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    This volume explores the unique sociocultural contexts of literacy development, values, and practices in African American communities. African Americans--young and old--are frequently the focus of public discourse about literacy. In a society that values a rather sophisticated level of literacy, they are among those who are most disadvantaged by low... more...