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  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • ?Re-Membering? History in Student and Teacher Learningby Joyce E. King; Ellen E. Swartz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    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$ 67.50

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

  • Making School Countby Andrea Debruin-Parecki; Karen Manheim Teel

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95

    This book is based on a four year collaborative effort among teachers, university professors and graduate students to promote success among 'low-achieving' African American students. more...

  • Black Collegesby M. Brown

    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...

  • Black American Students in An Affluent Suburbby John U. Ogbu; With the Assist Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95

    Focuses on the role of community forces in academic disengagement among Black American Students at every social class level; the study extends Ogbu's ongoing research on minority education. more...

  • Values Education in Schoolsby Mark Freakley; Gilbert Burgh; Lyne Tilt MacSporran

    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...

  • More Than One Struggleby Jack Dougherty

    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...