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

    University Press of America 2012; US$ 36.99

    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 AfroCaribbean 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 Boys Can Make Itby Cheron Byfield

    Institute of Education Press 2008; US$ 32.95

    Dispels the myth that Black boys are synonymous with underachievement. This book shows how a good many progress into universities, albeit against the odds, and discusses the implications for policy and practice on both sides of the Atlantic. 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$ 48.95

    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...

  • I'll Find a Way or Make Oneby Dwayne Ashley; Juan Williams; Adrienne Ingrum

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 17.99

    A comprehensive and definitive guide to America's 107 historically black colleges and universities, this commemorative gift book explores the historical, social, and cultural importance of the nation's HBCUs and celebrates their rich legacy. Included in this one-of-a-kind collection are: Detailed profiles of each HBCU Illuminating portraits... more...

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

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    Horace Mann Bond (1904-1972) was a scholar and a college administrator who focused on higher education for African Americans.  Negro Education in Alabama is derived from his dissertation, which received the Susan Colver Rosenberger Prize in 1937 and was published in 1939. ?Horace Mann Bond,? according to Sourthen Changes , ?lived, worked, and wrote... more...

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities: An Encyclopediaby F. Brooks; Glenn Starks

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 98.00

    This exhaustive analysis of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) throughout history discusses the institutions and the major events, individuals, and organizations that have contributed to their existence. more...