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Blacks. African Americans

  • 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...

  • African American Male Students in PreK-12 Schoolsby Chance W. Lewis; James L. Moore III

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 124.95

    African American Males in PreK-12 Schools: Informing Research, Practice, and Policy presents a comprehensive viewpoint on preK-12 schooling for African American males. Including theoretical, conceptual, and research based chapters, this edited volume offers readers compelling evidence of the education challenges and successes for this student population.... more...

  • Understanding the Black Flame and Multigenerational Education Traumaby June Cara Christian; Mary Rogers-Grantham

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    Using Africana critical theory as a critical framework to analyze W. E. B. Du Bois?s Black Flame trilogy, this study establishes a transdisciplinary theory of the dehumanization of Black students in the United States. As lenses of analysis, critical race theory and Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome reveal how the processes of racialization, colonization,... more...

  • The Agony of Educationby Joe R. Feagin; Hernan Vera; Nikitah Imani

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The Agony of Education is about the life experience of African American students attending a historically white university. Based on seventy-seven interviews conducted with black students and parents concerning their experiences with one state university, as well as published and unpublished studies of the black experience at state universities at... 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...

  • 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...

  • Student Learning in South Asiaby Halil Dundar; Tara Béteille; Michelle Riboud

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 39.99

    For the past decade, most South Asian countries have directed their efforts towards achieving universal access to elementary education. While these investments have led to more children being retained in school, they have not translated into better learning outcomes. This report comprehensively analyzes the performance of South Asian educational systems... more...

  • Developing and Assessing Personal and Social Responsibility in Collegeby Robert D. Reason

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00

    In 2007, wanting to expand higher education’s civic engagement conversation, the Association of American Colleges and Universities launched the Core Commitments Initiative. That initiative focused attention on personal and social responsibility as outcomes of a college education, with the understanding that such a focus would return American... 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...

  • 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...