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  • Black American Males in Higher Educationby Henry T. Frierson; Willie PearsonJr.; James H. Wyche

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 149.99

    Addresses the subject of the disproportional decline of Black American Males in higher education. This book provides critical historical overviews and analyses pertaining to Black American males in higher education and Black Americans of both genders. more...

  • Black American Males in Higher Educationby Henry T. Frierson; James H. Wyche; Willie PearsonJr.

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 160.99

    Part of the "Emerald's Diversity in Higher Education" series, this volume presents discussions related to reports on research and theoretical views pertaining to Black males in higher education. It also includes discussions of intervention programs within or associated with institutions of higher education. more...

  • Understanding the Boysby Dr John Head; John Head

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 58.95

    Do you know what makes boys tick? In recent years suicide has drastically escalated among young males and academic underachievement is common, so it is of vital importance that our understanding of the young male psyche is well informed and not merely 'received wisdom'. John Head gets to the heart - and mind - of the matter, by tackling difficult,... more...

  • Getting it Right for Boys ... and Girlsby Wendy Bradford; Colin Noble

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 66.95

    Boys' underachievement is grabbing headlines in the education debate, and it has never been more important to solve the problem. This book offers clear and practical strategies to headteachers, classroom teachers and other professionals for ways to address the issue. The book looks at: *reasons for boys' underachievement *ways of adapting teaching... more...

  • Boys and Literacyby Trisha Maynard

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 58.95

    In recent years the issue of boys and literacy, namely that they are worse at it compared to girls, has become a key area of interest to all those concerned with the education of our children. This book highlights the key factors causing this divide and discusses the implementation of new strategies to overcome it, which have been the result of extensive... more...

  • The Trouble With Black Boysby Pedro A. Noguera

    Wiley 2009; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.50

    For many years to come, race will continue to be a source of controversy and conflict in American society. For many of us it will continue to shape where we live, pray, go to school, and socialize. We cannot simply wish away the existence of race or racism, but we can take steps to lessen the ways in which the categories trap and confine us. Educators,... more...

  • Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School and in Lifeby Baruti K. Kafele

    ASCD 2009; US$ 16.95

    This thought-provoking book from award-winning educator Baruti K. Kafele offers proven strategies that teachers and administrators can use to motivate and engage black male students at the middle and high school levels. more...

  • Misreading Masculinityby Thomas Newkirk

    Heinemann 2002; US$ 30.00

    The issues of popular culture and the behavior of boys have generated more heat than light, leading to censorship, alarm, irrationality, and a failure to examine our ways of teaching boys. In Misreading Masculinity Tom Newkirk takes an up-close and personal look at elementary boys and their relationship to sports, movies, video games, and other venues... more...