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  • Asian Women in Higher Educationby Kalwant Bhopal

    Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    More Asian women are entering higher education in the UK than ever before, and the number looks likely to rise. This book examines the experiences of young Asian women in higher education and the difficulties they face because they have no shared background of engagement with the British university system. more...

  • Asian-american Educationby Meyer Weinberg

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 56.95

    Asian-American Education: Historical Background and Current Realities fills a gap in the study of the social and historical experiences of Asians in U.S. schools. It is the first historical work to provide American readers with information about highly individual ethnic groups rather than viewing distinctly different groups as one vague, global entity... more...

  • Barriers Faced by Hispanic Students Transferring from Community Colleges to Universityby Bobby C Alexander; Victor Garcia

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 149.95

    A careful analysis compiled from six case studies of factors that impede educational success among Hispanic high school graduates going on to college.For the first time in this collected volume of six case studies, scholars will be able to find out the subjective reasons why Hispanic students drop out of college at a higher rate than any other racial... 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...

  • Beyond Acting Whiteby Erin McNamara Horvat; Carla O'Connor

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 31.99

    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...

  • Bildung, Erziehung und Religion in Europaby Heike Lindner

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    Since 11th September 2001, religious formation and education have again been up for discussion. The challenges of contemporary society not only demand enlightenment in religious matters, but also require education in practical tolerance for dialogue to take place between religions, without suspending the issue of truth. In a critical evaluation... more...

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

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 134.95

    This is the first of two volumes that specifically addresses the subject of the disproportional decline of Black American Males in higher education. For too long, acknowledgment of this issue has been avoided for fear that it would be clearly and too painfully felt. It is apparent that this issue can no longer be ignored and the need to examine and... more...

  • The Black College Mystiqueby Richard J. Reddick; Charles V. Willie; Ronald Brown

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 23.99

    This study discussses the ways in which Black colleges can be of help to non-Blacks (including white students) who can benefit from the unique kind of education offered by such schools. It compares the culture of black colleges and universities a generation ago with those that exist today, and makes projections into the future based on a comprehensive... more...

  • A Black Educator in the Segregated Southby Gerald L. Smith

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 50.00

    Black college presidents in the era of segregation walked a tightrope. They were expected to educate black youth without sufficient state and federal funding. Yet in the African American community they were supposed to represent power and influence and to be outspoken advocates of civil rights, despite the continual risk of offending the white politicians... more...

  • Black Faculty in the Academyby Fred A. Bonner II; aretha faye marbley; Frank Tuitt; Petra A. Robinson; Rosa M. Banda; Robin L. Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    Through candid discussions and personal counter-narrative stories, Black Faculty in the Academy explores the experiences and challenges faced by faculty of color in academe. Black faculty in predominantly White college and university settings must negotiate multiple and competing identities while struggling with issues of marginality, otherness,... more...