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- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 49.00
At a time when so many studies of African American students focus on the factors of failure, Academically Gifted African American Male College Students fills a conspicuous void in the research literature on post-secondary education by focusing on success. Like no other work before it, this remarkable study goes deep inside the experiences of academically... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 118.00
The conscience of today's college students is guided by the personal moral values that underlie its concept of justice. College professors frequently avoid discussions of moral values, fearful of either the deconstructionist's criticism or the alleged wall of separation between church and state. Regardless of their reasons, they tend to argue that... more...
The Emergence of African American Literacy Traditions: Family and Community Efforts in the Nineteenth CenturyABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 84.00
The ways in which the African American community learned to be proficient readers and writers during the 19th century were diverse, however, the greatest impact on literacy acquisition came from family and community efforts. African American arts, churches, benevolent societies, newspapers, literacy societies, and formal and informal schools supported... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2006; US$ 15.00
L'éducation en matière d'éthique et de religion connaît à l'heure actuelle un virage historique au Québec par la mise en place d'un cours spécifique en la matière à partir de l'automne 2008. Dans cette optique, ce livre traite de la formation dans les domaines de l'éthique et... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2002; US$ 15.00
Pourquoi remanier et, dans certains cas, bouleverser l'organisation du travail scolaire? Pour mieux lutter contre l'échec scolaire et les inégalités? Pour rendre l'école plus efficace? Pour donner à la pédagogie différenciée les espaces-temps qu'elle mérite?L'auteur se propose d'expliciter... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 52.95
Improving Schools for African American Students is designed to provide educational leaders with a better understanding of how to recognize the diversity of strengths that Black students bring with them to school and how to use these strengths to improve achievement. The articles contained in this book discuss generic education issues such as policy... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 23.99
For those who truly wish to leave no child behind, the racial achievement gap in literacy is one of the most difficult issues in education today, and nowhere does it manifest itself more perniciously than in the case of black adolescent males. Approaching the problem from the inside, Alfred Tatum brings together his various experiences as a black male... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
This reissue examines the crucial question of how the education systems of Third World countries continue to be influenced by the former colonial powers, arguing that decisions and views made early in the twentieth century cannot always be so readily condemned from the standpoint of the 1980s. The study begins by placing the problem in its historical... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 89.99
Transforming Borders: Chicana/o Popular Culture and Pedagogy situates Chicana feminists' re-imagining of La Llorona, the Virgin of Guadalupe, and Malintzin/Malinche as sources of border/transformative pedagogies. In doing so, C. Alejandra Elenes contributes to the scholarship on transformative pedagogies by adding the voices of Chicana feminist pedagogies,... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 15.95
***WINNER, 2008 PEN Oakland - Josephine Miles National Literary Award Blacks have been vanishing from college campuses in the United States and reappearing in prisons, videos, and movies. Cecil Brown tackles this unwitting "disappearing act" head on, paying special attention to the situation at UC Berkeley and the University of California system... more...