Education and Racism

Education and Racism

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Education and Racism is a concise and easily accessible primer for introducing undergraduate and graduate students to the field of race and education. Designed for introductory courses, each chapter provides an overview of a main issue or dilemma in the research on racial inequality and education and the particular approaches that have been offered to explain or address them. Theme-oriented chapters include curriculum, school (re)segregation, and high stakes testing as well as discussions on how racism intersects with other forms of marginality, like socio-economic status. The focus on particular educational themes is the strength of this book as it paints a portrait of the systematic nature of racism. It surveys multiple approaches to racism and education and places them in conversation with one another, incorporating both classical as well as contemporary theories. Although conceptually rich and dense with critical perspectives and empirical study, the book uses clear and transparent language throughout for easy comprehension. Perfect for courses in Multicultural Education, Sociology of Education, Ethnic Studies and more, Education and Racism is the ideal primer for engaging students new to race and education without sacrificing the content for those who are already familiar with the field.A good example of such an effective program is assigning hardofhearing students to a class that teaches them lipreading ... I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (1965), aimed at lowincome studentsa€”has been criticized for making little or ... That is ideally the form that most a€œcompensatorya€ programs aspire to take, whether they are funded by Title I, ... been challenged as ineffective because its demands for testing and accountability outweigh any additional funding that theanbsp;...


Title:Education and Racism
Author: Zeus Leonardo, W. Norton Grubb
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-09-11
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