Black Male(d): Peril and Promise in the Education of African American Males

Black Male(d): Peril and Promise in the Education of African American Males

by Tyrone C. Howard
     
 

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In his new book, the author of the bestseller Why Race and Culture Matter in Schools examines the chronic under-performance of African American males in U.S. schools. Citing a plethora of disturbing academic outcomes for Black males, this book focuses on the historical, structural, educational, psychological, emotional, and cultural factors that influence the

Overview

In his new book, the author of the bestseller Why Race and Culture Matter in Schools examines the chronic under-performance of African American males in U.S. schools. Citing a plethora of disturbing academic outcomes for Black males, this book focuses on the historical, structural, educational, psychological, emotional, and cultural factors that influence the teaching and learning process for this student population. Howard discusses the potential and promise of Black males by highlighting their voices to generate new insights, create new knowledge, and identify useful practices that can significantly improve the schooling experiences and life chances of Black males. Howard calls for a paradigm shift in how we think about, teach, and study Black males.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807754900
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
12/21/2013
Series:
Multicultural Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
403,712
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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