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Educating Black Males
     

Educating Black Males

by Ronnie Hopkins
 
Educating Black Males: Critical Lessons in Schooling, Community, and Power offers insights into how we can create more effective and empowering schools and classrooms for Black males. In addition, it examines the larger social reality of American African males and analyzes theoretical contexts of educational theory and practice in alternative education programs and

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Educating Black Males: Critical Lessons in Schooling, Community, and Power offers insights into how we can create more effective and empowering schools and classrooms for Black males. In addition, it examines the larger social reality of American African males and analyzes theoretical contexts of educational theory and practice in alternative education programs and crisis intervention strategies for Black males. It promotes strategies for enhancement of self-esteem and motivation for learning in Black males, thereby analyzing power relations in the classrooms, schools, and community. It is designed as a resource for those concerned with helping American African males to break free from and defy negative stereotypes and fatalistic imaging.

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Drawing on interviews with students, parents, and faculty in alternative education programs, Hopkins teaches in the department of English and Foreign Languages at Norfolk State University, has founded a multicultural education consultation group, and is a Black male himself. He offers insights into how more effective and empowering learning environments can be created for Black males, examining the larger social context, Black male culture, the much debated need for all male academies, crises intervention, and classroom power relations. The volume contains interview instruments and a list of alternative schools and programs. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9781438407043
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
09/30/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
327 KB

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