Race and Education Primer

Race and Education Primer

by Aaron David Gresson
     
 

The Race and Education Primer introduces its topic as perspective, policy and pedagogy. It provides a thematic introduction to the guiding beliefs and major practices in the field, with a special emphasis on critical, recurring themes. These include race and intelligence, the education gap, teacher education and cultural competence. Approaching race and

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The Race and Education Primer introduces its topic as perspective, policy and pedagogy. It provides a thematic introduction to the guiding beliefs and major practices in the field, with a special emphasis on critical, recurring themes. These include race and intelligence, the education gap, teacher education and cultural competence. Approaching race and education in global context, the primer covers topics of interest to both novice and advanced students. A glossary and suggested readings and resources add to the volume’s value for students new to the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820488035
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2008
Series:
Peter Lang Primers Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: The Meanings of "Race and Education" 1

2 "Race" and Education: Origins, Beliefs, and Themes 23

3 Minorities and the "Education Gap" 51

4 The Study and Practice of "Race" in Education 73

5 Race and Pedagogy 93

6 "Race and Education" in Global Perspective 133

Bibliography 153

Index 195

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