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

Overview

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:
9781433100499
Publisher:
Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Publication date:
11/25/2008
Series:
Peter Lang Primer Series
Pages:
198

Meet the Author

The Author: Aaron David Gresson III is Professor of Education and Human Development at The Pennsylvania State University. He writes on African American diaspora studies, psychology and communications, cultural studies and pedagogy, and is the author of several books including the award-winning The Recovery of Race in America and America’s Atonement: Racial Pain, Recovery Rhetoric, and the Pedagogy of Healing.

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