Sailing against the Wind: African Americans and Women in U.S. Education

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Experienced American educators discuss the impact of social inequalities created by racism and sexism on the U.S. educational system.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791431924
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Series: SUNY series, Frontiers in Education Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 186
  • Product dimensions: 5.84 (w) x 8.91 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Tryphenia B. Peele and Michele Foster

I. Introduction

II. Multiculturalism Re-examined

1. What Does It Mean? Exploring the Myths of Multiculturalism
Natalie G. Adams

2. Race, Gender, and Class Oppression: The Role of Multicultural Education
Harriet Walker

3. Understanding Persons with Disabilities
Annette Jackson-Lowery

III. African American Students in Secondary Schools

4. Lisa's Quiet Fight: School Structure and African American Adolescent Females
Jill Harrison

5. Nonsynchrony at the Secondary Level: Impediments to the Pursuit of Higher Education
Janie Simmons

6. The Miseducation of African Americans in Public High Schools
Debbie Maddux

7. Cultural/Racial Diversity in the School: A Case Study in a High School English Class
Jeff Gagne

8. The Voices behind the Faces: What Listening to Students Can Teach Teachers
Amy M. Zganjar

IV. Women in Higher Education

9. Women in Higher Education?
Laura Davis

10. Sailing Against the Wind: African American Women, Higher Education, and Power
Gwendolyn E. Snearl

11. I Am Woman. Hear Me Roar ... After Class ... in the Hall: Institutional Satisfaction among Older Women Students: The Conflict between Research and Reality
Diane Sistrunk

V. African American Students in Higher Education

12. Black Students on White Campuses: Overcoming the Isolation
Sandy E. Aubert

13. African American Athletes at Predominantly White Universities
Janis Simms

14. Ethnic/Cultural Centers on Predominantly White Campuses: Are They Necessary?
Stuart Johnson

15. Black and White Athletes at Universities: Living in Two Different Worlds
Michael Garrett


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