ISBN-10:
1579222323
ISBN-13:
9781579222321
Pub. Date:
09/15/2010
Publisher:
Stylus Publishing, LLC
Culture Centers in Higher Education: Perspectives on Identity, Theory, and Practice

Culture Centers in Higher Education: Perspectives on Identity, Theory, and Practice

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ISBN-13: 9781579222321
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 09/15/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 230
Sales rank: 963,408
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Lori Patton Davis joined the faculty at Iowa State University in Fall 2005 and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. Her teaching repertoire includes courses that focus on student development theory, college environments, critical race theory, and African American Studies.

Gloria Ladson-Billings , University of Wisconsin-Madison

Table of Contents

Foreword—Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings
Preface: A Call to Action: Historical and Contemporary Reflections on the Relevance of Campus Culture Centers in Higher Education—Lori Patton
PART I: RACIAL/ETHNIC GROUP—SPECIFIC CULTURE
1) Latina/o Cultural Centers: Providing a Sense of Belonging and Promoting Student Success—Adele Lozano
2) Asian American Student Involvement in Asian American Culture Centers—William Liu, Michael Cuyjet, and Sunny Lee
3) Island of Sanctuary: The Role of an American Indian Cultural Center—Rosa Cintrón, Heather J. Shotton, and Star Yellowfish
4) On Solid Ground: An Examination of Successful Strategies and Positive Student Outcomes Associated with Two Black Culture Centers—Lori Patton
PART II: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES AND CULTURE CENTERS
5) Counterspaces in a Hostile Place: A Critical Race Theory Analysis of Campus Culture Centers—Tara Yosso and Corina Benavides Lopez
6) Critical Borders: Student Development Theoretical Perspectives Applied to Culture Centers—Mary Howard Hamilton, Kandace Hinton, and Robin Hughes
7) Resituating Culture Centers within a Social Justice Framework: Is There Room for Examining Whiteness—Michael Benitez, Jr.
PART III: ADMINISTRATIVE AND PRACTICE-ORIENTED ISSUES FOR CULTURE CENTERS
8) Viewing Cultural Practice Through a Lens of Innovation and Intentionality: Strategies for Student Personnel Administrators in Culture Centers—Toby Jenkins
9) Campus Culture Center Directors’ Perspectives on Advancement, Current Issues, and Future Directions—E. Michael Sutton and Phyllis McCluskey-Titus
10) Promoting Student Engagement: Administrative Considerations for Current and Future Planning of Culture Center Programming and Outreach—Salvador Mena
Appendix A: Transforming for the 21st Century: Best Practices for Examining and Evaluating Campus Culture Centers and Multicultural Affairs Offices—Lari D. Patton

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