Race and Education: Narrative Essays, Oral Histories, and Documentary Photography / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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The relationship between race and education continues as a major issue in American Society. This book, which includes Alan Wieder's work over the last twenty years, addresses issues like racism, racial bigotry, and racial inequality in both school and society in the United States. Special attention is given to school integration, racism in education, race and textbooks, and Afrocentrism. The book includes three different types of essay - narratives, oral histories, and photo essays - that each provide different lenses to study white racism and education.
About the Author
The Author: Alan Wieder is an associate professor in social foundations of education at the University of South Carolina. He has published widely on race and education, oral history methodology, and visual sociology. His ongoing photographic documentation of childhood in America has included exhibitions in Washington, Wisconsin, Illinois, North Carolina, and South Carolina.