Standing Outside on the Inside: Black Adolescents and the Construction of Academic Identity

Standing Outside on the Inside: Black Adolescents and the Construction of Academic Identity

by Olga M. Welch, Carolyn R. Hodges

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791433423
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 03/28/1997
Series: SUNY series, The Social Context of Education Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.85(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

At the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Olga M. Welch is Professor of Rehabilitation, Deafness and Human Services and Carolyn R. Hodges is Professor of German and Slavic Languages and Chair of the Comparative Literature Program.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. Education and Equal Opportunity: The Failed Promise

2. Precollege Enrichment for African American Adolescents and the Construction of Achievement Identities: Is There a Relationship?

3. The Lana Turner Syndrome: A Reassessment of African American Achievement and the Dream Deferred

4. Diffusing the Rumors of Inferiority: Creating a Climate of Excellence for Inner-City, College-Bound Students

5. Equal Access to Excellence: Shifting the Center and Reconstructing Knowledge

References

Index

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