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Against the Odds The Meaning of School and Relationships in the Lives of Six Young African-American Men by Jeremy N. Price
  

Against the Odds The Meaning of School and Relationships in the Lives of Six Young African-American Men

Part of the Issues in Curriculum, Theory, Policy & Research Series

Synopsis

Against the Odds The Meaning of School and Relationships in the Lives of Six Young African-American Men by Jeremy N. Price

Through examining the meanings and experiences of the six young men in this study, we can expand our understanding of the complexities of the lives of African-American men and simultaneously challenge seemingly unidimensional images of black men.

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The book clearly shows that perceptions of school can vary dramatically by class, gender, and race, and the current polices toward foster care and the poor need review. -Choice ?The book clearly shows that perceptions of school can vary dramatically by class, gender, and race, and the current polices toward foster care and the poor need review.?-Choice


About the Author

JEREMY N. PRICE is Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Curriculum of Instruction (and serves as director of a Master's teacher preparation program). His research interests focus on understanding the lives of historically disenfranchised students and corresponding efforts to transform teaching and teacher education. His publications include journal articles on racialized masculinities, action research, and liberatory and huminizing pedagogies.

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Book Info

Publication date

24th May 2000

Author

Jeremy N. Price

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Publisher

Ablex Publishing Corporation an imprint of ABC-CLIO

Format

Paperback
239 pages

Categories

Teaching of students with English as a second language (TESOL)


ISBN

9781567504972

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