9780762308293

African American Education : Race, Community, Inequality and Achievement:A Tribute to Edgar G. Epps

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  • ISBN13:

    9780762308293

  • ISBN10:

    076230829X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-07-03
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology

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Summary

This volume considers African American education in the new millennium through the lens of the Chicago School Tradition, at the University of Chicago. The Chicago School Tradition, among other emphases, stressed the optimistic view that all children who do not have serious physical or emotional impairments can do well in school, if provided access to effective teachers, sufficient resources and adequate opportunities to learn. On the occasion of Professor Edgar G. Epps' retirement from the University of Chicago, as Marshall Field IV Professor of Urban Education, this volume includes contributions from several generations of scholars influenced by his work to celebrate his career and contributions to educational research, policy and practice. More broadly, the volume adopts a holistic approach to examine the persistent challenges of deteriorating urban schools and poor educational outcomes for African American students. The volume demonstrates how solutions may flow from educat

Table of Contents

Editor's Welcome xi
Acknowledgments xiii
Foreword xv
Edmund W. Gordon
Introduction xix
Walter R. Allen
Margaret Beale Spencer
Carla O'Connor
PART I: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL EXPERIENCES
Who Will Socialize African American Students in Contemporary Public Schools?
3(20)
Diane S. Pollard
African-American Female Students: Their Stories About Academic Achievement
23(16)
Lisa Marie Pickens
Zero Tolerance Policies and African American Students
39(26)
Ronald D. Henderson
Richard R. Verdugo
PART II: COLLEGE EXPERIENCES
Another Shade of Brown: The Integration of White Students into All-Black Colleges and Universities in the South, 1954--1960
65(12)
V. P. Franklin
Identity and Achievement: Black Ideology and the Sat in African American College Students
77(16)
Jacqueline Fleming
Expectations of Campus Racial Climate and Social Adjustment Among African American College Students
93(26)
Sandra S. Smith
Mignon R. Moore
Examining the Perceptions of Minority Undergraduate Students Participating in a University-Based Research Program
119(14)
Henry T. Frierson, Jr.
Rebecca A. Zulli
The Social Utility Scholarship: Views of Some African American Scholars
133(22)
Alford A. Young, Jr.
PART III: FAMILY AND SOCIALIZATION EXPERIENCES
Ten Hypotheses About What Predicts Student Achievement for African American Students and All Other Students: What the Research Shows
155(24)
Reginald Clark
The Socialization of Academic Achievement and Racial Consciousness in an African American Community-Based Youth Program
179(34)
Tracy R. Rone
Education for African Americans in the Information Age
213(16)
Cheryl B. Leggon
Time Out of Bound: High School Completion and Work Preparation Among Urban, Poor, Unwed African American Fathers
229(30)
Waldo E. Johnson, Jr.
PART IV: HEALTH, EMPLOYMENT AND COMMUNITY EXPERIENCES
Structural Racism and Community Health: A Theory-Driven Model for Identity Intervention
259(24)
Margaret Beale Spencer
Vinay Harpalani
Tabitha Dell'Angelo
Examining the Career Development Behavior of Inner City, Special Needs Minority Youth Through the Philadelphia Start-on-Success Scholars Internship Model Demonstration Program
283(22)
Christopher W. Ashford
Joseph Y. Youngblood II
Male Contraceptive Use: A Preliminary Examination of Factors that Influence African American Males' Condom Use
305(22)
Regina Dixon-Reeves
Black Attitudes Toward Church Integration
327(16)
Clarence H. Thornton, Jr.
Beyond Better ``Race'' Relations
343(16)
Bruce R. Hare
Afterword 359(4)
Edgar G. Epps
About the Authors 363(8)
Subject Index 371

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