CART

(0) items

Keepin' It Real : School Success Beyond Black and White

by
ISBN13:

9780195325232

ISBN10:
0195325230
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
3/29/2007
Publisher(s):
Oxford University Press, USA
List Price: $21.28

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$10.64

Buy New Textbook

Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days
N9780195325232
$20.75

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $10.13
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 3/29/2007.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Related Products


  • Keepin' It Real : School Success Beyond Black and White
    Keepin' It Real : School Success Beyond Black and White




Summary

How can we help African American and Latino students perform better in the classroom and on exams? In Keepin' It Real: School Success Beyond Black and White, Prudence Carter argues that what is needed is a broader recognition of the unique cultural styles and practices that non-white students bring to the classroom. Based on extensive interviews and surveys of students in New York, she demonstrates that the most successful negotiators of our school systems are the multicultural navigators, culturally savvy teens who draw from multiple traditions, whether it be knowledge of hip hop or of classical music, to achieve their high ambitions.

Author Biography


Prudence L. Carter is Associate Professor in the School of Education at Stanford University. She won the 2006 Oliver Cromwell Cox Award and was a finalist for the 2005 C. Wright Mills Award for Keepin' It Real.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Minding the Gap: Race, Ethnicity, Achievement and Cultural Meanings
Beyond Belief: Acculturation, Accommodation and Non-compliance
""Black"" Cultural Capital and the Conflicts of Schooling
Between a ""Soft"" and a ""Hard"" Place: Gender, Ethnicity, and Culture in the School and at Home
Next Door Neighbors: The Intersections of Gender and Pan-Minority Identity
New ""Heads"" and Multicultural Navigators: Race, Ethnicity, Poverty and Social Capital
School Success Has No
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...