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  • Urban Educational Identity: Seeing Students on Their Own Terms book cover

    Urban Educational Identity

    Seeing Students on Their Own Terms, 1st Edition

    By Sara M. Childers

    WINNER 2017 O.L. Davis, Jr. AATC Outstanding Book in Education Award WINNER 2017 American Educational Studies Association Critics Choice Award Through rich ethnographic detail, Urban Educational Identity captures the complexities of urban education by documenting the everyday practices of teaching…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
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  • Resegregation as Curriculum: The Meaning of the New Racial Segregation in U.S. Public Schools book cover

    Resegregation as Curriculum

    The Meaning of the New Racial Segregation in U.S. Public Schools, 1st Edition

    By Jerry Rosiek, Kathy Kinslow

    "Blending critical race theory, contemporary pragmatism, and the new materialism, this book raises questions about methodology, power, and change. Educational policy analysis needs this book, as do curriculum studies, teacher education, and antiracist work for its focus on how policy is lived by…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11
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  • Foundations of Critical Race Theory in Education book cover

    Foundations of Critical Race Theory in Education

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Edward Taylor, David Gillborn, Gloria Ladson-Billings

    The emergence of Critical Race Theory (CRT) marked a pivotal moment in the history of racial politics within the academy and powerfully influenced the broader conversation about race and racism in the United States and beyond. Comprised of articles by some of most prominent scholars in the field of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-06
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  • Dismantling Contemporary Deficit Thinking: Educational Thought and Practice book cover

    Dismantling Contemporary Deficit Thinking

    Educational Thought and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Richard R. Valencia

    Deficit thinking is a pseudoscience founded on racial and class bias. It "blames the victim" for school failure instead of examining how schools are structured to prevent poor students and students of color from learning. Dismantling Contemporary Deficit Thinking provides comprehensive critiques…

    Paperback – 2010-04-06
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  • Persistent Inequality: Contemporary Realities in the Education of Undocumented Latina/o Students book cover

    Persistent Inequality

    Contemporary Realities in the Education of Undocumented Latina/o Students, 1st Edition

    By Maria Pabon Lopez, Gerardo R. Lopez

    The children of undocumented migrants in the U.S. are trapped at the intersection of two systems in crisis: the public education system and the immigration law system. Based on a long tradition of scholarship in Latino education and on newer critical race theory ideas, Persistent Inequality answers…

    Paperback – 2009-11-18
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  • American Indian Education: Counternarratives in Racism, Struggle, and the Law book cover

    American Indian Education

    Counternarratives in Racism, Struggle, and the Law, 1st Edition

    By Matthew L. M. Fletcher

    America Indian culture and traditions have survived an unusual amount of oppressive federal and state educational policies intended to assimilate Indian people and destroy their cultures and languages. Yet, Indian culture, traditions, and people often continue to be treated as objects in the…

    Paperback – 2008-05-28
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