The Critical Educator

  • Resegregation as Curriculum

    The Meaning of the New Racial Segregation in U.S. Public Schools

    By Jerry Rosiek, Kathy Kinslow

    Resegregation as Curriculum offers a compelling look at the formation and implementation of school resegregation as contemporary education policy, as well as its impact on the meaning of schooling for students subject to such policies. Working from a ten-year study of a school district undergoing a…

    Paperback – 2016-01-22 
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  • 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

    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

    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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  • Foundations of Critical Race Theory in Education

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

    The emergence of Critical Race Theory (CRT) marked an important point in the history of racial politics in the legal academy and the broader conversation about race and racism in the United States. More recently, CRT has proven an important analytic tool in the field of education, offering critical…

    Paperback – 2009-02-25
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  • American Indian Education

    Counternarratives in Racism, Struggle, and the Law

    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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