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“Black” Cultural Capital and the Conflicts of Schooling

Prudence L. Carter

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195168624
eISBN:
9780199943968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168624.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines how and why race, ethnicity, and culture influence students' academic behaviors. It discuss Pierre Bourdieu's cultural capital theory, which explains how the cultural codes and ... More


Introduction: Minding the Gap: Race, Ethnicity, Achievement, and Cultural Meaning

Prudence L. Carter

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195168624
eISBN:
9780199943968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168624.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is about the influence of race, ethnicity, and culture on the success of low-income African American and Latino students in school. ... More


Class and Racial Differences in U.S. School Disciplinary Environments

Richard Arum and Melissa Velez

in Improving Learning Environments: School Discipline and Student Achievement in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778039
eISBN:
9780804781688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778039.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the moderately high levels of victimization in schools reported by students in the United States. For American students, school climate measures are strongly associated with ... More


Between A “Soft” And A “Hard” Place: Gender, Ethnicity, and Culture in the School and at Home

Prudence L. Carter

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195168624
eISBN:
9780199943968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168624.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines differences in educational approaches between female and male African American and Latino students. It discusses the feminization of “acting white” and other cultural styles ... More


School Success Has No Color

Prudence L. Carter

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195168624
eISBN:
9780199943968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168624.003.0040
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter highlights the multiple connections between culture and identity among a specific group of low-income African American and Latino students and their particular responses to a structural ... More


New “Heads” And Multicultural Navigators: Race, Ethnicity, Poverty, and Social Capital

Prudence L. Carter

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195168624
eISBN:
9780199943968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168624.003.0034
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes low-income African American and Latino students' primary social networks and discusses the so-called multicultural navigators as social capital. It explains that multicultural ... More


Remaking Racial Signs: Activism and Photography in the Theater of the Sit-Ins

Elizabeth Abel

in Signs of the Times: The Visual Politics of Jim Crow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520261174
eISBN:
9780520945869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261174.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Through carefully scripted and publicized acts of civil disobedience which were staged as a form of political theater, the protest movement finally succeeded in bringing down the Jim Crow signs. This ... More


A City Upon a Hill: Utopian Oberlin

J. Brent Morris

in Oberlin, Hotbed of Abolitionism: College, Community, and the Fight for Freedom and Equality in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618272
eISBN:
9781469618296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina9781469618272.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the development of Oberlin as a utopian community similar to many of the other utopian experiments that popped up across the nation in the 1830s and 1840s. It details the ... More


Alienation, Marginalization, and Incivility

Peter Demerath

in Producing Success: The Culture of Personal Advancement in an American High School

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226142395
eISBN:
9780226142425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226142425.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter focuses on the condition of the students who seemed to suffer within the Burnham school climate, which was oriented so strongly around individual competition—average- and low-achieving ... More


The Limits of Freedom: Student Activists and Educational Reform at Berkeley in the 1960s

Julie A. Reuben

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0025
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the limits of academic freedom and describes student activism and educational reform at the University of California, Berkeley, in the 1960s. It discusses Center for Participant ... More


Discourse, Cultural Imperialism, Black Culture and Language Research in the United States

Garrett Albert Duncan

in Discourse as Cultural Struggle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098114
eISBN:
9789882206830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098114.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter provides a critical account of African American language research discourse and cultural imperialism in the U.S. It analyzes the discourses that underlie research on African American ... More


Undereducated and Overcriminalized in New Orleans

Lizbet Simmons

in Prison School: Educational Inequality and School Discipline in the Age of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520281455
eISBN:
9780520293144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281455.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter looks closely at New Orleans to show how punitive school disciplinary measures endorse the War on Crime, compounding the academic problems of African American students within the city's ... More


Caribbean/American: The Portable Black Self in Community

Carole Boyce Davies

in Caribbean Spaces: Escapes from Twilight Zones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038020
eISBN:
9780252095863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038020.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the author's account of how she came to consciousness as a Caribbean American subject. Her story begins in 1968, when Martin Luther King was killed during her freshman year in ... More


Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Supporting the Educational Success of Twice Exceptional African American Students

Renae D. Mayes, Erik M. Hines, and James L. Moore III

in Twice Exceptional: Supporting and Educating Bright and Creative Students with Learning Difficulties

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190645472
eISBN:
9780190645496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645472.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Greater literature on twice exceptionality has led to increased understanding and practical applications in supporting the success of students. However, much of the literature does not take into ... More


Mississippi Today

Gordon A. Martin

in Count Them One by One: Black Mississippians Fighting for the Right to Vote

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737899
eISBN:
9781604737905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737899.003.0023
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes the many changes in Mississippi since the 1960s. These include the sale by the Hederman family of the Clarion-Ledger, the Daily News, the Hattiesburg American, and six weeklies ... More


The Rhodes Years

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter examines developments at Cornell University under Frank H. T. Rhodes, who served as president from 1977 to 1995. Given the multiple constituencies and multiplicity of views in Cornell's ... More


“Stop this Violence!”: University of Mississippi, September 1962

Araminta Stone Johnston

in And One Was a Priest: The Life and Times of Duncan M. Gray Jr.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738285
eISBN:
9781604738292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738285.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the struggle of James H. Meredith, an Air Force veteran, Mississippi native, to gain admission to the University of Mississippi; the civil rights activities of Rev. Duncan M. ... More


Her Standing in Poughkeepsie: Family Lineage and Legacy

Jacqueline A. McLeod

in Daughter of the Empire State: The Life of Judge Jane Bolin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036576
eISBN:
9780252093616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036576.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the Bolins' lineage and legacy and Jane Bolin's place in it as a biracial child coming of age in early twentieth-century Poughkeepsie, New York. It examines her relationship with ... More


Academic Success of Black Americans: Stereotype Threat in the Era of Obama

Brian E. Armenta and Carey S. Ryan

in Obama on Our Minds: The Impact of Obama on the Psyche of America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199390618
eISBN:
9780190627959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390618.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Armenta and Ryan use the concept of stereotype threat to examine disparities in academic achievement between African American and European American students and the potential for Obama’s presidency ... More


The Price of Defiance: James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss

Charles W. Eagles

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832738
eISBN:
9781469605067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895597_eagles
Subject:
History, African-American History

When James Meredith enrolled as the first African American student at the University of Mississippi in 1962, the resulting riots produced more casualties than any other clash of the civil rights era. ... More


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