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Keepin' It Real: School Success Beyond Black and White

Prudence L. Carter

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195168624
eISBN:
9780199943968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168624.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

How can we help African American and Latino students perform better in the classroom and on exams? Why are so many African American and Latino students performing less well than their Asian and White ... 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


“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


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


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


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


Latinos, Language, and Segregation Options for a More Integrated Future

Patricia Gándara

in Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg.20
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The rapid growth of the Latino population in the United States brings particular urgency to the problem of increasing school segregation. An analysis of the hypersegregation of Hispanic students, and ... More


Legally Viable Desegregation Strategies: The Case of Connecticut

Casey D. Cobb, Robert Bifulco, and Courtney Bell

in Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg.11
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter examines the effects of two school choice programs—the interdistrict magnet schools and Open Choice—on racial, ethnic and economic isolation, individual student experiences and ... More


Carmen Pursifull: Dancing from New York to Anglo-IllinoisTo the memory of Otto Pikaza and Sammy Medina (RIP)

Marc Zimmerman

in Defending Their Own in the Cold: The Cultural Turns of U.S. Puerto Ricans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036460
eISBN:
9780252093494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036460.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter looks at Carmen Pursifull, who, like many of the writers of the first half of the twentieth century, were distanced from the radical politics of community ideologues and dreamers. ... More


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