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Title Minority education : anthropological perspectives / edited by Evelyn Jacob, Cathie Jordan.

Published Norwood, NJ : Ablex Pub. Corp., [1993]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  371.9700973 MINO    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 281 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Social and policy issues in education.
Social and policy issues in education.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents I. Introduction. 1. Understanding Minority Education: Framing the Issues / Evelyn Jacob and Cathie Jordan. 2. Understanding Educational Anthropology: Concepts and Methods / Evelyn Jacob and Cathie Jordan -- II. Cultural Continuity and Discontinuity. 3. Transformation and School Success: The Politics and Culture of Educational Achievement / Frederick Erickson. 4. Explaining School Failure, Producing School Success: Two Cases / Lynn A. Vogt, Cathie Jordan and Roland G. Tharp. 5. Change as the Goal of Educational Research / Luis C. Moll and Stephen Diaz -- III. Societal Forces and Minority Responses. 6. Variability in Minority School Performance: A Problem in Search of an Explanation / John U. Obgu. 7. The School Performance of Immigrant Minorities: A Comparative View / Margaret A. Gibson. 8. "Becoming Somebody": Central American Immigrants in U.S. Inner-City Schools / Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco -- IV. Additional Issues and Alternative Perspectives.
9. Building Our House from the Rubbish Tree: Minority-Directed Education / Barbara Harrison. 10. Constructing Cultural Differences and Educational Achievement in Schools / Margaret A. Eisenhart and M. Elizabeth Graue. 11. Resistance and Compliance in Minority Classrooms / John D'Amato. 12. Failure's Failure / Perry Gillmore, Shelley Goldman, Ray McDermott and David Smith -- V. Policy and Practice Considerations. 13. Ethnography and Policy: A Catalytic Combination for Change / David Fetterman. 14. Ethnographic Intervention: Applying Anthropology to Affect Educational Practice / Cathie Jordan and Evelyn Jacob.
Other author Jacob, Evelyn.
Jordan, Cathie.
Subject Minorities -- Education -- Social aspects -- United States.
Educational anthropology -- United States.
ISBN 0893918687
0893919373 (paperback)