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Author Carter, Prudence L.

Title Keepin' it real : school success beyond black and white / Prudence L. Carter.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store QA  10951    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Transgressing boundaries.
Transgressing boundaries.
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-212) and index.
Contents Introduction : minding the gap : race, ethnicity, achievement, and cultural meaning -- 1. Beyond belief : mainstreamers, straddlers, and noncompliant believers -- 2. "Black" cultural capital and the conflicts of schooling -- 3. Between a "soft" and a "hard" place : gender, ethnicity, and culture in the school and at home -- 4. Next-door neighbors : the intersection of gender and pan-minority identity -- 5. New "heads" and multicultural navigators : race, ethnicity, poverty, and social capital -- 6. School success has no color.
Subject Multicultural education -- United States.
African American students -- Ethnic identity.
Hispanic American students -- Ethnic identity.
Academic achievement -- Social aspects -- United States.
Variant Title Keeping it real.
ISBN 0195168623 (10-digit cloth)
9780195168624 (13digit cloth)