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Author Murrell, Peter C., Jr., 1952-2015.

Title Race, culture and schooling : identities of achievement in multicultural urban schools / Peter C. Murrell, Jr.

Published New York : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  370.91732 MURR {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Dilemmas of diversity in urban education : race, culture and underachievement -- Overview of situated-mediated identity theory -- Cultural practices inquiry culturally reading individuals-in-settings -- The construction of academic identities situativity, positionality and agency in intellectual life -- Communities of achievement as culturally con-figured worlds -- Acquisition of cultural practices of achiever identities as learners -- The cultural practices of achiever identities of teachers -- Epilogue.
Summary "This books is about the complex interplay between sense of self (identity) and achievement performance and the factors that mediate both in the complexities of race, culture, and poverty in urban U.S. schools".--PREFACE.
Subject Education, Urban -- United States.
Minorities -- Education -- United States.
Academic achievement -- United States.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
ISBN 9780805855371 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780805855388 (paperback: alk. paper)
9781410617484 (ebk.)
0805855386 (paperback: alk. paper)