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Author Henry, Annette, 1955-

Title Taking back control : African Canadian women teachers' lives and practice / Annette Henry.

Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  Q41917    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 211 pages ; 24 cm.
Series SUNY series, identities in the classroom.
SUNY series, identities in the classroom.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-205) and index.
Contents Introduction: Taking Back Control -- Pt. I. Black Women Teachers' Activism: Conversations and Contexts. 1. Black Women Teachers Speak. 2. Contextualizing Black Women's Lives and Activism -- Pt. II. Classroom Practice. 3. "So You Close the Door and You Do What Works": Possibilities and Limitations of Oppositional Standpoints. 4. Literacy, Black Self-representation, and Cultural Practice: Sustaining and Re-creating Intertextual Relationships in the African Diaspora. 5. The Dilemma of the Empty Shelf and Other Curricular Challenges for Transformative Teachers -- Epilogue: Holding on to Hope.
Subject Women teachers, Black -- Canada -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
Garifuna women -- Canada -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
Children, Black -- Education (Primary) -- Social aspects -- Canada -- Case studies.
Literacy -- Canada -- Case studies.
Critical pedagogy -- Canada -- Case studies.
ISBN 0791438384 (paperback: alk. paper)
0791438376 (hardcover : alk. paper)