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Contentious curricula : afrocentrism and creationism in American public schools

Author: Amy J Binder
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, ©2002.
Series: Princeton studies in cultural sociology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Compares two challenges made to American public school curricula in the 1980s and 1990s. This book identifies similarities between proponents of Afrocentrism and creationism, accounts for their  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Binder, Amy J.
Contentious curricula.
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2001058001
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amy J Binder
OCLC Number: 785345408
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 24 févr. 2012).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Awards: Winner of Best Book Award, Culture Section, American Sociological Association. 2003 (United States)
Winner of Distinguished Scholarship Award of the Pacific Sociological Association 2002 (United States)
Winner of Outstanding Book Award of the American Educational Research Association 2004 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preface vii One: Introduction to Afrocentrism and Creationism, Challengers to Educational "Injustice "1 Two: The Challengers 29 Three: History of the Three Afrocentric Cases: Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and New York State 53 Four: Cultural, Political, and Organizational Factors Influencing Afrocentric Outcomes 104 Five: History of the Four Creationist Cases: Louisiana State, California State, Vista, California, and Kansas State 136 Six: Cultural, Political, and Organizational Factors Influencing Creationist Outcomes 194 Seven: Making More Institutional the Study of Challenge 216 Appendix 245 Notes 249 References 285 Index 297
Series Title: Princeton studies in cultural sociology.
Responsibility: Amy J. Binder.

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