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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.
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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
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).
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Awards: Winner of American Sociological Association Culture Section Distinguished Book Award 2003.
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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