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The oppositional culture theory

Author: Paul Mocombe; Carol Tomlin
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America Inc., [2010]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the black/white achievement gap in America and Great Britain, gaining understanding through black bourgeois living and the labeled pathologies of the black underclass, and arguing that the social functions of the dominating black consciousness are the locus of causality for the achievement gap.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Mocombe; Carol Tomlin
ISBN: 9780761850137 0761850139
OCLC Number: 496966823
Description: v, 138 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The 'burden of acting white" hypothesis --
Factors and conditions that affect the achievement levels of high attaining black students: a case study of two urban secondary schools in the UK --
The effects of the restructuring of language in the inner city --
The dysfunction of "bling bling": black consciousness and black achievement in the Age of Globalization.
Responsibility: Paul C. Mocombe, Carol Tomlin.

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