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Reconstructing ʻdrop-outʼ : a critical ethnography of the dynamics of Black students' disengagement from school

Author: George J Sefa Dei
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Based on a three-year study in the greater Toronto area, Reconstructing 'Drop-out' establishes a new frame of reference for understanding the drop-out dilemma. It is a call for social action and transformation that should not be ignored by researchers, teachers, administrators, and the Black community at large."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George J Sefa Dei
ISBN: 080204199X 9780802041999 080208060X 9780802080608
OCLC Number: 39043083
Description: xvi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Drop-out
Responsibility: George J. Sefa Dei [and others].

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Based on the narratives of Black and non-Black students, teachers, parents, and community workers, this book examines the dilemma of African-Canadian students who lose interest and leave school.  Read more...

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